Can mobile middleware tools support IoT use cases?

  • July 28, 2015

While at a high-level both mobile and IoT use cases may appear to be similar, there are several differences which limit the usefulness of mobile middleware tools for IoT use cases....

EMC de-syncs from Syncplicity

  • July 8, 2015

As a stand-alone service, Syncplicity probably wasn’t lucrative enough for an EMC sales strategy that focuses on large deals. Moreover, customers who were not "EMC shops,” and other vendors will probably find it easier to deal with a stand-alone Syncplicity instead of EMC...

Mind the Overhead in Digital Marketing Suites

  • May 18, 2015

When a vendor acquires another product and puts (vendors will say "integrate") that tool within an existing “suite,” it usually comes with a key side effect: overlapping features across multiple products within the suite...

Clouds vs Best-of-Breed in Digital Marketing

  • April 10, 2015

We see the same thing -- the same hype -- getting repeated in the Digital Marketing marketplace. Many vendors are pushing Digital Marketing "Clouds" -- the new moniker for suites.  And the same cast of industry analyst shills are lining up to promote them on vendors' behalf...

Webinar: Is Your ECM/DAM System Cloud Ready?

  • March 17, 2015

It's actually not always a simple proposition, but as enterprises seek to decrease infrastructure spending and free up IT resources, the cloud has risen to the forefront on many agendas...

Box Unboxing into Content and Collaboration

  • March 12, 2015

Box sees itself as a broader provider of content and collaboration services. The vendor wants to become a content layer that licensees can use to build their own applications that access Box's underlying services. This is a major shift and will have architectural implications going forward...

The inside scoop on hybrid-cloud DAM and ECM

  • February 16, 2015

There are other alternatives as well, and as you can imagine, the use cases and scenarios for these alternatives will vary. Consequently, you will need to apply different technical skills, infrastructures, and architectures. You also probably need different governance and processes depending on these variations...

Growth and Turmoil in the WCM Mid-Market

  • January 12, 2015

As a buyer, what to make of this? We'll share some broader marketplace trends with our subscribers shortly, but in the meantime, I'm pleased to announce a significant update to our WCM vendor evaluations, with a particular emphasis on the major, .NET-oriented players...

Webinar Tuesday: ECM Marketplace Going into 2015

  • December 1, 2014

Traditionally a relatively slow moving marketplace, Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is now seeing a lot of activity, mostly due to developments in Mobile and Cloud-based technologies....