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:
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
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
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
To be sure, deliverability is a multi-dimensional challenge: you have to pay attention to myriad details ranging from
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.
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
"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
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 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
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
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
The poster child of cloud-based file sharing services, Dropbox has announced this new service targeting enterprises. The service costs $795 per year for 5 users and includes 1 TB of storage space. Enterprise features include