Search Technology Radar
The Search Technology Radar
2021 is the first year for the Search Technology Radar! Look for updates after each year's Haystack conference.
What is the Search Technology Radar?
The Haystack 2021 Search Technology Radar is a list of search-related technologies and methods along with an assessment of each, called ring assignment. Our radar is based off Zalando's Tech Radar, which is itself derived from the Thoughtworks Radar.
We use four rings with the following semantics:
What is the purpose?
The Search Technology Radar is a reference tool for the search relevance community. We hope the radar will help others with decision making around search-related projects. Based on the pioneering work of ThoughtWorks, our Search Technology Radar sets out the changes in technologies that are interesting in software development — changes that we think our engineering teams should pay attention to and use in their projects.
How do we maintain it?
The Search Technology Radar is maintained by the OpenSource Connections team through contributions from individuals in the search field. We plan to update the radar after collaboration and conversation at each year's Haystack conference.