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A New Enterprise Search Report Gives No Cause for Celebration

A New Enterprise Search Report Gives No Cause for Celebration

For years now, a number of reports have provided valuable insight into the state of play in enterprise search. Notably, for five years Findwise conducted an annual Enterprise Search and Findability survey, but sadly the survey appears to have fallen by the wayside after the company's acquisition by EVRY. AIIM

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Why the Open Source Enterprise Search Trend Will Only Accelerate

Why the Open Source Enterprise Search Trend Will Only Accelerate

Enterprise search has been going through a dramatic shift as of late. We've watched as some of the leaders in search, those platforms usually found in the upper right quadrant on Gartner reports, have fallen off through acquisition or from simply not keeping up with the market.

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Enterprise Search Is More About Vision Than Technology

Enterprise Search Is More About Vision Than Technology

The past few months have been a time of "big vision" in the search business. Google and Microsoft shared announcements about their respective visions for enterprise search, and Elastic made an IPO offering that received a strong commitment from the investment community.

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Enterprise Search Has an Open Source Secret

Enterprise Search Has an Open Source Secret

Sometimes it feels as if two diametrically opposed camps exist in the enterprise search space: commercial and proprietary; and open source. I'd suggest this is true across many types of software. Many — perhaps most — software products in use in organizations today are commercial and proprietary.

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Search Won’t Improve Until We Understand Why People Search, Not Just How

Search Won't Improve Until We Understand Why People Search, Not Just How

Throughout our working lives there will be many occasions when we realize there is a gap between the information we have and the information we need. Our search for that information doesn't always mean we turn to an enterprise search application.

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