Larry Cannell

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Search and the Enterprise Social Network

by Larry Cannell  |  April 9, 2012  |  3 Comments

Many people have pointed out the similarities between the messaging in email and enterprise social network sites. However, the synergy between search and enterprise social network sites is discussed far less. As enterprise social network sites integrate with more business applications, the similarities between enterprise social network sites and search will become evident from two […]


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The Microsoft/Google Search Squabble Should Be About Privacy, Not Cheating

by Larry Cannell  |  February 2, 2011  |  Comments Off

Yesterday Google accused Microsoft of using the Bing Toolbar (an Internet Explorer add-on packaged with Windows Live Essentials) to collect information about what people are searching for and the pages they most commonly pick in the search results. This information is sent to Microsoft where it influences Bing search results. More details are available in […]

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Windows 7 Federated Search and SharePoint 2010

by Larry Cannell  |  September 9, 2010  |  Comments Off

Enterprises upgrading to SharePoint 2010 and using Windows 7 for their desktop operating system should look into the federated search capabilities provided by these products. In short, Windows 7 provides the ability for someone to easily move between searching their desktop and SharePoint-based content, reducing the need to switch between windows (such as a Windows […]

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