EMC’s “Store” is one of those wonderful moments on the Web when a team throws conventional wisdom to the winds and re-purposes an old ecommerce shoe in a brand new way.
About Marty GruhnI focus on strategy and trends – and how the Web turns business rules on their heads. My job is to identify the Web-related trends and best practices that will change your world over the next 18 months. Where you need to cut through the clutter of conventional wisdom. How to change the competitive rules of the game. More gory details in my profile -- and unvarnished opinions about the sites we evaluate on Google+
Despite Adobe.com's stunning visual impact and brilliant marketing voice, it turns out Adobe.com is only a usability three trick pony.
Our eBusiness index sites have been through new usability paces. Most haven’t fared particularly well in light of our tougher standards -- that is, except HP.com, which seems to be hitting its stride at just the right time.
This week we completed our Website usability review of Dell.com – and learned a couple of interesting things about this site’s new life in the private sector.
HP.com's new "Meet the Experts" zone is the end game in a new gambit to introduce prospects to HP Services' army of consultants, managers and technical experts. It's a marketing trifecta that shouldn't be missed.
Cisco.com teamed with Google to virtually banish the dreaded "Sorry, no search results found" message. The solution wasn't hard to find, they had to throw in the towel first.
SaaS (a.k.a. cloud) Websites were once limited to a lonely landing page with a free sign up offer. Today these sites have finally grown up into full fledged venues. So we decided to see how Salesforce.com and Netsuite.com stack up to their traditional software brethren.
This year, we decided to shake up the Index by moving EMC.com into a new Enterprise Storage category and then added Netapp.com for good measure. Now the question is how well NetApp.com will rank against EMC.com's fresh, new design?
Once upon a time, Accenture.com was an innovator to beat – and the IBM Global Services site set the standards. Those days have come and gone. There are two sites on the landscape that are poised to take their place. Meet Capgemini and Cognizant.
2014 Index Preview | Network Systems | Will ‘business as usual’ keep Cisco at the top of the rankings?
Once upon a time, network systems Websites were the darling of the innovation set, with Cisco.com and Juniper.net leading the parade. Today? Not so much. Will 2014 be the year they wake up and take the lead again?