Search networking groups in London

Here are two relatively new networking groups - these are informal gatherings of those who work with enterprise search. I've been to the first one and it was very interesting. London Open Source Social - for those working with open-source enterprise search Enterprise Search London - more generally for those working in enterprise search...Continue reading


A new year, and a chance to think about what might happen in the world of enterprise search over the next twelve months. I'll make a stab at some predictions:

  1. Price cuts - possibly driven by even harsher competition between Google and Microsoft FAST, I can see prices coming down for packaged enterprise search. Autonomy will probably raise theirs :-)
  2. Real time search matures - not just Twitter or Facebook, but real time data from many sources ...Continue reading