“Quick Win” Features vs. Enterprise Search Strategy – THE DEBATE

 

Many organizations want to have “quick win” in search: they want to “implement changes or enhancements that require minimal effort to drive business value associated with Search in the short term”. On the other hand, Search has to be the part of the company’s business strategy and roadmap, to maximize its long term business value and benefits.

How to manage Search in a company? What to choose: “quick win” features or long term strategy? Is it possible to choose both? – If yes, how?

Join Agnes Molnar, Christian Buckley, Jeff Fried, Matthew McDermott and Mikael Svenson to learn our insights.

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Practical Advice to Overcome User Adoption Hurdles for Office 365 and SharePoint

Susan Hanley webinar: Practical Advice to Overcome User Adoption Hurdles for Office 365 and SharePoint

Susan Hanley, SharePoint, Knowledge Management, Portals and Collaboration Consultant
Sep 12, 2017

Are you wondering how you can jump start your SharePoint or Office 365 initiative? Curious about how best practice organizations are engaging users to drive successful adoption? Wondering what you can do to make sure that your solution gets adopted? This webinar will show you how to unlock the key secrets to user adoption success with lots of practical examples and proven techniques.

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“Quick Win” Features vs. Enterprise Search Strategy

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Agnes Molnar, Founder & Principal Consultant, Search Explained
Aug 9, 2017

Many organizations want to have “quick win” in search: they want to “implement changes or enhancements that require minimal effort to drive business value associated with Search in the short term”. On the other hand, Search has to be the part of the company’s business strategy and roadmap, to maximize its long term business value and benefits. In this session, I will provide a practical guidance on where to invest your time and resources. For long-term planning, I’ll provide an overview of industry trends and how to establish a value proposition and sell to the business. For your short-term benefits, we will set up a five-step action plan which you can implement immediately.

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Start making sense – How to create sustainable organising principles to the emerging digital workplace

Fredric Landqvist webinar

Fredric Landqvist, Principal Information Strategist Findwise
June 28, 2017

Most enterprises, companies and organisations struggle with getting a sustainable practice to all information both in-side and outside the corporate walls. The obvious answer, is search, but reality check states that regardless of engine, SISO (shit in, shit out) prevails. Today we see hybrid solutions of software as service, and on-premise legacy content corpuses used in any business.
The talk will cover emerging new content practices (internal or external) where adding some sense making will improve the utility of search. From a technical position, things within:
• Web of Data (previous Semantic Web)
• Taxonomies, Ontologies
• NLP, ML and knowledge graphs for business.
Cases will cover: digital workplace with a mix of Office 365 and hybrid solutions: master data management and information supply chain, semantics applied to everyday business.

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How to make sure your content is searchable the way you want

Search webinar by Mikael Svenson

Mikael Svenson, CTO, Puzzlepart
May 24, 2017

How does content in SharePoint become searchable, and how does columns and user profile properties translate over to crawled and managed properties? Managing the search schema can be confusing, but it’s not that hard once you know how it all ties together. Join Mikael for an overview of how content in SharePoint makes it’s way over to the search index. The session will focus on SharePoint Online, but is equally applicable for on-premises.

 

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PowerApps for Mobile Efficiency

Webinar with Laura Rogers

Laura Rogers, Owner, Trainer at IWMentor
Apr 19, 2017

PowerApps is Microsoft’s technology for building no-code forms, not only for SharePoint lists, but across many LOB systems. This session teaches you how to create forms, and how to get around in the design interface, in order to make your job and processes more efficient for workers on the go. PowerApps can also be used as an InfoPath replacement for forms, and Laura draws parallels and comparisons for those moving from InfoPath. In this session geared towards business users, the components of a form are demonstrated, as an app is built and deployed. The management of PowerApps from an admin perspective is also covered.

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Implementing a Content Search Project – Start to Finish

Live webinar with Matthew McDermott: Implementing a Content Search Project – Start to Finish
Matthew McDermott, Director, Aptillon
Mar 22, 2017

You have heard that SharePoint can find anything, but you are not seeing those results. You have important content that you want to find in the SharePoint Search center either in Office 365 or SharePoint on-premises. In this presentation Matthew will demonstrate how to run a search project for a specific kind of content, like Invoices, Templates, Sites, Contracts, Resumes, or whatever it is that you need to find. This session will outline the steps required for a successful search project and then demonstrate how to configure the content, the site, and the search center to deliver actionable results for your end users.
Come spend an hour and discover what you have been missing in SharePoint Search.

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Learn about the power and intelligence of search and discovery throughout Office 365

Free webinar with Mark Kashman, Senior Product Manager, Microsoft

Mark Kashman, Senior Product Manager, Microsoft
Feb 22, 2017

Microsoft is modernizing the search experience in Office 365, making it more personal, more intelligent and more consistent across entry points. This session will cover new capabilities, improvements to search relevance and performance, and new productivity scenarios benefitting users in the future.

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Connecting External Content to SharePoint Search

(Webinar hosted by LightningTools)

Agnes Molnar SharePoint MVP and one of the top 25 SharePoint & Office 365 influencers both in Europe and Globally presented on SharePoint Search demonstrating how to connect search to External Content. The configuration included Business Connectivity Services as well as Custom Search Connectors. Warning! Don’t watch it if you are hungry!

 

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10 Steps to be Successful with Enterprise Search

Search is no longer simply about “Search”. While information overload is the reality of our lives, and everyone talks about Big Data and Internet of Things (IoT), findability gets more and more critical. The “old school” Search Center experience is outdated – we need something better, something more, something that is more efficient, more user-friendly and more helpful. Recognizing these challenges is the first step of a long journey. In this session, I’m introducing proven steps toward being successful with Search, as well as common mistakes which you can avoid if you’re well prepared.

 

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SharePoint and Office 365 Search in Practice, workshop, Seattle, WA 2017

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