Darin Stewart

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Enterprise Search Can Bring Big Data Within Reach

by Darin Stewart  |  April 1, 2014  |  5 Comments

Regardless of industry, sector or size, the promise of unlocking the full potential of enterprise information with big data technologies and big content techniques is tantalizing. Unfortunately, for most organizations, realizing the promise of big data remains out of reach. The perception is that there is just too much information to get under control, things [...]

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Enterprise Search is the Engine of Big Content

by Darin Stewart  |  May 13, 2013  |  1 Comment

  In recent years large, data-centric vendors acquired smaller enterprise search companies at an astonishing rate. Oracle purchased Endeca. IBM purchased Vivisimo. Hewlett-Packard purchased Autonomy. Microsoft purchased FAST. There is a reason for this feeding frenzy of corporate acquisitions. Big Data is the current killer application and search provides a ready entry into the Big [...]

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Big Content: The Unstructured Side of Big Data

by Darin Stewart  |  May 1, 2013  |  4 Comments

The age of information overload is slowly drawing to a close. The enterprise is finally getting comfortable with managing massive amounts of data, content and information. The pace of information creation continues to accelerate, but the ability of infrastructure and information management to keep pace is coming within sight. Big data is now considered a [...]

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Google’s Knowledge Graph: Yeah, that’s the Semantic Web (sort of)

by Darin Stewart  |  May 17, 2012  |  2 Comments

Google is about to get a whole lot more useful. Yesterday, the search titan announced the “Knowledge Graph” a functional enhancement that attempts to provide actual information about the subject of your query rather than just a list of links. This might be helpful, but the really interesting bit is the part about the graph. [...]

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Searching in the Echo Chamber

by Darin Stewart  |  January 4, 2012  |  1 Comment

At a time when technology should be broadening our information and knowledge, it may in fact be narrowing our minds. Attention management is becoming an instinctive self-preservation behavior.  We don’t have the time and energy (nor the interest) to read and evaluate everything presented about every issue. So we filter. Whether we admit it or [...]

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