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Content Classiﬁcation and the Enterprise Taxonomy Practice
June, 2004 Information Intelligence Information intelligence refers to an emerging data and semantic infrastructure which will enable organizations to create a new generation of business applications. This new class of applications will build on the rich set of assets already available inside the organization. In facing up to the challenge of managing the organization’s increasingly merged data, content, and knowledge operations, executives in government and industry are beginning to re-engineer informationbased business process. The key to their success lie s in learning the capabilities and practices of the information intelligence platform. Taxonomy and classiﬁcation provide a key new practice—an opportunity to change the investment return proﬁles for current IT assets as well as to deliver rapid returns