While Migrating, Consider: Migrating Complex Applications

The most complicated part of any migration is the migration of complex custom applications. We discussed the migration of simple content in our previous post, but the history and variety of complex applications make them an entirely different beast. Most enterprises have at least a few complex custom apps; those apps are often built over…

Details

Leveraging the Paradox of Abundance in Compelling Cloud Collaboration Options

Enterprise collaboration, as a software product/service domain, has had something of a roller coaster history, with lots of ups and downs. Starting with the combined send-and-share (messaging/documents) focus of Lotus Notes in the late 1980s and continuing through the enterprise social wave of recent years, enterprise collaboration offerings haven’t consistently delivered on vendor visions or…

Details

Files Are Not Enough

The rapid market shift to cloud services for enterprise content/collaboration needs has resulted in a large and growing demand for multifaceted migration solutions. Enterprises that focus primarily or exclusively on file migration are only addressing one part of the overall migration challenge, however, and risk stalling their new cloud deployments by not making all useful…

Details

New Enterprise Opportunities from Conversational Collaboration Convergence

Several enterprise market dynamics have converged to create a new wave of conversational collaboration apps and services that offer compelling new opportunities to streamline work and get more value from enterprise content resources. This new wave is currently disrupting the traditional content/collaboration competitive landscape and creating new requirements for content/collaboration migration solutions. This post provides…

Details

Eight Keys to Content/Collaboration Cloud Migration Success

CASAHL has learned over the course of hundreds of enterprise-scale migration projects that eight key processes and products are needed to ensure migration quality in terms of content fidelity, correctness, completeness, and user acceptance. We’ve also learned, from customer stories and experiences with inadequate migration tools and techniques (either from CASAHL competitors or home-grown), that…

Details

Microsoft Teams Constrains Slack, Gooses Google, and Weakens Workplace by Facebook

Microsoft introduced Teams, its new workspace- and chat-based communication/collaboration app, on November 2nd. Although Teams is still in a preview release phase, with general availability expected in Q1 2017, CASAHL believes Teams is poised to be a huge success, increasing end user demand for Office 365 and disrupting competitors ranging from startup specialists such as…

Details