From SharePoint Conference 12, Pingar, a leading provider of document understanding tools and technology, today announced the availability of Pingar Metadata Extractor for SharePoint 2013. For the first time, Pingar tools to improve search, organization and analysis of large data stores can be installed and managed by individuals without administrative role access. Records managers, business analysts, content managers and e-discovery professionals can use Pingar tools to bring unstructured data into structured processes, making it easier to search, organize analyze and sanitize large amounts of unstructured data.
Pingar Metadata Extractor for SharePoint 2013 is now available for download at and includes a trial version that will extract metadata from hundreds of documents on a recurring basis.
Errin O’Connor, founder of EPC Group and author of SharePoint 2013: From the Trenches states, “What excites me about the new SharePoint 2013 App from Pingar is how it’s going to help our customers increase user adoption and bring unstructured content into structured processes. This is the missing link between successful SharePoint ECM projects and exceptional ones.”
Pingar tools and technology vastly improve the search experience for business users by automating the analysis of documents to create meaningful context for classifying, navigating and quickly identifying their significance. By automatically tagging documents to assign consistent metadata, IT and knowledge managers minimize a laborious manual process that can result in a lack of consistency and quality making it difficult to find and manage business information. Searchable SharePoint libraries can aid in improving efficiencies and business value throughout the enterprise content management lifecycle.
Asif Rehmani, SharePoint MVP, trainer/solution architect with says, “Pingar is making it easy to provide rich metadata for documents. Their tool extends the advanced metadata management capabilities of SharePoint 2013 by automatically tagging documents in a way that leverages the SharePoint 2013 Term Store. This brings additional findability and business process capabilities to the knowledge worker.”
The Pingar Metadata Extractor for SharePoint 2013 installs directly into the SharePoint 2013 environment and can provide access via the cloud or via an on-premise installation. Pingar’s tools can also be integrated with an organization or industry’s proprietary taxonomies, to provide a higher level of document comprehension, ensuring that all applicable information is searched, saved and stored systematically.
Owen Allen, vice president of solutions at Pingar, said “more organizations, and particularly large enterprises, are using SharePoint for records and content management. Pingar’s automatic document tagging tools help knowledge workers to extend the capabilities of SharePoint 2013 and to meet corporate compliance, e-discovery and archive goals while improving their ability to search, analyze and share information.”