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One on One with Eric Gries of Lucid Imagination

Eric Gries, is president and CEO at Lucid Imagination. He has more than 20 years of experience in executive leadership roles, mostly with technology companies. We asked him about the challenges

Google Docs spreadsheet chart editor gets face lift

Last week, Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced an updated chart editor for the Google Docs spreadsheet. In addition to standard charts such as pie and line, the editor actually recommends a chart based

ARMA and E20: A tale of two conferences

Next week I'll be attending two west coast conferences: ARMA 2010 in San Francisco, then Enterprise 2.0 in Santa Clara. I couldn't imagine two more different subjects. ARMA digs into the nitty gritty

New IBM case management tool takes aim at high volume content

It's no secret that the amount of unstructured content is increasing at a rapid rate inside organizations. IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced a solution this week that they hope will help organizations

New NOOKcolor more tablet than eBook Reader

On Tuesday, Barnes & Noble introduced an upgraded Nook called NOOKcolor, that looks more like a tablet ready to compete with the iPad than an eBook Reader taking on the Amazon Kindle. The

Executive musical chairs at EMC IIG, Lewis changes positions

EMC made a quiet transition last week, moving Mark Lewis out as president of the Information Infrastructure Group (IIG)--that's the division that ECM product Documentum calls home--and moving in Rick

Yammer announces integration with SharePoint 2010

Yammer recently introduced a Webpart that lets users incorporate Yammer content into SharePoint 2010. By using a Webpart, it saves users from toggling between the two applications. By using internal

One on One with industry analyst Geoff Bock

As principal of Bock & Company and an affiliate analyst at Outsell's Gilbane Group, Geoff Bock focuses on strategies for content management and collaboration. Bock has been watching the content

Let the tablet wars begin

The first volleys in the tablet wars have been fired. In fact, next month we will start to see the first of many Android offerings roll off the assembly lines in the form of the Samsung Galaxy Tab.

Adobe announces hosted digital publishing suite

Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) made several key announcements today at the launch of its Adobe Max conference including a new hosted digital publishing suite support aimed at helping magazine and newspaper

MarkLogic releases MarkLogic Server 4.2

This week, MarkLogic released version 4.2 of the Mark Logic Server product introducing several new features including MarkLogic Information Studio, the industry's first (according to them) ETL

9 Ways Content Management is Going Mobile

It shouldn't be a surprise that, in our increasingly mobile world, our work is finding its way onto our phones alongside our consumer content. As I wrote in this week's Editor's...

Socialcast Reach extends social to external enterprise apps

On Tuesday, Socialcast announced the release Socialcast Reach, a new extension that provides a way to share social information from Socialcast's Enterprise 2.0 applications with other enterprise

Google Cloud Connect brings Google Enterprise Search to the cloud

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced this week some major changes to the Google Search Appliance including the ability for customers to index information behind the firewall along with information in

One on One with David Sacks of Yammer

David Sacks is founder and CEO of Yammer, Inc. He has been active in the Internet space for ten years as an entrepreneur, executive and investor, starting with PayPal in 1999. We asked him about

Mobile really does change everything

If you doubt for one second that mobile has changed the content business, ask none other than Tim O'Reilly, founder of O'Reilly Media. When asked, at a press Q&A at the recent Web 2.0 Expo in New

Leatherbound offers eBook price comparison services

Leatherbound is a website that provides a central place for comparing eBook prices across three major eBook sellers: Amazon, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Nook. This enables you to find the cheapest one.

Perceptive Software teams with Brainware

Last week, Perceptive Software announced IntelliCapture, a new scanning and capture solution that combines the document management capabilities of Perceptive with the data capture and search features

eBooks should be cheaper than paper ones

Dan Gillmor had an interesting post on Salon recently where he explained the crazy world of eBook prices. Seems that because of a bizarre negotiations last year between publishers and Amazon, we now

Marissa Mayer gets a promotion and a new job

On Tuesday Bloomberg reported that Marissa Mayer, VP of search at Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), would be taking on a new role, being put in charge of location and local services. I've been thinking for