Author Archives: Toby Bell

About Toby Bell

Toby has over 25 years of leadership experience in technology strategy, analysis, development, and delivery. He's managed people, products, projects, and profits equally well. His work history ranges from marketing and communications to software design and development to global consulting to technology research and analysis to business leadership. He has provided strategic advice to many companies; has written a strong body of research; is widely quoted across technology and business media; and has been a keynote speaker for Ernst & Young, Arthur Andersen, Gartner, and their clients. Toby Bell has spent over 30 years as a global technology executive with experience ranging across enterprise technology strategy, analysis, development, and delivery. His perspectives about idealizing the interplay between people and emerging content, analytics, and process technologies stem from a balanced career as an enterprise end-user, industry analyst, and vendor in this evolving marketplace. Toby has provided strategic advice to many companies; has written a strong body of research; is widely quoted across technology and business media; and has been a keynote speaker on behalf of Ernst & Young, Arthur Andersen, Gartner, IBM, AIIM, and their respective clients.

Megaupload Message from the Feds: $#%&! Forensics

Given the amazing advances in search algorithms during the past decade, you’d think sifting through large volumes of customer data to find examples of copyright infringement within would be de rigueur for the Feds – part of the cost of regulating … Continue reading

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How to Start a Wildfire

If you’re going to solve a problem, it helps to have a grasp of the underlying baseline… you can’t get from the current to the desired state (or even stimulate such desire) unless you establish a starting point. So, for … Continue reading

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Is SharePoint the New Definition of ECM in Legal?

Until recently, the content management software marketplace was fragmented. Many vendors, industry analysts, and buyers insisted that their viewpoints about the future of ECM made the most sense. But despite nearly continuous investment in the technology, most firms’ implementations ranged … Continue reading

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Update from an ex-Analyst

I’ve gotten a number of messages from friends and people I know in technology through LinkedIn, gmail, Facebook, etc..  The top question I’m asked is “why did you leave Gartner?” and the second is “what’s so special about Litéra?” Here … Continue reading

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Press Release: Toby Bell Leaves Gartner to Join Litera

Toby Bell, a former vice president of Gartner Research and internationally recognized enterprise content management expert, has joined Litera® (www.litera.com), a provider of Collaborative Content Lifecycle Management solutions (CCLM) and risk mitigation for many of the world’s leading law firms … Continue reading

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