I had the opportunity to meet with Publist, the eleventh company on the IT Press Tour in Silicon Valley. The start-up is founded by Will Haering, CEO, and Ben Chappell, Head of Growth, and they are working to provide a solution to file-sprawl (e.g., Dropbox, Box, Slack, Google Drive) that’s inherent to cloud-centric workflows today:
Siloed applications without data portability and application lock-in.
Many “cloud” solutions result in scattered files and storage.
Specialization of providers without consistency or integration.
Web-based solutions are disorganized by default.
The cloud continues to be the workplace and working file store of choice: