Self assessment of our 2013 predictions

Every year, we make technology predictions about the various content technology marketplaces that we cover. And rather uniquely, we go back and see how we fared. Here are our assessments of our 2012 and 2011 predictions respectively.
And here’s how we fared with our 2013 predictions:

SharePoint 2013: Consultants Rejoice, Customers Yawn
Yes. In spite of what Microsoft’s nifty demos would h…

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Post abstract cross-posted from Real Story Group.

When it rains, it pours (Oracle) clouds

Late last year, Oracle announced it has agreed to acquire Responsys for $1.5 Bn.  San Bruno, CA-based Responsys makes marketing software and targets B2C scenarios.
Oracle already had Eloqua as part of its Marketing Cloud. Both Eloqua and Responsys have similar functionality; it is the focus that was different (B2B vs B2C). So along with the software, what’s also important is that Oracle also…

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Post abstract cross-posted from Real Story Group.

Apache Cordova supports Ubuntu Touch — How long before IBM, Oracle, and others follow?

Apache Cordova, the open source hybrid app development environment, has released a new version (3.3.0 for those tracking it). This release fixes a lot of bugs for Android, Windows and Blackberry devices. More importantly, it also now supports Ubuntu Touch and Amazon’s Fire mobile operating systems. My colleague Tony in this post had talked about rise of Ubuntu and other platforms, and why we need…

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Post abstract cross-posted from Real Story Group.