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Use Search in Cloud Applications and Repositories to Realize Insight Engine Value

Published: 22 July 2016

ID: G00301559

Analyst(s): Guido De Simoni , Whit Andrews , Hanns Koehler-Kruener


The proliferation of cloud business applications adds to the confusion and challenges faced by IT leaders directing search projects. Insight engines and enterprise search provide a way to gather perspectives and offer key insights across on-premises and cloud data, as well as premium off-site data.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Build Toward a Unified Perspective on Data in Multiple Applications
  • Connect Business Needs With the Applications and Content Repositories You Will Search
  • Index Data Instead of Federating Queries

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