Categories
Uncategorized

Google Defends Its Appliance

This blog hasn’t exactly been gushing about Google’s enterprise solutions–then again, neither have their executives. Still, I thought it fair and balanced to point to an article that Google Enteprise Product Manager┬áNitin Mangtani wrote in Forbes defending his group’s work.

Categories
Uncategorized

Recent Sightings of Citing

I’ve been excited to see some of the material from this blog making its way into the wider world. Here are some recent mentions I’ve found: Media: Kindle Newsweek; SNL Portal; Poor Newspapers Come On Now, Hit ‘Submit’ Father of the Internet Talks About His Child’s Future Why Google Isn’t Enough Sharing ideas is what […]

Categories
Uncategorized

Why Google Isn’t Enough

For those of you interested in the subject of enterprise search, check out this article on Forbes.com by Dan Woods entitled Why Google Isn’t Enough. The article explores “what ‘enterprise search’ means and why it is a complicated challenge that is becoming increasingly urgent for most companies to solve.” It uses examples like the ESPN […]

Categories
General

Conversation with Seth Grimes

I had an great conversation with Intelligent Enterprise columnist Seth Grimes today. Apparently there’s an upside to writing critical commentary on Google’s aspirations in the enterprise! One of the challenges in talking about enterprise search is that no one seems to agree on what it is. Indeed, as I’ve been discussing with Ryan Shaw , […]

Categories
General

Is Google Good Enough?

As Chief Scientist of Endeca, I spend a lot of my time explaining to people why they should not be satisfied with an information seeking interface that only offers them keyword search as an input mechanism and a ranked list of results as output. I tell them about query clarification dialogs, faceted navigation, and set […]