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Marko Sillanpaa
Sr Director Analyst I
1 year at Gartner
25 years IT Industry

Marko Sillanpaa is a Research Director within the Digital Workplace, Content and Insights group. Mr. Sillanpaa has extensive knowledge of content services platform (CSP) (formally, enterprise content management [ECM], content collaboration platform (CCP) (formally, enterprise file sync and share [EFSS], and legal document technologies. He has more than 20 years of experience in information technology focusing on ECM technology. He has worked for various ECM vendors and consultancies, advising on product strategy, ECM strategy for various industries. He has a deep understanding of the capabilities and challenges in implementing complex solutions and he applies this in his advice to clients, offering pragmatic guidance to complex tactical and strategic problems.Read Full Bio

Avoid a Gong during Vendor Briefings

by Marko Sillanpaa  |  October 1, 2019

Tomorrows the day of your vendor briefing. You call your VP of sales and ask who is available to do a demo to the analysts tomorrow. Suddenly you hear a “GONG!”* Vendor briefing are a great opportunity to showcase your organizations product that you don’t want to waste. An analyst will easy see over fifty […]

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Why Build a Content Services Platform from Scratch?

by Marko Sillanpaa  |  September 17, 2019

I seem to get this question a lot these days from end users, vendors, and even friends wanting to be in the tech market.  “Why can’t I just build a content services platform (CSP) from scratch.”  Let’s look at that same scenario but with a database. Put yourself in the shoes of a startup CEO.  […]

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