November 2007 Issue


News Features

YouTube has found itself facing a whole new slew of legal issues beyond copyright, which may force the site to take control over its content.
By - Posted Nov 06, 2007
Velocity, Vivisimo's flagship product, was built on a search philosophy that distinguishes it from the enterprise search platform pack.
By - Posted Oct 23, 2007
Launched on Oct. 30, Eluma 2.0 is a new personal web organization tool designed to aid personal productivity.
By - Posted Oct 30, 2007
The Fair Use Doctrine, as outlined in Section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976, attempts to strike a balance between copyright holders and those who seek to use copyrighted materials for noncommercial uses, parodies, or transformative works.
By - Posted Nov 08, 2007

Featured Stories

While this one-size-fits-all search approach has proven adequate at delivering the expected results, it has created a market opportunity for search engines that dive deep into the areas we're passionate about to bubble up answers that are more tailored to our individual interests.
By - Posted Nov 06, 2007
The trouble with streaming communications begins when you try to define it: Ask 10 different people, and you'll likely get 10 different answers. Whatever the definition, however, streaming offers teh world of business communication an exciting new medium to deliver its message.
By - Posted Nov 01, 2007
These days, the maturing of the business intelligence market and heightened user expectations for easy information access means the gap between BI and search is narrowing. The question is: Will the two every become one?
By - Posted Nov 13, 2007

Columns

Community is an organic phenomenon. You don't make it. You don't build it. At best, you cultivate it, and many publishers are finding it hard to break ground.
By - Posted Nov 09, 2007
Offering more content is not only better, it can also be a source of competitive advantage. Put simply, delighting the customer with choice can pay dividends.
By - Posted Nov 13, 2007
People contact me hoping that I can solve whatever the problem is with their intranet but have no idea of what I do or how I do it. So in case you are reading this and thinking of hiring a consultant, I thought I would tell you a little about how I go about "making your intranet work better."
By - Posted Nov 06, 2007
XML has established itself as the preferred technology for exchanging data between web applications. Now it has earned pride of place as a document markup language, its original purpose.
By - Posted Nov 09, 2007
The likelihood of any bottled water originating from pristine tropical falls may be questionable, but it does arouse my thoughts about evolving perceptions.
By - Posted Oct 23, 2007
When we are searching econtent, we often focus on constructing the perfect search strategy. If the information is out there, we'll find it, right? Well, no. While intelligent indexing, tagging, and enhanced metadata all help construct bigger needles in the information haystack, we still approach the haystack assuming we know what a needle looks like.
By - Posted Oct 30, 2007
While releasing financial results first via the company IR website and RSS feeds and then through a news release sent to one of the press-release distribution services may seem a small and obscure change, it signals that Sun takes direct digital delivery of information very seriously.
By - Posted Oct 30, 2007

Faces of EContent

"I don't get woken up in the middle of the night these days."
By - Posted Nov 01, 2007

Case Studies

As the photo-sharing site MyPhotoAlbum began to grow--with its storage needs along with it--the company realized that its ISP was no longer able to keep up with the site's demand. The company decided to move to an in-house storage system from ONStor to increase scalability and to regain a sense of control.
By - Posted Nov 16, 2007