John Harney is president of ASPWatch, a consultancy focusing on market, partner and technology strategy for ASPs.
Articles by John Harney
Text analytics—Improving the use case for unstructured text
02 Feb 2009
The evolving federation of search
03 Nov 2008
Search products are proliferating powerfully in both capabilities and applicability. Here's a snapshot of the search state of the art...
The business case for Web 2.0
29 Sep 2008
For the most part, Web 2.0 technologies have been the province of lay users experimenting with informal collaboration. But these tools are now proving useful for many business applications as well...
Report management and mining— Adding value front to back
27 Sep 2007
SOA tools--virtually bridging the legacy divide, Part 3
26 Apr 2006
Along with the majors, niche players are perfecting SOA tools. Here’s a sampling from some of the better-known players.
SOA tools--virtually bridging the legacy divide Part 2
24 Feb 2006
Part I of this series defined service-oriented architecture (SOA), laid out its benefits and challenges for early adopters and discussed general types of tools required to map an SOA plan and create, deploy and manage an SOA. Part 2 offers descriptions of more granular subcategories of tool types and describes how some major platform players approach SOA.
SOA tools--virtually bridging the legacy divide Part I
01 Feb 2006
An SOA is a complicated, usually multiyear undertaking, so the tools required can be various indeed. Here’s a sampling of the kind of activities SOA tools need to address as well as general explanations of tool types.
Federated repository management--making CM play well with others
01 Jan 2006
Transparent access and manipulation of content in heterogeneous CM systems--it’s a bit of a pipe dream now, but hold on to your hats
A sampling of hosted collaboration products
01 Jun 2005
Consider the source
01 May 2005
Delivering on the promise of enterprise portals—Part 2
01 Apr 2005
Delivering on the promise of enterprise portals — Part 1
01 Feb 2005
RSS—Spread the word There’s this thing called the Internet out there—and it’s way too big for any one person. RSS can help you chop it down to size.
01 Jan 2005
The automated document Part 2 Advanced automated documents
01 Jan 2005
The automated document Part 1
01 Nov 2004
CM ASPs: Cheaper, faster and now … maybe even better
01 Nov 2004
Convergence in content management
01 Jul 2004
Digital prospecting--social networks in sales
01 Jun 2004
The new frontier of search
01 May 2004
Managing the message
01 Apr 2003
Predictive analytics: forecasting future trends from existing data
01 Jan 2003