Like their commercial brethren, you can see a kind of restless desire among the major open source WCM projects to go "up-market," by making their systems more enterprise-friendly -- and by extension more complicated
So I open the morning paper today and even in a groggy, pre-caffeinated state, this full-page Microsoft advertisement jolted me good
Perennial NHL all-star Wayne Gretzky famously advised skating to where the puck was going, not where it had been — a phrase that has since gotten widely adopted in a tech world fraught with endemic change
The current digital marketing and web content & experience management marketplaces overflow with advanced technology services. Unfortunately, most enterprises have insufficient internal capacity and expertise to leverage many if not most of the features found in these tools
For the past six years, I've made a habit of saying "TeamSite is a product you leave, not one you join." Nearly every time we talk to one of our subscribers who licenses that platform, the discussion revolves around when to leave, not whether to leave
Execution aside, let's acknowledge that the specifications for HealthCare.gov were extraordinarily complex. In fact, they hit the web application trifecta, in having to
Coming upon Q4, our subscribers sometimes ask for advice about the surprisingly common dilemma of use-it-or-lose-it budgeting. Specifically, "We have budget funds we need to spend, or at least obligate, before the year is out." Just Don't Do It
In discussions with content managers, we frequently get asked about the difference between versioning and version control. It's quite easy to confuse the two concepts
To be sure, deliverability is a multi-dimensional challenge: you have to pay attention to myriad details ranging from
In my conversations with digital workplace and marketing technology leaders, they tend to laud the long decline and potential demise of BlackBerry and Windows Mobile. Not because they dislike those platforms (though many do), but because mobile leaders believe that shaping effective mobile experiences for customers and employees gets much simpler with only two big client environments -- iOS and Android -- in the picture
We are now nearly a year into SharePoint 2013. What lessons can we draw?
Just as importantly, what lessons can we learn about the future of SharePoint based on a platform that's now more than a decade old?
Could a brilliant and resourceful guy like William Shakespeare have made good use of SharePoint?
As the Web CMS marketplace pendulum has swung from content management to experience management over the past few years, we've seen a greater emphasis on "coupled" architectures. That's not always a good thing
Though any improvements are welcome, my personal opinion is that these efforts are too little, too late for platforms in desperate need of fundamental refactoring to pay down enormous technical debt -- if not by HP, then by someone else. So, perhaps like you, I follow what's going on at HP for authentic signs of a larger strategy
With two quarters passed in 2013, now's a good time to review what happened in the world of digital workplace and digital marketing technology -- and what it means for you