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
Web CMS vendors frequently tout their systems' usability, but in fact a big evolution towards complexity has been underway in the WCM world for the past several years. That's right: user interfaces for editors and marketers are getting more complicated rather simpler
Google has been promoting its broad suite of "Google Apps for Business" as -- among other things -- an enterprise collaboration and social computing offering, aiming to compete with the likes of SharePoint.
To that end, Google has won a handful of big deals, but in discussions with some larger early adopters, a hype cycle appears to be playing out:
This month's CW500 presentation in London was delivered by Phil Pavitt, CIO at HMRC (Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs, the UK tax man), who described a programme within his department to drive cost savings within IT. To provide some perspective on the IT estate that exists within HMRC: it is the largest in Europe and the 15th largest globally, controlling in excess of 1b transactions, totalling more that £1.2t in payments through the government banking system. (This is apparently larger than HSBC performs, globally.)
Historically IT in UK government doesn't have the greatest of reputations
The IT press here in the UK have heralded the remarkable launch of the government's G-Cloud Cloudstore. The timing was certainly impressive: In just four short weeks this online services directory and procurement application went from contract to launch.
Yet I remain a bit puzzled as to why the service has gone live at all, since
A recent conversation with a large global enterprise about their Digital Asset Management project reminded me of the Zen Kōan – "Two hands clap and there is a sound. What is the sound of one hand clapping?" The project in question has weathered some turbulence
Amidst all the talk of gloom and doom in Europe, we present an article where the words “Europe” and “Crisis” don’t have to be uttered in the same breath...
The Europe edition of the Creatasphere Digital Asset Management conference in the Hague brought together DAM customers, vendors, and consultants for a few days. Bringing this event to Europe is fitting
Yesterday we learned that Lexmark, best know for its printers, had acquired Netherlands-based BPM (Business Process Management) vendor Pallas-Athena. This follows in the path of Lexmark's acquisition of Perceptive Software, a document management company (evaluated in our Document Management reviews)
On the heels of the Microsoft event, the timing of the SharePoint Symposium being held in Washington DC in just three weeks (November 2-3, 2011) could not be better.
In Boston, USA for most of the month of May, I've been following with interest a local story about former Massachusetts Speaker of the House Sal DiMasi. A federal grand jury recently indicted the former Speaker and three of his associates on charges of conspiracy, wire fraud, and mail fraud, after DiMasi allegedly wielded his power to procure multimillion-dollar contracts for a software company, Cognos
Well, it has been almost a year since Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch announced that his firm was to make a major acquisition. Today it happened.
I recently had the chance to sit down with the famous John Gilroy of Federal Tech Talk on Federal News Radio in Washington, DC. The 30-minute show aired earlier this week, but you can listen to or download the archive
I'm excited to wrap up the year by writing a "State of the Market" on DAM. This has been a very busy year for us here -- our DAM subscriber numbers increased substantially and our customer inquiries for personalized help in a DAM procurement were near-constant. Could it be that DAM might finally be hitting the mainstream?
"Transactional document management" is a term not used often enough in my opinion. For it is, as the phrase goes, the "meat and potatoes" of ECM
In the past week mega-vendor Autonomy saw its share price plummet by 20% -- a huge drop by anyone's standards. Much discussed in the financial press, it's also news that will be much discussed and publicized by Autonomy's competitors