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Enterprise Search

Buyers' Guide

Google's enterprise services received what Italians call chiaroscuro. The idea is that light falls across a canvas and reveals details that might otherwise be difficult to perceive. The PR blitz for Chrome as a new Google operating system is interesting, but it may not make it easy to see two broader enterprise initiatives revealed in July 2009. The penetrating light came from two different continents and concerned two quite different Google services... Posted October 28, 2009

SpringCM debuts 2010 connector Posted October 21, 2009

Brings text mining to Endeca's IAP Posted October 21, 2009

Clarabridge identifies customer sentiment Posted October 07, 2009

Coronado Group and Content Analyst partner Posted October 07, 2009

Posted September 30, 2009

"The market for digital asset management (DAM) solutions remains robust, driven by increasing demand for rich media on Web sites, for marketing materials and in technical documentation. Ideally, assets for those purposes are managed centrally and published as needed to different destinations... Posted September 29, 2009

eTouch releases SamePage 4.2 Posted September 16, 2009

Coveo unveils new product Posted September 14, 2009

Information Today acquires conference Posted September 14, 2009

Government agencies are using geographic information system (GIS) solutions in combination with other applications to consolidate information and help reduce stovepiping. Those solutions have proven to be highly effective at visualizing information to make data-driven decisions... Posted August 28, 2009

Wave met ripple and Google's Wave crashed over the Google Web surfers, and the howls of glee drowned out the foam and swell of Bing, Microsoft's most recent weapon in the Web search wars.. Hear what Steve Arnold has to say about it in this article from KMWorld magazine. Posted August 28, 2009

FTI Consulting rolls out new appliance Posted August 26, 2009

IRE 2.2 saves time, adds value Posted August 05, 2009

Attensity Group offers deep analysis Posted July 22, 2009

Xerox launches new tool Posted July 22, 2009

MindTree extends its reach Posted July 08, 2009

Significantly boosts scalability Posted July 08, 2009

Google, the giant in Web search, introduced a service that allows friends to "see" one another's location on their respective mobile devices. The service, a component of Google's social networking services, has different facets. The Latitude feature plots friends on a Google Map. The Connect feature makes it easy to join a community. Those new offerings keep Google in step with similar offerings from online vendors designed for the young and those young at heart. Google and have taken an important step... Posted July 03, 2009

Posted July 03, 2009

Is Microsoft's Bing search engine a true challenger to Google? Adriaan Bloem answers the lyrical question in this original article from Posted July 03, 2009

Autonomy Interwoven adds social analytics Posted July 01, 2009

Native e-discovery management Posted June 24, 2009

Teragram analyzes social media Posted June 17, 2009

Unveils TME Version 5 Posted June 17, 2009

Adds features to enhance SharePoint Posted June 17, 2009

Partner to create e-discovery solution Posted June 02, 2009

Science fiction buffs know about the "tractor beam." A starship floats without power. A space tug locks onto the crippled star cruiser with a magnetic beam. The space tug reels in the crippled starship the way a fisherman lands a rainbow trout.Google's enterprise tractor beam is its App Engine. The fish are enterprise customers. Unlike the science fiction tractor beam, the Google beam is quite real and starting to reel in the enterprise catch... Posted June 01, 2009

How many times have you searched the Web and received a laundry list of 34,000 hits? Have you ever looked beyond the first page or two of search results? Probably not. Much like a search on the public Web, sifting through the vast amounts of unstructured data in your enterprise content management (ECM) system can be an overwhelming and fruitless process.
Most company data is unstructured, and much of it often resides in enterprise content management systems. If it is leveraged properly, this valuable information can help your company improve customer satisfaction, gain competitive advantage, make better decisions and improve the overall productivity of knowledge and other workers. But the sheer volume of data housed in these repositories can render the information useless if your company doesn't have the tools to not only access this information, but also to analyze and extract relevant information...
Posted June 01, 2009

Scads of words have been written about "enterprise search," "knowledge management," "information access," etc. In fact, I am responsible for a scad or two myself.And, of course, it makes sense: When 90% of the information your company possesses is in the form of unstructured text files and email, plus more-or-less formal formats (contracts, PowerPoints, legal documents and marketing material, etc.), it's painfully obvious that tools to access that content will emerge as key components of the knowledge-worker toolset.
But what HASN'T been covered quite as well are the text-mining and analytic tools that exist to find content—and the many relationships between content objects—that are not yet part of the average, daily knowledge worker's regimen.The way it's often been put is this:SEARCH is useful when you know basically what it is you're looking for. A specific email... a contract for a specific deal...
Posted June 01, 2009

Managing SharePoint taxonomies Posted May 28, 2009

Integration into iManage WorkSite Posted May 28, 2009

Introduces three new modules Posted May 27, 2009

Velocity-powered Concordance Enterprise Posted May 20, 2009

Perfect Search and Adhere Solutions partner Posted May 20, 2009

e-Discovery solutions from Kazeon Posted May 20, 2009

Vignette is Open Text's latest Posted May 11, 2009

Greater scalability, security, usability Posted May 11, 2009

Boosts performance, scalability Posted May 04, 2009

The pressure on internal systems is increasing—litigation is up 43%, the volume of unstructured content is growing at a rate of 61% per year and budgets are frozen. The digital universe will grow to 988 exabytes in 2010, and organizations... Posted May 04, 2009

As a fast-growing, dynamic component of today's information navigation and discovery landscape, enterprise search has moved from being a niche-focused capability to becoming a strategic component of a corporation's IT infrastructure... Posted May 04, 2009

It's no secret that enterprises everywhere are in the midst of major change. Budgets are getting tighter. Corporate priorities are shifting to issues such as environmental responsibility. And the pressure to win new business and retain... Posted May 04, 2009

The process of identifying, evaluating and outlining your information management needs is a tough task as it is; conducting an extremely thorough vendor review can turn an already sizable project into a six-month affair. When it comes to search... Posted May 04, 2009

Attempting to address compliance requirements, many companies have taken the brute force approach to information management by saving everything, typically in one mass repository. With regulations only rarely requiring the retention... Posted May 04, 2009

Enterprises are drowning in unstructured information, and search can help employees get the specific facts they need to do their job, wasting less time hunting for information and resolving problems that have already been solved. IDC estimates... Posted May 04, 2009

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