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How Enterprise Search Engines Increase Organizational Productivity
Today's most common challenges are a disconnected/disengaged workforce, broken business processes, and overall decreased inefficiency. As a result, digital workplace solutions have gained popularity because they provide a comprehensive solution capable of integrating various tools and applications.
Fremont, CA: The process of making content from various data points accessible and available to users across the entire organization is called Enterprise search. Although a simple concept, implementing an effective search engine is a difficult task. Organizations must plan and prepare their various sets of data in order to assist the search engine in extracting accurate results.
A knowledge management system (KMS), network (ESN), an intranet portal, an enterprise social, instant messaging, and other features are joint in a digital workplace.
It integrates various third-party software applications used internally, ranging from CRM to Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS). A digital workplace must collect data from all of these data sources and make it widely accessible to users in a centralized location for better usage and efficiency – thus the importance of the enterprise search engine.
The Benefits of Using an Enterprise Search Engine
Employees devote less time to information seeking:
According to various studies, employee time spent searching for insights is one of the most persistent challenges confronting organizations today. Employees' access to information is hampered by the plethora of tools and business applications they use daily. According to International Data Corporation, the knowledge worker spends 2.5 hours, or roughly 30% of the workday, looking for information.
An enterprise search engine that meets the criteria can significantly reduce employees' time switching between tools and apps to find what they need. In addition, robust connectors, combined with AI capabilities, enable quick access to information.
Enhance employee onboarding:
Onboarding is frequently a difficult task for both employers and employees. However, with a simple query, a powerful search engine should allow newcomers to access a wide range of content available in the digital workplace, from training sessions to company policies.
You can gain access to a vast knowledge base:
Quick and easy access to large sets of data assists users (particularly decision-makers) in using the data stored in their databases. For example, search engines can make predictions based on historical data or old access documents.
Enterprise search engines are critical for organizations because they help businesses improve productivity by providing quick and timely access to large data sets.
Search engine technology has advanced significantly over the years. Thanks to constant innovation from tech titans such as Google, technology evolved alongside the internet to become an essential part of daily life. Users are constantly searching and crawling through search results, whether from the comfort of their homes or at their desks.