Enterprise customers continue to be frustrated by a lack of clarity or momentum in key areas around business productivity 'front office' strategy from Microsoft; partners are picking up the slack but some big questions are being asked this summer
Real world collaboration strategies and tactics for enterprises.
Oliver Marks leads the Global Digital Enterprise Team at HP, having previously provided seasoned independent consulting guidance to companies on effective planning of business strategy, tactics, technology decisions, roll out and enduring use models that make best use of modern collaborative and social networking tools to achieve their business goals. These are Oliver's views and not those of his employer HP.
For 'Generation Connected', talk about what is possible and trends are dime a dozen, but everyone is looking for evidence of practical, experiential business successes
The old guard are marrying off upstart competitors into their product portfolios. But is the battle for supremacy among Microsoft, IBM, SAP and Oracle still relevant -- and has it scarred long-term relationships with customers?
ION Air add cloud native capabilities to their new 'Point-of-view action-sport camcorder' range, along with easy to use on/off recording
A clash of cultures between traditional marketing conventions and enterprise software getting more involved in digital branding infrastructure is going to result in friction and sparks. The prize is modeling and transforming the future top global brands...
Facebook IPO hype and dramas obscured Google's launch of their Knowledge graph contextual extensions to search, which may prove to be the foundation for future digital networking and a solution to information context and filtering
Historically SAP are an enterprise structured data software company: as society evolves unstructured data is ever more important. How are SAP coping with the opportunities and red herrings our increasingly connected world surfaces for them to respond to?
HR/HCM is historically the mature 'social' center of businesses and can either lead digital transformation or be subsumed into a supporting collaborative role
Well funded and connected 'task management for teams' firm Asana could make waves through their Facebook roots, quality code and cultural fit
Finally a thoughtful, hype free book worth reading about digital marketing, the relationships we have with vendors and a vision for a better future where we have greater control of our personal data