$104 Billion in valuation, 16 billion raised in its IPO, we can’t help but
gape at this phenomena of our age with open mouths.
With more than 900 million actively engaged users, it’s the largest
community the world has ever known. Google search is not quite dead yet, but
Facebook is where we spend our internet time – we discover, share, and
connect like never before. And we spend a lot of internet time..
Facebook has no plans of slowing down at 900 million. Zuckerberg is likely
eyeing at the 7 Billion odd global population. The mobile phone is how it now
plans to enter our lives. The endless resources it now has access to are
probably going towards this.
Any marketer worth his salt wants to be on Facebook. If you are not where
your consumers are, you are gone, finished, rendered irrelevant, nada.
Moreover, if Facebook is where your customers are, maybe that’s where y... (more)
When you go through vendor feature datasheets, you get a view of features at
a very high level. It’s only once you dive deep and actually start using
the software do you get a sense of how it works. The experience might
sometimes yield unexpected surprises.…
So while you might have absorbed some of Sharepoint Online’s marketing
hype, here are some things they failed to mention.
1) You can’t cut/copy and paste documents and folders (let alone drag and
drop). Sharepoint, supposedly a sophisticated enterprise grade solution, has
somehow overlooked this very elementary functionali... (more)
Jim Sweeney has more than 35 years of experience in the development and
integration of a broad range of enterprise IT applications and technologies.
He has held several roles including technical, sales and marketing positions
over his career. For the last four years, Jim has served as the Manager of
the Virtualization and Cloud Computing Consulting Practice at GTSI, working
with different federal, state and local agencies on a variety of technical
solutions primarily focused in the areas of server, desktop, application
virtualization as well as storage virtualizatio... (more)
Collaboration, or the act of working together, is universal across business
types and industries – education, healthcare, real estate, government or
any other. However, each industry has its own specific language for referring
to things, and puts different emphasis on different collaborative
The purpose of this series is to use a simple visual format to describe how
cloud collaboration technology could be useful in your industry.
The first infograph is about cloud collaboration software in the healthcare
and wellness industry – hospitals, doctors offices, laboratories,... (more)
The rapidly growing cloud market and the significant shifts in the voice and
data services marketplace have created unprecedented challenges and
opportunities for service providers. While the challenges presented to
service providers are numerous and of strategic significance, in the interest
of brevity, I will focus on opportunities specific to cloud collaboration.
The Collaboration Market
Business OTT services like UC, UCC, and social collaboration are experiencing
a surge in demand (Gartner predicts the collaboration market with grow to $21
B by 2018), and offer much greater m... (more)