SEP 23-24, 2008
San Jose, CA
San Jose McEnery Convention Center
search • discover • inform • deliver • connect

Delivering Bottom Line Results

ENTERPRISE SEARCH SUMMIT is a highly intense, in-depth, 3-day conference that covers how to develop, implement and enhance internal search capabilities. If you are an information or knowledge manager or IT or search professional, ENTERPRISE SEARCH SUMMIT is where you will learn strategies, explore solutions, and build the skill sets you need to make your organization’s content not only searchable but--more importantly--findable and actionable. Enterprise search is not about simply locating masses of information, it is about enabling employees to more effectively perform their jobs. The stakes are higher inside the enterprise, and at ENTERPRISE SEARCH SUMMIT we provide the expert resources you need to enable information access and action to deliver better results in your organization.

ENTERPRISE SEARCH SUMMIT delivers the skills and knowledge you need to implement, manage, and enhance search in your organization.

Who Should Attend

  • Search managers
  • Intranet/portal managers
  • IT managers
  • Information & knowledge architects
  • Taxonomists
  • Content managers
  • Web publishers & developers
  • Information professionals
  • Knowledge management professionals
  • Anyone who is responsible for organizing, managing, and retrieving internal and/or external information

What You Will Learn

  • Get the nuts and bolts you need to make search work.
  • Learn from the experience of hands-on information managers that are implementing search software and getting results.
  • Learn how to maximize your existing investments
  • Be equipped to make wise decisions about enhancements and new investments.
  • Hear case studies from practicing enterprise search professionals.
  • Explore search as part of Information Architecture and Knowledge Management.
  • Understand when and why to use taxonomies and metadata in enterprise search.
  • Get briefed on emerging search strategies, tools, and developments.
  • Network and share ideas with other knowledge, technology, and information managers with similar needs and concerns.

Keynote Speakers

Gene Smith
President, nForm User Experience, Ltd.

Susan E. Feldman
President, Synthexis, Cognitive Computing Consortium

Stephen E. Arnold
Managing Director,