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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by Darin Stewart | May 13, 2013 | 1 Comment
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 [...]
by Darin Stewart | March 8, 2011 | Comments Off
When I announced to friends and family that I would be joining Gartner as an analyst covering Enterprise Content Management, the obligatory congratulations were invariably followed by “What’s Enterprise Content Management?” How to answer that question? Attempts to enumerate technologies, vendors and standards yielded only glazed eyes, pained smiles and a hasty departure after dinner. [...]