Biographical Information

Jeremy Bentley

Founder and CEO, Smartlogic

Jeremy Bentley is founder and CEO of Smartlogic. An engineer by training, he has spent his entire career in enterprise software, specifically information management systems, including business process workflow, documents and records management, search, and now content intelligence. Bentley founded Smartlogic in 2006 on the belief that organizations can outperform others if they fully utilize the huge business value contained in content. Since then, the company's content intelligence platform, Semaphore - which adds advanced classification and semantic search capabilities to existing information systems - has been implemented at more than 300 organizations worldwide, including NASA, Bank of America and KPMG.

Articles by Jeremy Bentley

What is Content Intelligence?

All organizations have it. It's the human intelligence found in every organization, every impression, perception, experience, decision and reasoning process of the people around you. It's found in e-mails, contracts, technical documents, meeting notes, blog posts, proposals, project plans, online chats, customer support records and more. It's stored in content management systems, on file shares and personal hard drives and in your applications . .

Why big volume is not the Big Data story

Organizations have witnessed an unprecedented surge in information generation in what has come to be seen as the era of Big Data—leaving many at a loss as to how all this information can be managed and used.

Critical Practices That Drive Successful Analytics and Data Projects

Six important practices can propel organizations to the forefront of their industries by tapping into the huge business value in content. Analytics tools (such as Smartlogic's software suite, Semaphore) identify, classify, extract, integrate and surface the information contained in content, making it digestible, intelligible and valuable. This kind of "content intelligence" supports existing information management, enterprise search and business intelligence systems. . . .

Filling The Gaps: Using Vital Classification and Search for SharePoint

We live in the information age when, in theory, millions of documents sit at our fingertips and are only a search away. In our personal lives, where "to Google" has become a common verb, this is certainly true—but in our professional lives, access to enterprise information is far less certain.

Any large organization builds up a huge amount of information, most of it as unstructured content, each week—and many have archives going back years or even decades. All this information could be used to provide background for proposals and projects, to inform business relationships, to enable collaboration, to avoid repetition of research, to repurpose content and generally to streamline. . . .

Infuse SharePoint with Content Intelligence

Living in the information age is a mixed blessing for most of us. In our consumer lives, we have more information at our fingertips than ever. But in our work lives, where we are also expected to have unprecedented access to enterprise information. . . .

Your SharePoint Investment
Seven Ways to Get Payback

SharePoint administrators in large enterprises face major challenges these days. For starters, employees are busier than ever. In some large enterprises, there are thousands of users with publishing rights. Many of these individuals have little time and even less interest in manually meta-tagging documents. . . .

The Advantage of Openness
How Open Semantic Platforms Improve Business Performance.

There are parallels to be drawn between the way we manage unstructured information today and the closed data world of the 1970s, before relational databases and business intelligence layers. . . .