Knowledge Management and Social Networking are unleashed, for real this time, with the upcoming new version of Microsoft SharePoint 2010. SharePoint 2010 now fills the big gaps in 2007, with managed taxonomies and folksonomies, expertise finding, content rating, and commenting.
To unlock the enterprise value of these technologies pre-defined industry-specific taxonomies - ready to import into the SharePoint Term Store without any additional tools as Managed Metadata - could help to successfully make a semantic jump start. In cooperation with WAND, Ink. - one of the leading providers of enterprise taxonomies - Layer2 now offers Taxonomy Metadata for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010.
Pre-defined Taxonomy Metadata for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 are currently available in 13 languages, e.g. English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese.
Packages are available for General Business (Accounting and Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Marketing), Banking, Finance, and Investment, Contracts, Insurance, Job Titles, Product and Services Life Cycles, Records Retention, Agriculture and Forestry, Automotive, Building and Construction, Business Services, Computer/Information Technology, Communications/Telecommunications, Education and Training, Electrical and Electronics, Environmental, Fashion and Apparel, Food and Beverage, Government, Educational Services, Government Services, Health Services, Public Safety, Schools, Social Services, Health Care, Home and Garden, Industrial Equipment and Supplies, Metals, Minerals, Mining and Drilling, Office Equipment and Supplies, Oil and Gas, Packaging, Personal Care, Plastics and Rubber, Professional Services, Safety and Security, Science and Technology, Services, Sports and Recreation, Textiles and Leather, Toys and Games, Travel, Transportation etc.