The information volume related to assets, regardless of phase in lifetime, is enormous. Sharecat provides intelligent mechanisms that can validate metadata related to this information as it is being gathered. Data can also be extracted from documents and validated as they are being delivered. The system will produce comments into the defined workflow for each document. This makes it easier to identify any errors or discrepancies as the information is being reviewed. When utilized this contributes to higher information quality, timely delivery of information and reduced cost related to information gathering.