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Market Trends: Smart Computing and Analytics Rejuvenate the Enterprise Search Market, 2014-2017

Published: 06 February 2014

ID: G00260010

Analyst(s): Tom Eid


The enterprise search market is on the cusp of a new stage of appeal and business utilization. Smart computing capabilities, analytic technologies, and a plethora of new information and content are disrupting the status quo and driving expansion into multiple innovative methods of adoption.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Contextualization Orchestrates Data and Content Into Relevant, Actionable Information
  • Buyers Trend
    • Buyers Focus on Value-Driven Offerings Aligned to Business Functions
  • Technology Trend
    • Smart Computing Modernizes the Search Process
    • Natural-Language Question Answering in Your Search — Say Hello to Apple Siri, Google Now and IBM Watson

Contrarian View

  • Preparing for the Future Requires Investments and Resources

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