You would think software would be designed for a set of users, and how they do their work, but too often the people who will be using it are an after-thought.
At some point, many companies stopped looking for a system that had all the answers and went looking for specific tools that are simply good enough.
The RIAA has gotten extremely efficient at generating Google take-down notices, but to what end?
Perhaps the key to content customization is simplicity instead of complexity. Fancy that.
The E2 conference has certainly lost the enterprise social thread, but maybe so has the whole industry.
As I embark on my sixth E2 conference, I look back at the state of the space.
The term metadata hit the mainstream last week in a big way when NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden released documents proving the NSA was collecting call metadata from certain Verizon customers.
ECM is not the answer to today's complex information management requirements, and actually probably never was.
Online storage vendors need to move beyond pure sync and share, or risk being commoditized into oblivion.
Yahoo's billion dollar deal to buy Tumblr isn't about user bases or revenue streams. It's about the content.