Busy slide – but tells the story of IM Search tools in all the systems, but the user has to command/understand them and to pull the output together
Four vendors have since been acquired by software behemoths: Autonomy/HP, Endeca/Oracle, Exalead/3DS, Vivisimo/IBM. Funnelback had been acquired by the CMS vendor Squiz in 2009. And apart from Funnelback Looking at the Microsoft/FAST experience, this does not bode well for innovation, choice, or future support. Fast Annual report 2006 – “search is the portal” Furthermore there is the FUD that comes after acquisition Recommind and sinequa are probably next – so which product can you chose whish will have a ‘guaranteed’ level of consistency across the deployment and use lifecycle?
There were 5 exabytes of information created between the dawn of civilization through 2003, but that much information is now created every 2 days, and the pace is increasing eric schmidt 2010 Democratisation of data 800 Tweets per second (12 gigabytes) Facebook generates 100 TB of data…per day
Value more than obvious ROI Unilever, 6,000 specialists 20 countries eScience project accelerate company’s access to global information. promote the usage of public data for biology and informatics research. partner with genomic data analysis company Eagle Genomics relies on large AWS processing, and Amazon RDBM to store the results. “ Unilever’now processes genetic sequences 20x faster, 10x more users — without incurring higher compute costs. Deutsche Postbank (UK). corporate lending for commercial real estate (CRE) CRE reporting becoming increasingly time consuming and involved multiple staff to manually collect data from disparate sources. selected an IBM Smart Analytics system reducing the time to produce reports for CRE from hours to minutes -'accurate to the penny'. plans to extend it to the bank's finance operations, analysing loan and interest data, and performing 'what-if' scenarios using graphical data. Implementing the system also unexpectedly highlighted inaccuracies in existing data Thomson Reuters, 55,000 staff spread across 100 countries. shared IT infrastructure supporting around 16 petabytes of global data – foundation Westlaw legal research service, used by 98% of the largest firms in the US. WestlawNext offering required a shared IT infrastructure and cloud foundation, avoid building a new 2MW data centre at an estimated cost of $65m – 1 st year, we scaled to 6,000 new users, 50% plus
There were 5 exabytes of information created between the dawn of civilization through 2003, but that much information is now created every 2 days, and the pace is increasing eric schmidt 2010
Fairly obvious, but there is another information source ignored in the original concept – the people with knowledge Need to exploit not only for cost/effectiveness, but RM as well No longer the hard facts, but the soft data as well
Search has to be more intelligent to present ‘just the facts’ on smaller form factor devices, in faster time
More than ever, the selection of an enterprise search solution is strategic