Added By Kashyap Kompella on 23-Apr-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 ... Continue Reading
Added By Jarrod Gingras on 18-Jan-2013
The question of whether to use a Web Content Management System (Web CMS) or Enterprise Portal remains one of the most common inquiries we receive from our clients. And it is certainly not a new question. ... Continue Reading
Added By Jarrod Gingras on 10-Jan-2013
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 Apoorv Durga on 12-Nov-2012
Enterprises will naturally question: since the functionality these cloud-based tools provide is really a subset of the larger problem document management tools like Documentum seek to solve, why not just use of the traditional ECM or Collaboration tools for file sharing instead of selecting a new set of tools? ... Continue Reading
Added By Kashyap Kompella on 7-Nov-2012
Increasingly, your customers are not just passive content consumers but active creators of content, carrying sophisticated video creation equipment, a.k.a., smartphones. Smart enterprises can take advantage by considering video a first-class object in their business processes ... Continue Reading
Added By Kashyap Kompella on 1-Nov-2012
Enterprise social software has come a long way and is fast becoming mainstream, as a regular feature in different enterprise software categories ... 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 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 Kashyap Kompella on 27-Sep-2012
We've just released an update to our Enterprise Collaboration and Social Software Evaluations. With the addition of Igloo Software, this stream now evaluates 23 of the key collaboration/social vendors. ... Continue Reading
Added By Tony Byrne on 13-Sep-2012
"Scale" is a tricky concept in technology. In the world of packaged applications of the kind we evaluate, people will say scale when talking about very different things, like feature breadth and scenario diversity (scope), functional depth and richness (complexity), or transaction volumes and traffic intensity (usage).
Since all those meanings are relevant, notions of scale can start to become vague and generic, and take on a marketing-speak quality. Still, I believe the term has value ... Continue Reading
Added By Tony Byrne on 30-Aug-2012
A common refrain among industry pundits is that IT is part of the problem holding back innovation in the enterprise in general, and stunting social networking in particular.
For the most part, we don't see that. In fact more the opposite. SearchCIO recently gave me the opportunity to riff a little on the topic. Here's an excerpt from ... 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
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