IT Magazine KMWorld takes its annual peek at those making waves in the world of knowledge management and other tech areas, with this year's beneficiaries including iAPPS and Acquia Network.
Beating the Drum
In its quest for products that have "helped create, define, enhance or sustain a market," KMWorld has been scouring the IT world since 2003 for candidates. This year's list includes over 100 companies that span the computing world from Alfresco to ZyLab and many stops in between.
Recognized in 2011 are many, mostly familiar names in the CMS world and rising-star areas including social business, SharePoint and the cloud. You can read the full list over at KMWorld, but here are our highlight companies.
Doing IT Right
Acquia: Acquia Network -- Software and services to create and maintain Web experiences built on Drupal
Alterian: Content Manager -- Software designed to build and manage branding strategies across websites, e-mail campaigns and social media channels
Bridgeline Digital: iAPPS Product Suite -- SaaS and on-premise Web content management including e-commerce, e-marketing and analytics
JustSystems: XMetaL -- Enables content creators to create, collaborate and reuse information that can be repurposed into languages and formats required by customers
NavigationArts: Content Management Solutions -- Software engineered to deliver online experiences consistent with brand expectations and offline interaction
SDL: SDL Tridion -- Global Web content management solutions; SDL Trisoft and SDL LiveContent -- an intelligent and interactive platform for delivery of technical content
SpringCM: Content Management Service -- Cloud-based content, document and workflow management solutions
Box.net: Cloud Content Management -- Allows sharing, managing and accessing all business content in the cloud
Global 360 (now OpenText): processView -- Cloud-based forum to collaborate on process discovery
Alfresco: Alfresco Team -- Content collaboration product that includes iOS apps for the iPad and iPhone
Jive Software: Engage Platform -- Robust enterprise social networking platform
Metastorm (now OpenText): Enterprise -- Aligns business strategy with execution while optimizing the types and levels of business resources it uses
Moxie Software: Spaces -- Social networking software for the enterprise
Mzinga: OmniSocial -- Single-platform suite designed to facilitate community building, collaboration and knowledge sharing across the organization
Telligent: Telligent Enterprise, Version 3.0 -- Social community application for employees, enabling corporate communication, networking, collaboration and innovation
AvePoint: DocAve Software for SharePoint -- Integrated solution for SharePoint lifecycle management
Microsoft: SharePoint 2010 -- The platform continues to spawn an ecosystem of partners extending its capabilities
NewsGator: Social Sites 2.0 -- Enterprise collaboration software designed for integration with SharePoint 2010