A sharp eye for details: Enterprise search systems must scour more than ever before Government Computer News, May 22, 2006 by S. Michael Gallagher
Describes some of the specific demands of government business processes, and how some features such as video search are being incorporated into enterprise search by companies like FAST. Divides search into four categories: departmental; general-purpose enterprise search; customizable specialized search; and document management systems with search. Describes federated search from OpenText and Documentum, Vivisimo as well as Google's Search Appliance OneBox technology. In contrast, EasyAsk emphasizes multiple query and navigation depending on the data. The article also describes the value of entity extraction and taxonomy to improve search results.