Enterprise Search News & Analysis
| Friday Sep 13, 2013
The Bionic Man of big data analytics. Here's the trick to bigger, better, stronger, faster digital marketing.
Top honors for EMC Documentum. Flexibility, reliability and usability -- just a few of the factors named by Frost & Sullivan when awarding the legacy Enterprise CMS top honors.
Search drives informed decision making. Judging search by criteria like speed or number of results misses the point.
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| Tuesday Sep 10, 2013
When we measure the value of search only through criteria like speed we miss out on the bigger picture.
| Friday Aug 23, 2013
If yesterday’s poor Q3 figures took the wind out of Meg Whitman and HP’s sails, you wouldn't know it. In fact, according to reports, HP is back in the acquisition market, but won’t touch anything with a price tag over US$ 1.5 billion.
| Thursday Aug 22, 2013
HP is still waiting for a change in its fortunes, according to last night's Q3 figures. They showed weak profits, poor PC sales, its crucial Enterprise Group down 9% and prompted CEO Meg Whitman to admit there will be no turnaround in 2014.
| Thursday Aug 15, 2013
It’s hard to admit after 25 years that the business intelligence (BI) stacks we all worked to build are failing us, but to make progress, we must. If we, as technologists, take a hard look at what we’ve learned from the current generation of big data and other analytics technology and keep the following principles in mind, we can build empowering solutions.
| Wednesday Aug 14, 2013
There is a tendency to be critical of the fact that the core technology dates back to the work of Gerard Salton in the mid-1960s, and that therefore search is broken and is going nowhere. The same could be said of the internal combustion engine so long as you ignore the level of sophistication in Formula 1 and Indy cars.
| Monday Jul 8, 2013
Is collaborative search a missing piece in the enterprise collaboration puzzle?
| Monday Jul 1, 2013
Oracle has opened up its Endeca business intelligence system to its e-business tools, a way to use huge amounts of data in a more time sensitive and measured approach to desicion making.
| Monday Jun 24, 2013
The premise of enterprise search applications is to provide better access to an organization’s data and make it easier for employees to find and use. This is a pretty broad premise that can be interpreted myriad of ways.
| Tuesday Jun 11, 2013
The challenges of using enterprise search to find people -- either by name or expertise -- are considerable, but rarely discussed.
| Thursday May 23, 2013
No one expected HP’s Q2 results to be anything other than poor, but no one really expected an earnings dive of 32% with a fall-off in revenues of 10 percent. However, CEO Meg Whitman didn’t seem fazed, insisting that the figures were all part of the "multi-year journey" to recovery.
| Monday May 13, 2013
It's time for enterprise search vendors to give up the numbers.
| Wednesday May 1, 2013
If Google, Microsoft and Oracle are the only three vendors that made it into the Leaders Quadrant of this year’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Search, Gartner has identified many other vendors in the Challengers quadrant that are jostling for position next time round.
| Monday Apr 29, 2013
In the year 2008, Microsoft acquired a technology company called Fast Search & Transfer ASA for a whopping US$ 1.2 billion. With this acquisition, Microsoft capitalized on the reputation Fast Search had built for itself in the field of enterprise search and tightened its grip on the workspace collaboration ecosystem by introducing the Fast Search feature in SharePoint 2013.
| Thursday Apr 18, 2013
Can a strong hierarchy combined with a good search experience help employees access hard to find files?