BoxWorks 2014 and how tomorrow works: It’s the platform, stupid

By |2016-10-17T10:52:23+00:0019 September 2014|Analysis, Document management, Platforms and Operating Systems|

The BoxWorks 2014 conference in San Francisco on 3rd September was Box’s fourth annual event and CIC’s first time in attendance. From the impression generated one would be forgiven for thinking that Box was older and more mature than the 10 year old business that it is. This impression is most likely a result of [...]

Mobile: An opportunity to empower IT

By |2016-10-17T10:52:31+00:0018 September 2013|Policy and regulation, Software Development|

Mobile is providing many enterprise IT and development functions with a clean slate, a chance to start-over and whilst not ignoring legacy we can adopt new technologies, new skills and new processes. I was recently involved in an online conversation about mobile strategy within the enterprise. This was an interesting discussion that demonstrated progressive thinking within [...]

Version by default, not by exception

By |2016-10-17T10:52:34+00:0022 May 2013|Analysis|

How many of us have done any of the following: Spent hours working on the wrong version of a document. Edited and save an image then realised that the program overwrote the original and now you cannot go back and start over. Sent the wrong copy of a document to a client or the wrong [...]

Microsoft Office 365: A change point that signifies something different?

By |2016-10-17T10:52:44+00:008 July 2011|Analysis|

Office 365 is undoubtedly a significant change point for Microsoft. But bullish statements of it being a change point for the industry can be misleading and underplay service solutions already delivered by its rivals in this space, most notably Google. What Office 365 clearly represents is a business service offering that provides benefits and a [...]