Verity Inc. announced the availability of Verity Collaborative Classifier 1.0, taxonomy and classification management software that enables distributed subject matter experts to collaborate with corporate librarians and knowledge engineers in real-time to organize information around specific business roles and requirements. Verity Collaborative Classifier provides comprehensive, flexible taxonomy development, taxonomy rollout and taxonomy maintenance capabilities. Capabilities include workflow-based collaboration to allow taxonomy and classification management to be distributed to assigned subject matter experts, as well as to knowledge engineers who know and understand taxonomy development; and automatic classification and publishing capabilities that leverage domain expertise to keep taxonomies up-to-date. Verity Collaborative Classifier’s platform-independent, Web-based architecture allows taxonomy management functions to be distributed, and can be installed alongside any Verity K2-equipped application.