Box Skills and the search for intelligent content

COMMENTARY

I spent last week in San Francisco at BoxWorks, getting a sense of where Box is now and where it sees itself heading. Admittedly, we’re seeing scripted demos at a vendor’s flagship annual event – so the usual conference caveats apply (some of the services announced at BoxWorks won’t even see daylight as Beta releases […]

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Digital Integration Platforms: The vendor landscape

RESEARCH REPORT // FREE

The Digital Integration Platform vendor landscape is really crowded: a mix of startups, specialists with significant experience and ‘heritage’ enterprise platform vendors are all busily trying to get your attention. Which kinds of vendor and service offering are going to be best-aligned to your needs? Top takeaways The capabilities of Digital Integration Platforms are largely […]

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Oracle Cloud: “the only cloud you’ll ever need to run your business”

COMMENTARY

It wasn’t many years ago that Larry Ellison proclaimed cloud computing to be “gibberish”, “insane” and “idiocy”. To my mind at least, Oracle’s cloud conversion has been astonishing. At the 2017 Openworld conference in San Francisco a procession of keynote presenters made one thing completely clear above all else: Oracle has now completely embraced the […]

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Track blockchain projects with our new interactive research tool

COMMENTARY

We’re starting to collect examples of blockchain projects (and in rare cases, products!) as we build out our research into ‘blockchain for business’. We decided to work on this openly, so you can ride with us as this fast-changing space evolves. To that end we’ve just published a first version of an interactive project-tracking research tool […]

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Digital Integration Platforms: What are they and why should I care?

RESEARCH REPORT // FREE

Digital Integration Platforms enable teams to work together to design, deploy, operate, monitor and change integration software services that connect business applications, data sources and other software platforms – wherever they may be hosted. Digital Integration Platforms are delivered as-a-service, licensed on a subscription basis and priced according to usage. Is a Digital Integration Platform […]

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Oracle Content and Experience Cloud: managing content at the heart of the digital experience

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Oracle Content and Experience Cloud fuses the content collaboration and management capabilities of Documents Cloud Service with the omni-channel digital experience management capabilities of Sites Cloud. The result is an all-in-one cloud-based, repository-agnostic, content hub covering the entire content lifecycle for many campaign-based use cases. Top takeaways Content that drives the digital experience Oracle has […]

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OutSystems: Bridging business process automation and low-code development

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

OutSystems is a ‘low-code’ model-driven application platform, built from the ground over the past 15 years. Initially offered purely as an on-premises product, OutSystems introduced cloud hosting for its platform in 2013 and now offers its platform as a service on AWS (OutSystems Cloud) and via customer self-service on Microsoft Azure. OutSystems bridges two worlds […]

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University of Chicago builds online learning community for alumni

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

To help it extend its reach and engagement with its vast alumni population, the University of Chicago implemented an online community using Jive Software, where it provides interactive online classes, seminars and other graduate programmes. Case study key facts Organisation University of Chicago Industry Higher Education Project goals Against a background of ambitious funding goals, […]

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NHS Blood and Transplant uses process and decision automation to transform organ allocation

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

The UK’s National Health Service Blood & Transplant has deployed cloud-based BPM and Decision Management technologies from IBM to transform the operation of its organ allocation schemes. The organisation also uses cloud-based collaborative modelling tools to enable varied groups of subject-matter expert stakeholders work together to specify key aspects of the schemes it’s addressing. Case […]

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