Doug Turnbull

Doug Turnbull
Doug Turnbull, Solr and Elasticsearch expert and author of Relevant Search, lives and breathes smart, relevant search. Doug moves clients away from basic text matching to search with domain and business intelligence built in. To help bridge the gap, Doug created Quepid, a search relevancy collaboration canvas used extensively in Open Source Connection’s search work, and Splainer a Solr search results explanation tool and sandbox.

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A machine’s touch

Turn your search engine into your best salesperson

No matter how bright your salesman’s smile is, no matter how pretty the pattern on his clip-on tie, a search engine can still do a better understand what your customer is looking for. When it comes to selling stuff, online search systems can do better than humans, demonstrates Doug Turnbull.