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alex olaru
As the Google Search Appliance (GSA) is approaching its end-of-life, Google has announced its cloud replacement: Google Cloud Search. A Google partner with significant enterprise search expertise, we have been working with Google on the roll-out to learn about Cloud Search features, perform deployments for clients, and provide feedback for future evolution. Read about our engineer's first-hand review of Google Cloud Search.
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In this blog post, we discuss how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques can be used to create knowledge graphs, which can then power chatbots, question/answer systems, and search engines to deliver holistic enterprise knowledge and improve business outcomes.
Asha Narasimha
As businesses increasingly rely on big data to discover better insights, the right techniques and methodologies, known as responsible data science, are key to helping overcome biases and ensure responsibility. Applying a gardening analogy to data science, we'll discuss five essential elements that businesses should consider before jumpstarting a data, specifically search/analytics, project.
Asha Narasimha
New innovations have been rapidly accelerated by big data analytics, artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, and machine learning. Interestingly, a common theme emerged: search is the stepping stone and enabler of these technologies. Read this blog to see how search opens new doors for insight discovery across all enterprise functions.
Sundip Pradhan
The Google Search Appliance (GSA) has reached its end-of-life. If you haven't started your transition planning, now is the time to do so. In this blog, our GSA expert discusses the top 5 considerations when replacing your GSA with an open source alternative, such as Elasticsearch or Solr. The discussion also touches on cloud-based GSA replacement options that can support scalability and cost-savings.
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.
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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.
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Big data analytics, machine learning, and AI have evolved rapidly, allowing enterprises to better use data to produce transformative results. We've seen the expansion of these technologies in our clients’ projects that combine search with NLP, machine learning, and big data to build AI-assisted systems. This blog summarizes some key points on “the rise of AI” and how it can impact your business.
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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.