WAND, Inc., announced the immediate availability of its DataFocus solution for Oracle Secure Enterprise Search. Now also a member of the Oracle® PartnerNetwork, WAND will provide a turnkey taxonomy management, authoring and rules creation application that integrates with Oracle Secure Enterprise Search.

WAND will also provide foundation taxonomies covering enterprise and industry specific domains that address virtually every major product and service industry. The industry leading taxonomies are translated into 13 languages enabling indexing of documents in multiple languages to a common concept. Installation and integration of the solution can be accomplished in as little as five days.  To read the full story go to:  https://2018.biia.com/industry_news.php

BIIA Comment: B2B data vendors have been relatively slow in adopting product based taxonomy versus the lesser precise SIC Codes or similar industry classifications.   Nevertheless search engine providers have started to recognize the value of product based taxonomy because it is more granular and makes their search engines more efficient.

BIIA Newsletter November – December 2009 Issue