By Phil Wainewright on March 13, 2013
“Box is becoming a verb in Schneider,” said Hervé Coureil, chief information officer at Schneider Electric, speaking in London today about the company’s pilot implementation of the Box collaboration platform. People have started saying, “Oh I’ll Box it for you” when they plan to share a file with colleague. The 140,000-employee energy management company is [...]
By Josh Greenbaum on October 23, 2012
Levie is still funny and outrageous, and Box is still young and hip, but the company’s focus is clearly on making sure that growth and new markets are characterized by an astute reading of market forces, and not just on being cool and hip.
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By R "Ray" Wang on August 28, 2012
Convergence In The Five Forces Of Consumerization Of Technology Drives The Next Big Thing Social has given us the tools to connect. Mobile has given us the ability to interact any time and anywhere. Cloud delivers access points to us with a rich array of content and information. Big data provides us with the context [...]
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By R "Ray" Wang on July 12, 2012
Microsoft Provides The Passion And Products For Partners To Compete In A Post PC Era Microsoft kicked off its Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Canada amidst 16,000 partners (See Figure 1). Attendees caught the latest news and product announcements while sharing new business models and products for a post PC era. Key announcements for Day [...]
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By Phil Wainewright on June 26, 2012
It’s difficult to see how Yammer will improve SharePoint, or what value it will add for customers. It’s just another tool in an increasingly chaotic Microsoft toolbox.
By Josh Greenbaum on June 20, 2012
As the rumors became reality about Microsoft’s acquisition of Yammer, and what that means for Microsoft Dynamics and its social computing strategy, I must confess a bit of bewilderment. While social is hot, and cool, and trendy (can you guess ……
By Phil Wainewright on May 24, 2012
UK based enterprise cloud collaboration vendor Huddle is taking over where collaboration pioneer WebEx left off after its ill-fated acquisition by Cisco, gaining market share at the expense of Sharepoint.
By Sameer Patel on August 15, 2011
Device ubiquity across home and work is the new item on the CIO’s to do list. Interesting stat in The Telegraph about how employees are more productive if they use their own gadgets: According to a YouGov survey, businesses who let employees use their own technology see productivity increases of up to 30 per cent. [...]
By R "Ray" Wang on August 15, 2011
Confusion Persists In The Social Business Market As with any new disruptive technology, the social business solution landscape faces a dynamic, confusing, and converging market. As vendors seek to grab mind share and market share, customers and prospects remain confused as to what are the right business problems to address with social business. However, rampant [...]
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By Phil Wainewright on January 25, 2011
Filesharing-to-collaboration cloud apps vendor Box epitomises how cloud apps are growing up to become enterprise-grade. Despite the rounded corners on the company’s cuddly brand image, it has had to sharpen up to become a fit for the square hole that is enterprise computing.