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More needles, more Haystacks, more relevance!

Those of us who have been working in the search sector for a while know that search tuning isn’t just a matter of installing the default configuration, pointing the engine at some content and starting it up – in fact, … More

Defining relevance engineering part 4: tools

Relevance Engineering is a relatively new concept but companies such as Flax and our partners Open Source Connections have been carrying out relevance engineering for many years. So what is a relevance engineer and what do they do? In this … More

Activate 2018 day 2 – AI and Search in Montreal

I’ve already written about Day 1 of Lucidworks’ Activate conference; the second day started with a keynote on ‘moral code’, ethics & AI which unfortunately I missed, but a colleague reported that it was very encouraging to see topics such … More

Activate 2018 day 1 – AI and Search in Montreal

Activate is the successor to the Lucene/Solr Revolution conference that our partner Lucidworks runs every Autumn and was held this year in Montreal, Canada. After running a successful Lucene Hackday on the Monday before the conference, we joined hundreds of … More

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