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Using Metadata-Driven Taxonomies to Solve Business Problems

Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Time:  11:30am-12:15pm EST

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Always a popular topic, this webinar shows the features and functions that transform traditional taxonomy building into a high-value suite of interactive tools, to simplify content management and drive business processes.

Michael Paye, our Chief Technology Officer, shows the taxonomy building process with conceptTaxonomyManager, using automatically generated semantic metadata, and illustrating how easy it is to add taxonomy nodes manually.

Not technical? No problem. The product is designed for subject-matter experts, requires little training, and enables productivity from the day that auto-classification begins. Seeing is believing.

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