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Webinar: What’s Next: 5 Insight Engine Features to Implement Right Now

Answering the Question of…”What Now?” Insight engines augment search technology with artificial intelligence to deliver insights — in context and using various modalities — derived from the full range of enterprise content and data. Gartner Recorded on: Tuesday, February  26th Michael Cizmar (@michaelcizmar), Founder and Managing Director here at MC+A for a webinar answering the question of ‘What Now?’ with …

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Reflecting & Looking forward – Insight Engines adoption drives growth

A quick update: Insight Engines propel MC+A’s > 100% YOY Services Growth. Starting in 2016, MC+A began the transition from the Google Search Appliance to the next generation of search-related technologies.  Gartner classified this combination of search ingestion and machine learning technologies as “Insight Engines” in their Magic Quadrant report as a search platform that provides users a “more natural …

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Webinar: Innovation Goes Beyond a Search Box

Innovation Goes Beyond a Search Box Thursday, June 14th 2:00 pm ET/11:00 am PT | 45 minutes Speakers: Michael Cizmar, President and Managing Director at MC+A The Case for Building Insight Engines Join MC+A Managing Director Michael Cizmar for a discussion on how emerging best practice approaches to search can provide you with the capabilities to deliver search as an …

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GSA Replacement Pro Tip: You Should be Mapping Fields

Why Field Mapping? The Google Search Appliance was effectively schemaless and required no mapping of content source fields and metadata to an internal schema. The schema-less design is in complete contrast to every other search index. Through the many migrations that we’ve performed in the past year, we’ve noticed an emergent pattern where our customers have difficulty relating to this. …

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How to Innovate with Search. Habits of Successful Teams

Use an innovation playbook to improve business outcomes. Many CIOs and IT leaders are feeling the pressure to build the innovative projects and ideas using emerging technology like chatbots, virtual assistants, AI, and more, but they’re at a loss on how to get started and how to use search as a secret weapon to build a foundation for innovation. Project …

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Why We Built a Bridge for the Google Search Appliance Replacement

Lift and Shift as a method for GSA replacement In the two years since the announcement of the Google Search Appliance end of life and sales wind down, we have seen three trends arise from prospects and customers that we talk to that are consistent across industry verticals and business units: The desired to delay costs and risk associated with …

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Webinar: Don’t Get Left Behind

How to Use Your GSA Project to Build a Foundation for Innovation Wednesday, April 25 2:00 pm ET/11:00 am PT | 45 minutes Speakers: Michael Cizmar, President and Managing Director at MC+A Diane Tetrault, Sr. Director, Product Marketing at Coveo Building an Innovation Platform Don’t miss out on delivering groundbreaking innovation by holding yourself back with a like-for-like ‘OEM’ replacement …

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Using Elastic Stack to aid with your GSA replacement Planning

The Elastic Stack provides insights on how your users are searching. Log analysis is the first step to planning your GSA replacement. Why use Elastic Stack (ELK) in GSA replacement planning? We have written previously on uses for the Elastic Stack. We often the first step and deciding where to go to look at where you’ve been. If you have …

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MC+A Announces Connector Bridge to reduce risk with GSA Migrations

This new solution allows GSA customers to reduce risk in Google Search Appliance replacement projects CHICAGO, IL – [Feburary 8, 2018] – Michael Cizmar + Associates, LTD (MC+A) today is pleased to announce the release of its Connector Bridge software solution.  The MC+A Connector Bridge allows Google Search Appliance (GSA) customers to accelerate their transition on to a new technology …

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