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Synaptica Highlights | Spring 2019

In the May edition of our quarterly newsletter we take a close look at our Insights series, find out more about the forthcoming ISKO UK 2019 Conference and get ready for new releases of our flagship tools, KMS v9.0 and Graphite v2.0.

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The Human Position in an Artificial World | ISKO UK 2019

We are delighted to confirm our sponsorship of 2019 ISKO UK Conference which takes place 15-16th July 2019 in London. This will be the 6th biennial conference of the UK Chapter of ISKO, the International Society for Knowledge Organization and the theme will focus on The Human Position in an Artificial World: Creativity, Ethics & AI in Knowledge Organization.

ISKO UK brings researchers, developers practitioners and all thinkers together to consider how best to make our knowledge effective. The 2019 Conference includes an innovative case study café alongside the formal presentations, posters and industry demonstrations.

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ISKO UK 2019

Q&A with Dave Clarke | Jinfo

Dave Clarke, CEO, Synaptica was recently interviewed by Jinfo. The article gives Jinfo’s subscribers across corporate and special information centres around the world a good overview of Synaptica, our corporate mission and key products. Jinfo also elicited views on text analytics and AI, taxonomy and ontologies.

Jinfo provides subscription content for leaders in information strategy, resources and tools. Find out more about Jinfo and their subscription service by visiting their website or booking a walkthrough.

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Jinfo Q&A

KMWorld Top 100 companies that Matter in KM

KMWorld have selected Synaptica in 2019 for the annual list of Top 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management. Synaptica have been selected for our work in text analytics enabling enterprises to analyze content collections, extract named entities, and perform precision inline concept indexing and categorization. Enterprise taxonomy management becomes simple and efficient.

“The 2019 KMWorld 100 list spans a wide variety of companies that are each addressing the evolving demands of knowledge management,” said Tom Hogan, Group Publisher of KMWorld. The Top 100 list includes both long-standing and emerging contributors to the KM sector. KMWorld Magazine compile the list via input from editors, analysts, experts and, most importantly, users. Synaptica have been selected on this list consistently since 2012.

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Top 100 2019

2018 Taxonomy Practitioners Survey Results

The final results of the 2018 Taxonomers Practitioners Survey are available to download. The survey was shared via the Information Today conference websites for both Taxonomy Boot Camp London and Taxonomy Boot Camp Washington D.C. during late 2018.

The aim of the survey was to find out how taxonomy practitioners build and maintain taxonomies, how they use these taxonomies to categorize content and enhance search. The survey also asked the 53 respondents to describe which emerging technologies are impacting their enterprises. The survey is curated by Synaptica. If you have questions or feedback please contact the team.

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Survey 2018

Synaptica KMS software named as a Trend Setting Product 2018

Synaptica KMS has been included in the final list as a Trend Setting Product for 2018. This is our sixth appearance on the list.

KMWorld designate products which “provide solutions that are inventive as well as utilitarian, that break new ground, and that help organizations achieve their knowledge management goals and the digital transformation they need to thrive,” said Tom Hogan, group publisher of KMWorld.

“The offerings on our Trendsetting list result from innovation, imagination, and evolution. They reflect the ingenuity of the developers and the diversity of invention.”

KMWorld Trendsetting

Scope eKnowledge Case Studies

Our Partners Scope eKnowledge use Synaptica KMS to support their projects work. Scope has prepared two use-cases. One looks at assessing content for one of the world’s largest providers of medical publications and information resources. The second outlines thesaurus for a niche domain. Both projects used KMS to improve navigation ensuring direct access to relevant content. These case studies are also available from Scope’s website.

Delivering the Right Content at the Right Time

Developing a Specialized Thesaurus

Events

Taxonomy Boot Camp London & KMWorld 2019

The Synaptica team attend and speak at a variety of taxonomy and knowledge management related events throughout the year.

The team will be attending both Taxonomy Boot Camp London in October 2019 and KMWorld Washington D.C. during November 2019.

Synaptica Team Events