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Archives for May, 2012


Cloud Content Management Is Not About Cost Savings

by Darin Stewart  |  May 25, 2012  |  3 Comments

I recently copied my music library from a server sitting in my garage to Google Play in the cloud.  Well, most of it anyway.  After a week of round the clock uploading, I still had a few thousand tracks left on my hard drive when I hit Google’s quota limit. I didn’t go through this […]

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Google’s Knowledge Graph: Yeah, that’s the Semantic Web (sort of)

by Darin Stewart  |  May 17, 2012  |  2 Comments

Google is about to get a whole lot more useful. Yesterday, the search titan announced the “Knowledge Graph” a functional enhancement that attempts to provide actual information about the subject of your query rather than just a list of links. This might be helpful, but the really interesting bit is the part about the graph. […]

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Mobile Devices are the Convenience Stores of the Web

by Darin Stewart  |  May 14, 2012  |  1 Comment

Adobe conducted a study last year that found customers visiting a website from a tablet are more likely to make a purchase than those visiting from a desktop. They also spend more per purchase, as much as 21% more. This trend has not gone unnoticed by retailers and other companies looking for ways to expand […]

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Leveraging Expertise Beyond The Enterprise

by Darin Stewart  |  May 8, 2012  |  Comments Off

I recently received an invitation to attend the VIVO Implementation Fest being held this month in Boulder Colorado. VIVO is an open source, expertise discovery platform for the semantic web. It enables the discovery of research and scholarship across disciplinary and administrative boundaries including across institutions. It does this through interlinked public, profiles of people […]

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The Real Problem with ECM (hint: it isn’t the platform)

by Darin Stewart  |  May 4, 2012  |  3 Comments

I talk daily to companies from a broad range of industries. These organizations run the whole gamut of company sizes, from small boutique operations to huge distributed enterprises. Even with that diversity, everyone wants to talk about content management. That’s probably for two reasons. First, regardless of your industry or company size, you depend on […]

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Cloud Content Management Is Not A Cure-All

by Darin Stewart  |  May 2, 2012  |  1 Comment

I am not yet fully converted to the gospel of Cloud Content Management. The data center is undeniably in decline, but it’s not quite dead yet. Despite the evangelism of cloud-oriented vendors, moving things off-premises is not always a good idea. This is especially true for content management.  Don’t get me wrong. In many cases […]

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