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02 May 2012
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Leadership Paul Trotter
The Death of the Document: It’s Time for a New Way of Thinking about Document Authoring Software

By Paul Trotter, Founder and CEO, Author-it-Software Corp.

Smart search engines can search a document to dig out the knowledge that’s stuck in there. But that doesn’t solve the problem that if you make a change to that document, you have to make an entirely new copy of that document and you end up with version 1.1, version 1.2, and so on. And that’s actually costing companies money and efficiency. Documentation hasn’t followed the path of other technology - until now. EAP (Enterprise Authoring Platform) has emerged.

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Paul Trotter Cloud
Best Approach to Data Integration in the Cloud: A Revealing Look at Two iPaaS Options

By Robert Fox, Sr. Director, Software Development, Liaison Technologies

Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) is a platform for building and deploying integrations within the cloud, and between the cloud and enterprise. With iPaaS, users can develop integration flows that connect applications residing in the cloud or on premise and then deploy them without installing or managing any hardware or middleware. There are two iPaaS models. This article explains how to determine which model is right for your company and also presents vendor evaluation tips.

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Looking for a Collaborative and Creative Web Development Team?

Sure, you can find web development teams that are creative. And most of them listen to your needs. But often it stops there - they go do their thing and you see the end result and hopefully like it. It’s not easy to find a web development team that’s really creative and also will collaborate with you on unique ways to achieve your goals and reach your target market.

We found one - and we love what they did with our SandHill.com site! Judging by your feedback over the past few months, you love it too! Check out LitmusBox and see how they can help you.

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Also new on SandHill this week
Make Your Business Better by Hiring the Right Employees

Liz Elting, CEO, of TransPerfect, explains the criteria she looks for when hiring new employees - the kind of people who have often-looked talent that will make a company successful.

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Harnessing the Power of Big Data and BI in the Cloud

Jeff Kaplan of THINKstrategies shares key takeaways in this recap of the Cloud Analytics Summit that took place last week.

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Software Startups: Bite the Right Chunk to Enjoy the Rest of Your Meal

“If you build it, they will come” isn’t the best strategy for software startups. Raed Malhas, co-founder of MiNeeds.com, uses his company’s situation to explain how startups can mull through the myriad of ideas on which direction to go with their vision.

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3 new white papers on how ISVs can accelerate innovation
Events

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