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A history of enterprise search 1948-1959

I have set the start date for this history somewhat arbitrarily as 1948, the year of the Royal Society Scientific Information Conference. This conference identified the challenges that lay ahead in managing the flow of scientific information, challenges that we have...

A history of enterprise search – starting out

Later this year I will be publishing a report that sets out a chronological history of enterprise search. The evolution is quite complicated and so I'm planning to publish a series of blog posts that set out a few of the milestone events and developments as a way of...

Intranet Now – a diamond-sort of conference

I've lost track of how many intranet conferences I have been to, though the first was in San Francisco in 1999 and led directly to the launch of Intranet Focus. Some have been outstanding (the first StepTwo event in 2012 as a perfect example), some have been totally...