Tag Archives: Federated Search

You Can Have Your Cake and Eat It Too! (Part Three)

As I promised in my last blog, I will discuss real-world examples of hybrid search deployment projects at both a large, publicly-traded manufacturing company and a well-known multi-national law firm. First, let’s look at the manufacturing company and understand a bit about their systems. Their business productivity stack is Microsoft O365, and all business records […]

You Can Have Your Cake and Eat It Too! (Part Two)

bio tech search

As promised, this is a follow up blog about a deployment at one of the world’s largest biopharmaceutical companies committed to discovering, developing, and delivering innovative medicine to patients. The organization’s complex environment includes data in numerous silos, both in the cloud and on-premises. This includes SharePoint, Veeva Vault, website content, databases, and home-grown applications […]

You Can Have Your Cake and Eat It Too! (Part One)

berry cake

Awhile back, I wrote a three-part blog series on federation. (Part One: “Make Federation a Part of Your Single Pane of Glass”) and why it should be part of your enterprise search strategy. Since then, we have noticed a huge shift away from a single-index strategy to a multi-index strategy. In the first installment for […]

Is a Single Pane of Glass Really Enough?

round window pane

In part two of my blog series, I discussed how the single index is going the way of the dinosaur.  I also introduced the concept of an “In-App” enterprise search experience, which I think is the future. Even more bluntly, In-App Search is game-changing technology.  It allows users to seamlessly access information spread across multiple […]

Is the Single Index the Next Dinosaur?

A New Dinosaur for Indexing technology

After my last blog, I received several questions about use cases for a federated approach. So, I have written this follow up blog to share real-world examples of the power of federation. I will also introduce the “in-app” experience – the idea of bringing search to where your information workers live. We work with some […]

Make Federation a Part of Your Single Pane of Glass

Single pane search

I have been in the enterprise search market for over a decade and have had the fortune of working with many visionary companies. For too long, many have considered enterprise search to be too complex, which has resulted in organizations staying away from solving a business-critical problem for the team members. At BA Insight, we […]