Key Trends in Web Content and Experience Management

  • 6-Sep-2012

My colleague Apoorv and I had a very productive advisory session today with a longtime RSG subscriber, a global systems integration firm. The topic was trends in Portal and Web Content & Experience Management (WCXM) technologies.

In case you were curious, here are the four trends in WCXM we shared:  

  1. Renewed focus on content (driven by mobile, digital marketing, etc.)
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  3. WCXM vendors struggling with outbound digital marketing services
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  5. Abdication at the very top end of the marketplace (not new, but still significant)
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  7. Key differentiators persisting within vibrant mid tiers of the market

For each trend we shared some anecdotes based on customer activity we're seeing.

I recognize that WCXM is only one piece of the website puzzle for enterprises, but it remains a central piece, for sure.  The risks for getting it wrong have never been higher.

Our customers say...

"The Web CMS Research is excellent! Very well written, and you've done a masterful job distinguishing otherwise look-alike vendors!"

Peter Morville, Consultant, Guru Author, Information Architecture for the World Wide Web

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