Picture of Stephen E. ArnoldStephen E. Arnold

Search Expert

President, Arnold Information Technology

Stephen is a technology and financial analyst with more than 30 years of experience. Stephen has extensive operational and entrepreneurial experience, able to bridge the gap between new ideas and the financial implications of a technology.

He has worked in all aspects of software and online systems since graduating from college. Stephen is the author of six books and over 50 journal articles here amongst The Enterprise Search Report. His newest study is “Beyond Search: What to Do When Your Enterprise Search System Doesn’t Work” from 2008.

Arnold Information Technology

Enterprise search has been at the center of Arnold IT’s professional services for many years.

Arnold IT offers its clients a number of different professional services tailored to the needs of each individual installation. In search, one size does not fit all. Vendors and consulting firms with financial relationships with search vendors insist otherwise.

Their services are appropriate for systems professionals, procurement teams with a mix of experience and expertise, investment firms, developers of new search systems, and senior managers who want an outside expert to provide an objective analysis.

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Tuesday, November 4th: 13.00 - 16.00


Thursday, November 6th: 14.30 - 15.15

Track: Enterprise Search

Trends in Enterprise Search for 2009

The presentation will cover the main trends that are likely to dominate the search arena in 2009. This includes the following:

  • A review of three "interesting" vendors: Exalead, Attensity, and Endeca
  • A look at Google's emerging strategy to "become" the Internet for some users

Steve Arnold will also give suggestions for making money and building opportunities from these trends