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Should you buy or build your taxonomy

Would you find it difficult to create your companys Taxonomy?

Taxonomies can add value to your information and will inevitably make things easier to find, retrieve and manage. However, creating your own taxonomy can be difficult, time consuming and may not always provide what your organisation needs.

When investigating the creation of your own taxonomy, you need to look at factors such as the build cost, maintenance costs, complexity, scalability, interoperability and the overall end result, the total cost of ownership and how it fits with your objectives.

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What are taxonomies?

What Are Taxonomies and How Should They Be Used?

The ability to extrapolate and analyse data depends on relevant information being readily available and easy to find. A systematic search system that delivers a coherent structure and index for your business’s data is essential – which is why information taxonomies offer significant benefits that can make your organisation more efficient and productive.

How much can you trust your technology?

As the global Digital Transformation gathers pace and advanced technology becomes part of our everyday lives, we naturally trust the things it tells us. But should we?

Flare’s Search Benchmarking service gives you the confidence that your search tools are finding the information that you really need. And if they aren’t? We’ll show you how to fix them…

Successful Data Management

Best Practices for Successful Data Management

Accurate, relevant, and actionable data plays a crucial role in the growth of a business; if not meticulously managed, data assets can be an obstacle to growth.
Therefore, effective data management is a vital tool in enhancing data processes, improving the value of your data assets, and ensuring authenticity and quality.
At Flare Solutions, we can support your business with all aspects of data management. Read More…

Understanding what information you have in your organisation

Understanding what information you have in your organisation

Sometimes it’s difficult to understand what data and information your company has available, where it’s located, its accessibility, quality and provenance. This often leads to end user frustration and more pressure on data and information management teams to find data. Flare have the tools and experience to classify, categorise and deduplicate your information…

Lessons Learned powered by Intelligent Search

Lessons Learned powered by Intelligent Search

NASA define a Lesson Learned as “knowledge or understanding gained by experience”. It doesn’t matter if the experience is positive or negative, whether it was captured as part of a project or gained during business-as-usual process―the intent of a Lesson Learned is to provide a guiding hand to future business activities.

But in order to do that, you have to be able to find it…


SPDM mid-year 2022 conference

SPDM 2022
UK Online – 21st to 23rd June, 2022


‘The evolution of Data Governance in the new energy world’

This conference is fully online and available to society members for free.

Flare’s Lee Hatfield will be presenting @ 11:30 UK time on Thursday 23rd June 2022.
Gaining Value and Insight from Unstructured Data.  

Autotag makes document tagging easy!

Flare’s Autotag makes document tagging easy

You know you need to tag your documents so someone can find them in the future but would you like some help doing it?

Flare’s Autotag solution automatically does the clever stuff to tag documents with the correct descriptive taxonomic terms, such as document types, well names, field names or disciplines (and others). Tags are selected by interrogating file names, file paths and/or document content, ensuring that each document is stored with the appropriate metadata and enabling better search and retrieval results…

Benefits of automatic data organising

3 Benefits of Automatic Data Organising

Almost all businesses are rich in data but, the larger the organisation, the more complex the information web can become. Data plays a crucial role in business development, as it allows leaders to make informed decisions based on tangible evidence, such as statistics and trends, rather than intuition or guesswork. But, when you are swamped by data, it can be difficult to see the wood for the trees and locate the right information you need, when you need it most.