BA Insight and Recommind Announce Strategic Partnership

Combines Recommind’s Decisiv Search with BA Insight’s software portfolio, delivering superior search through SharePoint

Boston, MA – January 26, 2016 – BA Insight, a leading provider of connectivity, metadata classification and user interaction software for SharePoint, and Recommind, a leading provider of Enterprise Search, eDiscovery and Contract Analysis software, today announced a strategic alliance to integrate Decisiv Search natively into SharePoint using the BA Insight software portfolio. BA Insight products will be able to leverage the full power of Decisiv Search for analytics, smart previews and in applications such as expertise location and user-generated infosites.

Organizations that use Decisiv software can now deploy SharePoint portals and intranets using the full range of BA Insight’s software portfolio, significantly improving the way organizations find and work with content inside and outside of SharePoint. Organizations that use SharePoint can now integrate Decisiv Search as an alternative to the native SharePoint search, or use both in combination.

“This alliance brings Recommind’s world class search capability to all SharePoint customers, and combined with the power of the BA Insight software portfolio it seamlessly provides a range of capabilities that extend far beyond SharePoint out of the box to help users quickly find the information they need,” said Massood Zarrabian, CEO of BA Insight. “BA Insight’s close Microsoft relationship, combined with this strategic alliance with Recommind, protects customers’ investments as SharePoint and Office 365 evolve.”

Decisiv Search provides powerful concept-based search technology to connect relevant information in document management, records management, portal and e-mail systems and a myriad other applications and databases with the users that need it.

“Our collaboration with BA Insight provides a best of breed integration of the award winning Decisiv Search into SharePoint. This allows customers to easily and securely access information stored in multiple data sources from within their SharePoint environment, enabling them to quickly find the precise documents and experts they need to do their jobs,” said Jerome Levadoux, SVP Product Management and Marketing at Recommind.

About Recommind

Recommind’s enterprise search software dramatically improves access to a wide variety of information across large, distributed enterprises. Recommind’s advanced analytics help legal teams identify the facts that matter for eDiscovery, investigations, contract analysis, and knowledge management. Our clients include AstraZeneca, BMW, Cisco, Clifford Chance, Marathon Oil, Morgan Lewis, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Swiss Re, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), White & Case, and WilmerHale. Recommind is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in New York, Boston, London, and Bonn. For more information go to

About BA Insight

As an innovator in the Cognitive Search Market, BA Insight’s best of breed approach helps companies  make search intelligent by providing technology that connects machine learning, cognitive computing, and enterprise systems, powering a new generation of intranets and cognitive search solutions.  Our customers have the freedom to leverage the best search engines and cognitive computing capabilities available, providing users with an internet-like search experience while saving them precious time looking for needed information.  We support multiple search platforms including Azure Search; Elasticsearch and Elastic Cloud; and SharePoint search (online, on-prem, and hybrid).

Our modular software product portfolio features SmartHub, delivering a personalized, internet-like user experience; connectors, providing secure connectivity to a wide variety of systems; classification, increasing findability using auto-tagging, text analytics, and metadata generation; and analytics, providing valuable data to make intelligent decisions about your intranet.

Hundreds of organizations and over 3.5 million users benefit from BA Insight’s software on a daily basis to provide compelling intranets that people love to use.  This includes respected organizations such as the Australian Government Department of Defence, CA Technologies, Chevron, DLA Piper, Keurig Green Mountain, Mars, Pepsi, Pfizer, and Travers Smith. BA Insight is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, a member of the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance, and an Elastic Partner.

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Debbie Ferolito
BA Insight