Enterprise search is an extensive search system that provides the means to search both structured and unstructured data sources with a single query. It addresses the needs of businesses that need to store, retrieve and track digital information of all kinds. Data sources in enterprise search systems includes information stored in many different containers such as e-mail servers, application databases, content management systems, file systems, intranet sites and external Web sites. Enterprise search systems provide users with fast query times and search results that are usually ranked in such a way that the information you need is easily accessible.
Enterprise search systems typically do not search the public Internet, but rather everything that is contained within the organization’s own private corporate network, on the inside of the firewall.
- enterprise whuffie
A slang term coined by Steve Gillmor to mean “the reputation of importance that employees would be able to acquire by becoming known as experts in different areas”. The reference originally appeared in Steve Gillmor’s eWeek column on Messaging and Collaboration that discusses Socialtext and the nature of relationships in enterprise social software.
- Entity Relationship Diagram
An entity relationship model, also called an entity-relationship (ER) diagram, is a graphical representation of entities and their relationships to each other, typically used in computing in regard to the organization of data within databases or information systems. An entity is a piece of data-an object or concept about which data is stored. Relationships Between […]
- eBay alternative
The slang phrase used to describe the growing number of online marketplaces that provide selling channels that does not include eBay, the top number one ranked marketplace in terms of traffic. In a general sense of the phrase, because eBay has long been ranked as the top selling channel, all others can be called an […]
- eBay Shopping API
Also called eBay Shopping Web Services, the eBay Shopping API offers access to public read-only data such as searching for items, products, reviews, and eBay member profiles. The eBay Shopping API can be used in search tools and other buyer-focused applications.
(1) The state of a computer, usually determined by which programs are running and basic hardware and software characteristics. For example, when one speaks of running a program in a UNIX environment, it means running a program on a computer that has the UNIX operating system. One ingredient of an environment, therefore, is the operating […]