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ACS WA Information Management IM SIG - Searching Vs Finding: How to balance “empowerment” with “control” when it comes to classifying documents

Wednesday, 25 Jan 2017

There is an ever-present gap between “Searching” and “Finding” which on the web seems to be closing on a daily basis, but in our business systems remains stubbornly wide .

We have all encountered the frustration of looking for content at work that we know exists, but which has been poorly named or classified.

How do we respond to the perennial question, “Why can’t we just have Google at work”?

Is technology the answer? Is the machine learning revolution the silver bullet we are hoping for?

In this informative presentation, we look at both the technology and the strategies that can be employed to ensure that our corporate content supports both short-term usage and long-term discovery / re-use.

Join Craig McGowan, Director and Principal Consultant at Cadmus Consulting, for a chance to answer these and many more questions regarding enterprise search design and strategies.
Craig will share some insights gained over more than 30 years in the information management industry.

Pizza and Soft Drinks will be available On Arrival for guests.

About Craig McGowan 

Craig is a Chartered IT Professional with the British Computer Society, and a member of the ELITE (Effective Leadership in IT) forum, representing the views of CIOs, CTOs and IT Directors at EuroCIO. He has played a senior advisory role in many international organizations including the Australian Department of Defence, European Commission and European Space Agency.

Date: Wednesday 15th February 2017

Time: 5:30PM Registration for 5:45 Start




100 St Georges Terrace PERTH WA 6000 

CP Hours:    2

Register HERE