Added By Tony Byrne on 1-Apr-2013
Well, RSG was granted a special pre-pre-brief into SharePoint 2016. The results may surprise you. ... Continue Reading
Added By Kashyap Kompella on 21-Feb-2013
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. ... Continue Reading
Added By Tony Byrne on 8-Feb-2013
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 ... Continue Reading
Added By Theresa Regli on 31-Jan-2013
I had made the case that mobile-enabled user interfaces for content management systems -- ones that allow you to pull up a content management system on a mobile device to maintain your web site, documents, or other digital assets -- was a very real and current way of managing content. My fellow panelist, however, thought no one was going to be bothered managing enterprise content on their mobile device ... Continue Reading
Added By Tony Byrne on 18-Dec-2012
Every year we make predictions about the coming annum, and every year, we go back and see how our predictions actually fared. See, for example, our assessment of our 2011 predictions.
Added By Tony Byrne on 5-Dec-2012
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 ... Continue Reading
Added By Theresa Regli on 4-Dec-2012
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: ... Continue Reading
Added By Tony Byrne on 30-Nov-2012
Identifying and selecting the right KM tools can prove a decisive factor in your success ... Continue Reading
Added By Shawn Shell on 30-Nov-2012
RSG advisory customers know that each new version of any technology platform carries both the promise of a better world and the agony of the upgrade. SharePoint 2013 is no exception ... Continue Reading
Added By Jarrod Gingras on 21-Nov-2012
This is the time of year when we start to look back and reflect on the past twelve months and begin to look forward to what's next. As some you know, in addition to our premium research and associated advisory sessions, some of our subscribers ask us to assist them in a more hands-on consultative engagement ... Continue Reading
Added By Theresa Regli on 19-Nov-2012
The whole affaire, as well as a recent request I received from a Digital Asset Management vendor, reminded me that the world of technology analysis is no less shifty -- it's just that the attempted manipulation of the system for personal and business gain is of a different nature ... Continue Reading
Added By Apoorv Durga on 29-Oct-2012
Many cloud-based services, including file-sharing platforms, allow business units to provision an accounts themselves and get started right away. This gives a impression that IT involvement is not required, and some vendors even encourage you to bypass your enterprise technology teams. This approach can suffice initially, but with time, various problems typically emerge ... Continue Reading
Added By Jarrod Gingras on 1-Oct-2012
In just two weeks my colleagues Tony Byrne, Apoorv Durga, Matt Mullen, and I will be gathering in Washington D.C. to share some of our latest research findings at three special events held in conjunction with the annual KM World conference. We're looking forward to meeting with many of you ... Continue Reading
Added By Apoorv Durga on 27-Sep-2012
Organizations seeking to enable employees to access enterprise applications (HR, Intranet, Collaboration, ERP, etc.) via mobile devices must grapple with two broad alternatives: ... Continue Reading
Added By Jarrod Gingras on 5-Sep-2012
For fans of content technologies (I know you are out there!) this time of year also marks the start of the 2012 autumn conference season. We love this time of year as it is our chance to reveal our latest research findings and meet you face-to-face ... Continue Reading
Added By Jarrod Gingras on 27-Aug-2012
As always, we focus on what you can purchase and deploy today, so we take a hard look at SharePoint 2010 from the vantage point of several different use-cases, including Portal, Web Content Management, Search, DAM, Document & Records Management, and of course, Social Collaboration.
We've also added a couple of brand new chapters: ... Continue Reading
Added By Jarrod Gingras on 17-Aug-2012
Not surprisingly, SharePoint Online shares many of the merits and demerits of its on-premise cousin -- but with some special twists and quirks related to converting such a humongous platform to a hosted environment ... Continue Reading
Added By Shawn Shell on 18-Jul-2012
Lest you get caught up in the excitement (or the confusion), step back. It will be months before the products are ready for prime time. It will be even longer before the best practices are discovered, documented, tested and rewritten ... Continue Reading
Added By Jarrod Gingras on 18-Jul-2012
As our subscribers know, our research is designed to help reduce the risk of making the wrong technology decisions. That requires depth; if you're making a big investment, the details matter. If there's downside though, it is that our research evaluations can run rather long ... Continue Reading
Added By Matt Mullen on 19-Jun-2012
Enterprise search vendor Recommind today announced a new SharePoint specific module for their Decisiv Search product, called "Content Delivery for SharePoint". On the face of it, the features seem sensible enough -- allowing federation of external sources to be searched for and displayed within SharePoint Web Parts -- but still could leave customers thinking, "Hang on, isn't that what Microsoft bought FAST to bring to SharePoint?" ... Continue Reading
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