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Microsoft Office Is Still the Productivity Suite Leader

For Microsoft, Forrester's recent report on productivity suites and alternatives to Office 2013 just couldn’t get better. It shows that while there are alternatives to Microsoft Office, most enterprises aren’t even looking at them. It also shows that if Office 2013 still hasn’t gained the traction Microsoft would like it to, it is only because most users are still on the 2010 version. 

Google Gives Businesses More Mapped Data Visualization Options

Google has added new business data visualization capabilities to its map-making engine with the release of Google Maps Engine Pro. The new tool will enable small businesses to map their data and import client information into maps that can be edited, analyzed and shared.

Alfresco Upgrades Software, Delays IPO

Alfresco, an open source platform for enterprise content management, has upgraded its records management module and released the next version of its syncing technology, Alfresco One (v 4.2). But the news seems to be overshadowed by reports that the company is delaying its much-anticipated US initial public offering.

Gartner MQ for ECM: HP Pushes into Niche Quadrant with Laserfiche M-Files, SpringCM

Our first look at Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprises Content Management (ECM) showed a dynamic, growing ECM market populated by vendors that cover the full range functionality needed by enterprises to manage information. This becomes particularly apparent in the Niche Quadrant where there are 14 vendors that cover specific areas across the ECM spectrum.

Nuxeo Outlines 2014 Roadmap Beyond v5.8 #NxW13

At Nuxeoworld 2013, we got a peek at the coming year, which promises to be a busy one yet again. We were also given a quick look at its roadmap over the next 12 months and where Nuxeo says it would like to be by this time next year.

Nuxeo To Release v5.8 By Month's End, Further US, Europe Expansion On The Way #NxW13

nuxeoworld2013.jpg We’ve been waiting for Nuxeoworld to get the scoop on the Nuxeo v5.8 release. Today, CEO Eric Barroca confirmed that the upgrade will be available by the end of this month, and that there are some substantial upgrades under the hood.

Gartner MQ for ECM: EMC, IBM, Microsoft Lead, Vendors Prioritize Cloud, Mobile

Only a week after Forrester’s Wave for Enterprise CMS, Gartner has published its Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management. If the Wave describes a market that is healthy but segmenting, Gartner describes one that is growing with vendors forced to cater to demands for mobile and cloud capabilities as well as functionality for specific verticals.  

Nuxeo Studio Still on Fast Track with Release of Version 2.14

nuxeo studio, enterprise cms, document management Open source enterprise content management provider Nuxeo is putting its latest round of funding to use.

Microsoft Launching Surface 2, Has It Learnt From RT's Failure?

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The imminent arrival of Windows 8.1 will make the company's new tablet computing devices more usable. But Microsoft's hardware updates won't radically change the money-losing Surface proposition in a market that fails to see keyboards and me-too apps as a major differentiator. 

Interactive Intelligence Aims for Simplicity with New Content Manager

Earlier this year, Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. was named a visionary in the space of CRM Web Customer Service by Gartner’s Magic Quadrant. Its latest release provides what it calls a simple and intuitive way for businesses to manage critical documents.

SharePoint 2013 Success Barriers Call for Governance Actions

document management, SharePoint 2013 Success Barriers Call for Governance ActionsThe AIIM report on SharePoint 2013 sings a familiar tune: people have security concerns with SharePoint in the cloud; people consider SharePoint as a platform for building a comprehensive content management system and records management system; Microsoft’s three-year upgrade cycle has caused many companies to have multiple versions of SharePoint which has added IT support issues. 

We know some are not happy with SharePoint, and AIIM reported this last year, too.

So the question remains — what to do about these concerns?

Harmon.ie Offers Android App For Office 365, Says BYOD Is Failing

harmon.ie says BYOD strategies are failing. This is how it helps resolve that challenge.

iCloud Updates Ahead of the Arrival of iOS 7

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Apple's iCloud service loses its beta tag and gets the iOS 7 look ahead of the OS launch. New iPhone 5C and 5S users will find more practical features via the newly-free apps Pages, Keynote and Numbers, showing signs that Apple's cloud play is starting to mature.

OpenText's New Large File Transfer Solution Underlines EIM Strategy

Enterprise collaboration software is not worth much if you can't get files from one user to another. OpenText today released a new product for transferring large files outside the firewall based on the integration of two of its existing products.

Box Refreshes iOS App, Adds Metadata File Access

Box Refreshes iOS App, Adds Metadata File AccessOnline file storage company Box announced it has fully integrated its Folders and CrocoDoc acquisitions from earlier in 2013, and has now updated its iOS app and added metadata access to stored files.

Box Takes a Swipe at Microsoft Office, Google Docs with Box Notes

For such a small tool, today’s unveiling of Box Notes is causing a bit of a storm and likely will upset quite a few people across the productivity suite space. This is because Notes, which is in closed beta for the moment, offers document editing and collaboration to those storing their content on the Box enterprise platform.

Nuxeo Reels in US$ 3.8 Million for US Expansion

Open source digital asset and content management provider Nuxeo has won a US$ 3.8 million round of funding it plans to use on expanding in the US where it began began increasing its focus in 2009.

Document Mgt Roll-up: Salesforce Advanced File Sharing, OneNote Upgrades for iPad

Back to school and back to the production desks. It’s been a busy week in the document management space with the introduction of a new file sharing app from Salesforce, a new upgrade for OneNote on iPad, DocuWare bought Westbrook, while both SharePoint Online and WoodWing received interesting upgrades. Let’s take a look.

EMC Documentum Leapfrogs the Competition - Frost & Sullivan Gives 5 Reasons Why

Information Management, Enterprise CMS, EMC Documentum Leapfrogs the Competition - Frost & Sullivan Gives 5 Reasons WhyWant to look like a fool? Then call EMC Documentum a legacy Enterprise Content Management system that’s too sluggish and weighed-down to keep pace with the times.

Salesforce Nixes Chatterbox, Debuts Files Feature for Syncing + Sharing Files

Salesforce Nixes Chatterbox, Debuts Files Feature for Syncing + Sharing FilesSalesforce announced a file sync and share service just before its Dreamforce 2012 conference called Chatterbox, but it's now been renamed Files, and it won't be the Dropbox for the enterprise Marc Benioff once boasted of.