Year in Review 2015 Highlights…featuring the Gartner Magic Quadrant ECM 2015

‘Tis the season to be jolly.

It’s also the season to create lists of what was hot, trending, and otherwise notable in 2015.

2015 Year in ReviewI enjoy this time of year…not just for the holiday season…but also to take time to look back, reflect on accomplishments and opportunities for improvement, and set goals for the coming year.

Since we’re all about simplifying, streamlining, and accelerating processes for our customers here at MTS Software Solutions, we’ve decided to save you some time and effort by curating a list of 2015 Year-in-Reviews for you. Oh, and because we’re ECM experts, we’ve included the Gartner Magic Quadrant ECM 2015 report at the top of our list.


Gartner Magic Quadrant ECM 2015

Each year, Gartner Inc., the information technology research and advisory firm, publishes their Gartner Magic Quadrant report reflecting a culmination of research evaluating how well technology providers are executing their stated vision and how well they are performing against their peers. The report plots each competitor in graphical context in one of 4 quadrants: Leaders, Visionaries, Niche Players, and Challengers. By applying a well-established methodology and consistent evaluation criteria to each competitor, the Gartner Magic Quadrant is leveraged by technology decision-makers to make better informed purchasing decisions in over 150 different markets, including the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) market.

For more information and to download the full report, visit

Merriam-Webster Word of the Year – “-ism”

This year’s Merriam-Webster Word of the Year is not even a word…it’s a suffix. With the following list of words with the highest pageviews on their website, it seems to be a likely conclusion. If only “minionism” were a thing.

  1. socialism
  2. marraige
  3. hypocrite
  4. respect
  5. fascism
  6. racism
  7. feminism
  8. communism
  9. inspiration
  10. capitalism
  11. minion
  12. terrorism

Google – Year in Search 2015

We search, therefore we are.

Therefore, what we search says a lot about who we are and/or what we did. No better authority to tell us what we searched for in 2015 than Google.

For more, check out this page:

Time – Best Inventions of 2015

Augmented and virtual reality, transparent trucks, drone airports, and more. For a taste of what the future is looking like, check out Time’s list of the best inventions of 2015.

Facebook – 2015 Year in Review

Here’s a year in review list from another company that knows A LOT about most of us.

2015 Year in Review from Facebook on Vimeo.

2016 – A Look Ahead

Of course, the value of looking backwards is to take the lessons of yesterday and apply them to tomorrow. If you’ve taken the opportunity to look backwards on your business and see opportunities to set goals to simplify, streamline and accelerate, let us know!

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