For most enterprises, selecting technology can be like picking a winner of the NCAA Basketball Tournament.
Your existing enterprise software tools -- such as your Web CMS or Portal tools -- can take you only so far. The argument in their favor is that the these tools separate content or raw information from its presentation. So then if you already have a content management system managing content for your website, then it is just a matter of creating a new template optimized for mobile. But is it really that simple?
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.
Oracle has done this before; at some point in time, they had four or five different Portal products. However, it took a really long time for them to actually consolidate and integrate multiple offerings. So while it may be a good thing to get different options from one single vendor
Apache Cordova, the open source hybrid app development environment, has released a new version (3.3.0 for those tracking it). This release fixes a lot of bugs for Android, Windows and Blackberry devices. More importantly, it also now supports Ubuntu Touch and Amazon's Fire mobile operating systems
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.
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.
Execution aside, let's acknowledge that the specifications for HealthCare.gov were extraordinarily complex. In fact, they hit the web application trifecta, in having to
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?
Explicitly stated or not, vendors too specialize in particular use cases -- their marketing pitches notwithstanding. For instance, products from vendors like
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?