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Trends in the Magic Quadrant

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June 25, 2013

If you are looking for a guide to the “who’s who” of Enterprise Content Management, the Gartner Magic Quadrant is it. The vendors are measured on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute. Each vendor is plotted within a quadrant and categorized as either a; Niche Players, Visionaries, Challenger, or the coveted Leaders position. Recently… Read More ›

Oracle Is Buying Endeca – Because It Wants To

Another acquisition in the search space generating noise as Oracle snaps up Endeca. As far back as 2008 I had written about Endeca and the potential for acquisition.  What amuses me most about this event is how quickly people assume this must be in response to the HP/Autonomy deal. After all – big search vendor… Read More ›

2010 Content Management Assumptions from Marko Sillanpaa

As the year comes to an end it’s time to look at the future.  While many are looking to major predictions for next year, I thought I’d focus on the most obvious ones.  These are the top five ECM assumptions that loom ahead in are day-to-day work lives 2010

Oracle Buys Sun – Larry gets MySQL :(

After walking away from IBM –  Sun agrees to be acquired but Oracle.  Sure there is a lot to talk about with Oracle entering into the hardware market but for the thousands of sites today running on MySQL, you now have Oracle lurking in the background. In Oracle’s defense – they have been a reasonable promoter of open source – but… Read More ›

See the Value in CEVAs

Two years ago Gartner coined a new acronym CEVA, Content Enabled Vertical Applications, and it created some buzz in the enterprise content management space. Now I get a little lost here and have to think about what a Vertical means in software terms. Imagitek, a proclaimed CEVA, offers case management with specializations in contracts and… Read More ›