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Apps for SharePoint 2013 carry their own set of implementation risks

Large organizations with an instance of Microsoft SharePoint running on premises may be thinking about migrating their customization process over from full trust solutions to a combination of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Microsoft refers to this combination as the “SharePoint Read more ›

Enterprise tech ISVs should recommend hybrid computing platform scenarios to their customers

Enterprise technology consumers have made their reluctance clear. In most cases they will not agree to incur the expense and effort required to migrate on-premises computing platforms, like Microsoft SharePoint, to public cloud tenancy. So the ISVs owning the IP Read more ›

Microsoft lowers the volume on its Mobile First Cloud First clarion call at least for SharePoint

In the aftermath of SPTechCon Austin, and a number of announcements from Microsoft, not the least of which being the planned debut of SharePoint 2016, later this year, it is safe to say the volume on “mobile first, cloud first” Read more ›

End users benefit from in-context access to tech training content when new computing platforms are implemented

Adoption initiatives accompany almost any type of platform change for enterprise computing consumers. These projects are so common a whole industry developed around them. Back in the 1990s the business was referred to as “business process re-engineering”. Today the same Read more ›

Google’s Structured Data Markup Helper might be a game changer for enterprise content and document management

In June, 2011, Michael O’Connor posted an article to the blog on schema.org announcing a joint effort by Bing, Google, and Yahoo “to create and support a standard set of schemas for structured data markup on web pages”. At the Read more ›

Microsoft Continues to Service the Majority of Very Large Organizations with SharePoint and/or Office 365

If the group of attendees at this year’s SPTechCon, Boston, can be used as a reliable gauge of the positions of Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 in the enterprise computing market, market interest in these solutions remains healthy and infectious. Read more ›

Android’s New Enterprise Features Aren’t Likely to Overtake Microsoft Office Anytime Soon

Sundar Pichai presented the latest innovations from Android targeted to enterprise IT and business consumers during this year’s I/O Developer conference. Samsung’s Knox is one of the two anchor tenants of this latest tech strip mall, with Quickoffice (ostensibly a Read more ›

Is Collaboration the Irresistable Lure ISVs Need to Motivate Enterprise Business to Embrace Cloud Computing Offers?

Microsoft® appears to be using its Yammer business to equip SharePoint Online, Office 365, with ‘cloud only’ features. Does this point to collaboration as a very hot topic for enterprise business? Or is this move simply another example of engineers Read more ›