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Shane M. O'Neill
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12/10/2013 | 9:34:39 AM
Ease of use
The "usability is relative" point is a good one and the advice here is apt. "Ease of use" can get muddled when those selecting the software are more sophisticated than the employees who will be using it.
RobPreston
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12/9/2013 | 3:25:33 PM
Re: Aspirational Vendor Roadmaps
Product roadmaps suggest some level of vendor accountability and should instill some sense of urgency, even if the vendors don't always live up to them.
Laurianne
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12/9/2013 | 10:52:07 AM
Aspirational Vendor Roadmaps
It's interesting that we know these roadmaps are "aspirational" -- yet this is one of the repeated complaints about Google as an enterprise software vendor, that it does not provide enough roadmap guidance.

It's like we want a good story even if experience teaches us not every chapter will come true. Do we put too much value in that storytelling, IT pros?


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