How do you really feel about SharePoint? With required manual tagging, often users hate to upload a document only to find that there are a half dozen fields to fill in before they can finish the upload process. CMS Wire brought this news to us in their article, “Stop Pulling Teeth: A Better Way to Classify Documents.”

How do you find the happy medium that ensures that content is accurately tagged and classified without annoying or chasing off your users? One option is to build the key information into the template so that the automation can be precise. Users can work with documents the way they normally do and use a third-party tool such as an auto-classification tool to extract text based content, products, subjects, and terms out of the document.

A controlled vocabulary is needed to ensure that the machine-assisted or fully automated indexing is comprehensive, regardless of what you are indexing. Access Innovations is one of a very small number of companies able to help its clients generate ANSI/ISO/W3C-compliant taxonomies to make their information findable.

Melody K. Smith

Sponsored by Access Innovations, the world leader in taxonomies, metadata, and semantic enrichment to make your content findable.