Fluid Framework, unveiled in May at Microsoft’s Build 2019 company conference, lets developers rally the help of near real-time coauthoring, reusable mix-and-match document components, and digital assistants like translator aids in the content creation experience at speeds and scale not available before.
Built not only for Microsoft apps but also for other third-party web applications, Fluid Framework (SDK or open source) is set to transform the work experience when it becomes available later this year:
“Movable type” was a milestone innovation (in the year 1050 in Asia and 1450 in Europe) that changed the printing industry and allowed mass production of paper reading materials.
Moving pieces of digital documents from one application to another and sharing the work experience in near real-time make Fluid the next chapter in the “movable type” story. It’s not only a neat new set of aids but also a response to how we package and work with our information.
Around the office, we are always cherry-picking our favorite visuals and recombining them into new learning aids. As content becomes more modular and “fluid,” it becomes more important than ever to track it using metadata and rules that go along with information management best practices.
IBM is changing the terms of its ubiquitous Passport Advantage agreement to remove entitled discounts on over 5,000 on-premises software products, resulting in an immediate price increase for IBM Software & Support (S&S) across its vast customer landscape.
With lots of functionality being provisioned/deployed at the tenant level, Microsoft is happy to sit back for now, watch, and start auditing in the future.
Firstline worker licenses can be a cost-effective licensing vehicle but could reduce your discount tier or disqualify you from an Enterprise Agreement.
On January 23, Microsoft announced a change to Office 365 Pro Plus. This change will make Bing the default search engine in Google Chrome.
K2 Software, a major player in the business process management (BPM) space, has partnered with Dropbox, a trailblazer in cloud storage and collaboration solutions. The partnership aims to streamline how business groups using different systems manage information together.
Business users want their information easily and quickly, regardless of whether it is structured data or unstructured content. OpenText’s announcement of content services delivered through SAP Cloud Platform, and other SAP solutions, aims to address the need to manage both kinds of information seamlessly across business applications and processes.
Four years ago, analysts attempting to come up with a name to describe emerging hyperconverged options coined the term “Server SAN.” So which is it, a server or a SAN storage array? Does it even matter which? Surprisingly, it sort of does.
Given that the cost involved with an EA is significant, organizations need to carefully evaluate their options prior to renewal time so that they make the right decision. This has become increasingly important with cloud subscription solutions that will factor in long-term consequences.