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  • 1. Funnelback 13 New Features
  • 2. Outline ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Social media Curator Recommender Default form Modern UI search sessions Modern UI improvements (cache, DLS) Result collapsing Auto-complete improvements ManifoldCF
  • 3. Social Media ● Built-in support for ○ ○ ○ ○ Facebook Flickr Twitter Youtube ● Still requires some custom coding work to tell Funnelback what accounts etc. to gather.
  • 4. Curator ● An enhanced version of best bets ● Actions Promote URLs to the top of the results ○ Remove URLs from the result set ○ Display blocks (adverts, messages etc) ○ ● Triggers ○ ○ ○ Query based (like best bets) Date/time based (Only during University term) Location based (Only for queries from China)
  • 5. Recommender system ● Given a page, what other pages are useful? ○ ○ Courses in a course finder Products in a product catalog ● Based on click associations or text similarity ● Would need to be integrated into target website directly or with JavaScript, or using a ‘bookmarklet’ as we’ll show.
  • 6. New default form ● Based on Bootstrap 3.0 + Gordon’s work ● Responsive ● All your usual features plus: ○ ○ Geolocation in advanced search Tools (Performance, Query syntax tree)
  • 7. Modern UI search sessions ● Stores information about individual search users and their actions over time. ● Result click history ● Search query history ○ Integrated with autocompletion ● Result ‘shopping cart’ ○ With custom actions on the cart
  • 8. Modern UI now supports... ● Click tracking ○ Also tracks autocompletion use (but no reports yet) ● Cached copies ○ Provides easier ways to change page presentation ● Document Level Security ● No excuse for using Classic UI anymore Removed support for creating Classic UI collections ○ Modern UI doesn’t support ‘related queries’ or ‘tagging’ (because they don’t seem to be used) ○
  • 9. Result collapsing ● Allows multiple results to be ‘collapsed’ into one entry on the result page (and a drill down action to see them). ● Useful if you have many versions of the same document or some other ‘grouping’ need
  • 10. Autocomplete improvements ● Select facets from query completion
  • 11. ManifoldCF ● Replacement for EntropySoft connectors ● Open source ○ No cost for connectors, but no official support either ● Supports ○ Sharepoint, Alfresco, LiveLink, Documentum, FileNet, Dropbox, Google Drive, Jira and a few others. ● Does not support ○ Lotus Notes/Domino ○ Exchange ○ Symantec Enterprise Vault ○ Oracle UCM