The accessibility blog contains short pieces of news and thoughts on accessibility and usability. Accessibility covers making all of ICT easier to use by people with disabilities and challenges and how to make peoples lives easier by the use of ICT. Deeper examination of product and supplier matters appear in Peter Abrahams publications and articles for Bloor Research.
TCO should be more important in decision making than either license fees or subscription costs.
Declarative languages are becoming more and more prevalent for NoSQL
Word processors have powerful tools that make it easy to create elegant and accessible documents. Many people do not know how to use them which is a disaster.
CA has acquired Grid-Tools. As always, the questions are what CA will do with its new products and will this be good for users?
There are some interesting new kids on the block in the spreadsheet world
It's not easy to think of good names for new areas of technology
Third party database providers are going to have some difficulty in persuading SAP that they can support S/4HANA
Stories are becoming broader and that doesn't necessarily make life easier
The graph database market is starting to consolidate. There are also interesting graph and associative database developments
I am researching a bullseye paper on the graph database market. We will also be publishing a white paper that provides a generic overview of the market.