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Rockville, MD, USA – March 3, 2015 – TEMIS, the leading provider of Semantic Content Enrichment solutions for the Enterprise, today announced that it was named by KMWorld Magazine to its prestigious list of "100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management".
Recognizing the top industry influencers in content, document and knowledge management, this 15th edition of the list was compiled by KM practitioners, theorists, analysts, vendors and their customers and colleagues. The annual list is a collaborative snapshot of the evolving and expanding knowledge management industry recognizing companies' capacity for agile and customer-driven innovation.
Based on patented and award-winning natural language processing technology, TEMIS's Luxid® Content Enrichment Platform helps organizations structure their textual Big Data so it can be better managed and exploited. Luxid® is a powerful and scalable solution that recognizes and extracts relevant items of information hidden in plain text. Stored as metadata, these items intimately reveal the nature of your informational assets and help boost the efficiency and scalability of all processes involving the management, distribution, access and analysis of textual Big Data.
"TEMIS has once again demonstrated a spirit of strategic innovation this year by seamlessly integrating Ontology Management and Semantic Enrichment into a single, integrated, semantic workflow", said Hugh McKellar, KMWorld editor-in-Chief. "It is a pleasure to recognize this inflection point by featuring TEMIS in our 100 companies that matter in Knowledge Management."
"This KMWorld award has a particular flavor," said Eric Bregand, CEO, TEMIS. "Luxid® 7 has really shaken up the market with its ground-breaking, integrated workflow. By combining natural language processing with ontology management, it offers a dramatically lower total cost of ownership based on simpler and faster subject matter expert workflows, and it enables them to concentrate fully on the value-added part of their job."
KMWorld magazine provides information and in-depth analysis on the Content, Document, and Knowledge Management markets to help business leaders improve performance. A complete 2015 list of the "100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management" can be found in the March issue.
KMWorld is the leading information provider serving the Knowledge Management systems market and covers the latest in Content, Document and Knowledge Management, informing more than 30,000 subscribers about the components and processes - and subsequent success stories - that together offer solutions for improving business performance. KMWorld is a publishing unit of Information Today, Inc.
Stuttgart and Heidelberg, Germany – January 20th, 2015 – TEMIS, the leading provider of Semantic Content Enrichment solutions for the Enterprise, today announced that Thieme, the renowned German medical publisher based in Stuttgart, has chosen TEMIS's Luxid® Webstudio to help its teams manage their thesauri and terminologies. Thanks to Luxid® Webstudio, the different departments of the group will be able to manage, expand and customize the complex vocabularies they use to semantically enrich their content.
The Luxid® semantic enrichment platform has already been in use at Thieme for several years in a whole range of projects to process content in domains such as radiology, veterinary medicine, nursing care, osteopathy and chemistry. With the acquisition of this additional Luxid® WebStudio module, Thieme will be able to manage multiple thesauri easily and autonomously.
"We had been looking for some time for a solution enabling our experts to manage our multilingual thesauri efficiently and easily," said Ralf Buttermann, Head of IT, Thieme. "What makes Luxid® Webstudio really powerful is its combination of a lot of productivity features with best-in-class ergonomics. The benefit is that our subject matter experts can now fully concentrate their efforts on the value-added part of their job."
Working on large vocabularies like medical thesauri is often a painful task: Synonym lists must be maintained and extended, scope and structure of thesauri must be adjusted to project requirements, and indexing results must be rapidly checked and corrected. With Luxid® Webstudio, Thieme now has at its disposal an intuitive web application that allows medical subject matter experts to efficiently focus on the core of their mission, while keeping complexity out of the way.
In order to increase end-users' productivity in the context of everyday thesaurus management, Luxid® Webstudio provides them with advanced ergonomics as well as two more distinctive features enabled by the platform's underlying Natural Language Processing layer:
Real-time Preview, that enables users to verify in real-time how well their ontology applies to content, and to rapidly correct gaps from the same interface, for example by adding variants or adjusting extraction mechanisms.
Term Suggestion, that identifies concepts that are mentioned in the user's corpus but are not yet included in the ontology in order, thus facilitating thesaurus enrichment.
"Thieme's choice of Luxid® WebStudio is a pivotal market signal for TEMIS," said Stefan Geißler, Managing Director, TEMIS Deutschland and TEMIS Chief Innovation Officer. "A customer like Thieme with its distributed teams, multiple disciplines and publishing subsidiaries, and complex thesauri, represents a challenging diversity of use cases. Luxid® Webstudio's selection validates our platform strategy combining thesaurus management and semantic enrichment into an integrated, efficient workflow supporting distributed teams."
Launched in July 2014 as part of the Luxid® 7 platform, Luxid® WebStudio is a natively multi-user, collaborative web application enabling users to create, edit and maintain an ontology while governing the way ontological objects are recognized by the Luxid® semantic enrichment pipeline. It also leverages the platform's Natural Language Processing layer to drive added-value features enabling the real-time preview of semantic enrichment results and to automatically suggest relevant terms for inclusion in the ontology. These powerful features make end-users more autonomous in creating or maintaining their ontology and the corresponding semantic enrichment pipeline, translating into considerably simplified and accelerated workflows, enabling improved time-to-market and lower total cost of ownership.
Thieme Publishing Group is a privately held scientific and medical publishing house employing more than 900 people and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Stuttgart and other locations in Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in medical and scientific publishing. Today, Thieme is the market leading publisher in medicine, worldwide especially in the field of neurosurgical content, in orthopedics, radiology, anatomy and chemistry, among other specialties. Thieme publishes 150 peer-reviewed journals and over 450 new books annually. The company also has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include Thieme eJournals, the medical student website WinkingSkull.com and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty.