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Good search understands a user's intent, not just what they type.

We wrote Relevant Search, the definitive guide to building smarter Elasticsearch and Solr applications.

One of the best and most engaging technical books I've ever read. — Trey Grainger, Lucidworks
Will help you solve real-world search relevance problems for Lucene-based search engines — Dimitrios Kouizes-Loukas, Bloomberg

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From the blog

Your Recommendation Systems Aren't As Cool As My Friends Doug turnbull on August 21, 2016

Users listen to their friends, not your recommendation system. Is there a way to reimagine recommendation systems around social influence?

Content expert's guide to diagnosing site search relevance problems Doug turnbull on August 8, 2016

In this series of articles, I want to give you, the content person, a very practical and straight-forward guide to managing site search. We'll start by discussing diagnosis -- how to find problems. We'll use a simple, free analytics tool (google analytics). We'll make a few naive assumptions about these analytics that act as a good starting point.

Search for Lunch: this search expert will come speak for free at your company's lunch and learn Doug turnbull on August 1, 2016

The problem with lunch and learns is that everyone's busy! It's challenging to find enough time to put together a good presentation to the group. Luckily Doug is here!

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