OECD Chooses TEMIS to Semantically Structure its Knowledge and Information Management Processes

The International economic organisation will use Luxid® to semantically integrate its knowledge, publications, and workflows

Nov 21, 2013, 08:00 ET from TEMIS

PARIS and NEW YORK, November 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

TEMIS, the leading provider of Semantic Content Enrichment solutions for the Enterprise, announced today that they have won a call for tender issued by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) with their award-winning Semantic Content Enrichment solution Luxid®.

The OECD provides its expertise, data and analysis to its 34 member governments and 100 other countries to help them support sustainable economic growth, boost employment and raise living standards. To fulfill its vision of increased relevance and global presence, the OECD has launched a Knowledge and Information Management (KIM) Program that establishes an integrated framework for managing and delivering information and improving its accessibility and presentation. The KIM framework is intended as the steward of the OECD's information lifecycle, with a universal knowledge referential at its core facilitating enhanced searching and findability, rationalized content re-use/repurposing processes, and supporting the organisation's Open Data and Linked Data initiatives.

In this context, the OECD has chosen TEMIS's flagship Luxid® Content Enrichment Platform to address all Semantic Enrichment stages of the KIM framework. Luxid® will help OECD to consistently enrich document metadata in alignment with its taxonomies and ontologies, providing a genuinely semantic integration layer across heterogeneous document storage and content management components. This semantic layer will both enable new search and browsing methods and improved relevance and accuracy of search results, as well as progressively build an integrated map of OECD knowledge.

"After careful evaluation, the OECD selected TEMIS Luxid® platform as the key technological component to support the transition from content to semantic information," said Simone Sergi, KIM Senior Program Manager, OECD.

"This mark of trust by OECD represents a new recognition of our ability to address challenges in international organisations. For TEMIS, this is a link between our know-how in the publishing domain and our industrial experience in information systems," said Fabien Gauthier, Sales Director, Enterprise, TEMIS.

Based on patented and award-winning Natural Language Processing technologies, Luxid® exploits off-the-shelf extractors called Skill Cartridges® to extract targeted information from unstructured content and semantically enrich it with domain-specific metadata. This enables professional publishers to efficiently package and deliver relevant information to their audience, and helps enterprises to intelligently archive, manage, analyze, discover and share increasing volumes of information.

About OECD

The OECD is a global economic policy forum. It provides analysis and advice to its 34 member governments and other countries worldwide, promoting better policies for better lives.

Website: http://www.oecd.org


TEMIS helps organisations structure, manage and exploit their unstructured information assets. Its flagship platform, Luxid®, identifies and extracts targeted information to semantically enrich content with domain-specific metadata. This helps organisations to intelligently archive, manage, package, deliver, access and analyze increasing volumes of information. Founded in 2000, TEMIS operates in the United States, Canada, UK, France and Germany, and is represented worldwide through its network of certified partners.

TEMIS' innovative solutions have attracted the business of leading organisations such as AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science), Agence France-Presse, BASF, Bayer Pharma, Bloomberg BNA, BNP Paribas, Editions Lefebvre-Sarrut, Elsevier, EMC, Europol, French Ministry of Defence, French Ministry of Finance, Gannett, Karger, Invest in France Agency, Les Echos, Merck KGaA, Nature Publishing Group, Novartis, PSA Peugeot-Citroën, Sanofi, Simon & Schuster, Springer Science+Business Media, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Thieme, Thomson Reuters, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Volkswagen and Wiley.

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