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White Papers, Briefs, etc.

Below are additional samples of white papers, briefs, case studies and other types of documents that explore information technology trends and impacts. If you are interested in reviewing a copy of one of these, please contact me via my LinkedIn page.

Are You Ready for the Mobile Enterprise?

Are You Ready for the Mobile Enterprise?

A joint white paper with ST Groupe that explains the role of a search-based unified information access platform in enabling the mobile enterprise.


Search-Based Applications

Search-Based Applications (SBAs)

This document introduces SBAs, which are software applications that leverage search-based information aggregation, access and analysis as an alternative to conventional relational database infrastructures. A related document is SBAs for Databases.


SBAs in Manufacturing

CloudView for Logistics

In this brief, I address the potential of 3DS Exalead CloudView to improve logisitics operations through unified information access and SBAs (long version and 2-page executive summary).



Exalead & Master Data Management

Exalead & Master Data Management

This document offers a look at the surprising ways in which search technology, born and bred to handle 'dirty' data, is being used to improve Master Data Management, the dominant strategy for ensuring the enterprise-wide accuracy and consistency of essential business data.



Exalead CloudView and the CRM Revolution

Exalead CloudView and the CRM (Re)volution

This brief offers a look at the evolving world of CRM and the ways in which SBAs are being used to acheive unified, multi-channel data access and a true 360 customer view. A related document is Exalead for Customer Service: Capitalize on Top 2010 Trends.


EBI - Extended Business Intelligence

EBI (Extended Business Intelligence)

A joint white paper with Logica Group that examines the evolving world of Business Intelligence and introduces a new approach to exploiting expanding enterprise information assets for smarter decision-making.


Cross-Industry Use of Search-Based Technologies

Multi-Industry Solution Brief Series

I produced a series of briefs last year that explored the use of search technology and SBAs in multiple sectors, including Aerospace, Automotive, Retail and Energy & Utilities.


Exalead for Internet Yellow Pages

Exalead for Internet Yellow Pages (IYP)

This paper looks at the way leading IYPs publishers are using CloudView SBA technology to rapidly generate more traffic, leads, and revenue while cutting the IT costs. A related document is Exalead for ePublishing.


Achieving Business Agility with Search-Based Technologies

Achieving Business Agility with Search-Based Technologies

This white paper looks at IT's role as a business agility enabler and addresses the use of search technology and search-based applications (SBAs) to more rapidly and effectily detect and respond to change, whether the changes at issue represent threats or opportunities.


CloudView Platform Highlights

CloudView Platform Highlights

This white paper provides an overview of the CloudView v5 architecture and uses. I'll produce an updated version for the latest v6 release this year. It features quite a number of Big Data, analytics and app-building enhancements.