Amarjeet Singh Mundi is a client Solution Professional in the IBM Industry Solutions ECM Technical Team. He joined IBM in 2005 and has more than 13 years of experience in ECM. He is a Certified IBM ECM Solution Architect. He works with customers and business partners in adopting IBM ECM Solutions. Amarjeet is a regular speaker on ECM in customer events, conferences and seminars. He holds a Degree in Electronics Engineering and Masters in Business Administration from Symbiosis, Pune.
The most common question asked by customers is – “Does your product provide Import and Export capabilities out of the box?” For Hardware person, out of the box means, it will not come with the box, For Software person, everything has to come out of the box.
Why Customers need OOTB?
Zero coding, easy to configure, proven and tested, quick to deploy, address version upgrades, quick time to value and other customers are already benefitting from it.
What does IBM Content Analytics provide?
IBM Content Analytics provide Import and Export capabilities out of the box, Admin can Import CSV files. Import CSV feeds the data directly to Parse and Index Step. This is a quick and easy way to analyze content without going through the Crawl Step. Admin can also set options for Export after Crawl, Analyze and Search. Users can Export in CSV / XML with the user action from Search and Content Miner user interface. Look for the chapter on Import and Export in the upcoming IBM Redbooks publication on IBM Content Analytics.
BEFORE you read this chapter
How to analyze content from the information sources above and feed to the Enterprise Platforms below?
AFTER you read this chapter
Solution: Using IBM Content Analytic’s Import and Output functions to do so easily and efficiently.
Most of the applications accept data in open format like CSV and XML. IBM Content Analytics adds Database and Custom plug-in apart from exporting the data in CSV and XML. Figure After shows some of the applications that can consume data from Content Analytics in various stages of search and content mining. Deep Inspection is another Export Option where Unattended Facet Findings can be exported from Content Analytics which allows business analyst to closely monitor trends from the latest and weekly changing content data.
You can find out more about Import and Export and other functions and capabilities of Content Analytics from the IBM Redbooks publication.
For IBM Content Analytics with Enterprise Search related BLOG posts, see:
- Unlock the hidden value of your unstructured content and gain new business insight
- Identifying meaningful token with IBM Content Analytics Studio
- Add your insights to user queries - Query expansion and document ranking
- IBM Content Analytics - Import and Export OOTB (Out Of the Box)
For IBM Redbooks publication, see:
- IBM Content Analytics with Enterprise Search: Discovering Actionable Insight from Your Content (coming soon!)