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Slides from Enterprise Search Summit Keynotes

Here are the slides from Marti Hearst’s and Peter Morville‘s keynote presentations at the Enterprise Search Summit: Designing Search For Humanshttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=enterprisesearch2010-100512210512-phpapp02&stripped_title=designing-search-for-humans Search & Discovery Patternshttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=searchpatterns-100510134608-phpapp01&stripped_title=search-discovery-patterns

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Peter Morville’s Keynote at Enterprise Search Summit

This morning’s Enterprise Search Summit keynote was by Peter Morville, who has written a number of best-selling books about information architecture. I’ve known Peter for a while and had the pleasure of serving as a reviewer for his latest book, Search Patterns, but had never seen him present this material live. As you can see […]

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Marti Hearst’s Keynote at Enterprise Search Summit

The Enterprise Search Summit is taking place in New York this week, and I was lucky to be able to attend Marti Hearst’s opening keynote this morning about designing search for humans. If you’ve read her book or heard her present its material, then you’re probably familiar with the pitch she made. Still, it’s great […]

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Call for Speakers: Enterprise Search Summit 2010

I’m no longer in the enterprise search business, but I know that many readers here are. If you are one of those readers, then I strongly encourage you to consider participating in the Enterprise Search Summit, which will take place next May in New York. I presented there last year and enjoyed the opportunity to […]

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2009 Enterprise Search Sourcebook

I just noticed that the 2009 edition of the Enterprise Search Sourcebook is now available. Published by Information Today, it’s a nice way to survey the landscape. Of course, it goes without saying that you to take vendor claims with a grain of salt, but you have to start somewhere! Of course, if you’re interested […]

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Reprising the Enterprise Search Summit

‘Tis the season of search conferences, at least for me, and I spent the last couple of days attending the Enterprise Search Summit in New York. I enjoyed it immensely–it’s one of the better networking events in the industry. It was great to catch up with analysts, consultants, information architects, and even competitors–or, as Nate […]

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Enterprise Search is Green

While I’m all for eco-friendly goods and services, I don’t usually think of my work as helping to save the environment. But this post from Vivisimo Chief Scientist Jerome Presenti about “Recycling the Information Wastelands” reminded me that making information more accessible is like recycling on steroids: The same piece of information can be consumed […]

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Enterprise Search eBook

Ron Miller, Contributing Editor at EContent Magazine and Editor at FierceContentManagement, just released a free eBook on enterprise search: I’m pleased to announce my new eBook: Unlock the Power of Enterprise Search. I created this eBook in conjunction with Michelle Manafy, who is Editorial Director, Enterprise Group, for Information Today, Inc. The content in the […]

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Forums for Enterprise Search Practitioners

Since a substantial fraction of readers here are involved with enterprise search (in its broadest sense), I thought it might be helpful to share links to three online forums targeting this field. The search_dev Yahoo group,  “a technical and business discussion group for developers, consultants, IT people and managers who work with Enterprise Search engines”. […]

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Enterprise Search Hype: An Example

I was going through my alerts this morning for enterprise search and found this nugget in an interview with an enterprise search executive (the interview is easy to find on the web): What is the basis of your firm’s technical approach? XXX provides a highly scalable and manageable information access platform built on open standards. […]