Panelist Spotlight

Panelist Spotlight - "Tips & Tricks" is a half our segment that takes place on the last SharePoint ShopTalk of every month. A featured Panelist will share their expertise via a short presentation and demo. Our next segment takes place on 7.28.11.   ShopTalk Panelist Natalya Voskresenskaya  has referred BA Insight'sMartin Muldoon to present: 

Connecting SharePoint/FAST Search to Line of Business Systems
For over a decade, search vendors have promised organizations Unified Information Access to all enterprise systems, but without much success. In this session Martin Muldoon will explain why it is only now that this has finally become a possibility.

You will learn:
• What are the benefits of Unified Information Access?
• What are the primary challenges of connecting to enterprise systems?
• What are the capabilities of Microsoft’s new connector framework (BCS)
• BA Insight’s approach to connecting SharePoint / FAST to Business Systems

BA Insight will conduct a live a demo of their Exchange connector enabling e-Discovery and Compliance across the enterprise. Register for this Special Edition of ShopTalk today.

Speaker Bio
Martin Muldoon is the Director of Product Marketing at BA Insight, where he leads company’s product marketing strategy worldwide. As a co-founder of BA Insight, Martin has extensive experience in the Enterprise Search space with a particular focus on Microsoft Search technologies. Prior to that, while working at Suez, a global power utility company, Martin was awarded the Suez Innovation Award for the search based application he developed for company’s Environmental division.

Martin is a frequent speaker in the community and shares his extensive expertise in enterprise search technologies at various key conferences including TechEd, KM World, AIIM and others. Martin also spent a few years as an independent consultant leading deployment of various ERP systems. The firsthand experience of seeing users struggle accessing information from ERP, CRM, and messaging systems was the inspiration behind BA-Insight’s unique approach to integrated search on top of FAST and SharePoint Search.

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