Enterprise search engines locate information from internal servers and external information services and provide solutions for all organisations (including not-for-profit).
This unique book is designed to help organizations to understand, specify and implement desktop, website, intranet and enterprise search applications, focusing on the practical aspects, rather than the theory of information retrieval. It will enable you to understand the benefits and issues with each solution whether from the traditional high-end range or the newer plug-and-play solutions.
The book covers:
the technology of searching
defining search requirements
usability of the search interface
developing the business case
selecting a search engine
implementing a search engine.
Readership: If you are responsible for implementing your organization's internal search strategy this book will give you crucial guidance to be found nowhere else. It also provides essential awareness of the issues for all those on information science courses around the world.