CMS Watch raises the flag on Gartner’s latest ECM MQ report: SaaS vendors are not included.
They mean ‘pure play’ SaaS vendors I assume and we could argue wether or not there are fully SaaS based ECM solutions out there in which enterprises store all their data externally in the cloud ? Nevertheless it would be good if Gartner would make a statement about in/exclusion of these vendors.
The folks at Gartner have come up with another iteration of their “Magic” Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management (ECM) vendors with what appears to be a very short-sighted perspective — an intentional exclusion of Software as a Service (SaaS) vendors as part of the market for content management software.
This naturally begs the question, why not include them? A big part of an analyst firm’s focus should be on what’s coming, as opposed to what has already happened. …