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Haystack, the search relevance conference – day 1
Last week I attended the Haystack relevance conference – I’ve already written about my overall impressions but the following are some more notes on the conference sessions. Note that some of the presentations I attended have already been covered in … More
Haystack, the relevance conference – birth of a new profession?
I’ve just returned from Charlottesville, Virginia and the Haystack search relevance conference hosted by our partners Open Source Connections. The venues were their own office and the Random Row brewery next door – added once they realised that the event … More
Search Insights 2018 – a free, independent report on search
Over the last 17 years of running Flax I’ve met many people who loudly profess to be experts in various aspects of the search business. Some have a new product or service to sell, that promises to change the game … More
When even the commercial vendors are using it, has open source search won?
There have been some interesting announcements recently which may point to an increasing realisation amongst commercial search firms that an open source model is an essential advantage in today’s search market. Coveo have announced that their enterprise search engine can … More