Self assessment of our 2013 predictions

  • January 17, 2014

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:

When it rains, it pours (Oracle) clouds

  • January 6, 2014

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

2014 Portals and Content Integration Market Analysis

  • November 15, 2013

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.

DAM Best Practices in Large Organizations

  • August 8, 2013

Today we release an advisory paper to address some key questions asked by our subscribers around the challenges of scalability, integration, and multi-channel distribution of brand, media, and marketing assets in large enterprises.

Updates to Document Management evaluations research - EMC Documentum

  • July 11, 2013

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

In Mobile Development, Run Everywhere can mean Debug Everywhere

  • June 25, 2013

"Write once, run anywhere" was a phrase used by Sun Microsystems as a major benefit for using the Java language. Mobile Application Platforms vendors have begun using the same phrase for justifying their value today.

To be sure, "Write once, run anywhere" (WORA) or "Write once, run everywhere" (WORE) has a tremendous appeal in mobile application development because of the huge number of mobile devices and mobile operating systems out there

Cloud File-Sharing Platforms a Service in Your Enterprise Architecture - Part 2

  • May 10, 2013

In an earlier post on this topic, I  mentioned that for Cloud File-Sharing (CFS) Platforms to become a part of the enterprise layer -- as opposed to just serving as stand-alone tools like most of them do now -- they would need to improve in a number of areas. One of the key areas where almost all the tools need improvement is in the area of reporting and compliance

Salesforce adds Social Advertising to Marketing Cloud

  • April 25, 2013

Salesforce launched a new service called "Social.com" as part of its Marketing Cloud offering. Social.com allows you to create ad campaigns for Facebook and Twitter. It actually came to Salesforce via its Buddy Media acquisition but Salesforce has re-launched it as a separately-branded produc

Rethinking Global Web Operations and Technology?

  • April 24, 2013

For most of the past decade, global enterprises have been rationalizing and professionalizing their web publishing operations, setting global standards, upgrading local talent across various regions, investing in better technology.  All good. 

But I'm perceiving a new twist on this trend, and I'd be interested to hear your take

The Emperor's Enterprise Social Network

  • April 23, 2013

Vendor marketing pitches and case studies try to paint a rosy picture, but they too struggle with getting their own social software implementations to take-off