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Guest Post at the Federated Search Blog

June 12th, 2009 · No Comments · General

I wrote a guest post at Sol Lederman’s Federated Search blog entitled “The Problem with Federated Search“. Here’s an excerpt:

The case for federated search is straightforward: no single organization has all of the answers, and therefore no single index can ever hope to complete satisfy its users’ needs. Federation allows the developer of a search application to hedge his or her bets by bringing in knowledge from outside resources.

But federation is no panacea, at least as it is implemented today.

Read the rest here!

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