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“Why can’t our enterprise search be like Google?”

I’ve lost count of the number of occasions I have had this question from senior managers. Listening to a virtuoso presentation from Karen Blakeman as one of the ISKO UK/BCS IRSG Exploring Information Retrieval lectures yesterday caused me to realise that I had not...

Exalead slips out of sight within NetVibes

The history of Exalead starts with the development of the Alta Vista web search application in 1995. An important feature of Alta Vista was the adoption of a 64-bit architecture based on the Digital Equipment Alpha chip set. This was extremely fast but was also very...

Enterprise search vendor BAInsight acquired by Upland Software

Last week came the announcement that Boston-based search company BAInsight had been acquired by Upland Software. BAInsight was founded by Guy Mounier and his colleagues in 2004 and was initially focused on adding functionality and significant value to the early...