Archive: August 30th, 2011

4 Traits of Better Business Software

4 Traits of Better Business Software

Your company just on-boarded another software product that promises to make work better, faster and easier. If you’re familiar with traditional enterprise software, you probably found yourself rolling your eyes already. But some newer players are giving the dinosaurs a run for their money by focusing on simplification and usability.

Forrester Wave, Enterprise Social Platforms: IBM, Jive, NewsGator, Telligent & More

Forrester Wave, Enterprise Social Platforms: IBM, Jive, NewsGator, Telligent & More

There’s a brand spanking new Forrester Wave report out that focuses on the best enterprise social platforms available today. Why organizations are using them and who makes the list is our focus today.

5 Enterprise Social Trends For Next 5 Years

5 Enterprise Social Trends For Next 5 Years

Take a look at the flattening enterprise, expanding definition of marketing, and other social networking trends already emerging.

Five Challenges to Monitoring Cloud Applications

Five Challenges to Monitoring Cloud Applications

Cloud application monitoring is the Rodney Dangerfield of cloud technologies – it gets no respect… but it ought to. Notice how much of the discussion around cloud computing is about how to design, build or deploy cloud applications. There are healthy debates around frothy topics like security and vendor lock-in.