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SEARCH AND BIG DATA INSIGHTS

Search Technologies has joined Accenture! Below is our collection of blog posts by our Innovation Lead Paul Nelson, subject matter experts, and guests.

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In September 2017, Oath, a Verizon company, announced that it would open source Vespa - a powerful but largely unknown big data processing and service engine. So what value does Vespa add to the big data analytics space? Here are some of our initial observations.
Matt Willsmore
Top quality search accuracy is not achieved with technology alone or through a one-time “quick fix.” It can only be achieved with a careful, continuous improvement process that we refer to as Search Engine Scoring. In this blog, we will share practical details and best practices learned from a real-world search engine scoring process for SharePoint Online.
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As we transition to Accenture, on November 1, 2017, we will be retiring Search Technologies’ social media channels and moving our conversations to Accenture Analytics. Follow us on our Accenture Analytics channels to continue getting the same search and big data analytics insight, news, blogs, and resources to which you've been accustomed.
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Search Technologies has been attending and presenting at Lucene/Solr Revolution for nearly ten years, with our Chief Architect, Paul Nelson, being a staple on the agenda. But why weren’t we there in 2017? If you were wondering, read this blog to find out. And if you missed our Paul's presentation this year, check out how you can view it in this blog.
mark stanger
Search algorithm optimisation is a complementary tool for search engine scoring, both of which play a key part in the process of enhancing your search engine's performance. See how we optimised the search algorithm to improve the search relevance for Elsevier's DataSearch application.
Carlos Maroto
Data lakes bring together data from disparate sources, making it easily searchable in order to support your organization's information discovery, analytics, and reporting. But how do you put in place appropriate security measures to ensure your data is well-managed and protected? In this blog, our expert will discuss four key areas you should consider when implementing data lake security.
Kristy Martin
Whether you run an e-commerce platform, data- and content-rich website, intranet, or any application that handles data, good search is critical to information discovery, analysis, and your business' bottom line. In this video, our Search & Business Analyst explains the top three search features that help deliver the best search experience possible to your users.
Paul Nelson
What we often hear from our customers is “My projects don’t involve search, at least not yet.” From our experience, applications that handle analytics and large volumes of data can greatly benefit from search. This blog discusses six reasons why using a search engine can help solve problems and further advance big data projects.
Kamran Khan
We are excited to announce that Search Technologies has joined Accenture Analytics. “It was obvious that there was a fit between our organizations’ vision, talent, culture, commitment to excellence, and to serving the customer,” said Kamran Khan, CEO of Search Technologies. In this blog, he discusses the journey that led us to join the team and help form a new Content Analytics group.
Paul Nelson
This is the first blog in our "How Natural Language Processing and Semantic Search Are Changing the World” blog series. In this series, Chief Architect, Paul Nelson, will explore the different use cases in which Natural Language Processing and semantic search can bring more value, reduce costs, and increase productivity in the enterprise.