Semantically Driven Metadata for an Automated Approach to Information Governance

C3 is a virtual metadata layer that sits on top of a variety of systems such as SharePoint, Microsoft Office, shared drives, Content Server, & Documentum.

 

Our software leverages your organization’s information architecture by creating metadata that describes both the subject and context of each piece of information that exists. Regardless of the type or format of the information, in the form of emails, word documents or a physical box of files, this layer describes the subject of the information object and what it is linked to, making the information autonomous.  Because the information objects are self-describing, metadata is not lost when moved from one system to another.

C3 drives all of your metadata intelligently to drive your information governance.  With its ability to connect to nearly any software you are already using in house, the C3 IG Suite is your solution for organization, compliance, and monitoring.

The C3 Suite provides a consistent structure for managing and organizing corporate metadata.

 

Organize with C3

Let us help your organization conquer information chaos with intelligent information governance.
 

  • Classify your content automatically and semi-automatically with meaningful metadata.
     

  • Link information objects with knowledge representation of business context, processes, & concepts.
     

  • Increase employee productivity. Reduce wasteful duplication of effort.  Employees can access relevant information quickly through an improved search experience.
     

  • Increase business agility through improved decision making.

Multilingual Metadata Thesaurus


The C3 integrated thesaurus not only provides the capability of tagging information in multiple languages but it also allows users to operate with familiar vocabulary while ensuring documents are still tagged with official corporate terms.




Intelligent Metadata Tagging


The C3 Intelligent Metadata Tagging makes the life of end-users easier by enhancing automation of the metadata tagging process. This is achieved through our C3 patented semantic engine. This level of automation is achieved by incorporating an auto classification component build into the C3 engine.




Automatic Classification


In leveraging the C3 IG model features such as the thesaurus, semantic relations and compliance rules, documents can be semi or autoclassified. The C3 Auto-classification works by using one or more classifier text sources, and applying the results to the proper metadata fields.




Faceted Search


The C3 Faceted Search feature makes it possible to do faceted searches on content that has been tagged with C3 metadata. Faceted search is a technique allowing users to explore a collection of information by applying multiple filters. A faceted classification system classifies each information element along multiple explicit dimensions, called facets, enabling the classifications to be accessed and ordered in multiple ways rather than in a single, pre-determined order.




Knowledge Mapping


The C3 Knowledge Map feature is a system in which people who deal with experts in the organization who are knowledgeable about particular subjects can link these experts to semantic descriptions of their knowledge by using the C3 Metadata Framework. This C3 Knowledge map ensures that users can find co-workers who have knowledge relevant to their work and can provide assistance to them.




Structured Data Mapping


With the C3 Structured Data Mapping it is possible to link Structured Data Sources with a semantic descriptions of their content through the C3 Metadata Framework. This make it possible to do searches that will find Structure, Unstructured and Tacit information pertaining to a specific subject in a given context.





 

Comply with C3

Let us help your organization meet its internal and regulatory compliance requirements.

 

  • Achieve defensible compliance. Retention and disposition policies can be automated, ensuring compliance while freeing end-users from this time-consuming task.
     

  • Dramatically reduces the costs of discovery and litigation.
     

  • Ensure consistent application of information policies across the organization.

Connector Framework


C3 has both upstream and downstream types of connectors.
Upstream: The C3 Metadata Source Connector makes it possible to link any metadata field to an external data source. This data source is usually a structured database containing metadata values managed by external systems. Active Directory Connection: C3 can connect to Active Directory to automatically determine what fields and values are presented to a specific user. Downstream: It is possible to save content tagged by C3, search for content already tagged, or retrieve content to be tagged directly to/from SharePoint or any repository compatible with the CMIS standard.




Automated Compliance Rules Engine


Automated Compliance Rules Engine can be configured to support security classification, compliance, lifecycle management, privacy or any other specific type of rule that might apply to the business of the organisation. C3 can store and manage different sets of rules that are used by the C3 Rules Engine to apply appropriate rules to specific types of contents created in specific contexts.




Document Marking


The C3 Document Marking feature enables the marking of documents/emails in either text or watermark manually or automatically based on pre-specified rules.





 

Monitor with C3

Let us help your organization understand the state of its information assets. 

  • Quality reporting. Providing business leaders with measurable, actionable insight into the current status of information that has been tagged using the C3 software.
     

  • Identify and address anomalies on tagged information such as when a department contains a large number of Top Secret information.
     

  • Justification – Visualize past and future benefits and savings from implementing information governance guidelines.

Connector Framework


C3 has both upstream and downstream types of connectors.
Upstream: The C3 Metadata Source Connector makes it possible to link any metadata field to an external data source. This data source is usually a structured database containing metadata values managed by external systems. Active Directory Connection: C3 can connect to Active Directory to automatically determine what fields and values are presented to a specific user. Downstream: It is possible to save content tagged by C3, search for content already tagged, or retrieve content to be tagged directly to/from SharePoint or any repository compatible with the CMIS standard.




Automated Compliance Rules Engine


Automated Compliance Rules Engine can be configured to support security classification, compliance, lifecycle management, privacy or any other specific type of rule that might apply to the business of the organisation. C3 can store and manage different sets of rules that are used by the C3 Rules Engine to apply appropriate rules to specific types of contents created in specific contexts.




Document Marking


The C3 Document Marking feature enables the marking of documents/emails in either text or watermark manually or automatically based on pre-specified rules.





Start using Cogniva's C3 IG Suite today.

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