A business glossary is a software application used to communicate and govern the organization’s business concepts and terminology, along with the associated definitions and relationships among those terms. A core objective of a business glossary is to minimize the confusion of business terminology and communications.

Hmmm…that didn’t sound so simple. The complex part is that each user has a different experience, so to have a consistent terminology is a real challenge. BeyeNETWORK brought this interesting news our way in their article, “What is a Business Glossary?

Sounds like they could use a solid standards-based taxonomy so the end results are comprehensive and consistent. Access Innovations is one of a very small number of companies able to help its clients generate ANSI/ISO/W3C-compliant taxonomies.

Melody K. Smith

Sponsored by Data Harmony, a unit of Access Innovations, the world leader in indexing and making content findable.