I am a technologist at heart who has always been extremely interested in working with customers. So, when the opportunity came to be CTO and Chief Customer Officer simultaneously, I embraced it and am super excited about it. Being one of the few executives with this type of combination role, the advantages that it has […]
Forbes recently posted an interesting article on nine disruptive tech breakthroughs in 2018. I found it to be a good read and saw some real parallels within the search industry. I’ve shared my thoughts on these points below. The full article can be found here, and I’ve included excerpts from each of their disruptors.
The Microsoft Ignite conference was a whirlwind – vastly broad in the range of content, and full of news. One of my favorite areas is the Mobile and Intelligent Intranet introduced as a theme in the Future of SharePoint. At Ignite, Mark Kashman and Adam Harmetz had a great session titled Discover what’s new and what’s coming […]
Intranets may seem like an old concept, but they’re having a resurgence. The number of intranet “renovation” projects is up, and many of these projects are “teardowns” looking to leapfrog into a much better employee experience by starting fresh. There has been a rash of new products coming on the market touting “ready to use” intranets in […]
Chances are that for many years now your organization has been utilizing analytics tools such as Google Analytics to make smarter decisions about your website. The data you’ve gathered has helped you create a better experience for your visitors.
A big part of my job involves describing and demonstrating features of new and existing products, and explaining to people how those features might be used to make their users more productive. In April we announced a new product called User Generated InfoSites that has changed the way I go about this somewhat. I’ve demonstrated […]
I’ve found myself talking about Information Strategy a lot lately. I’m not a strategy consultant – I’m a search nerd focused on building great software products. So I’ve been surprised at how much positive feedback I’ve received on this subject and at what I’ve learned recently.
In the final part of this series, I’ll introduce and discuss the User Experience pillar. This is the easiest of the four pillars for everyone to understand because it relates to the topics involving the search user interface (UI). The user interface is what your users interact with, so it’s really important that it provides […]
According to a recent IDC survey, unstructured content such as email, videos, and documents accounts for 90% of all digital information. Gaining value from this content should be an organizational goal, but few companies are actually obtaining the value that they should from this content – which is just sitting there waiting to be delivered.