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The Synaptica Guide

Download our 3rd edition of popular Synaptica Guide to Developing Enterprise Ontologies, Taxonomies, and Knowledge Graphs.

This version includes updates on Taxonomy Roles and Controlled Vocabularies.

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Taxonomy Top 100 Checklist

Synaptica has been providing taxonomy management software solutions to customers across the globe for over twenty-five years. This ‘Top 100 Checklist’ contains our most frequently requested features arranged by ten common taxonomy management tasks. This version has been updated and revised for 2022.

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Synaptica Learning Center

Our YouTube Channel shares learning videos and talks from the Synaptica team.

Videos include new features for Graphite, recent webinars, and a selection of “how to” instruction videos.

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M&E Journal: The Power of Knowledge Graphs for Content Discovery

Searching for relevant content in any format — text, images, video — is only as successful as the way the content has been structured, organized, and described. Article from the Synaptica team for MESA M&E Journal and Smart Content Conference, March 2022.

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Podcast – Enterprise Knowledge

EK Product Spotlight, is a podcast hosted by EK COO Joe Hilger. Joe recently spoke with our CEO, David Clarke on our enterprise software application for building controlled vocabularies, including taxonomies, thesauri, ontologies and name authority files, and how to integrate them with corporate content management systems.

The Spotlight series looks KM technologies and how different products on the market meet KM challenges.

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BARTOC.org

The Basel Register of Thesauri, Ontologies & Classifications is a database of Knowledge Organization Systems, developed at the University Library of Basel, Switzerland. Its main goal is to list as many Knowledge Organization Systems as possible at one place in order to achieve greater visibility, highlight their features, make them searchable and comparable, and foster knowledge sharing. BARTOC has been approved by the International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO).

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Stanford University | Knowledge Graphs

Stanford University’s computer science department recently offered free classes on Knowledge Graphs. Stanford have also made recordings of the classes available via the class website. Bob Kasenchak and Ahren Lehnert are taking part and sharing their thoughts through a series of short blogs.

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The Knowledge Manager’s Handbook

Patrick Lambe, Straits Knowledge and Nick Milton have published the 2nd edition of the The Knowledge Manager’s Handbook. The book has been fully updated for ISO 30401:2018. The Knowledge Manager’s Handbook takes you step by step through the processes needed to define and embed an effective knowledge management framework within your organization.

The way an organization manages and disseminates its knowledge is key to informed business decision-making, effectiveness and competitive edge. Because knowledge management is not a one-size-fits-all method, you need a framework tailored to your organization and its priorities. The Synaptica team highly recommend this book and we plan to interview both Patrick and Nick about guide in the future.

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The KM Handbook

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

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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