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Filtering search results

When you run a search you might get just the result you are looking for on the top of the results list. More often you might need to sort through it a bit to get your nugget of gold. One quick way to narrow down your search results is to search by resource type. The resource types are grouped logically by their use in a work phase, rather than by their resource types. The idea is that people are either looking for raw data, analysis, definitions or people so we make the first big filtering happen at that level. My search on 'sales' returned 1127 results. That's obviously too many to go through one at a time so let's see how we can reduce that number. Selecting the All resource types dropdown reveals that 415 of the results are datasets, 592 are projects and analysis, 65 are terms in a business glossary, and 55 are people and organizations:


Since the goal of my search is to find data I can use in my project on quarterly sales numbers, I select data and get the following: