GSD&M ‘learns how to fish’ with Nuxeo Platform

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Full-service advertising agency GSD&M has migrated its heavy digital assets from Documentum to Nuxeo Platform. Along the way, the company’s IT team has acquired the skills to develop further applications on the platform itself, and has its sights set on deploying Nuxeo in other areas of the business beyond Digital Asset Management. Case study key […]

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Appian embraces work automation for Digital Transformation Platform play

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For some time Appian has pitched itself as much more than a pure ‘BPM platform provider’. Its recent announcements, focused on various work automation technologies, signal that it’s now pushing further, faster. Of course, since its inception Appian has been doing more than ‘just’ BPM. Right from the start, its platform included content and document management and enterprise collaboration tools […]

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The work automation explosion – a fork in the road for process platforms

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There’s an explosion of vendors entering the work automation space. Are the new entrants truly disrupting ‘heritage’ process platforms? Over on LinkedIn yesterday a provocative post caught my eye: proposing that Apple’s acquisition of Workflow and Dell Boomi’s acquisition of ManyWho signal more nails in the coffins of established process application platforms (like those from Appian, […]

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IBM looks to the future with Connections Pink

RESEARCH REPORT // FREE

Faced with a constantly shifting and increasingly competitive collaboration technology market, IBM is completely overhauling its established IBM Connections technology to make it more flexible, scalable, and ready for the next generation of customer needs. A much-needed revamp for IBM Connections Last week we heard IBM’s plans for the future of IBM Connections, its enterprise […]

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IBM Cloud: the best place to get digital enterprise value from data

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This week at IBM InterConnect 2017, IBM repeatedly stressed the way it wants to differentiate the IBM Cloud from competitors’ cloud platforms: through cognitive and data management services. Given the amount of time, money and people IBM’s put into transforming Watson from a gameshow-playing computer into a toolkit of component learning-system services, it’s probably no surprise that IBM is […]

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Sapiens DECISION: Managing business decision logic at scale

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Sapiens DECISION – formed when financial services software specialist Sapiens bought Knowledge Partners, Inc. in 2014 – has a formidable track record as a theory and practice pioneer in the decision management space. It’s pushing hard to expand its audience. Top takeaways A unique proposition for managing business decision logic Founded on a sophisticated, logical […]

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AuraPortal: A quiet but comprehensive process application platform contender

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Process Application Platform vendor AuraPortal may not have the market presence of many of its competitors, but it has a significant customer base, particularly in Latin America. Its technology offers organisations with Microsoft-centric environments a very high degree of configurability, over a very broad range of functionality. Top takeaways Under the radar, but an established […]

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Dell Boomi finds a workflow fit with ManyWho

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With its acquisition of ManyWho, Dell Boomi is moving up the stack – adding workflow automation to its existing visual app integration capabilities. But there’s more. Dell Boomi – the independent vendor-to-beat in the integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) space – announced yesterday it has acquired ManyWho, a small provider of a cloud-based, low-code workflow application development […]

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Microsoft Teams is let loose against Slack

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This week, Microsoft announced the official general availability of its new team collaboration tool, Microsoft Teams. Launched in preview back in November, Microsoft Teams is part of the Office 365 suite alongside applications including Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business and Yammer, and will now be automatically provisioned to customers with the following Office 365 […]

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Intelligent automation – time to slow the AI rush?

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Just as mainstream businesses are getting used to the idea of robotic automation of elements of office work, we’re told that we need to be moving beyond robotic automation to intelligent automation. Is it really that time already? If you’re already familiar with Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or Robotic Desktop Automation (RDA) technologies, chances are you […]

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