Saturday 8th June, 2013
2:15pm to 3:30pm
The release of SharePoint 2013 has provided numerous enhancements and improvements to the product. One of the major enhancements is the evolution of the search service provided with SharePoint 2013. In this session we are going to explore some of the features included with the latest release of SharePoint search including:
• The new search architecture and what it means for your organization – FAST and SharePoint search combined to make the best of both worlds.
• Search engine changes – including optimizations and changes to the keyword query language (KQL).
• New options for crawling content – keeping data fresh.
• The use of Analytics within the search engine – how the search engine makes use of both content and user actions to identify what information may be more relevant to users.
• The new Content Search Web Part – one of the really neat new features of SharePoint 2013 that allows us to aggregate content that meets certain criteria or parameters -- the Content Query Web Part of the search world.
As part of the session we will examine new ways to present search results (no more XSL!) to our users, as well as explore the code necessary to create and produce a custom display template. We will complete the session by creating a sample intranet site that uses the new search tools to present timely, pertinent information without the user ever typing in a keyword.
Principal Architect - SharePoint, Search and Collaboration bio from LinkedIn
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