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ReachLocal: One Stop Digital Shop for Local Small Business
This video interview was originally posted on SMB Group Spotlight. Laurie: Hi, this is Laurie McCabe here with SMB Group’s SMB Spotlight. Today I have the pleasure of speaking with Sharon Rowlands, the relatively new CEO of ReachLocal. Sharon...
Laurie McCabe | By: Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 19th September '14
The BCS Configuration Management Specialist Group runs SAM (Software Asset Management) Networking events under Chatham House Rules (what is said in SAM stays in SAM), which results in a much more robust discussion and a lot more jokes at the expense...
The Norfolk Punt | By: David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 19th September '14
Who should lead a social collaboration initiative?
I blogged recently about how I thought HR should play a more central role in social collaboration initiatives (and it prompted some interesting discussions/debates!), so I thought this time I’d focus on who is currently driving this trend...
MWD Advisors | By: Angela Ashenden, MWD Advisors | 17th September '14
How is your business tackling the Big Data challenge?
Today’s business landscape is being deluged by data. Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) have an unprecedented opportunity to harness it to address a wide variety of marketing challenges. For example, it can be used for anything from crafting and...
MWD Advisors | By: Craig Wentworth, MWD Advisors | 15th September '14
Microsoft releases Office Delve: time to learn about sharing permissions
This week, Microsoft released Office Delve, the first product to take advantage of the Office Graph technology that it discussed widely at this year’s SharePoint conference, and the official launch of what was “Project Oslo”. This...
MWD Advisors | By: Angela Ashenden, MWD Advisors | 12th September '14
High-productivity Software Development
I'm seeing quite a lot of high-productivity business software development solutions these days, usually presented as PaaS (Platform as a Service, which includes services for developing and deploying applications); as opposed to IaaS (Infrastructure...
The Norfolk Punt | By: David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 12th September '14
Box bares its platform soul
I was at Box’s annual BoxWorks conference in San Francisco last week. In amongst the Hollywood glitz (a fireside chat with Jeffrey Katzenberg—the “K” in “Dreamworks SKG”, Jarred Leto handing out his Oscar for...
MWD Advisors | By: Craig Wentworth, MWD Advisors | 9th September '14
Major trends and developments in the advanced threat protection market
Anyone who hasn’t heard of advanced targeted attacks has their head in the sand. Opportunistic attacks launched en masse still occur, but they can often be prevented using tools that are in widespread use, such as anti-virus, since the malware...
Bloor Security Blog | By: Fran Howarth, Bloor Research | 4th September '14
Microsoft Lumia 1520: A Millennial Perspective
A few weeks ago, Microsoft asked me if I wanted to check out the Lumia 1520. Although I’m a long-time iPhone user, I thought, why not? It’s always good to see if there is something better out there. Unfortunately, once I got the phone,...
Laurie McCabe | By: Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 3rd September '14
New Uniface, a roadmap
I've covered Uniface a fair bit recently, but I do like high productivity development tools in general and I've just spent a couple of days going through the new Uniface with its technical people in Amsterdam and I need to get my thoughts straight....
The Norfolk Punt | By: David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 3rd September '14
Are CIOs driving Digital strategies, or running to catch up?
More and more businesses are starting to devise formal digital strategies—strategies surrounding the comprehensive embrace of mobile, social, cloud computing and analytics technologies. These are fuelled by customers’ increasingly...
MWD Advisors | By: Neil Ward-Dutton, MWD Advisors | 2nd September '14
A baselined approach to data classification
Well, perhaps not entirely surprisingly, my recent blog on data classification resulted in a discussion with Boldon James, a QinetiQ company and a significant competitor for TITUS, mentioned in my blog. It is good there is one—with anything as...
The Norfolk Punt | By: David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 2nd September '14
Development as contract/SLA management
I've just heard an interesting opinion, one which I wholeheartedly agree with, from Andrew White (GM and EVP - Americas, for the SaaS-based EasyVista Service Management platform). Andrew thinks that developing IT services for the business is...
The Norfolk Punt | By: David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 2nd September '14
Some thoughts on ECM
Enterprise content management (ECM) could be seen as just another aspect of big data. But big data, in an Enterprise Content sense especially, isn't primarily about large amounts of data (although some enterprise content stores are very big). It is...
The Norfolk Punt | By: David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 29th August '14
Birst steps up European efforts with AWS partnership
Birst, the cloud BI vendor, has today announced an extension of its Amazon Web Services (AWS) partnership that will see the company offer an Ireland-based data centre on which to run its cloud platform for European customers and prospects. Growing...
MWD Advisors | By: Helena Schwenk, MWD Advisors | 28th August '14
The new, larger Changepoint
This blog will be largely about the new Changepoint, a leading provider of on-premise and hosted PPM (Project Portfolio Management) solutions, once owned by Compuware. Compuware has been spinning off companies, probably under pressure from its...
The Norfolk Punt | By: David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 28th August '14
Too much vs. not enough - creating social collaboration usage guidelines
There has been much talk around the web about the importance of creating social media guidelines to clarify how organisations expect their employees to behave when posting on public social networks or communities (either in their personal or...
MWD Advisors | By: Angela Ashenden, MWD Advisors | 26th August '14
The white van movers
A particularly good example of how cloud service providers can become the glue, not just for linking partner businesses technologically but as a core part of ongoing business management and the creator of new business opportunities, can be found in...
Banks Statement | By: Martin Banks, Lian-James Consultancy | 26th August '14
Alfresco triples its funding to go faster to market
Alfresco (the on-premise/cloud/hybrid enterprise content management and collaboration vendor) has recently announced it’s raised $45m in Series D funding “to increase velocity of its Go-to-Market strategy globally”. Why is this...
MWD Advisors | By: Craig Wentworth, MWD Advisors | 21st August '14
Managing the BYOD risk
BYOD is a seemingly unstoppable force. Almost every organisation is grappling with it—whether they know it or not. Rogue devices, that are often outside of the control of the IT department, can be present on any network if the organisation is...
Bloor Security Blog | By: Fran Howarth, Bloor Research | 20th August '14
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