A lot has been written recently in both the press and blogosphere about the huge market valuations being touted for the new wave of social media companies. This has led to inevitable comparisons to the dotcom crash back in 2000-2001. From my perspective, although I can appreciate the tremendous value and opportunities that many of … Continue reading Social Media company valuations – am I missing something?
I've recently written a series of posts on the future of ECM, identifying 13 trends that I’ve observed: Making the “E” in Enterprise Content Management actually mean something ... looks at how the 'E' in ECM is starting to truly mean something with the trend around unifying content between ECM and enterprise business applications. The … Continue reading Future of ECM – the next 5 years
Continuing the theme of the Future of ECM … trend #9 … Dropping into the infrastructure layer With the onset of a more service-oriented approach to content management, and with less differentiation between ECM vendors around core content functionality, we expect ECM platforms to drop into the infrastructure layer, becoming a core and essential part … Continue reading ECM as a commodity
Continuing the theme of the Future of ECM … trend #8 … The ECM market has gone through a series of frenzied acquisitions over the past decade as each of the leading ECM vendors assembled its arsenal of core ECM components. I've attempted to illustrate the main acquisitions by the leading ECM vendors in the … Continue reading Market consolidation