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KnowledgeTree adds features to help you find documents

KnowledgeTree added several new features to its content management product this week designed to help employees find documents locked away deep inside the company content repository. The problem, as

IBM grabs another analytics company in i2

IBM (NYSE: IBM) bought another analytics company last week, purchasing i2, a British company that is based in Cambridge, the same town as Autonomy. Must be a good week for large American technology

Box introduces integrated video preview for enterprise customers

Box.net introduced a new featue for its enterprise customers last week that provides a way to share and play video files directly using the Box service. Many companies are making and exchanging

One on one with Vern Imrich, CTO, Percussion Software

Vern Imrich is Chief Technical Officer at Percussion Software where he is responsible for assessing market needs and creating the long term strategic vision for Percussion products and technology. In

Big week for eReaders with news from Amazon, B&N and Sony

What a week it's been in the eReader market. Left for dead by some (including me), the eReader market has continued to thrive in spite of the more than 28 million iPads sold to date. In fact, in the

Salesforce Chatter pushes enterprise social into mainstream

A funny thing happened when Salesforce.com held its annual Dreamforce conference last week. It propelled enterprise social software into the mainstream, and with it further emphasized the importance

Safari Books Online mobile website focuses on touch screen devices

Safari Books Online announced a new mobile website this week designed to give users access to the Safari online library from a browser on a mobile device. The approach provides a way to access Safari

Forrester Wave report names top enterprise social platforms

Forrester Research released its Forrester Wave report for Enterprise Social Platforms, Q3 2011 recently and named the top enterprise social companies, as they see it. Forrester found, not

CIO survey: Collaboration tools will displace email

A survey by IT staffing company, Robert Half Technology of 1400 CIOs across the United States found that more than half are predicting that real-time collaboration technologies such as Jive and

Web content management's march to commoditization--a historical perspective

Guest post by Tony White The web content management (WCM) market began circa 1995, as it emerged as a separate space from document management (DM). The early significant players in the market were

Cisco buys collaboration software vendor, Versly

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) tried to beef up its Cisco Quad enterprise collaboration product this week by purchasing Versly, a small software vendor still in private beta. The Versly product, however,

Adobe releases PDF creation tools for iOS

Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) released a new app called CreatePDF for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad this week that lets you create and email PDFs on the fly on any of these iOS devices. Adobe had previously

Smoking gun email could bite Google at Oracle patent infringement trial

At the AIIM 2010 keynote in Philadelphia, Google's Cyrus Mistry made a statement that shocked me a bit at the time: "Everyone gets access to all data and keep it forever," he said. In light of the

OpenText releases legal CM for SharePoint

Last week at the ILTA 2011 Conference, OpenText announced Legal Content Management for Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) SharePoint. The tool has been designed for small and medium-sized law firms and

Adobe Digital Enterprise Platform incorporates customer experience management

This week Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) announced the release of its long-awaited Digital Enterprise Platform, which incorporates Adobe Day content management software, Omniture content analytics and a suite

RecMan adds Gmail to cloud records management suite

RecMan first introduced fundamental records management to Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) Docs. This week it announced a new extension to their product that provides the same type of records management for

Google Chrome extension suggests related content

Whether you're a fan of Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) or not, you have to admit the company is always thinking about how to improve the search experience. To that end, last week Google announced a new

Big content management vendors struggle to innovate like cloud upstarts

Guest post by Shadrach White Without a discernible cloud strategy for content management, IBM (NYSE: IBM), Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) and other large content management vendors

Not much can dent Apple's iPad dominance

When HP gave up on its nascent tablet offering last week--just 49 days after launching it--the conventional wisdom said that Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has won the tablet game and all others are also-rans.

Box.net scores another $19 million in funding

These have been good times for Box.net. Even as the company builds support for a variety of smart phones and tablets, it continues to pile on funding from venture capitalists to keep it going.