One search to rule them all

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Lucene was ‘born’ in 1999, created by Doug Cutting; and in 2005, it became a top-level Apache project. That year, Gartner Group announced that the search ‘Leaders’ platforms on their Enterprise Search Magic Quadrant included Autonomy, FAST, Endeca, IBM Omnifind, and Verity. The Google Search Appliance was right on the cusp between ‘Challengers’ and ‘Leaders’. […]

Solving the Problems of Enterprise Search

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Organizations generally recognize that an enterprise-wide search platform can benefit employee and staff productivity by making the full digital knowledge of the enterprise available. Sadly, the reality of broad search and findability initiatives often falls short of expectations, which leads to employee frustration: people want search work ‘more like Google’. As an enterprise search consultant, […]