What’s new at Glean?
The 2023 onboarding survey report
Employees are shifting jobs more often than ever, and the volume of information and tools we use has ballooned – but onboarding hasn't kept up to accommodate. Discover in this new report how onboarding processes need to change to enable workers to thrive in the modern workplace.
Harnessing LLMs and GPT to power modern business success
Discover how improvements to generative AI brought them to the forefront of modern workplace transformation – and how best to integrate them into several key areas of enterprise business.
Enterprise language models: Choosing the right approach for your business needs
With a world of enterprise language models to choose from, making the right choice can be tricky. Discover in our blog the top considerations you need to keep in mind while prospecting different models.
Discover what it takes to deliver exceptional enterprise search
Learn how Glean search provides deeply personalized and relevant results through innovative machine learning, indexing, and an enterprise knowledge graph
Glean and Google Cloud partner to unlock generative AI for enterprises through trusted knowledge models
Our latest partnership with Google Cloud enables us to deliver dependable generative experiences and trusted knowledge to ever more enterprise customers.
Unlocking the Power of Vector Search in Enterprise
One of the biggest hurdles to enterprise LLM adoption is ensuring accuracy and trustworthiness in output. Discover how Glean solves for this by implementing a multi-dimensional approach including vector search, traditional keyword search, and advanced personalization to deliver exceptional search capabilities.
Enterprises need more from LLMs: On coherence vs knowledge
LLMs have made incredible progress over the past few years, and everyone’s wondering what’s next. However, LLMs need to refine the balance between coherence and knowledge before they’re capable of transforming the enterprise workplace like people are expecting them to.
How Glean uses Apache Beam Streaming to efficiently read a large corpus from MySQL
Glean crawls through hundreds of millions of documents every day to ensure search quality and relevance. Check out how we utilize streaming to ensure horizontal scalability and streamlined processes.
Why we joined Glean – Growing a global opportunity
Glean is an incredible opportunity to revolutionize the way everyone works. Check out why we chose to join Glean and tackle the exciting mission of growing its presence in the European market.
Glean partners with Google Cloud to deliver and scale leading enterprise search
Glean is officially partnering with Google Cloud to deliver and scale the leading enterprise search solution for the new era of digital work.
Why I joined Glean – Enterprise search, solved
Glean is solving the most critical problem of today’s digital workplaces. Discover why I chose to join Glean, and how it’s uniquely poised to revolutionize enterprise knowledge management and discovery.
A year of Glean: 2022 Glean roundup
2022 was an incredible year. Check out a recap of the biggest features we built last year to transform digital work, what users had to say about Glean, along with a word from our founder.
Transforming the state of search – Why it’s Glean’s time to shine
Opportunities like Glean pop up once in a lifetime. Here’s why I joined the company, and why it’s Glean’s time to shine.
Top 3 IT trends impacting business success in 2023
Companies are set to further lean on digital transformation and hybrid work in 2023. Discover three crucial IT trends businesses need to mind to stay ahead of the curve.
Consumer technology can save the digital workplace
More human, consumer-friendly technology is key to a better digital workplace. Check out why, and how Glean’s leading the way.
Building the Foundations of Employee Success
Discover through Glean’s latest study why long-term employee success hinges on great onboarding, and how information inaccessibility can cost you.
From surviving to thriving: what do office workers need to succeed at work?
It takes one year and seven months for most workers to thrive at a new job. Discover why, and how to better set employees up for success.
From school to silicon valley: building great careers
Putting your best foot forward into the software industry can seem daunting. Here’s a few critical tips that helped propel my career across companies like Google, Rubrik, and now Glean.
How Glean scales monitoring capability in the Cloud
Glean’s single-tenant model of service deployment guarantees best-in-class security – but it also results in complex monitoring challenges as we scale our customer base. Discover how our unique in-house tool comprehensively tackles the problem while improving our productivity and error visibility.
Making it even easier to bring the right information together using Collections
As more teams started using Collections, we realized how important it was to help people figure out which documents inside a given Collection were most relevant. You can now create Subcollections, which allow you to organize a group of documents and links into hierarchies and nest them within a Collection. You can also use Headers to create sections within Collections.
Optimizing our CSS at Glean
Inline styles didn’t scale with Glean's growth, so we chose a new solution that optimized performance and developer experience. But it didn’t come without a learning curve.
The unsolved problem of enterprise autocomplete
Glean uses autocomplete to surface search suggestions with near-zero delay. Here’s how Glean’s Search Features team addresses the technical challenges of making fast and useful suggestions.
How Glean's profiles make work more personal
Who we work with matters at least as much as what we do. Glean's user profiles are here to help.
Finding your people with Glean
Every day, Glean users make thousands of people-seeking queries within their companies. Here’s how Glean quickly and intelligently surfaces the right results.
Answers to save time on simple repeat questions
For those looking for answers to work- or company-related questions, it can be difficult to find the right information quickly. Our recent update to Answers quickly resolves queries, whether people ask via Slack or search on Glean.
Using our identity schema to deliver personalized, permissions-aware results
Identity is at the core of ensuring that Glean users see the best, most personalized results. Here’s how we do it, while respecting the permissions model of each connector.
How we migrated 150 Cloud SQL instances using GCP DMS
We migrated our Cloud SQL instances— a central part of the Glean index building architecture— to MySQL8. Here’s how we did it.
Why Glean’s announcements are the best way to do internal communications
It can be hard for everyone to stay abreast of important announcements. Here's how Glean can help your company.
Testing and deploying our search engine cluster
Testing and deploying our search engine cluster is critical for delivering a best-in-class search product. Here’s how we do it.
Incrementally deploying ranking code at Glean
While frequent iterative releases are helpful when making ranking improvements, they can be tricky to pull off, especially in a stateful service. Here’s how we do it.
Return to the workplace realities
A survey of 1,162 knowledge workers conducted by The Harris Poll found that adjusting back to an in-office or hybrid workplace has real consequences on employees’ abilities to collaborate, and is raising concerns for employees who’ve adjusted to a remote-working way of life.
Building a strong, customer-obsessed go-to-market team
Leading a category— enterprise search and knowledge management— requires a strong, customer-obsessed go-to-market team partnering deeply with product and engineering.
Growing our skills at a growing company: Why working for Glean worked for us
During our three-month internship, we received incredible mentorship, worked on high-impact projects, and saw the company hit major milestones.
Hybrid workplace habits & hangups
The workplace has changed. Employees are working from more places, using more SaaS tools, and expecting more from their workplace experience. A survey of 1,043 knowledge workers conducted by The Harris Poll found that SaaS sprawl—and its drag on employee productivity and experience—is real.
Glean raises $100M series C at $1B valuation to power search and discovery across workplace SaaS apps
Sequoia leads investment in Glean’s powerful, unified search solution to help employees combat knowledge fragmentation and SaaS sprawl at work.
Why you should join Glean | Part 2: The problem
Choosing which startup you want to join is a decision made with imperfect information. One of the most ambiguous parts of the decision is understanding the problem they’re trying to solve.
Organizing your team’s knowledge with Collections
Nearly seven months after launch, search remains at the core of Glean. But there’s still an opportunity for curated collections of information.
Why you should join Glean | Part 1: The team
A little over two years ago, I wrote about why I left Google. Now I’m sharing why I chose Glean, as I reflect on the first chapter of our journey here.
How we analyzed and fixed a Golang memory leak
Optimizing performance and resource costs for a modern cloud-only architecture often results in interesting technical challenges. Here’s how we discovered and debugged a Golang memory leak.
How Glean loads instantly - Glean
At a company where we’re unencumbered by any motivation to hold people’s eyeballs as long as possible just to show them ads, Speed is our favorite feature.
5 ways Glean helps you have a healthier relationship with work
Rather than resolve to do more work in the new year, why not have a better work experience with Glean’s enterprise search software?
Help tips for growth inside a hypergrowth startup
If you are a new hire at a hypergrowth start, it can be overwhelming. Take a look at the following tips to help you succeed.
Don’t be afraid to pivot early in your career—it’s a feature, not a bug
If you want to broaden your skills and learn from some of the best, making the pivot to join a growth-stage startup is the perfect move.
How Go Links can save you headaches at work
Finding company resources can be tough. But there’s a better way to share content within your company.
Making it personal: How AI work assistants might outperform human ones
The best human personal assistants know us and anticipate our every need. Expectations for AI work assistants shouldn't be any lower. In fact, they should be higher.
Why you should run a Principal Component Analysis (PCA) to choose your first job out of college
Glean’s own Lauren Zhu explains why you should run a principal component analysis (PCA) to find your first job out of college and gives 5 tips to consider.
Enterprise search is hard: why it’s so behind—and what it’ll take to catch up
It takes a complex software to keep up with modern demands of enterprise search software. Glean offers reliable search for documents, applications, and more.
Meet Glean. The work assistant with intuition.
Glean brings you exactly the information you need, right when you need it. Making it easier for you and your team to get big things done.