IDC TECHNOLOGY SPOTLIGHT - Agile Information Integration Using Federated Search
In today's world, we are all familiar with search-driven applications that present a unified access point to a variety of structured and unstructured data to help consumers find relevant information. These applications use search technology and apply it within applications targeted for specific tasks and goals in order to provide users with an extraordinary user experience. Enterprise users seek a similar search experience but are often unable to get it because they cannot tap into a substantial amount of the information that resides across their organization, the information that they are able to access is not relevant, or the user experience is frustrating and hard to explore. To turn enterprise search into a killer app, organizations need to replace the traditional concepts of enterprise search with the notion of unified information access (UIA). Learn how federated search can help.