Posts Tagged ‘index’

Forrester’s U.S. Customer Index Worsened in 2017

Forrester has a blog post that highlights the high-level results from the latest U.S. Customer Experience Index Report. First the results because they are interesting: This year’s Customer Experience Index report for US brands revealed a CX leadership gap — not a single brand has risen to the top of our rankings and continue to move upward. […]

Forrester's U.S. Customer Index Worsened in 2017

Forrester has a blog post that highlights the high-level results from the latest U.S. Customer Experience Index Report. First the results because they are interesting: This year’s Customer Experience Index report for US brands revealed a CX leadership gap — not a single brand has risen to the top of our rankings and continue to move upward. […]

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Coveo for Sitecore: Customizing Index Parameters

The other day a client asked me how they could exclude specific user-related pages (e.g. login, registration, and change password pages) from being indexed and showing up in search results. The No Index Field in the Content Editor is a great way to accomplish this without slowing down your indexing operations.

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How to Force the Index to Update on the CD Server

The issue: Index not updating properly A while back I ran into an issue where the index on the CD server was not updating correctly. I checked the EventQueue table and the event existed to update the index but it just wasn’t happening. The client was frustrated since the items had been published but the […]

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Indexing Patterns in Sitecore

Proper Search Index implementation is an essential part of development for the Sitecore platform. When you begin to work with indexes, you have to decide what index to use in your project and how store data in it. This article intends to show you possible options and give you tools to make educated decisions.

Putting your Google Search Appliance index on a diet

Setting up a web crawler in the Google Search Appliance is a piece of cake — you enter a starting URL and some boundaries and let it rip.  The GSA will spider its way around until it finds every reachable page in the site.  For a well-structure site, this usually produces very good results, but not all sites […]

An Architectural Approach to Cognos TM1 Design

Overtime, I’ve written about keeping your TM1 model design “architecturally pure”. What this means is that you should strive to keep a models “areas of functionality” distinct within your design. Common Components I believe that all TM1 applications, for example, are made of only 4 distinct “areas of functionality”. They are absorption (of key information […]

A Practice Vision

Vision Most organizations today have had successes implementing technology and they are happy to tell you about it. From a tactical perspective, they understand how to install, configure and use whatever software you are interested in. They are “practitioners”. But, how may can bring a “strategic vision” to a project or to your organization in […]

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IBM OpenPages GRC Platform –modular methodology

The OpenPages GRC platform includes 5 main “operational modules”. These modules are each designed to address specific organizational needs around Governance, Risk, and Compliance. Operational Risk Management module “ORM” The Operational Risk Management module is a document and process management tool which includes a monitoring and decision support system enabling an organization to analyze, manage, […]

The installation Process – IBM OpenPages GRC Platform

When preparing to deploy the OpenPages platform, you’ll need to follow these steps: Determine which server environment you will deploy to – Windows or AIX. Determine your topology – how many servers will you include as part of the environment? Multiple application servers? 1 or more reporting servers? Perform the installation of the OpenPages prerequisite […]

IBM OpenPages Start-up

IBM OpenPages Start-up

In the beginning… OpenPages was a company “born” in Massachusetts, providing Governance, Risk, and Compliancesoftware and services to customers. Founded in 1996, OpenPages had more than 200 customers worldwide including Barclays, Duke Energy, and TIAA-CREF. On October 21, 2010, OpenPages was officially acquired by IBM: http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/32808.wss What is it? OpenPages provides a technology driven way […]

Configuring Cognos TM1 Web with Cognos Security

Recently I completed upgrading a client’s IBM Cognos environment – both TM1 and BI. It was a “jump” from Cognos 8 to version 10.2, and TM1 9.5 to version 10.2.2. In this environment, we had multiple virtual servers (Cognos lives on one, TM1 on one and the third is the gateway/webserver). Once the software was […]

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