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Managing Enterprise Information

My new report Managing Enterprise Information [30pp download] illustrates the wide range of factors that should be taken into consideration in managing information in the enterprise. After an introduction about the value of information and about the need to assess...

The Search Network team

The Search Network is a community of expertise. It was set up in October 2017 by a group of  search implementation specialists working in Europe and North America. We have known each other for at least a decade and share a common passion for search that delivers...

A history of enterprise search 1948 – 2020

  The potential requirement for being able to search collections of documents can be traced back to a conference organized by the Royal Society in 1948. The first technical step was set out in a Masters thesis submitted to MIT in 1951 by Philip Bagley and...

Enterprise search and AI – better together?

The structural dynamics of the enterprise search business are very complex. Over 50 companies offer enterprise search-level software and in addition there are the embedded search applications in a range of enterprise applications (e.g. IBM, Microsoft and OpenText) and...

Enterprise Search Experience – #ESearchX

Over the last decade of enterprise search projects, the project objectives have changed from “Help us chose a search application” to “How can we get the best out of our current application?”. As an information scientist my focus has always been on the user experience,...