Well, RSG was granted a special pre-pre-brief into SharePoint 2016. The results may surprise you.
Some advice: always start with the proposition that a vendor's "suite" is no better integrated than if you had selected separate, standalone tools from different suppliers.
Security is a touchy subject in the Web CMS world in general and very touchy in particular among open source WCXM projects, since open source platforms are frequently accused (often unfairly) of being inherently insecure by dint of their more open development models.
So it's been interesting to watch some Plone adherents contrast their platform's security profile to that of some major competitors
In both the 2007 and 2010 SharePoint releases, Microsoft heavily touted its web content and experience management (WCXM) improvements, typically referring to them as state-of-the-art. In reality, basic WCXM capabilities were "shoehorned" into SharePoint’s document-collaboration framework.
Ultimately, this meant that WCXM in SharePoint has never proven as functional, elegant, or cost-effective as
Here's the latest edition of our famous vendor subway map. With this latest iteration, we add the Cloud File Sharing marketplace, a.k.a., the beige line.
We also account for other vendor additions and subtractions -- typically via mergers and acquisitions, such as the ones that finally put Oracle firmly on the purple line
When Microsoft began releasing betas of Internet Explorer 9 in 2010, Redmond's huge global user community quickly started uncovering various strengths and weaknesses of the new version. One demerit quickly emerged that still hasn't completely gone away: IE9 doesn't play well with certain versions of the popular rich text editor ("RTE") TinyMCE as well as its main competitor, FCK/CK
As Marketing Automation tools become more sophisticated, enterprises acquire the confidence to use them for increasingly larger and more frequent campaigns. Yet, we know from talking to customers that many Marketing Automation platforms will groan a bit at scale
At any given time it seems like we're advising at least a couple major enterprises as they transition away from OpenText "Web Site Management,"-- a.k.a., RedDot
Along with previous acquisitions in adjacent technologies, the vendor can now check off a variety of functional boxes. Enterprisey Oracle has become a (modest) force in Digital Marketing technology.
That's nice for their salespeople, who will come to your office with more goodies to ply, but what does it really offer you the customer?
Yesterday Jane McConnell shared a nice tidbit from her (excellent) survey of global intranet managers, that "40% of large enterprises believe in the digital workplace."
I believe this is great progress
Identifying and selecting the right KM tools can prove a decisive factor in your success
I note with interest that OpenText is offering a a "software trade-in" for Autonomy customers.
The short version of my argument is this: I believe Autonomy's impressive financial results (at least those reported) served to conceal key warning signs about its aging flagship search technology, doped-up sales strategies, warped internal culture, and growing disdain for its own customers
Which brings me to MarkLogic, the XML repository vendor with some nice technology in search of a general-purpose use case. MarkLogic has been successful, but never took off