Why Oracle.com and HP.com have a tough road ahead in the age of visitor-focused content I don’t talk about Oracle.com much. In fact, I speak about them so little that one would be lead to believe that I hold a grudge against them. Sure, they unceremoniously erased one of the best ente
Oracle.com has been the big Kahuna in the enterprise software industry since it slipped past IBM Software Group (which has been stuck in idle since early 2008). Now that it's graduated into an enterprise systems vendor, it's time for Oracle.com to compete with IBM.com, HP.com & Dell.c
We've mixed up the siteIQ eBusiness Index for 2010. In some cases the decision was based on eliminating Websites that haven't improved over the past year and don't provide any good or best practices worth tracking.
In the past few weeks, an era came to an end as some of the industry’s best and brightest Web professionals left the Sun.com team for greener pastures. Sun.com's best practice lessons, however, will live on for years.
OK, it’s official. Oracle will acquire Sun Microsystems by the end of the summer. Although I have to give Oracle kudos for a brilliant strategic acquisition (and tweaking IBM’s nose for good measure), flipping the Sun.com site into the Oracle paradigm won’t be as easy as its other acq
We had some fun while evaluating leading IT communities. While Kenna did the deep diving wearing her "power user" hat, I took a tour with my "lurker beanie" on. When we compared scores, only Dell.com won.
I’m always getting questions about which site has the best search capabilities in the IT industry. For my money, the answer is Sun.com. Here’s why. Sun.com’s search design is very effective for delivering mountains of organized and logical search results because it sorts and presents
We recently put the finishing touches on our research project to identify how effectively leading IT companies address language requirements on 700+ global Websites operating in 232 countries around the globe. The companies under our microscope include the Who’s Who in enterprise syst
If you’ve visited Sun.com in the last week or so there’s no doubt that you noticed a brand new home page that is a dramatic departure from the previous iteration. From a visual perspective, the most striking changes are the full use of bold color that gives the page more weight & subs
Ever since we made the decision to add reseller sites to our eBusiness Index roster for 2008, I’ve been curious to see how they would perform against some of the IT industry’s selling powerhouses, including HP.com, Dell.com, and IBM.com. I wasn’t curious about their competitive perfor
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