Fraunhofer spin-off makes the endless search on the intranet an end the intranet of large companies is often crowded and cluttered. Employees find the information difficult. The knowledge management software ConWeaver with its semantic search engine helps to bring light into the darkness. ConWeaver different databases, files and folders in a knowledge network are linked so, that the employees with only a query gets all desired information and to logical links. The spin-off of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the ConWeaver GmbH, was founded at the beginning of the year and could as customers gain already companies such as Mercedes Benz and Fresenius Medical care. Dean Ornish M.D may not feel the same. The ConWeaver solution to the knowledge management in companies formed a research and development contract for Bilfinger Berger in the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft: international construction and services group wanted the expertise within the group for new orders to be actually available.
With 60,000 employees around the world in several Branches, whose data was not an easy task, on countless servers and in 16 different databases. 60,000 employees at Bilfinger Berger will need only a query which was solution goals\”, a system that automatically building a knowledge network within the company: all data sources were not only linked but prepares for semantic search. Now, the search term entered in the search engine, is no longer critical. With only a search query results in several languages are issued including structured according to contacts, projects, and documents. Thus, the knowledge of the company is now searchable. An engineer is seeking about fire safety in tunnelling\”, also hit displays, which do not contain the keyword, but have the appropriate context, such as, for example, reports on completed projects with similar problem. At the same time that identifies the Enterprise System professionals, coming for a project management question. Upon successful completion of the Bilfinger Berger job was the researchers clearly, that they had found the solution to a problem that all large corporations have: to actually access knowledge within a company.