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Technical Professionals in the Post-Truth World

by Darin Stewart  |  February 3, 2017

Ensuring the availability of reliable data and information is the core function of the IT department. Every technical professional has somewhere in their job description the task of producing, providing...

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It Came to Me While Traveling: The Importance and Falsehood of Search

by Andrew White  |  April 1, 2016

I was sitting with with a client and I was helping them develop their information strategy.  Note that I did not say information management strategy but information strategy. An information...

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Transparency, people!

by Whit Andrews  |  July 29, 2014

Over my coffee, I discover the most recent you're-part-of-Silicon-Valley's-little-aquarium story on The New York Times, which tells me OKCupid studied a bunch of people because science. We can't get enough of...

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Auspicious, Intense Forgetting

by Whit Andrews  |  June 3, 2014

The flinty commercial heart that beats in the body of Silicon Valley is an extraordinary thing, pumping ridiculous sums of money though its global extremities in a tireless rhythm. But...

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The What The Heck Button, Or, Show Me Why

by Whit Andrews  |  May 29, 2014

I had a fun vendor briefing with Brainspace today. Fun, because I'm old now, so it was great to meet a founder who developed his knowledge of search in the...

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Enterprise Search Can Bring Big Data Within Reach

by Darin Stewart  |  April 1, 2014

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,...

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Big Content: The Unstructured Side of Big Data

by Darin Stewart  |  May 1, 2013

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...

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

by Darin Stewart  |  May 17, 2012

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...

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Searching in the Echo Chamber

by Darin Stewart  |  January 4, 2012

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...

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