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Budget planning for enterprise search – the Fourth Dimension

For the last 20 years one of the constant challenges of search procurement projects has been working with clients to balance software costs, professional services costs and the investment in a search team. Computational costs could pretty much be ignored in an on-prem...

Back to blogging!

I thought that the start of a new month was a good time to resume blogging. My blog routine came to a halt in April because I became involved in probably my most complex-ever search procurement project. A global B2B e-commerce company wanted to replace its current...

NNg Intranet Design Awards 2021 review

For two decades my first blog post of the year has been a review of the Intranet Design Annual from the Nielsen Norman Group. This year NNGroup were not able to release the Annual until mid-April, at which time the 101Mb/636pp report crept into my email box. A draft...

Sinequa search now available through Microsoft Azure

Enterprise search has a very unusual requirement for high performance computing power at the time of indexing, especially when an organisation wishes to move (say) 500 million files to a more powerful search application. Query matching and result display are somewhat...

IntraTeam 2021 – virtually a triumph

I cannot remember when I first attended the annual IntraTeam Event in Copenhagen but I do know that my first presentation was in 2010. I’m fairly sure I’ve been to all the Events since, recognizing the value of the quality and range of speakers, the sense of being...