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SharePoint, Collaboration Success Through Lens of Former Dell CTO

Call it a chief change in technology.

HiSoftware Inc. announced earlier this month the appointment of former Dell chief technology officer and Microsoft SharePoint MVP Chris McNulty as its company's CTO. 

With an MCTS, MCSE, MSA and MVTSP certification, McNulty has more than 20 years of software experience, including overseeing Dell solutions for SharePoint, Office 365, Yammer and related technologies.

He's also an occasional CMSWire contributor who's written recently about new patterns of collaboration in SharePoint and SharePoint's key enhancements over the last 10 years.

CMSWire caught up with McNulty for a Q&A on his new role, his past role at Dell and collaboration in the enterprise.

Metalogix Tackles Those Tricky Email Migrations

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Very soon, your organization is going to be moving a large amount of content to the cloud, for financial reasons if nothing else. That can be especially tricky when the content involves email, which brings its own set of headaches.

Metalogix says it can ease your pain with its recently released Email Migrator 3.0, which enables organizations migrate mailboxes to another Exchange server or Office 365.

Enterprise Content Management Changes, Challenges in 2013 - Leading Vendor's Views

Every now and then an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) vendor will open its mouth and shout from the rooftops that its competitors are “dinosaurs,” though they are unlikely to use exactly that word. Instead they’ll slip in terms like “first generation” or “legacy,” which in IT-speak means retired or ready to be retired.

When you hear that kind of talk, it’s probably worth asking if you’re being spun by someone who’s fighting to gain market share. Entertaining as it can be to watch the taunting, we have to remember to ask ourselves if poking at your competitors is the best way to demonstrate your value.

We say, probably not.

File Share Won't Solve Enterprise Content Management Problems

The fragmenting Enterprise Content Management (ECM) systems market has file share vendors eager to take the place of production-ready ECM suites. But agile and effective as they may be, file share applications fall flat when compared with an Enterprise CMS for securely managing content.

The Gartner 2013 ECM Magic Quadrant: Winners and Losers

Information Management, The Gartner 2013 ECM Magic Quadrant: Winners and LosersAlthough a major analyst firm has yet to introduce a reality television-style survival component involving vendor executives, there are winners and losers in every vendor evaluation. This year’s Gartner ECM Magic Quadrant is no different — seeing some players rise, some fall, while all fight to survive.

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.  

Forrester Wave ECM: Market Segments As EMC,HP, IBM, OpenText Lead

In the first part of our look at Forrester Wave for ECM 2013, we saw that the market is changing rapidly as vendors are forced to provide functionality that corresponds to enterprise productivity rather than compliance needs. We also saw that agile, small vendors are starting to eat away at the dominance of the large, established players. Even still, the Wave is led by EMC, IBM and OpenText, while HP pushed its way into the Leaders' segment on the back of the Autonomy acquisition. 

Forrester Wave ECM: Market Wants Agile, Mobile, Content Apps; Small Vendors Rise

The Enterprise Content Management (ECM) market is changing again. According to the recently published Forrester Wave for ECM for 2013, vendors are being pushed to provide new functionality that addresses productivity goals in the enterprise, with flexibility and ease-of-use now key requirements. Meanwhile, smaller, functionality specific vendors are starting to eat away at the leadership position of the traditional heavyweights. 

Can Movable Type Really Make a Comeback?

Can Movable Type Really Make a Comeback?If WordPress and Drupal can take over the Web CMS world, why not a company like Movable Type? After all, it was one of the originators of the easy to use, easy to build and maintain content management systems.

A Japanese company called Infocom now owns Six Apart, the company that originally built Movable Type, and it not only has a big pocket book to help the company expand, it's now readying its Movable Type push into North America.

Nuxeo Platform 5.7.2 Released with Video Player Upgrade, Bulk Tagging

Nuxseo Platform 5.7.2 Released with Video Player Upgrade, Bulk TaggingDigital asset management provider Nuxeo has begun rolling out steady updates to its platform, the latest being version 5.7.2, a minor update featuring an upgraded video player, bulk tagging and more tools for admins and developers.

WCM Insights: What Web Content Management Will Look Like by 2017

WCM Insights: What Web Content Management Will Look Like by 2017 How different are websites now than they were three years ago? Hard to imagine then what they will look like in another four years, but we've got some fearless predictions on WCM and what Web content management will look like in 2017.

SAP Leadership Shuffles co-CEO to Supervisory Board

SAP Leadership Shuffles co-CEO to Supervisory Board

SAP is under the control of CEO Bill McDermott now after co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe stepped down over the weekend to join company co-founder Hasso Plattner on the supervisory board.

 

Hyland OnBase 13 Released with Photo Upload, Offline Support

Hyland OnBase 13 Released with Photo Upload, Offline SupportHyland's yearly OnBase update is here, and OnBase 13 continues the company's focus on document imaging and workflow, including forms, mobile, photo upload and offline support upgrades to the latest version. 

Amazon EC2 Dedicated Instances Price Drops

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Amazon continues to put pressure on the compute on demand market by once again dropping the price of its EC2 Dedicated Instances this week by as much as 80%.

OASIS Approves Updated CMIS Standard

Oasis.pngEnterprise content management (ECM) systems now have an updated version of the standard for sharing information.

Exclusive: A Perfect Prescription - EMC Documentum Buys Life Sciences Expert Sitrof Technologies

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The deal couldn’t be sweeter. Everyone wins. EMC’s Information Intelligence Group (IIG), Life Sciences Document Management consulting firm Sitrof Technologies and, perhaps most importantly, the long list of Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Medical Device firms who use, or plan to use, Documentum.

Red Hot Acquia & Alfresco Buddy-Up, More Of The Same Or Will They Light A Fire?

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To some the news of Open Source vendors Acquia and Alfresco deepening their relationship was a bit of a snoozer. We certainly found it worth covering, but few others did. How can it be that a partnership between a Gartner “ECM visionary” (Alfresco) and a Forrester “WCM contender” ( Acquia) be worthy of so little attention?

elcomCMS 8.2: Cloud Storage Integration, Responsive Images & Social Sign-in

Enchancements in elcomCMS 8.2, web cms Enhancements in version 8.2 of elcomCMS cover a wide range of functions.

The web content management system has become the Swiss Army knife of software — a tool for most situations. To keep up with that requirement for omni-utility, Australia-based elcom has released version 8.2 of its elcomCMS, with enhancements in social media, cloud docs, meetings, projects, mobile and more. 

How to Clearly Articulate Your Enterprise Content Management Objectives, Guiding Principles

You’ll often need to explain the goals of your Enterprise Content Management (ECM) program in more detail than an elevator pitch. Here are the objectives and guiding principles applicable to most ECM programs.

Box Edit Lets Users Create and Alter Documents in the Cloud

 box_ios_logo.jpgBox's latest PC-based feature update allows users to create and edit documents within the cloud, avoiding the need for discrete downloads, juggling apps and version conflicts. 

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