I am super excited to announce my next 2-day workshop “SharePoint 2016 and Office 365 Search in Practice”, taking place in Seattle, WA, Nov 9-10, 2017.
In this two-day workshop, I will introduce proven steps and best practices of managing, customizing, troubleshooting, and maintaining SharePoint 2016 and Office 365 Search, as well as common mistakes to avoid, demonstrated by live demos and exercises.
The training provides you the guidance and action plan to take if you want to succeed with Search in your organization. Read more…
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When talking about search, most people only consider technology: the search engine is a huge black box, which does something invisible, something magic, and expected to provide the relevant results.
However, it is important to understand that search is a complex process – with a great deal of human involvement. Read more…
The most common question I get about my upcoming workshop, SharePoint 2016 and Office 365 Search in Practice, is why I’ve decided to choose a two-day format.
I know it could be one day. Also, it could be three days, or even up to five.
In the second part of the Search Terminology series, let me explain some very common, widely used expressions: Web Search, Enterprise Search, Real Time Search and Semantic Search.
Welcome to the Search Terminology series! In this series, I’m going to explained the most important words and expressions related to Search and Information Findability.
Let’s start with three basic expressions: Search, Find and Discover.
During most of my career, I’ve been working as a consultant.
My 10+ years experience is that being responsible for Search is a huge challenge in every organization. First and foremost, because Search is challenging itself. Second, because each organization is unique, therefore needs a unique approach. There are too many components to make fit together.
My the new book:
SharePoint 2016 Search Explained: SharePoint 2016 and Office 365 Search On-Premises, Cloud and Hybrid for Search Managers and Decision Makers
is available now!
FREE Bonuses are included to every purchase!
You can get the book in the following stores:
Our Google Search Appliance (GSA) e-book is #1 best seller in “Information Management” category on Amazon.
Thank you everyone who made it possible!
It’s still not too late to get the e-book for FREE! The promotion is open until Wed, April 13 midnight PST!
We are happy to announce that our new e-book
is available on Amazon now!
Many organizations find that the search application on their intranet, or even a more comprehensive enterprise search, is not providing the expected benefits. Finding a solution to the problem is not easy as there are so many variables. Is the search engine unsuitable for the task, are expectations too high, or is the way that the search engine has been implemented not best practice?
Martin White, Managing Director of Intranet Focus Ltd, will held a workshop on 6th April, 2016 in London, UK. The objective of this workshop is to help delegates analyse the nature of the problem that they are facing, and then to provide a range of solutions for consideration.
Google announced a few weeks ago that “Google has decided to sunset the hardware-based Google Search Appliance (GSA) and focus their engineering efforts on cloud-based solutions.”
This step results in significant changes for many organizations. The retirement of GSA is unprecedented. Read more…
Search Explained’s Yammer network is a community of Search Enthusiasts, with more than 300 members as of today. The network is growing fast, with business decision makers, IT Pros, developers as well as end users joining from all around the world.
Recently, I have done several conference sessions, trainings and workshops and keep doing in the rest of the year. My latest presentations have been uploaded to SlideShare:
Also, I have created a page for resources I recommend: books, e-books, online trainings, webinars, workshops, etc. This page contains everything I recommended at the end of my sessions and workshops (and even more):
I’ll keep doing more presentations, trainings and workshops in the next couple of weeks, including: