Connecting & Tracking Knowledge & Expertise within your
apparently simple problem with a complex solution.
and when do you need to know something and who knows it?
speed of business continues to accelerate bringing about
more change than organizations have ever experienced
before. Even the largest hard asset companies now
recognize that intellectual capital, whether in the form
of people, knowledge or intellectual property, is
actually the most valuable thing in their organizations.
for systems that adapt and learn
becomes apparent. Epiture is not a silver bullet. But
it's more powerful than anything you've used before.
are just some of the features that make Epiture
ability to create a rich network of content and knowledge based on
the fuzzy set paradigm, which enables a richer navigational
experience for users and makes feasible the effective management of
both very large knowledge bases, and personal knowledge bases.
to use publishing and content architecture tools that
can be learned within a few minutes. This key
ease-of-use feature dramatically reduces the cycle time
of publishing content, and thereby maximizes
community-based content contributions and rich content
integration. The result is an increased level of overall
quality and freshness of the content base versus other
ability to integrate any type of content into the
content network, including text, presentations,
multi-media and applications. Eliminates the old
paradigm of separate "content" and application-based
systems -- Epiture treats applications as just a more
interactive form of content.
complete set of tools for navigating the content
network, including search functions, topic-based views,
content-based views, and a unique relevancy function
that dynamically displays related topics and content
based on the degree of relatedness.
and out-of-context adaptive recommendations based on
inferences on user preferences and interests derived
from personal and community usage patterns. This feature
provides automatic organizational learning -- with
novices receiving different recommendations than
experts, for example.
ability to flexibly and dynamically create and manage a
rich set of topics and associated content in any
structure desired. This flexibility ensures graceful
incorporation of future requirements, and minimizes
ability to create and maintain personal knowledge
networks and to manage the sharing of the knowledge
networks with any or all other users at any time.
truly integrated knowledge network and social networking
capability, enabling rich descriptions of people that
can be shared as desired in an identical manner as
automatic generation of an Internet or Intranet portal
directly from the content network -- no IT-related
skills are required at all. This feature dramatically
reduces the cost of building and maintaining
content-rich web sites.
facilities for the dynamic generation of an unlimited
number of customized portals from the common content
network. This capability provides the support for the
ultimate level of customization, whether for groups
internal to a business, or external (customers,
suppliers, partners, etc.), and all for a negligible
content network and portal management capabilities,
including dynamic topic selection and distribution,
security settings, etc. Dozens of individual portals,
spanning hundreds of topics and thousands of individual
content items can be easily and effectively managed in a
way that is available in no other technology.
support the look and feel of any Internet or Intranet
site, whether based on HTML, or generated by other
commercial packages such as EIP's.
integration of auxiliary content and capabilities such
as news feeds, chat facilities, shopping carts, etc.
ability for users to subscribe to newsletters and e-mail
containing adaptive recommendations based on their
personal preferences and interests, and the automatic
management of the associated distribution lists and
related user profiles.
facilities for real-time tracking of usage behaviors at
the individual topic and content item levels for each
individual portal, as well as historical trend analysis
-- capabilities that go far beyond current web
page-based tracking systems. Epiture usage tracking
provides the comprehensive information needed for
fine-tuning the knowledge network.