Entries Tagged ‘search’

Webcast: Taxonomy and Metadata – State of the Practice in Insurance

In this session, we will hear a case study from the Hartford Insurance Group about how taxonomy was applied to improving findability of Underwriting content. We’ll also learn about the state of the insurance industry with regard to adoption of metadata standards and taxonomy practices. This is based on our research into how insurance companies are addressing challenges around content and document management efficiency and search effectiveness by applying taxonomies and metadata.

Earley Webcast: Conducting a Search Audit

Jeannine Bartlett, Senior Director, Information Management Solutions, Earley & Associates Avi Rappoport, Consultant, Search Tools August 05, 2009 1:00 PM EDT An enterprise search audit will determine where you need to specifically improve search processes.  Based on actual user behavior and system results, a search audit will provide hard data for a baseline evaluation of […]

Taxonomy CoP Webinar: Metadata Maturity Survey Findings

Paul Wlodarczyk, Earley & Associates Ron Daniel, Taxonomy Strategies LLC Date: Wednesday, July 15, 2009 Time: 1:00 – 2:00 Eastern Time Cost: $50 (Survey respondents need not register and will receive an invitation to this call at no cost) Register here.

Weekly Digest for 2009-06-19

[semantics] Michael Dunn: “Semantics is the marriage of aboutness, findability, and monetization.” #semtech09 [semantics] Huffington Post A/B tests headlines to improve findability #semtech09 [semantics] Dave McComb: gist – an upper ontology for business that is easy #semtech09 [semantics] Siri virtual assistant on iPhone is the coolest thing I’ve seen in years! #semtech09 [semantics] Tom Gruber: […]

SharePoint Jumpstart Webcast: Navigation, Metadata, & Faceted Search

Lars Farstrup, Farstrup Software Paul Wlodarczyk, Earley & Associates Earley & Associates SharePoint Jumpstart Series Thursday, June 18th 12:30 EDT Free.  Register here This session will cover issues in implementing an effective search experience and the range of available add-ons and compatible tools for extending SharePoint search functionality. As the volume of information creeps steadily […]

Weekly Digest for 2009-06-12

[webcast] [search] Presenting Earley SharePoint JumpStart 6/18 “Navigation, Metadata, & Faceted Search” #spjs Register: [webcast] [search] Earley&Assoc “Making Basic SharePoint Search Work” today 12:30EDT #spjs Register: Speaking Wed 6/17 at #semtech2009 in San Jose: “Hybrid Approaches to Taxonomy and Folksonomy” w/ Richard Beatch

Weekly Digest for 2009-06-05

[search] Trends 2009 vs 2005: Use of Best Bets, faceted search, search log audits up ~10%. Tell us more: 63% of firms >100K employees: “Employees can’t find info needed to do jobs” is “significant business impact.” Tell us: 45.5% surveyed: “Duplicate info in multiple places difficult to maintain” is “key area for dept […]

Weekly Digest for 2009-05-29

[metadata] Turn Tagging into Business Results: Take the Metadata Best Practices Survey [search] Steve Jurvetson: “All the problems of search would be solved if search relevance was ranked by what browsers were displaying.” [trends] Churchill Club Top Tech Trend#3: A deluge of unstructured data creates the next great information leaders [content management] via […]