Faceted classification schemes are becoming increasingly common in eCM systems such as SharePoint and on the World Wide Web.
Faceted classification is used in faceted search systems that enable users to find information by filtering using different properties (facets or categories). This contrasts with traditional taxonomies with a static hierarchy of categories.
Faceted classification enables multiple views of the same data. Because the information is categorized using multiple facets, it can also be retrieved using multiple facets.
Faceted classification schemes are easily managed using a.k.a.® software.