rely on information from many sources, corporate networks, Web portals,
content management systems, shared network folders etc. Each of those
sources are stovepipes of information; themselves poorly organized.
The result? An information maze with a myriad of
barriers and paths to navigate.
Now there is a new way to navigate these paths and hurdle
these information barriers using Tag and Connect™.
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Features & Benefits
Tag and Connect™ lets you cut through the information
clutter. This easy-to-use tool allows you to link and
organize information, in any format, across document and e-mail folders and
intranet and Web portals.
Imagine you’re researching a major purchase…an information-intensive
process if there ever was one. Tag and Connect™ allows you to organize and
retrieve your product research; product reviews; e-mails from vendors
and co-workers; related agreements, analysis
Having all your information connected and accessible
saves time and aggravation and leads to better decision making by letting
you directly compare, contrast and critique information wherever it resides.
The connections you make
with Tag and connect™
are stored in a Found Engine™
where they are shared with others, leveraging the value of your effort
for all users. As other users cross your path, Tag and Connect™ is
working in the background to reveal the paths you created. Likewise, you
will be alerted to connections created by other users, magnifying the value
of the research and knowledge of all contributors.
Tag and Connect™ is simple to use, and it integrates
seamlessly with Microsoft® Office applications. You can continue to create,
file, edit and process documents exactly as you do now.
Tag and Connect™ gives you power and flexibility to
organize the information you use every day. Stop duplicating file searches
through your network the Web and file systems. Remember what
you have and what you’ve found by tagging and connecting it where you need
Share — Remember — Speed access
The Toolbar and Navigation
Bar: Integrated with Microsoft Internet Explorer™ and Microsoft
Office®, the Tag and Connect Toolbar and Navigation Bar together are
your persistent interface to Tag and Connect.
- Receive audible and visual alerts when related
information is available;
- View links to related information - in context - in a
convenient Explorer Bar;
- Select documents you are viewing for tagging and
- Search for LinkSpace web services that contain the page
you are viewing;
- Access help.
Tag and Connect™: The workspace where you can
create view and edit tags and connections.
- Create new connections;
- View and edit existing connections;
- Annotate any file;
- Create and apply profiles to retrieve custom subsets of
related information in your toolbar;
- Publish and distribute files in any format to others in
your community by putting them in the path of discovery.
Multi-homing: Access both Web and
Enterprise Found Engines® simultaneously. Tag and Connect™
can be directed to any number of Found Engine® Homes hosted either by
LinkSpace® or on your corporate network.
- Simultaneous access to multiple Found Engines®,
each a different way of looking at information,
brings all perspectives to bear;
- Search your Found Engines®
for information that you
have previously found using the Tags that you applied;
- Customize Tags and apply simple or sophisticated
taxonomy to them.
Cross reference distributed collections
and use the connections to
hurdle the barriers created by many file systems each organized
For example, if you rely on multiple resources to update reports?
With Tag and Connect you can connect all those sources -
whether on your desktop, your intranet, or the Web - directly to your
report form and they will all be just one click away.
Research and remember - Connect the dots to bring
all perspectives together:
As you collect research information, you can quickly
compare and contrast information simply by connecting distributed product
literature, industry reviews and competitive products to each other.
Tag and Connect is compatible with the following system:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 95® or
Browser: IE 4.0 or later
Microsoft Office® 2000 or later