Intranet Focus Ltd has considerable expertise in the selection and implementation of enterprise search applications. Martin White, Managing Director, has been in the search business since the mid-1970s, and has advised a wide range of organisations on how to enhance enterprise search performance. He is the author of Enterprise Search, to be published by O’Reilly Media in late 2012, Making Search Work and (with Stephen Arnold) Successful Enterprise Search Management, and in 2011 developed the Enterprise Search Europe conference for Information Today Inc.
This section of the site contains
- A list of over 70 enterprise search vendors
- A list of 30 search-related blogs which cover enterprise search technology and implementation
- A list of 45 books on information retrieval and enterprise search
This year Intranet Focus Ltd is publishing Research Notes, and the first of these is on the subject of enterprise search team management.
Research Note 01/12 Enterprise Search Team Management Enterprise search support teams have to take on five different roles. This Research Note sets out the roles and their responsibilities, considers some of the issues around creating a Search Centre of Excellence and suggests a set of search logs that need to be reviewed on a regular basis. Seven recommendations are made which should help to improve search effectiveness and user satisfaction.
Research Note 06/12 June 2012 Enterprise search trends and developments
This Research Notes provides an overview of recent acquisitions in the enterprise search business and assesses the impact of the emergence of Big Data, the use of search-based applications, the concept of unified information access, the advent of cloud-based search services and the challenges presented by federated search, people search and mobile search.