Every so often, an up and coming software company will announce a new partnership with Microsoft adorned with a great deal of optimism. I cringe every time. These are not agreements made with the best interests of everyone in mind. Someone is eventually going to lose, and it will not be Microsoft. To be fair… Read More ›
Finding documents is one of the biggest challenges for most organizations. This is supposed to become easier after implementing an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solution, but when an organization has multiple platforms it becomes exponentially harder. The documents are under control but they have different ways they’re organized, they have different keywords, and are locked… Read More ›
This week Dropbox sealed its fate by selling its soul (in he form of its user base) to Microsoft in an integration deal that sounds like a great thing. Seamless access from Office to share and store in Dropbox. Virginia Backaitis at CMSWire calls this a “clear, but probably not as a strategic(as for MSFT), win… Read More ›
Since we have averted the Mayan apocalypse I am collecting my 2013 predictions for the ECM market, Before that a few words about my scorecard for last year’s predictions. On average I have had better years. Still there was one or two predictions I can feel good about from last year’s post.
We’ve all been there, in a rush to get from point “A” to point “B” we end up missing the stops along the way. That’s the way I feel after first taking a look at Razmik Abnous and Ian Howells’ new start-up SambaCloud. My first cursory quick glance really did not show me what they… Read More ›
Salesforce formally announced Chatterbox today at Dreamforce. Chatterbox is adding file management to Chatter, a collaboration service which is integrated with Salesforce. This will be the first direct offering of file management from Salesforce. Salesforce is formally targeting Dropbox with the announcement, but this will also go head-to-head with partners like Box and SpringCM. The announcement was lite in details… Read More ›