For most enterprises, selecting technology can be like picking a winner of the NCAA Basketball Tournament.
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.
While I still find myself incapable of giving a satisfying answer to those asking the question, “What’s the best enterprise search engine?” -- in the same vein with “What’s the best CMS?” -- I have to admit that there’s one that stands out based on its activity and progress in the past few years, particularly when it comes to application search. And the name to the search engine is
Every so often, though, it is important to take a step back from the details and look at the more macro-trends that are facing today's business and technology decision-makers
Where's the fine print? You can creatively define a category that eliminates everyone else and preside over a parallel universe in which only you reside.
Salesforce.com has acquired EntropySoft, a French content integration and migration vendor. Some observers have speculated this is a way for Salesforce to enter the Enterprise Content Management marketplace. I think a closer look will reveal a different rationale
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
Today we updated our Enterprise Search evaluation stream, specifically with updates to two key platforms
If you've not seen the UK show (or the local variants that exist in the US, Australia, and Germany), one of the regular features is to set a timed lap in a vehicle as part of a review. Same track, same(ish) driver, and therefore a reasonable comparison on performance.
There are some lessons here for technology buyers.
Big Data has become simultaneously 2012's most onerous moniker of hype and seemingly a shortcut to raising investment
If you're undertaking a selection of a WCXM or a DAM system, or any other piece of enterprise technology for that matter, you'll want to see a demo, to witness first-hand all the bells and whistles
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
Each year around this time, all the Real Story Group analysts get together to partake in some crystal-ball gazing about where the content technology market will head in the next year.
Here are our collective predictions for 2013:
Identifying and selecting the right KM tools can prove a decisive factor in your success