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Artificial Intelligence for Insurance – the next revolution?

Originally posted on Insurance People Magazine, Feb 2016. Peter Wallqvist believes Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to revolutionise the insurance sector, and explains how greater efficiency and better customer service can be combined with reduced costs via the automation of operational processes The insurance sector is a highly competitive market which has recently faced…

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Indexing into Elasticsearch

Elasticsearch is a highly scalable open source search engine and best of all it’s free so I downloaded it (https://www.elastic.co/downloads/elasticsearch) to see what it could do. It was extremely easy to get going and you could start indexing simple JSON objects and start searching for them which was a nice feature. However, then I got…

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SharePoint 2016 Search

Here at RAVN HQ we were very excited with the news from the Ignite conference that took place last week. Especially the news around Enterprise Search. We were enlightened with the news that SharePoint 2016 will still be using the “kernel” SharePoint 2013 Search Server, this makes a lot of sense since Microsoft spent a…

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Auto Tagging in Microsoft SharePoint 2013

In this blog I describe how to perform Auto Tagging in Microsoft SharePoint 2013 with the new RAVN Pipeline 5.0. Auto Tagging including extracting people and locations that are mentioned in the document text and then tagging them to a Managed Metadata column in a SharePoint Document Library, as well as, automatically building up the…

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Solving bandwidth and latency problems in Document Management Systems using distributed environments with Enterprise Search

The Problem Large, geographically diverse organisations are very likely to have document content located around several different locations. Often it is housed in a distributed Document Management System (DMS), and just as often housed on shared drives in local offices. This situation can become problematic if the employees in these organisations are expected to access,…

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