This week, we release a new Version 10 of our ECM research. It's a major release and you'll find a lot that's new. Below, I highlight the key changes
We've consistently called out the sub-optimal CMS experience for content authors and how your CMS architecture could constrict content publishing.
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
Your enterprise salespeople are increasingly mobile. More than ever, they need access to collateral — brochures, presentations, contracts, pricing charts, and so forth — while on the move. How can you provide effective access to the latest documents for salespeople who aren’t tethered to your internal enterprise network?
While the interwebs have been buzzing for about a month now about an alleged acquisition of Klout by Lithium, the potential new parent company still hasn’t as much as peeped about this transaction. Legal terms and obligations notwithstanding, I hope Lithium changed its mind. If they really want to go IPO some day, they might need to make more careful buying decisions
We just released a major update to our Digital and Media Asset Management research, which contains in-depth evaluations of major brand, image, and media management software products. One of the additions to our omnibus report is European vendor "censhare."
Commercial stock photo provider Shutterstock decided to acquire WebDAM – a DAM vendor we cover extensively in our Digital & Media Asset Management research. For customers, the outcome of this acquisition could go in one of two directions.
Your existing enterprise software tools -- such as your Web CMS or Portal tools -- can take you only so far. The argument in their favor is that the these tools separate content or raw information from its presentation. So then if you already have a content management system managing content for your website, then it is just a matter of creating a new template optimized for mobile. But is it really that simple?
Be wary of hosting companies or other vendor partners that take on-premise software and convert it to multi-tenancy to sell as a shared service to more customers; this frequently does not end wel
A common question keeps popping up among our subscribers: when to use built-in services within a portal technology platform, versus opting for a third-party solution. Sometimes this question arises in connection with workflow services
A CMS that rarely needs any introduction – Joomla! – has recently launched a framework with the goal of letting developers "...combine Joomla! features with the features from other open source Web Content Management Systems to build their own CMS or app."
Every year, we make technology predictions about the various content technology marketplaces that we cover. And rather uniquely, we go back and see how we fared. So here's how we fared with our 2013 predictions:
Along with asset ingest and processing, metadata management is one of the staples of any DAM system. Or so it should be. But as reality shows, I am still yet to encounter a DAM user who is content with how their system handles metadata.
We have just released an update to our Enterprise Collaboration and Social Software Evaluations. The reviews for blueKiwi, Drupal Commons, Igloo, Socialtext and Telligent have been updated. Here's a sneak peek
Apache Cordova, the open source hybrid app development environment, has released a new version (3.3.0 for those tracking it). This release fixes a lot of bugs for Android, Windows and Blackberry devices. More importantly, it also now supports Ubuntu Touch and Amazon's Fire mobile operating systems