An Expert Workshop & Think-Tank Event
13-14 October 2011, Seville (Spain)
The aim of this workshop, which will contribute to the CHORUS+ project, was to gain insights into the techno-economic trends in enterprise search and to study how they will impact the European economy and society.
The workshop was organised to discuss and analyse the following aspects of enterprise search:
Fourteen invited enterprise search experts and several CHORUS+ partners attended the workshop that was organized in these three thematic sessions, as corresponding thematic areas of enterprise search:
Some of the main themes of the "Exploring the Future of Enterprise Search" were:
For more information about the workshop sessions, please see the Final Agenda.
Day 1 – 13 October 2011
Session 1: Technologies, solutions and research issues
Session 2: Services, applications and business models (50min)
Session 3: Techno-economic aspects of enterprise search
Day 2 – 14 October 2011
Workshop and Think-Tank Roundtable discussion of the future trends and directions of Enterprise Search (covering technological and techno-economic aspects)
This expert workshop is regarded as an important part of the ongoing IPTS efforts to study the evolution of enterprise search at a time when this field is rapidly changing. Given the multi-disciplinary nature of enterprise search, it was deemed necessary to bring together at the workshop experts from different backgrounds, i.e. people from industry, academia and policy-making bodies, to discuss these important issues.
Shara Monteleone, Shara.Monteleone(at)ec.europa.eu