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The Business of Search

Enterprise Search has transformed from a technical checkmark for IT into a strategic tool that reduces cost, mitigates risk, and generates revenues. High-end Enterprise Search can also provide managers with business intelligence and the ability to control search results to match business objectives. The industry is evolving every day, as the need for proper search becomes more and more central.  The potential is there.

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The Technology of Search

There's been a great deal of talk about the technology of Enterprise Search, but we can promise you there are no "magic beans", nothing can completely make up for poor methodology– a lack of process, failure to monitor search activity, missing data, horrible UI design, or completely untrained staff. Enterprise Search vendors have certainly made great strides, and there are lots of decent engines on the market, but there are still issues.

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