Vivisimo (, a leader in enterprise search, has signed a technology partnership with taxonomy specialist WAND, Inc. The agreement enables Vivisimo to offer WAND taxonomies to customers, expanding the conceptual search capabilities of Vivisimo’s recently introduced Velocity Search Platform™ 7.0. 

Since 1995, WAND has developed structured multi-lingual vocabularies with related tools and services to power precision search and classification applications on the internet. WAND’s Taxonomy library contains more than 40 domain specific taxonomies including 33 different industry vertical packages, jobs, travel, retail, medical, and general enterprise search topics with more domains being added on a regular basis. Although based in Denver, Colorado, WAND’s taxonomies are available in 11 global languages. WAND is a BIIA member.    For details click on: Wand 

BIIA Newsletter February – 2009 Issue