Month: October 2019

AI for RM?

This past week I was speaking and running a workshop at the annual ARMA event, this year held in the home of country music, Nashville, TN. As the sound of Dolly, Brad & Patsy echoed across the Gaylord Opryland, gathered together here were the best and the brightest in the world of Records Management.  It …

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Technology Careers: Advice From Women to Women at ASG Technologies Evolve Conference

I recently attended a women’s event at ASG Technologies’ Evolve conference. Women in Technology always grabs my attention. I’ve participated in and led many such panels and am currently writing a research series about Women Leaders in Technology that will be published over the next few months. In these research notes, I will interview senior …

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Mover moves to Microsoft

Microsoft recently acquired the Alberta, Canada based file migration company Mover. It’s an interesting acquisition that though unsurprising, illustrates the challenges that firms like Microsoft, Box & Dropbox all face in getting people to move legacy systems to newer platforms. In short, enterprise files are stored all over the place, are often inaccessible and seldom …

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RPA and Process Automation—It’s An Upside Down World

For the past six months, I’ve taken a deep, research-driven look at the state of the market for digital process automation. The result? Take a look at our newly published report, The State of the Digital Process Automation Market: Current Assessment 2019 which offers a broad view of the digital process automation market and vendor …

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Enterprises beware of Deep Learning

As AI works its way into the enterprise, we have noticed one particular term gaining traction, that of ‘Deep Learning.’ Both in conversations with buyers of AI and technology vendors of AI, Deep Learning appears to have caught the imagination. That is worrisome as Deep Learning is a branch of AI that promises a lot, but you should approach it with extreme caution.

The dialectic of buyer & seller technology conversations

Dialectic – The tension or opposition between two interacting forces or elements Technology vendors cannot resist telling industry analysts that they replaced their rivals (Documentum, IBM, SAP, etc.) at a new client. Rarely are those bold assertions true. In the vast majority of situations, the new vendor is now running alongside their rival. Rather than …

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Did Cisco just make a big Blockchain mistake?

We are currently finalizing a new report on Enterprise Blockchain. This research has allowed us to spend time looking at the market globally, its trajectory, and its potential value. It has also allowed us to talk to both vendors and users of Blockchain to understand and codify the core use cases. There have been some …

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