Building a Taxonomy Framework
A taxonomy framework is an enabling tool that delivers on multiple fronts: standardising language, enhancing governance requirements, supporting collaboration and sharing, enabling search and analytics. The term taxonomy is now used widely used across a range of...
Barwon Health builds metadata registry using a.k.a.® software
a.k.a.® was chosen by Barwon Health as the platform for their metadata registry and information asset register following a successful proof of concept in early 2015. The Barwon Health metadata registry (or data dictionary) delivers a critical component of HEART...
Better than a spreadsheet
While it's tempting to use a spreadsheet to build information governance tools, there are real benefits for using database software like a.k.a.® for undertaking this task. Integrated for greater efficiency A relational database enables links to be made between...
Engage your audience with interactive reports a.k.a.® Interactive reports deliver functionality that no spreadsheet can match. All of the following schemes were built using a.k.a.® information governance software. We use HTML and XML templates to transform these...
Information Asset Register Template
Information Asset Register Template This Information Asset Register Template demonstrates the versatility of the a.k.a.® designer. Our form design delivers tabs, nested forms, rich text fields, lookup lists, multi-value fields, link fields to other entities, URL...
MoReq 2010 Modular requirements for Records Systems
a.k.a.® 3 fully supports MoReq 2010 in multiple ways. a.k.a.® 3 is a rule building engine that feeds the classification service, the metadata service, the disposal scheduling service as well as delivering thesauri and ontologies to feed search services. Read more…
Specialized taxonomy software vs. the spreadsheet
You can develop taxonomies in a variety of products such as MS Project and MS Excel. But is this the most cost effective solution? Specialist products like a.k.a.® were developed because relational database engines are needed to deliver functionality that MS Project and Excel just don’t have.
Network drive cleanup with a.k.a.®
When a new energy corporation was formed through the merger of nine smaller utilities, electronic documents were found scattered across 20 servers, and countless personal computers. Managers complained that they could not go on leave without getting desperate calls regarding the location of key documents. Something had to be done.
a.k.a. ® supports SEQWater organizational restructure
Using a.k.a.® Information Governance Software, commonly known as a.k.a.® 3 to bring together and rationalise the taxonomies and metadata of merging organisations is an enormous time-saver and the most efficient way to achieve quality outcomes for both management and users.
NSW Industry & Investment merges taxonomies with a.k.a.®
The NSW Department of Industry and Investment evolved from the merger of multiple government agencies, including Agriculture, Energy, Fisheries, Forestry, Mining, and State Development. Each agency brought it’s own classification scheme and retention schedule. These had to be merged into a single harmonised whole and uploaded into the department’s HP TRIM recordkeeping system. A new disposal authority (retention schedule) was also required to cover the new entity.