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Attivio and Autonomy – what does the future hold?

thereforIn the period from 2007 to 2013 a number of small enterprise search software companies were acquired by some of the leading global IT players. The process was started off by Microsoft (with FAST Search) and then IBM (Vivisimo), Oracle (Endeca), Dassault...

Intranet Focus Ltd – the first twenty years

With a Third-Class degree in Chemistry the career options in 1970 were rather limited. However, a life-time interest in libraries, books and reading let me to a position as an Information Officer with the British Non-Ferrous Metals Research Association, at that time...

Enterprise search – research and insights

  I thought it might be useful to present an annotated list of resources on enterprise search. There are two books on the subject. I wrote the first edition of Enterprise Search for O’Reilly in 2012, with the second edition being published in 2016. Udo Kuschwitz...

Enterprise search – the state of the art

It is with some relief that I have been reading the latest contribution from Paul Cleverley and Simon Burnett (Aberdeen University) on the topic of enterprise search.  They interviewed four  enterprise search experts from academia and practice, four search technology...

Search Insights 2019 – the story behind the report

Search Insights 2018 was a response from members of The Search Network to reports from analyst companies such as Gartner and Forrester which show little understanding of the world of enterprise, e-commerce and larger-scale web site search from an implementation...