Knowledge Management Suite FAQ

The Layer2 Knowledge Management Suite for SharePoint is a must-have to better manage taxonomies in the SharePoint Term Store, to assign managed metadata to items and documents automatically via bulk-tagging or in real-time, and to improve SharePoint content discovery and search. Please take a look at features and benefits, use cases, or find answers to frequently asked questions by topic below.

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Without professional knowledge management, companies are losing potential, wasting resources, and acquiring unwanted competitive disadvantages. Why not using Microsoft SharePoint - not only for document management, collaboration and social networking - but for corporate knowledge management as well?

​The Layer2 Auto Tagger or Layer2 Tag Suggester can assign managed metadata automatically to SharePoint documents, including Adobe PDF, using IFilters. In some configurations there are issues with this. A step-by-step guide is given below to fix this issue.

The Layer2 Tag Directory Web Part for SharePoint can render taxonomies of managed metadata and enterprise keywords right from the SharePoint term store and also social tags as flat A-Z index directory or glossary of terms. See below for frequently asked questions.

The Knowledge Management Suite for SharePoint encourage knowledge workers to take advantage of the SharePoint Collaborative Knowledge Management and Social Networking features by making it as easy as possible to manage taxonomy terms, to auto-classify content and to use assigned metadata for knowledge browsing, navigation, content discovery and search.

Bulk-tagging is a common task in SharePoint, especially after content migration, to classify content and assign appropriate managed metadata automatically to all documents and items of a library.

​The SharePoint list view threshold makes it almost impossible to navigate large SharePoint document libraries and lists (> 5.000 items) as usual using list views and filters. This gap can be closed by assigning managed metadata to items and documents automatically using the Layer2 Auto Tagger.

The Layer2 Auto Tagger for Microsoft SharePoint automatically categorizes SharePoint content like items and documents in background using taxonomy-based enterprise metadata and categorization rules managed in the SharePoint Term Store. See below for frequently asked questions.

The Layer2 Auto Tagger for SharePoint completely automatically categorizes SharePoint-based content like items and documents in background by assigning taxonomy-based enterprise metadata, centrally managed in the SharePoint Term Store. Using managed metadata is the only way to overcome the SharePoint list view threshold (5.000 items limit) for large lists and libraries. See below for features and benefits.

​These FAQs answer specific questions about the Knowledge Management Suite for SharePoint product. For any questions please use the FAQ Web Form or contact [email protected] directly. You will find a version history of this solution with latest fixes and changes below.

The Layer2 Related Content Web Part for SharePoint displays related content automatically based on content categorization using centrally managed enterprise metadata and search. See below for frequently asked questions.

The Layer2 Related Content Web Part for SharePoint displays related content automatically based on content categorization using centrally managed enterprise metadata and search. See below for detailed features and benefits.

The Layer2 Related Content Web Part for SharePoint displays related content automatically based on content categorization using centrally managed enterprise metadata and search. See below for installation and setup.

The Layer2 Related Content Web Part for SharePoint dynamically displays related content (as known e.g. from Amazon.com for related products) based on content categorization using centrally managed enterprise metadata and search.

The Layer2 Tag Directory Web Part for SharePoint can render taxonomies of managed metadata and enterprise keywords right from the SharePoint term store and also social tags as flat A-Z index directory or glossary of terms. See below for installation and setup.

The Layer2 Tag Directory Web Part for SharePoint can render taxonomies of managed metadata and enterprise keywords right from the SharePoint term store and also social tags as flat A-Z index directory or glossary of terms.

The Layer2 Tag Navigation Web Part for SharePoint displays taxonomies of managed metadata, terms, enterprise keywords or social tags right from the SharePoint term store as additional hierarchical, tree-style navigation. See below for frequently asked questions.

The Layer2 Tag Navigation Web Part for SharePoint displays taxonomies of managed metadata, terms, enterprise keywords or social tags right from the SharePoint term store as additional hierarchical, tree-style navigation. See below for features and benefits of the web part.

The Layer2 Tag Navigation Web Part for SharePoint displays taxonomies of managed metadata, terms, enterprise keywords or social tags right from the SharePoint term store as additional hierarchical, tree-style navigation. See below for installation and setup of the web part.

The Layer2 Tag Navigation Web Part for SharePoint displays taxonomies of managed metadata, terms, enterprise keywords or social tags right from the SharePoint term store as additional hierarchical, tree-style navigation.

The Layer2 Tag Suggester for Microsoft SharePoint makes it as easy as possible to classify content manually using centrally managed enterprise metadata. See here for frequently asked questions.

The Layer2 Tag Suggester for Microsoft SharePoint makes it as easy as possible to manually classify content using centrally managed enterprise metadata. See here for installation and setup instructions.

The Layer2 Tag Suggester for Microsoft SharePoint makes it as easy as possible to manually classify content using centrally managed enterprise metadata.

The Layer2 Taxonomy Manager for SharePoint offers a complete term life-cycle management application to efficiently import, update and export corporate taxonomies as term sets including additional custom term attributes, e.g. classification rules. See below for frequently asked questions.

The Layer2 Taxonomy Manager for SharePoint offers a complete term life-cycle management application to efficiently import, update and export corporate taxonomies including additional custom term attributes, e.g. classification rules. See below for more detailed features and benefits.

The Layer2 Taxonomy Manager for SharePoint offers a complete term life-cycle management application to efficiently import, update and export corporate taxonomies including additional custom term attributes, e.g. classification rules. See below for installation and setup.

The Layer2 Taxonomy Manager for SharePoint offers a complete term life-cycle management application to efficiently import, update and export corporate metadata taxonomies including additional custom term attributes, e.g. content classification rules.

The cost-free Layer2 Term Set Glossary for SharePoint and Office 365 automatically displays an A-Z index or glossary of terms from your SharePoint portal. This approach is well-known from technical books and can be used for improved corporate knowledge navigation at SharePoint portals.

The Layer2 Auto Tagger for Microsoft SharePoint automatically categorizes SharePoint 2010 and 2013 content like items and documents in background. It assigns managed metadata right from the SharePoint Term Store based on content classification rules. See below for more detailed installation and setup instructions.

The Layer2 Auto Tagger for Microsoft SharePoint automatically categorizes SharePoint content in background - often referred as "auto-tagging". Managed metadata is assigned to list items and documents based on terms, synonyms or optional classification rules organized in the SharePoint term store.

The Layer2 Tag Directory Web Part for SharePoint can render taxonomies of managed metadata and enterprise keywords right from the SharePoint term store and also social tags as flat A-Z index directory or glossary of terms. See below for features and benefits.

The Layer2 Tag Suggester for Microsoft SharePoint makes it as easy as possible to manually classify content using centrally managed enterprise metadata. See here for installation and setup instructions. Please read more about features and benefits below.

​Content classification rules can help to assign managed metadata automatically to SharePoint documents and items. Once defined in the SharePoint Term Store they can be applied in background using timer jobs, for bulk-tagging of a selected library, or in real-time during document upload or change.

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