Posts Tagged ‘ search ’

Yahoo & Microsoft – The Search (for the best alliance ??) is over??

Jul 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

It is amazing that within a few hours of my talking about the unwieldiness of big companies, there was an announcement made followed by widespread market reaction, which served to illustrate one of the points I was making in that post. I am alluding to the Yahoo! – Microsoft merger and the reactions that it […]

The Search Problem

Feb 8th, 2009 | By | Category: design

In almost every application, there exists some kind of ability to execute a search for information. In fact, an application without a search screen is probably too trivial to even be justifiably called as an application. A search screen allows the user to look for “some stuff” by entering some criteria for searching. A new […]

The Search Strategy

Dec 23rd, 2007 | By | Category: design

We all have to write applications that incorporate some kind of filtering. These include the normal search screen which captures a set of criteria for a search. The results are displayed in summary form when the user clicks the “Submit” button. These summary results can be further clicked to show detail views of particular items. […]