In an earlier post, we looked at how digital workplace and marketing professionals can categorize the IoT marketplace based on device dependencies. Another way to categorize the marketplace is in terms of device screens. Absence or presence of a screen Most Internet devices that users have so far interacted with — computers, mobile phones, tablets … Continue reading Categorizing IoT Devices and Wearables Part 2 – Screen Dependency
Many enterprises have begun to experiment with Internet-connected devices, such as hand-held devices, wearables, and other so-called "Internet of Things” (IoT) devices. If you want to include such devices as part of a broader digital workplace and marketing landscape, many questions arise. Can mobile middleware tools support IoT use cases? Should WCM be used to … Continue reading Categorizing IoT Devices and Wearables Part 1 – Phone Dependency
Consumer ecommerce companies increasingly give additional discounts to people who make a purchase via mobile apps instead of from a desktop site session. They want to incentivize more customers to download that company's app. An interesting question came up the other day with one of RSG's subscribers: can this logic be extended to the enterprise? … Continue reading B2E Mobile Apps: If you build, will they come?
RSG has just released an update to our Enterprise Mobile Technology vendor evaluations. The new release includes updates to our detailed reviews of IBM, Oracle, Salesforce, SAP, FeedHenry/Red Hat, July, Motorola/Zebra, Verivo, Xamarin, and Kinvey. Enterprise Mobile Technology is a rapidly evolving marketplace and has seen a number of acquisitions. As a result, some vendor … Continue reading Updated Enterprise Mobile Technology Evaluations Available
In the good old days, WCM technology primarily served to deliver content to a website -- hence the name "Web Content Management". At best, "multi-channel" referred to the ability to deliver content to more than one type of website; e.g., an intranet and a public-facing website. Of course, things have changed drastically from there. You … Continue reading New Roles for WCM Technology in an Age of Wearables
In the good old days, WCM technology primarily severed deliver content to a website -- hence the name "Web Content Management". At best, "multi-channel" referred to the ability to deliver content to more than one type of website; e.g., an Intranet and a public facing website. Of course, things have changes drastically from there. You … Continue reading New roles for WCM technology in an age of wearables
Real Story Group conducted an online survey in Q1 2015 to obtain practitioner perspectives on key enterprise content management software-related themes. The survey results included a cross-section of organizations that were drawn from a variety of geographies and industries. This new advisory paper (subscribers-only) summarizes key results around system usage, how SharePoint is (and isn't … Continue reading New Advisory and Webinar — ECM Survey Results
Private equity firm Skyview Capital is acquiring Syncplicity from EMC. Acquired by EMC in 2012, Syncplicity is a cloud-based file sharing and sync service (CFSS), focused on enterprise customers. Some other similar services are Citrix ShareFile, Oxygen Cloud, Box (which now wants to move beyond CFSS), and host of other, mostly consumer-oriented services like Dropbox, … Continue reading EMC de-syncs from Syncplicity
Liferay and Red Hat have entered into a partnership to combine Liferay Portal with Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP). JBoss EAP is Red Hat’s key middleware/application server. As of now, the partnership is limited to EAP but Liferay says it will gradually expand to include integration with other Red Hat middleware products. What … Continue reading Liferay Partnering with Red Hat – Implications for the Portals Marketplace
First, let's acknowledge that "Mobile" and "Internet of Things” (or IoT) are very large and quite separate technology domains. However, the way current market is evolving, I see some overlap, as shown in the attached graphic (click to enlarge). At the intersection of Mobile and IOT Wearables to a large extent fall under the rubric … Continue reading Should you consider IoT and Wearables in your Mobile Strategy?