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As you might expect the list shows a great diversity in systems deployed, but also suggests some aging platforms. What to make of it?

The Main Problem with .NET WCM Vendors

They have each innovated in their own way and built up channel networks, but also have benefited heavily from Microsoft's abdication of this space. Yet, there's one glaring weakness that limits them among the larger enterprise customers they all covet.

How can you distinguish among .NET WCM vendors?

If you simply make a feature matrix, nearly all of these players will check nearly all the boxes: segmentation, content repurposing, microsite management, campaigns, marketing platform integration, and so on.

When you start looking deeper, some significant differences emerge.

Microsoft supports SharePoint WCM alternative with Orchard

An omnibus platform like SharePoint presents two challenges to Microsoft in the web publishing arena:

  1. It doesn't employ the very latest version of .NET
  2. Long update cycles means it can fall behind functionally

Neither challenge is prohibitive, but both are potentially problematic

Drupal 7 - One Small Step for Mankind

After a long wait, extended several times, Drupal 7 was released today. So what is it like, and should you rush over to download and install it right away?

Skeptical about DotNetNuke getting enterprisey

Many observers expected big things when DotNetNuke Corporation raised serious venture capital in November, 2008. (DotNetNuke Corporation is the commercial entity behind the sprawling, open source CMS community by the same name)

Do you need a simple or a complex CMS?

I sometimes warn that a vendor's content management system is well suited to "simple" scenarios, but not necessarily a good fit for "more complex" cases. That's a bit problematic:

Making sense of CMS Watch....

At CMS Watch we evaluate an awful lot of products, and making sense of all this research can be a challenge.