Silver bullet CXM solutions are a myth, say Powers, Assad

There is no "mythical, magical CXM suite," Stephen Powers, principal analyst and research director at Forrester Research, told an audience Nov. 30 at the Gilbane Conference in Boston. Despite vendor

Startups and established vendors look for common ground in collaboration space

Guest post by Isaac Garcia More than ever, companies and their teams are juggling projects across continents and time zones, and require tools that enable them to execute efficiently in the office

Flipboard finally comes to iPhone

Flipboard finally released an iPhone app this week after being an iPad-only app since its inception. The problem was always finding a way to translate the flipping action and visually appealing

CrownPeak releases major interface upgrade

CrownPeak, the software as a service web content management vendor, announced a major new release of their product last week at the Gilbane Conference in Boston. The new interface greatly simplifies

Are we over thinking enterprise social?

I attended a session at last week's Gilbane Conference in Boston called "From Collaboration to Business Transformation: Expanding the role of Enterprise Social Networks." As I listened to the two

The great Big-Data scare of 2012

It's coming and it's big. I mean really, really big. It's so big you should be afraid, very afraid because your database can't handle it. It's the attack of "Big Data" and it's coming soon to an

MEI and Rolling Stone team up on Beatles app

It took many years for the Beatles' music to appear in iTunes, but now that it has, a new iPad app is designed to give consumers additional information about each of the band's 13 albums. The app,

The cloud is so much more than hype

By now, you may be sick of hearing about the cloud. After all, the hype has been inescapable over the last few years. Microsoft has reduced it to a silly slogan, "To the cloud!" But the cloud is much

HP releases first products with Autonomy technology

HP announced this week its first products using Autonomy technology. You may recall that HP invested a hefty $10 billion to buy Autonomy last summer. These products are the first ones to result from

CoreMedia partnership helps customers build mobile apps

CoreMedia announced a partnership last week with German mobile applications vendor, Sevenval. Using a combination of Sevenval and CoreMedia technology, CoreMedia customers can offer mobile content

WordPress still number one, but watch out for Concrete5, says report

Water and Stone released its free annual report on the state of open source web content management. For the most part, there aren't any major surprises, but there are a few points worth noting. For 3.0 embeds SharePoint content in Lotus Notes

It's been said that SharePoint is the Lotus Notes of the 21st Century. Lotus Notes was a popular way of sharing content in the 1990s, but there are still plenty of organizations using it for email. A

KnowledgeTree keeps rolling with private cloud edition

KnowledgeTree has been busy this year and it's not letting up. This week it announced a new private cloud deployment that can be run on- or off-premises. The product builds on the desktop version expands 50 GB of storage offer to LG Android phone users announced this week it was going to be offering 50 GB of free storage to users of LG Android handsets. Now, LG joins HP TouchPad and iOS users who were previously included in the offer. The

The case for stripped-down Enterprise 2.0 tools

Content management systems live and die by requirements, but sometimes even the longest checklist in an RFP won't deliver tools that yield real results. There's a lot to be said for simple Enterprise

eZ 4.6 brings mobile and enhanced search

eZ announced eZ Publish 4.6 this week and it's chock full of enhancements, especially for an interim release like this. For starters, eZ has made it easier to develop mobile applications across a launches developer network

Last week, best known as a content management, collaboration and file sharing vendor, announced an ambitious venture to build a Box developer network. The new venture is called the Box

Flipboard partners with Tumblr, coming to the iPhone

PaidContent reported last week that Flipboard, up to now an iPad-only app, will soon be coming to the iPhone too. Flipboard also announced it is establishing accounts--a concept it didn't have prior

Copyright law has gone so wrong

Anyone who has been following the Software Online Piracy Act (SOPA) hearings can see what happens when industry heavyweights meet clueless politicians. Bad legislation ensues, and that's what we're

Show me the numbers: The role of analytics in WCM

When it comes to marketing and your website, you need to be able to measure the results. A web content management system can help by providing analytics tools or by linking to another company's