This week in the industry, companies continue to drown in digital information waves and, while there are many examples of technologies out there aiming to help organizations with information governance,
"But technology will do little to solve the core issue of accountability for enterprise information. Instead, accountability will require people, policy, and processes for managing the lifecyle of information more effectively."
As "WordPress -- CMS or not" debates dwindle down in pubs at #CMSGeekUps across the world, Interwoven skills prove to be a hot commodity, but (apparently) only when combined with working knowledge of French.
And in other news from the world of Web CMS and Enterprise CMS:
- Forrester: SharePoint, On Its Own, Isn't Cut Out for BPM. SharePoint is many things to many people, including Microsoft. But there are some things it just really shouldn't do on its own.
- Open Text Places Bets on ECM + Nstein's Text Mining Engine Integration. Open Text started revealing its plans in regards to the latest acquisition of Nstein Technologies. Just as we thought, the first bets are on Nstein’s Text Mining Engine (TME).
- WordPress For the iPad: Pretty But Pointless? The WordPress for the iPad application was initially designed for the iPhone. It contains no new features since the last mobile release, but it sure does look nice on an expanded screen.
- Study: Corp Compliance a Huge Waste of Money. Though chief information security officers (CISO) face increasing demands from their business units, regulator and business partners to safeguard their information assets, their priorities are misdirected.
- EPiServer Integrates Ephox EditLive!, Offers Simple Content Creation. In the past three months, both EPiServer CMS and Ephox EditLive! have been upgraded to next versions, and then they decided to combine the new and fresh powers together.
- Why Mobile Websites Are Better than Mobile Applications, Part 1. If you’re running a major brand and you aren’t in the mobile space yet -- you should know by now that you’ll need to take the plunge in 2010 or risk being left behind by your competitors.
- Forrester: WCM Systems Must Integrate with More Enterprise Applications. Among the 225 information and knowledge management (I&KM) professionals surveyed by Forrester, 75% indicated that within the next twelve months their deployment or use of web content management (WCM) would increase.
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- How to Make Money with Open Source Software.There are many different ways to approach making a living, or at least covering your costs, with open source. Still, there are some common business models that you'll see throughout the open source marketplace.
- Installing SharePoint 2010 on Windows 7. Did you know you can run SharePoint 2010 environments on both Windows 7 and Windows Vista SP1?
- An HTML 5 Code Editor that Lives in the Cloud. Nearly everything can be stored and accessed in the cloud. But until now, an HTML coding editor has not been on that list.
- How SharePoint 2010 Supports Mobile Access. The upcoming Microsoft Windows Phone 7, might look all consumer friendly, but enterprises want and expect more, especially when it comes to how mobile devices will handle SharePoint.
- The iPad Is an Instant Hit, Just Not for Business. How will the iPad play in the business market, especially as a content management and collaboration tool?
- SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 Web Apps: Better Than Google Apps? Google Docs is still going strong with an ever-growing list of new features, while Microsoft is close to releasing its answer to the question of online document authoring.
Our Polls and Your Votes
Let's set aside all the SharePoint 2010 excitement for a minute and talk about the brand spanking new Microsoft Office 2010 Web Apps. The need for browser-based productivity and office applications cannot be understated. Microsoft's investment here is witness to this. But is MS Office in your browser going to change your life? Or is Microsoft's move too little, too late?
Also, check out our previous poll results and commentary from industry experts:
- Poll Results: SharePoint 2010 Implementations Focused on Collaboration
- Poll Results: Web Analytics Need More Love
- Poll Results: Usability is Top DAM Challenge
Content Management Jobs
Here's what's been brewing lately in the CMS jobs and careers field. Both seekers and employers, catch the best fish of the season on our content management job board.
- Senior Java Developer at Ephox
- Online Marketing Specialist at Ephox
- User Interface/Visual Designer, iTunes at Apple Inc.
- MBA Business Analyst Intern - Summer 2010 at Brightcove
- Drupal Developer at MassChallenge
Traveling or Virtual, There are Events to Attend
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