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Forrester also says that Microsoft has been smart to open the SharePoint platform allowing for richer integrations from third party software as well as its own additional services (like Yammer).
Is SharePoint Domination At an End?
It always amazes me that we can hear so much disillusionment about a product that is still being rapidly deployed across organizations, one that includes a strong vibrant community ready to come to its aide. But it does seem that SharePoint is here for the long haul in some form or another.
Forrester points to two things Microsoft needs to nail for SharePoint to continue on its path of dominance: a better cloud story and stronger adoption. Both of these are crucial for any product/service today. There are a ton and more of options out there and we hear about them every day here at CMSWire. Can SharePoint succeed in a market that is changing as rapidly as this one? It will, the question is more where on the totem pole will it end up? Is SharePoint 2013 going to be the game changer? Or simply the fifth version of the platform?