Document Management and Cloud Files Converging?

  • November 18, 2013

These segments are increasingly overlapping, as Cloud-based File Sharing (CFS) vendors build better Document Management (DM) capabilities (such as library services) and DM vendors build (or acquire) cloud-based file-sharing, sync, and lightweight collaboration services...

2014 Portals and Content Integration Market Analysis

  • November 15, 2013

RSG has just published our 2014 edition of the Portals & Content Integration Marketplace Analysis. This advisory looks at how the marketplace -- both in terms of products and vendors -- is evolving....

Why is Mobile Testing So Hard?

  • October 16, 2013

We often find enterprises underestimating the effort required to test mobile apps. After all, how much testing effort will it take if you are developing native apps for just two operating systems -- iOS and Android?...

PhoneGap/Cordova Vs Oracle and IBM Mobile Offerings

  • September 19, 2013

A key question arises: if you develop your mobile application using web technologies and use Cordova to wrap it, why license Oracle ADF Mobile, IBM Worklight, Adobe or one of the other commercial vendors in the first place instead of using Cordova directly?...

Liferay vs. Alfresco for Document Management

  • August 8, 2013

You might think comparing Liferay & Alfresco is like comparing apples and oranges, given each address different marketplaces (Portals and Document Management, respectively). But we're asked to compare these two very often....

Not all types of native mobile apps are created equal

  • July 31, 2013

Native apps offer some advantages over mobile web apps, and many enterprises want to offer them to their employees and customers. As a result, many of the tools that we evaluate in our forthcoming Enterprise Mobile Applications Report claim support for native apps. But as always, the devil lies in the details...

Updates to Document Management evaluations research - EMC Documentum

  • July 11, 2013

We recently updated the EMC Documentum evaluation chapter in our Document Management research, as well as a few minor updates to other vendors. These updates incorporate developments due to new product releases, marketplace changes, as well as customer feedback...

In Mobile Development, Run Everywhere can mean Debug Everywhere

  • June 25, 2013

"Write once, run anywhere" was a phrase used by Sun Microsystems as a major benefit for using the Java language. Mobile Application Platforms vendors have begun using the same phrase for justifying their value today.

To be sure, "Write once, run anywhere" (WORA) or "Write once, run everywhere" (WORE) has a tremendous appeal in mobile application development because of the huge number of mobile devices and mobile operating systems out there...

Cloud File-Sharing Platforms a Service in Your Enterprise Architecture - Part 2

  • May 10, 2013

In an earlier post on this topic, I  mentioned that for Cloud File-Sharing (CFS) Platforms to become a part of the enterprise layer -- as opposed to just serving as stand-alone tools like most of them do now -- they would need to improve in a number of areas. One of the key areas where almost all the tools need improvement is in the area of reporting and compliance...

Salesforce adds Social Advertising to Marketing Cloud

  • April 25, 2013

Salesforce launched a new service called "Social.com" as part of its Marketing Cloud offering. Social.com allows you to create ad campaigns for Facebook and Twitter. It actually came to Salesforce via its Buddy Media acquisition but Salesforce has re-launched it as a separately-branded produc...