Virginia Backaitis News & Articles
| Tuesday Oct 9, 2012
If there’s one thing that Enterprise Content Management industry veteran Whitney Bouck has heard plenty of rants about, it’s content silos. Or in simpler terms, not being able to easily access and/or share documents, files or other information, stored in one place from another.
| Friday Oct 5, 2012
Now that the Jersey Shore is in its final season and we’ve become desensitized to the catfights on the Housewives of Wherever series, how about a reality show featuring the rivalries in Enterprise Computing?
| Thursday Oct 4, 2012
The big news out of Oracle OpenWorld this year is that Oracle is now the most comprehensive cloud provider on the planet with the most enterprise-grade applications, the most complete platform and the most modern socially enabled technology and applications.
And, yes, that is the company’s marketing jargon. Digest it as such.
| Monday Oct 1, 2012
What if someone told your CEO that he was making vital business decisions based on five percent of the useful data available to the company?
Needless to say, he wouldn’t be happy.
| Friday Sep 28, 2012
It’s a pretty safe bet that Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff won’t be going to Oracle’s OpenWorld next week, but he’ll certainly be on the minds of many.
| Wednesday Sep 19, 2012
What do sales people gripe about? Aside from the crappy economy, customers who won’t make decisions, and lousy commissions; there’s managing and getting action on the overload of documents and approvals involved in a typical sales cycle.
| Monday Sep 17, 2012
Bait me and I’ll bite. Say the word “surprise” and I’ll want to know what it is, immediately. Give me a reason to believe that something unexpected might happen, and I’m going to dig. It’s my nature. I’m a headhunter and a journalist, research and curiosity are in my blood.
| Thursday Sep 13, 2012
Enterprise technology is entering the “fun to watch” era. September’s playlist centers around online enterprise file-sync-n-share. This week’s disruptor: Salesforce.com, and they haven’t even made a formal announcement yet.
| Wednesday Sep 12, 2012
For all the hype around Big Data, the numbers of organizations outside of the Internet and Advertising industries who leverage it to the hilt are still fairly few.
| Monday Sep 10, 2012
Syncplicity wants to be the place that enterprise users go to sync, share, access and protect their files. The SaaS start-up that storage giant EMC acquired in May has been working in overdrive to achieve its mission.
| Thursday Sep 6, 2012
There’s a difference between a big pile of data and Big Data.
It’s hard to believe that this needs to be said. But try this. Ask someone what Big Data is and see if you don’t hear words like petabyte, exabyte, zettabyte, yottabyte and the like dominate their answers. Most common definitions of Big Data revolve around quantity and data/information storage.
| Wednesday Aug 29, 2012
Content Management from its earliest days has been about getting the right information to the right person at the right time. This was long before there were laptops, before email, before the web, before smartphones, before e-Readers, before tablet computers, before whatever comes next.
| Friday Aug 24, 2012
Everyone is getting it on with Big Data.
| Friday Aug 17, 2012
It's over. The social networking phenomena is coming apart at the seams. At least that's what Eric Savitz says. He covers the intersection of tech and investing for Forbes.
| Thursday Aug 9, 2012
Does the athlete who wins the most Olympic medals also win the most social media clicks per day?