Big Data Bits: Strata + Hadoop World Rewind

February 27th, 2015

Last week was huge in the booming world of big data with vendors simultaneously chasing market share and sharing innovations on the big stage at Strata + Hadoop World in San Jose, Calif. If you have a big data product or service to sell, there may not be a better opportunity. After all, there’s a…

FCC Orders Title II Reclassification of Broadband Internet

February 26th, 2015

By a 3-2 vote Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission has begun proceedings to adopt a new set of rules designed to give regulators greater authority in mandating how broadband Internet services can be classified and delivered by service providers. “There are three simple keys to our broadband future,” said FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler in a…

Google Joins the BYOD Party

February 26th, 2015

For a while it seemed that Google was so busy getting geeky with glasses and driverless cars that it was blind to the big opportunity directly in front of it — bringing enterprise level security to the nearly 1 billion Android mobile devices that, in some way or another, are used on the job or…

Who Wants to Be the ‘Getty Images of the Instagram’ Generation?

February 26th, 2015

A crowdsourced, stock-image platform launched today, aiming to connect advertisers and content marketers. Twenty20, a Marina del Rey, Calif.-based provider, wants to become the "Getty Images of the Instagram generation." Backed by an $8 million funding round led by Canaan Partners, the company launches out of beta today with a "mobile-oriented, crowdsourced approach to stock…

Legal Professionals Struggle With Poor Document Management

February 26th, 2015

New research from Workshare claims the legal industry is plagued by a greater than average share of document mismanagement and chaos. The survey, based on responses from 220 legal professionals, shows that 78 percent are struggling to meet targets in spite of document and content management strategies to improve efficiencies.

The New Age of Intranets: Publishing and Content

February 26th, 2015

The evolution of intranets is happening even as you read this. Last month we took a look at the role planning and corporate communications play in this New Age of Intranets. Today we’ll tackle content. One of the great hassles with intranets is managing and updating content. It can kill what is an otherwise successful intranet….

Can the Internet of Things Help You Connect to Higher Profits?

February 26th, 2015

Businesses that  embrace the Internet of Things (IoT) will be up to 10 percent more profitable by 2025, according to a new study from Verizon (registration required). Before you rush to make new connections, consider the obvious. Verizon has a vested interest in promoting the IoT. In 2014, the company saw a 45 percent year-over-year revenue growth in…

A break from the past: the birth of Microsoft’s new web rendering engine

February 26th, 2015

As we announced last month, Project Spartan will be the new browser across all Windows 10 devices, from phones to tablets, PCs and beyond. You’ll hear about the new browser’s features in the coming months but in this post, we want to tell you more about what motivated us to build a new rendering engine…

Blame the C-Suite for Your Failed SharePoint Project

February 26th, 2015

About two out of three organizations complain their SharePoint projects have stalled (26 percent) or failed to live up to their expectations (37 percent). And it gets worse, according to new AIIM research. A majority of respondents blame those SharePoint failures on lack of support from senior management.

No Country for Old Sales Reps

February 26th, 2015

Software sales is not the most venerable vocation in the ECM industry. It might be the least. Really good reps are few and far between. You know the old saying that “no man can serve two masters”? It takes an exceptional human being to cope — week-in and week-out — with the frontline pressure of…