Why History (and the Enterprise) Will Be Kind to Steve Ballmer

We hear a lot about Microsoft’s new direction, and we hear a lot about SharePoint. We haven’t heard a lot about how the one impacts the other, but if you’re buying into collaboration...
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Which Cloud Office Suite: Microsoft or Google? #gartnerpcc

Gartner Research Vice President Jeffrey Mann has added another snarl to the Microsoft versus Google brawl in the productivity space.He also took time to fire at IBM’s SocialBusiness for the SmartCloud,...
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12 Steps To A Successful ECM Deployment #gartnerpcc

Many enterprises are investing in costly enterprise content management (ECM) systems without knowing why or even how they will be used. On the sidelines of the Gartner Portals, Content and Collaboration...
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The Future of SharePoint is the Cloud #gartnerpcc

It’s not exactly ground-breaking, but Jim Murphy, a research director in Gartner’s web and cloud group, thinks Microsoft is trying to lure its SharePoint users into the cloud, despite the...
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Is Box Writing Enterprise Content Management’s Obituary?

By now it should be clear that Box doesn’t see itself as a simple Enterprise File Synch and Share (EFSS) service. “We certainly do that,” Whitney Bouck, Box’s SVP of Global Marketing...
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Gartner Names Wise Choices for Workplace Social Software

In the market for social software? Gartner included 17 vendors in this year’s Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace. Like all of the other Garter Magic Quadrants, it’s...
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Building a Hybrid Cloud

Cloud is a hot topic in IT, but so are the security and privacy issues surrounding it. How can IT take advantage of cloud, continue to run critical applications without significant transformation,...
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Caveat Emptor: Are You Buying a Solution or a Science Project?

Most enterprise software is more like undertaking a science project than buying a product that solves a problem. Organizations buy a “platform” and have their IT departments build the “solution”...
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6 Things to Consider Before Buying Enterprise Social Software

The social software market is dynamic and growing. It’s customer rather than vendor driven, and grew by 15 percent last year, according to Gartner’s recently published Magic Quadrant for Social...
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Office 365 Now Makes You Look Smarter via Office Delve

Even though it’s cloudy in Redmond, Wash. today, it actually looks brighter. Oops sorry, it’s you that looks brighter if you’re one of the Office 365 Business users who is getting first...
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