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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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How to Build a Blueprint for Your Corporate Memory

How to Build a Blueprint for Your Corporate Memory

Fun fact: the average business today uses over 300 applications to run the enterprise. Employees shift between these apps every two to three minutes, and according to McKinsey, spend almost 50 percent of their time searching for information and managing communications.

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Microsoft Pushes Teams Into Conference Rooms, Google Tasks Stands Alone, More News

Microsoft Pushes Teams Into Conference Rooms, Google Tasks Stands Alone, More News

Microsoft continues to push its Teams collaboration workspace application deeper into the enterprise. At the InfoComm conference in Las Vegas earlier this month, the Redmond, Wash.-based company announced it will be adding Teams to a number of Microsoft-certified conference room devices, including Surface Hub.

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