By Jim LundyThe GDPR deadline of May 25th, 2018 is looming and Aragon estimates that only 55% of enterprises will be ready and fully compliant by the deadline. We recently published a research note about content and GD
by Jim LundyAt some point recently, Cisco blinked. Cisco Spark, launched only three years ago, is being dumped. Cisco is doubling down on the Webex brand and the Cisco Spark mobile messaging service will be rebranded a
By Jim LundyHeadset maker Plantronics made a major move on March 28th, 2018 when it announced it was buying Polycom for $U.S. 2 billion, the same price that Siris Capital paid when it bought Polycom in 2016.
By Jim SinurWe’re entering the era of intelligence where data, people, machine resources, and software will soon be able to augment what they do and what they know. Organizations that leverage intelligence will have
By Jim LundyDocuSign officially filed its S-1 last week. For Aragon, this action validates everything we have said about the Digital Transaction Management market. When we first wrote about DTM in 2014, many end users
Produced by Adrian BowlesLead Analyst for AI Adrian Bowles recently spoke at IBM's Think 2018 conference and moderated a panel at PartnerWorld about transforming business with artificial intelligence-infused solutions.
Produced by Adrian BowlesLast week, VP of Research and Lead Analyst for AI Adrian Bowles attended and spoke at the 2018 IBM Think conference in Las Vegas. Meeting with IBM executives and customers, Adrian got the full
Produced by Adrian BowlesArtificial intelligence isn't new; in fact, classic AI began establishing the foundation of the current state of AI back in the 1950s. However, despite two major AI winters, another freeze doe
Produced by Adrian BowlesIn 2016, Aragon VP of Research Jim Sinur coined the concept of Digital Business Platforms, and while few organizations realized a need for a DBP in years prior, 2018 shows that more and more or
By Jim LundyThe talent wars continue to get more heated as global economies come closer together. HR professionals are taking more responsibility for ensuring hiring success in a competitive world, which means new tool
By Jim LundyDocuSign, one of the Silicon Valley Unicorns with a $3 billion valuation, has allegedly filed its S-1 document with the SEC. We were made aware of this several weeks ago and today TechCrunch confirmed that
By Jim LundyOn March 13th, 2018, IBM announced the availability of Watson Workspace Plus, its mobile collaboration offering powered by Watson. This update includes new features and a new video meeting capability backed
By Nicole SpecialeSecond to its acquisition of Whole Foods, Amazon just made a huge business move (again). Last week, Amazon bought Ring, a provider of "smart" home security devices for U.S. $1.1 billion, and this ac
by Jim LundyWorkflow and Content Automation (WCA) is a vital asset to the digital transformation of any business, especially those that want to maintain a competitive edge within their market. WCA is taking over Custom
By Jim LundyHighfive recently announced the addition of the new Huddle Room offering from Dolby—Dolby Voice Rooms—which now supports both voice and video.The Huddle Room inclusion will help Highfive compete mor
By Jim LundyFive9 had their earnings call last week and it was a record quarter. To us, this symbolizes the focus of the company, the flexibility of the offering, and the growing demand for Cloud.The 2017 Five9 rev
By Jim SinurNintex, a provider of Workflow and Content Automation, recently held its 2018 xchange conference, which focused on Intelligent Process Automation to optimize the enterprise. The 500+ attendees in San Diego,
By Nicole SpecialeAugmented Reality is a keen point of interest, and with good reason—it is reconfiguring human experience. AR is creating brand new terrain, making it possible for people to experience things like ne
By Jim SinurHistory reveals that there have been two major AI winters: the first in the mid-1970s, followed by another in the late 1980s. While there were very clear reasons for the last two AI winters, most of the te
By Jim LundyWe are only in the second month of 2018 and the acquisition fever is here. Many deals have gone down in the last two weeks, and this blog highlights the most noteworthy in the digital workplace landscape.