When your incumbent WCM or Portal platform won’t work for mobile-first

Its no longer uncommon to see mobile-first strategies for application development. After all, the number of mobile Internet users is growing at a much faster rate than those that access the Internet from non-mobile devices. If you still have doubts about a mobile-only strategy, just remember WhatsApp is a mobile-only service that Facebook acquired for … Continue reading When your incumbent WCM or Portal platform won’t work for mobile-first

What does a vendor really mean when they say they cloud?

One of the attributes that we evaluate in most of our vendor evaluation reports is "Cloud Services." By “Cloud Services,” we mean to what extent can a particular solution get deployed in a cloud, by you, the vendor, or a third party. It's actually not always a simple proposition, but as enterprises seek to decrease … Continue reading What does a vendor really mean when they say they cloud?

Should you use a portal platform for your workflow and business process needs?

A common question keeps popping up among our subscribers: when to use built-in services within a portal technology platform, versus opting for a third-party solution.  Sometimes this question arises in connection with workflow services. Many portal platform implementations entail workflow services. Since portals usually provide access to multiple systems, the ability to define multi-step proc...Read … Continue reading Should you use a portal platform for your workflow and business process needs?