SharePoint 2013 Consolidates Its Position as a Mainstream Web CMS Player

Microsoft has been taking Web Content Management (WCM) seriously since it integrated Microsoft CMS 2002 into Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007. SharePoint 2010 saw improvements to the Web CMS feature set including better content management through an improved rich-text editor, better Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) support as well Read more about SharePoint 2013 Consolidates Its Position as a Mainstream Web CMS Player[…]

Beta Testing for New OpenCalais Commences Next Month

Semantic web technology provider Calais plans to commence beta testing for the next version of its OpenCalais Web Service in August 2012. New features will include behind-the-scenes improvements to the processing pipeline as well as end-user facing features that include new entities, facts and events, and enhanced social tagging. The “Semantic Web” refers to meta-information Read more about Beta Testing for New OpenCalais Commences Next Month[…]

Watch Microsoft’s Office 2013 Event Live Today

The new Office suite has been formally unveiled by Microsoft with Yammer and SharePoint taking center stage among the new features. See what else was shown off at the launch event today, and where you can download the new customer preview version.  Comfy Seat and Popcorn Time As mentioned last week, today Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Read more about Watch Microsoft’s Office 2013 Event Live Today[…]

Alfresco Extends Document Management Reach With Kodak Alliance

Alfresco has been growing at an impressive rate since its 2005 founding through a combination of products and strategic partnerships. While it is already in use in countries all over the world, the announcement of a strategic alliance with Kodak should up its game again. According to Alfresco, which made the announcement at the end Read more about Alfresco Extends Document Management Reach With Kodak Alliance[…]

OpenStack Turns Two, Will Fragmentation Hurt the Open Source Cloud Platform?

OpenStack is gaining momentum. This week, OpenStack turns two, and with the “terrible twos” stage comes growing pains. Rackspace, which has partnered with NASA and a few other cloud computing industry players in developing the open-source project, is switching its codebase to OpenStack. But with this second-year anniversary, the open-source cloud computing platform faces new Read more about OpenStack Turns Two, Will Fragmentation Hurt the Open Source Cloud Platform?[…]

DAM Lowdown: Picturepark, FATS Digital … and the Law

It’s another DAM hot week. In this week’s digital asset management news, Picturepark partners south of the border and nearer home, Australian broadcast/multimedia facility FATS Digital expands its digital asset management capability, law enforcement demos the high value of DAM, and the law tries to catch up with a deceased’s virtual assets.   Picturepark Announces Read more about DAM Lowdown: Picturepark, FATS Digital … and the Law[…]

Microsoft Unveiling the Next Office on Monday?

Microsoft’s Office dominance is under attack as cloud services, users working on tablets and even the replacement documents by emails all take their toll. What can Microsoft pull out of the hat to liven its ageing service?  Coming to a Desktop/Tablet/Phone Near You The rise of other computing platforms and cloud services has seen the Read more about Microsoft Unveiling the Next Office on Monday?[…]

A Week in Google: The Nexus Tablet Onslaught, Chrome OS Updates and More

The very latest news out of Google is that Larry Page has lost his voice, probably from screaming “success!” repeatedly as the Nexus 7 tablet ships. Meanwhile, the rest of Google never sleeps, and its products never stop being tweaked and updated.   Poor Larry, Happy Nexus As tech headlines go, “CEO loses voice” isn’t Read more about A Week in Google: The Nexus Tablet Onslaught, Chrome OS Updates and More[…]

Kana Software Goes All In on Customer Service with Ciboodle Acquisition

Building business relationships means solving problems, but solving the little problems that pop up while solving the bigger problems is what companies like Kana and Sword Ciboodle do best.  Luckily for companies who do business with either, they’ll now be doing business with both because Kana has now acquired Ciboodle. Between the two companies, almost Read more about Kana Software Goes All In on Customer Service with Ciboodle Acquisition[…]