Be wary of hosting companies or other vendor partners that take on-premise software and convert it to multi-tenancy to sell as a shared service to more customers; this frequently does not end wel
A common question keeps popping up among our subscribers: when to use built-in services within a portal technology platform, versus opting for a third-party solution. Sometimes this question arises in connection with workflow services
Every year, we make technology predictions about the various content technology marketplaces that we cover. And rather uniquely, we go back and see how we fared. So here's how we fared with our 2013 predictions:
It's that time of year for our team of Real Story Group analysts to reveal our 2014 predictions, where we try to predict what the future holds in the technology world.
The more customers I speak to, the more I'm convinced that cloud-based file sharing (CFS) and sync services within enterprises are increasingly getting subsumed with enterprise software from other categories, most notably the Document Management and ECM tool vendors
We recently updated our Digital Marketing and Digital Workplace vendor map, which plots technology vendors across our nine different research areas.
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
We've just received word that The Digital Workplace Trends 2014 survey is now open
As most who have met me know, I am a gourmand in the traditional sense -- I love to indulge in great food, fine wines, and a well-crafted artisan cocktail. I spend almost as much time thinking about how great dishes, wines, and mixed drinks are assembled and made to "work" as a successful combination, as I do the technical components of digital asset management systems, and how they fit into larger enterprise architectures with other technologies Real Story Group spends its time dissecting and evaluating
Nearly all the tools in the marketplaces we cover claim to excel in "collaboration" services. Who could possibly not?
To some extent the vendors are justified, since collaboration has many flavors. For example, enterprises looking to create more collaborative digital environments often ask us if they should use their
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.
With two quarters passed in 2013, now's a good time to review what happened in the world of digital workplace and digital marketing technology -- and what it means for you
If you only muse about the Edward Snowden affair from the point of view of how much the NSA and the government may know about your Skype calls to colleagues in Ohio, you may want to consider another angle: security and your business applications.
Yesterday we published an advisory briefing, "Vendor and Integrator Reference Checks: Ask the Right Questions," which includes a list of 25 potential questions to ask, and the rationale for each
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