Unlock the hidden value of your unstructured content and gain new business insight: Really ? For us ?
Jackie Zhu 1100007DBS firstname.lastname@example.org | | Tags:  analytics content ecmredbooks insights search icawes
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Daniel Gagné is a Client Solution Professional and a Senior Certified Enterprise Content Management Architect in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Daniel joined IBM Canada in 1996 and currently has 30 years of experience in the Information Technology and Software industry. He specializes in collaboration, information management, content management and content analytics technologies. For the past 8 years, Daniel is the Canadian domain specialist in Search and Content Analytics solutions from IBM. He is a Certified Architect from the OpenGroup and a certified AIIM Professional member.
Having worked recently on a new IBM Redbooks publication (IBM Content Analytics with Enterprise Search: Discovering Actionable Insight from Your Content – coming soon), I want to cover a specific question often discussed around the domain of content and text analytics: How can the Content Analytics solution help my organization?
When IBM launched IBM Content Analytics with Enterprise Search (ICAwES, or simply ICA) in 2009, it integrated together the capabilities from the previous IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition and IBM Content Analytics solutions, based on a common data and documents crawling, parsing and document processing underlying infrastructure components. IBM also delivered enhanced analytics capabilities into the new ICAwES, which now cover both enterprise search and deep unstructured text analytics uses cases. If enterprise search is quite evident and obvious in today's world, what really are the use cases for content analytics?
At the base, ICAwES is a platform to derive rapid insight, transforming raw information (unstructured or structured content) into business insight quickly without building models or deploying complex systems. Most of IBM customers can enable their knowledge workers to derive insight in hours or days, not weeks or months. ICAwES is used by many customers from diverse industries to resolve specific problems such as:
So if you are interested in understanding how IBM Content Analytics can be used in those specific business or solution areas, I recommend you review chapter 2 of the up-coming IBM Redbooks publication, IBM Content Analytics with Enterprise Search: Discovering Actionable Insight from Your Content.
And as the recent IBM Information OnDemand 2013 conference just concluded, I also suggest you to review both Julie Vaccaro's blog entry entitled "Hello? McFly?", or directly some specific Content Analytics related IOD's presentations, where IBM customers presented their use cases leveraging ICAwES, like:
For IBM Content Analytics with Enterprise Search related BLOG posts, see:
For IBM Redbooks publication, see:
For more information, see also the following links: