May 30, 2012 11:48 ET

Coveo Customer, 3i plc, to Present "Implementing Search to Aid Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence" at Enterprise Search Europe 2012

Multinational Private Equity and Venture Capital Firm to Present Case Study Highlighting the Importance of Advanced Knowledge Search and Employee Insight for Better Business Alignment

QUEBEC--(Marketwire - May 30, 2012) - Coveo today announced that customer, 3i plc, one of the world's leading international investors focused on private equity, infrastructure and debt management, will present at Enterprise Search Europe 2012, May 30-31, 2012, Hilton London Olympia, U.K. The session titled, "Implementing Search to Aid Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence," will be led by Senior Consultant Damon Fordham and will take place Thursday, May 31 at 11:00 a.m.

The "Implementing Search to Aid Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence" session will discuss 3i's project to adopt an advanced enterprise search platform as a means to improve workforce accessibility to information, regardless of location. It will cover the impetus for the project, the business benefits and how 3i is using Coveo's enterprise search platform-based, Insight Solutions to aid knowledge management initiatives and align with corporate goals. The presentation will also discuss how advanced knowledge search will be deployed in the future in legal, compliance and Business Intelligence initiatives. Delegates will:

  • Understand how 3i made a business case for enterprise search to help employees access information and share knowledge
  • Discover the issues faced during rollout, and how they were overcome
  • Gain insight into future directions for the technology and the benefits to 3i
  • Learn about the business results of advanced enterprise search implementations -- better, faster, more informed investment decisions, to benefit clients

Damon Fordham is a senior consultant with 3i plc. Previously in development, Fordham currently oversees and consults on various initiatives for the company. He has been involved in enterprise search technology for the last eight years and has taken part in the migration of three search solutions through his work with 3i plc.


  • Who: Damon Fordham, senior consultant, 3i plc
  • What: "Implementing Search to Aid Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence"
  • Where: Enterprise Search Europe, Hilton London Olympia, U.K.
  • When: Thursday, May 31, 11:00 a.m.

Based on its industry-leading, advanced enterprise search platform, Coveo's Insight Solutions instantly assemble information that is contextually relevant and personalized to the user, end-to-end throughout the enterprise. Coveo solutions engage knowledge to help executives, employees, customers and partners access the information they need to facilitate decision making, improve day-to-day efficiencies and operations and cultivate one-to-one customer relationships. The technology indexes data from virtually any system -- in the cloud, on social networks and behind the firewall, and presents it in role-based consoles configured to work the way the user prefers.

For more information on Coveo's Insight Solutions or the 3i plc success story, visit or

About Coveo
Coveo transforms companies' ability to gain insight from diverse and overwhelming amounts of unstructured and structured data, whether it exists behind the firewall or in social media. Coveo's unified indexing technology connects broadly with all systems to create a virtual integration layer, from which role-based Insight Consoles present consolidated, correlated information mashups. Greater insight enables increased sales and shorter sales cycles, faster innovation for better product development, more effective and efficient customer service, more relevant customer experiences and ultimately, increased profitability.

Coveo customers range from Fortune 100 companies such as Lockheed Martin, PepsiCo and Verizon, to Global 2000 companies such as GEICO and CA Technologies, to mid-sized businesses such as Terumo Medical and Children's Hospital of Boston. For more information, visit

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