Enterprise Search Europe – Conference Programme




Thursday, 16 May 2013

Track ATrack B
09.00 - 10.10
Search Implementation
Ed Dale, Search Services Manager, EY Knowledge, Ernst & Young, LLP

The four case studies in this extended session will tell the stories behind their enterprise search implementations, covering both the successes and the failures so that delegates will be able to take away practical advice for immediate use in their own organisations.

CASE STUDY: Legal & General: a New Way to Search
Dan Foster, Web Analyst / Manager / Developer, Legal & General
 
CASE STUDY: NHS Choices - What, When, Who, How and Why to SharePoint
Jeremy Bentley, CEO & Founder, Smartlogic
 
09.00 - 10.10
Big Data
Lynda Moulton, Principal, LWM Technology Services

Behind the hype the value of big data applications is considerable. The five speakers in this morning’s extended session will go behind the hype to look at what it will take in terms of technology and expertise to get the best from the vast collections of data that every organisation now collects from customers and suppliers.

An Overview of Big Data
Matt Aslett, Analyst, Enterprise Software, The 451 Group
 
Using Big Data Analytics and AI to Improve Experience
Martin Rugfelt, CMO, Expertmaker
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10.10 - 10.40
Coffee Break

Track ATrack B
10.40 - 11.50
Search Implementation (continued)
Moderator: Ed Dale, Search Services Manager, EY Knowledge, Ernst & Young, LLP
 
CASE STUDY: Turning Traditional Search into Innovation Management with Semantic Technology
Jesus Contreras, COO, playence
Sinuhe Arroyo, CEO, playence
 
CASE STUDY: Ten Years of Search Implementation – Lessons Learned
Martin White, Managing Director, Intranet Focus Ltd and author of ‘Enterprise Search’
10.40 - 11.50
Big Data (continued)
Lynda Moulton, Principal, LWM Technology Services
War Stories in Deploying Big Search
Eric Pugh, Principal, OpenSource Connections
 
Big Data Drives Strategies for Enterprise Search
Md Mozammel Hoque, Consultant, Tata Consultancy Services
Arunava A. Chakrabarty, TCS-Oracle Alliance Manager - UK & Europe, Tata Consultancy Services
11.50 - 12.30
Panel Session: Five Decisions You Must Make in the Next Six Months
Alan Pelz-Sharpe, Research Director for Content Management & Collaboration, 451 Research

The final plenary session of the conference starts with a quick-fire panel session in which five search experts will give their views on what they see as the key decisions that search managers will need to make over the next six months. The audience will get a chance to vote on which they regard as the most important and can then continue the discussions with the speakers over tables at lunch.


12.30 - 14.00
Lunch

14.00 - 16.00
Closing Plenary
Moderator: Martin White, Managing Director, Intranet Focus Ltd and author of ‘Enterprise Search’

This afternoon’s plenary session starts with a focus on the important topic of usability, as Kara Pernice presents the results of a large-scale scale study of intranet search usability in over 40 organisations. Valentin Richter will focus on how to plan and implement a search technology migration while improving the search solution taking into account business needs and user expectations. Finally, Lynda Moulton will give her expert perspective on the key conference themes of big data, SharePoint, open source and usability. She will summarise the key issues that have emerged from the presentations, discussions, and networking during the conference.

Intranet Search Usability
Kara Pernice, Managing Director, Nielsen Norman Group
How to Migrate to a New Search Technology – Options, Challenges and Pitfalls
Valentin Richter, CEO and Founder, Raytion GmbH
Bringing It All Together: Technologies and Practices for Successful Search Deployment
Lynda Moulton, Principal, LWM Technology Services

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Raytion GmbH
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