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Week in Review: Get Better at SharePoint + ECM, WCM Partnership

February 22nd, 2015

EMC, Meet Hippo WCM and ECM providers form a partnership. Back to Basics for Web CMS It’s time to cut through the chaos. Community Management Analyzed Managers still suffering from lack of money. Collaboration Trends The pulse of today’s collaboration tools. Big Data for All Geeks and non-geeks: Microsoft wants you. Increase SharePoint Productivity Simple…

Can Lenovo Regain Consumer Trust After Secretly Installing Adware?

February 20th, 2015

Sometimes it’s not enough to say you’re sorry. Take Lenovo. The $40-billion-a-year Beijing, China-based tech company admitted it was wrong to pre-install third-party adware on some of its consumer notebooks last fall. But it’s not off the hook yet. Users and industry analysts claim the company betrayed its consumers by using a "virulent, evil adware" called…

8 Tech Trends You Need To Know

February 20th, 2015

Digital. Analytics. The cloud. The renaissance of core systems. The changing role of IT within the enterprise. What do they have in common? They’re the five macro forces that continue to drive enormous transformation, according to Deloitte’s recently released sixth Technology Trends report.This year’s annual report digs into eight current technology trends, ranging from the…

Does Hadoop Need Saving?

February 20th, 2015

It was a big week for big data in Silicon Valley where O’Reilly’s Strata & Hadoop World Conference is ending today. The star of the show might have been data scientist Vijay Subramanian of Rent the Runway whose company rents Oscar-worthy gowns (that most of us can’t afford to buy) for our one-night-only Cinderella moments….

Microsoft Leaks Offer a Glimpse of SharePoint 2016

February 20th, 2015

Microsoft has started leaking news about SharePoint 2016 — and they suggest the company plans to showcase an early edition at Ignite, its upcoming all-in-one conference for everyone from senior decision makers, IT pros and "big thinkers" and to enterprise developers and architects.  In a just released podcast, Bill Baer, senior product manager for SharePoint,…

What Information Managers Can Learn from Athletes

February 20th, 2015

Have you ever read the biography of a champion athlete? I love reading biographies, but these are my favorite. They usually go a little like this: the future champ starts off as the underdog, but through a mix of talent, strategy, grit and determination becomes the victor. Books about using the principles of sports in corporate…

10 Collaboration Trends for 2015

February 20th, 2015

Companies of all sizes have adopted collaboration tools, but many still struggle to find tools that meet all of their needs. The following trends come in part from data and conclusions from a recent survey of over 500 practitioners. Vendors should pay attention as some of the findings show areas for improvement.

Embracing Change in the Digital Workplace

February 20th, 2015

Today we begin a new beat here at CMSWire: software-defined systems.  I know. Your marketing buzzword alarm has just sounded, and you may be wondering just how quickly you can reach for the Back button.  But follow me a moment.  If you’re one of the many dozens of readers I’ve collected over the years, you know…

B2B Marketers: It’s Time to Adapt, Be Brave, Embrace New Ideas

February 20th, 2015

Stephen Liguori wears multiple hats. He’s the CEO and founder of his own consulting firm, an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School and former executive director of Global Innovation and New Models at General Electric. He’s also the global chairman of the 90-year-old Business Marketing Association, which made news late last year when it became a division…

LinkedIn’s Connected: A ‘Selectively Useful’ App?

February 20th, 2015

LinkedIn has extended the functionality of an app designed to help you stay in touch with your network to Android users. The Connected app debuted on iOS in July. The professional social network boasts the app is a "fast, easy and smarter way" to strengthen your professional relationships and get "relevant updates" about the people…