On the cusp of search’s 30th birthday, that statement seems a bit startling. But keep in mind it took 20 years from when the first car was made to when Henry Ford put the Model T on the road. It would be another 100 years before a commercially viable electric car was available. And now — almost 125 years after inception — we are on the brink of the self-driving car.
So if we are still in the infancy of enterprise search and discovery — as Schubmehl suggests — where are we headed?