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Other Publications: Laura Wilber

White Papers, Briefs, etc.

I regularly write white papers, briefs, case studies and other types of documents that explore the use of search-related technology in various technical environments and market sectors. Some samples of these documents are posted below. More are available through the 3DS Exalead website (registration required).

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. Download from 3DS site.


Search-Based Applications

Search-Based Applications (SBAs)

This document provides a brief introduction to SBAs, which are software applications that leverage search-based information aggregation, access and analysis in order to break through the agility, usability and performance barriers assocated with the conventional relational database application model. Download from 3DS site. A related document focusing on database offloading and integration is Search-Based Applications (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 version.



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. Download from 3DS site.



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. Download from 3DS site. 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. Download from 3DS site.


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. Download from 3DS site. 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. Download from 3DS site.


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. Download from 3DS site.