The Joys of Interstitial Search

This post at Silicon Valley Watcher fits nicely into one of my pet theses: In business/competitive intelligence, less is more when it to search. Put another way, small search sets that are properly directed and well understood are much more useful than giant driftnets that float in a context-free ocean. This is an interesting catch from SVW, but this sort of find should be part of an interstitual search tool — one that looks between the places that search engines look today:

Google yesterday posted a job listing for a strategic partner development manager on craigslist. Of interest is this line: “This high-visibility role requires someone who will be responsible for identifying, structuring and negotiating licensing relationships with some of Googles largest and most strategic partners to acquire and monetize a wide range of video and audio content.”