Sharing our thoughts & perspective.
Failure to Launch - Why Your Search Initiatives Fail
Having implemented hundreds of search projects we have begun to recognize some patterns that impede their success at achieving the desired results.READ MORE
Spring Cleaning for Google for Work
Google announces the winding down of sales of the current Google Search Appliance (GSA) to customers and partners. Support for the current hardware platform continues through 2019.READ MORE
Move for the Kids 5K - Moving on up for Sophia Walk/Run
Run/walk 3.1 miles at "Move for the Kids" to support for the patients and families at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.READ MORE
GSA Best Practices - Using Multiple XSLT with a Single Frontend
Using traditional XSLT approaches with the Google Search Appliance.READ MORE
Confluence Search Doesn't Have to Suck.
Confluence’s online editing, extensive add-ons marketplace, and ease of use has made it an ideal platform to write documentation and collaborate.READ MORE
Enhanced Autocomplete for Enterprise Search
Users expect more, use an ecommerce technology, enhanced autocomplete, to increase findability for enterprise search.READ MORE
Improving Enterprise Search Experience (5 Paths)
Daily interactions with search tend to establish user behavior patterns setting expectations, criteria for success and expectations of how search should work.READ MORE
Google Docs: Remember to Change Ownership Before Removing an Account
Google Apps Tip, remember that when you delete an account, you also delete all of the documents that that user was an owner of.READ MORE
MS Walk 2010 Chicago
MC+A is proud to be sponsoring a Walk team "Cizmar Fundraisers" for the 2010 MS Walk in Chicago.READ MORE
Justifying an Enterprise Search Purchase
Why is finding what you need so difficult? I have been thinking about why always seem to be the case.READ MORE
MC+A 5 Years Old. A Time for Reflection.
It's been 5 years since the current MC+A organization was formed (When we relocated from San Francisco to Chicago, we reorganized).READ MORE
Searching Through Time
Time seems to be flying faster and faster as each year goes by.READ MORE
The Cloud Computer Revolution
We came across a couple of interesting whitepapers about the cloud computing solutions and felt that it would be best to address this in our own way.READ MORE
Case Study - Jumpstart to Findability
Findability Project is the public face of a special technology search project undertaken by Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC).READ MORE
Securing Search, Simply
Google Search Appliance's ability to protect corporate information.READ MORE
IT: Cost Center or Business Enabler?
In this difficult economic environment, it’s easy to see why many companies will look to slash 2009 IT budgets in an effort to reduce costs and streamline operations.READ MORE
The Right Resources
Series of best practices for integrating enterprise search is the desire for companies to have knowledgeable workers.READ MORE
It's Only Good if it's Win/Win. What Does That Really Mean?
Do you really want the cheapest price? Or would it be more accurate to say you want the best value?READ MORE
Interview: Reflecting on 10 Years of MC+A
MC+A started ten years ago before Big Data was used in daily conversation, and before knowledge management became part of the business lexicon.READ MORE
When it comes to search, it can never be fast enough
SRCH2 recently announced the results of some in house benchmark testing and they are impressive.READ MORE