One software – multiple solutions

a.k.a.® software – the Swiss army knife of information governance – enables you to build the multiple solutions you need for information governance .

  • Solutions for describing your information assets
  • Solutions for finding your information
  • Solutions for organizing your information
  • Solutions for managing your information lifecycle
a.k.a.® 3 software can manage multiple information governance schemes  within  a single application.


Our objective was to build a revolutionary product where users could create any metadata element, any entity, any relationship and combine these into any structure, to be deployed into any information system.

This makes a.k.a.® 3 significantly different to all other metadata, taxonomy, architecture and governance products currently on the market.


a.k.a.® enables transformation of data from one state to another with minimal user intervention.

With our data exchange tools, your data can be visualised in a browser or converted into machine readable formats ready to be deployed into your information systems.

Data Governance

Data governance is the key to unlocking value from your information assets.

Without a consistent and documented data infrastructure, the ability to integrate, manage, secure and gain intelligence from our data assets is difficult at best. Noreen Kendle.

a.k.a.® software delivers the platform to manage your data, from which you can build and deploy a vast range of governance solutions.


a.k.a.® is designed for the rapidly changing organizations of today – and tomorrow.

Digitization is changing information management needs. Mergers, acquisitions and restructures result in new metadata and taxonomies that must be rapidly assimilated.

a.k.a.® has the agility to evolve in time and in tune with your information environment.

With its innovative configuration tools, a.k.a.® enables you to extend your data model in any direction.

Describing information assets

Metadata Registries, Taxonomies, Thesauri, Controlled Vocabularies, Glossaries

Finding Information Assets

Taxonomies for Search, Faceted Classification Schemes, Folksonomies, Thesauri, Ontologies

Organizing information assets

Information Architectures, Business Classification Schemes, Hierarchies, File Plans, Data Maps

Managing information assets

Records Inventories, Information Asset Registers, Legislation Schedules, Retention Schedules, Vital Records Registers

System independent

a.k.a.® can exchange schemes and metadata with any information system.

We use API’s, along with XML, RDF, CSV and TXT outputs to enable deployment into any information system that will import these formats.

Available in the Cloud

Start immediately
Eliminate the hassle of onsite installation and maintenance. Deploying a.k.a.® is as easy as sending you a URL.

Pay only for the access you need, without an up-front investment or long-term commitment. Your a.k.a.® Online Subscription enables you access a.k.a.® software on a quarterly, or annual basis.

Scalable licensing
Our licensing models are designed to suit your changing requirements.

Stay up-to-date
With a.k.a.® online, you will always be working with the most up-to-date software releases.

Easy to Use

Let a.k.a.® do your heavy lifting

a.k.a.® enables non-technical users to develop complex structures for information systems without specialist IT support.


Manage your information governance framework across its lifespan.

Current and legacy data can happily co-exist in a.k.a.® ensuring your long term governance.


a.k.a.® is supported by a team of experienced information governance professionals.

Our mission is to simplify the complexity of managing records and information.


a.k.a.® is used by more than 400 organizations worldwide.

With its unparalleled versatility, a.k.a.® is proven to deliver a vast range of information governance solutions.

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