Enterprise Search News & Analysis
| Wednesday Oct 10, 2012
The Google Search Appliance (GSA), first introduced ten years ago, is getting upgraded. Version 7.0 from the search giant provides new capabilities for employees to find what they need inside an enterprise.
| Monday Aug 27, 2012
Lawyers have some new tools with which to fight their battles. Today, HP-owned Autonomy unveiled three new innovations for its products that are designed to help law firms and corporate legal departments utilize the convergence of social, cloud and mobile technologies.
| Thursday Aug 23, 2012
If HP investors were expecting Meg Whitman to produce a miracle at HP and turn the company around in 12 months, then last night’s earnings call will have disappointed. The hardware-software giant announced a Q3 loss of US$ 8.9 billion -- its biggest quarterly loss in its history with Autonomy dragging on an already poor performance for hardware sales.
| Friday Jul 20, 2012
The tech industry has been busy reporting earning this week. As usual, there were winners and losers, but the biggest news is Microsoft’s first quarterly loss since the company went public almost three decades ago. Is this the end of an era?
| Thursday Jun 21, 2012
Another mobile content collaboration platform? Big Deal! Except this is from IBM, and while we know that IBM does collaboration quite well already, the difference with the newly released IBM Content Navigator is that it also integrates with its data analytics and Big Data capabilities, making it a pretty formidable tool for workers on the road.
| Thursday May 24, 2012
Just because you know something is going to happen -- particularly something bad -- it can still have a negative impact. A case in point is the loss of 27,000 jobs at HP out of its estimated 350,000 workforce.
| Thursday Apr 26, 2012
Q-Sensei Corp., a multi-dimensional search and indexing technology company, announced the release of Q-Sensei Enterprise v2.0 featuring ontology-based data processing and a new API.
| Thursday Apr 12, 2012
Amazon Web Services has released its cloud search offering, CloudSearch, which has been rumored for months. The new service is based on the same technology that powers product searches on Amazon.com. Amazon is the first company to offer search-as-a-service, but something tells us the Internet giant’s competitors will soon be scrambling to keep up now that Amazon has entered the market.
| Wednesday Mar 14, 2012
Gartner: Portals, Content and Collaboration isn’t just about the sessions and keynotes, it’s about building relationships with attendees and exhibitors alike. This week, many key social business vendors announced new releases and launches. Here are a few that caught our attention.
| Monday Mar 12, 2012
Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 prides itself on delivering an exceptional intranet and people search experience and a platform for building custom search-driven applications. However, that doesn’t mean it’s easy to configure. Thanks to Azaleos, now it can be.
| Monday Mar 5, 2012
This month's theme for CMSWire is about taking the focus of Customer Experience Management (CXM) and applying it internally to the enterprise, particularly to Enterprise Information Management (EIM) environments.
Initially that gave me pause for thought, because although I work for a large organization where the focus is very firmly on the customer first, and everything I do, even in an internal role, has to be linked to a positive impact on the customer, I am certainly no expert in CXM. So, while I think I understand the overall focus of CXM, my first step was Wikipedia to check on the definition of the term!
| Thursday Feb 16, 2012
Since I began covering e-Discovery in 2008, a lot has happened. Companies have been hard-pressed to come up with a cost-effective, yet manageable way to collect, gain access to and review relevant information created within its four walls and in the cloud. Companies experimented with outside counsel and in-house e-Discovery platforms. Vendors promised exciting new technologies from enterprise search to workflow management to predictive coding, aimed at decreasing cost, effort and risk, while increasing reliability, accuracy and defensibility. And yet, we still don’t always know what’s working well within the enterprise. Thanks to a new report by FTI, we have an inside look at how companies are using e-Discovery, their best practices and their expectations for the future.
| Tuesday Dec 13, 2011
Ektron has announced that it now uses FAST Search Server for more than a search engine. It's now Ektron's answer to automating the creation of personalized content for your website.
| Monday Oct 31, 2011
You may have noticed an artificial split between where search engines end and information management begins. With the launch of Attivio’s Active Intelligence Engine 3.0 (AIE 3.0) disparate content and data is reorganized and unified so it can be found and used to reframe and rethink business challenges and processes.
| Thursday Oct 20, 2011
Today was the second and final day of Lucid Imagination’s annual Lucene love fest, Apache Lucene EuroCon, in Barcelona, Spain. The information exchange, networking and new ideas continued to flow in sessions, halls and over the free wine at lunch.