The twists, turns and tips you need for staying up-to-date by the water cooler.
Highlights of the Week
- WordPress 2.9 Multimedia Features Votes Results Are Here. WordPress promised to release some semi-solid details on the features that made the 2.9 cut at some point in July, and so they came, skidding into home at the last possible minute.
- Day Software Continues to Roll in Cash in 1H 2009. When we reviewed Day's much-anticipated CQ5, we were mostly optimistic. Turns out, so are many of new and existing Day's customers, who keep investing in this Enterprise CMS and making Day's 2009 first half numbers shine brightly yet again.
- Free Archiving and eDiscovery Tool for SharePoint. Metalogix has decided to provide Metalogix Archiving Express for SharePoint for free, offering SharePoint users a better way to manage archived content and support eDiscovery processes.
- Simple Hosted Web Content Management with PageLime. PageLime is a hosted web content management solution that let's you very easily add content management to your website without making a lot changes.
- Hot Banana Web CMS Gets Broadened Reach with New Resellers. Hot Banana from Lyris signs up a bunch of resellers to improve its presence in the CMS market.
- Alterian Adds Social Media Analytics To Marketing Platform. Alterian has just bought Techrigy, a social media and analytics software developer, which only goes to show that if companies don’t have all the tools they need, it's a smart idea to buy a company that does have the tools instead of starting from scratch in-house.
- What's Coming for Open Source CMS in August 2009. Welcome to the August 2009 installment of our what's coming from the open source CMS projects in the next 30 days.
Most Popular Articles
And these are the articles you couldn't get enough of during the past week -- if page views are anything to go by, anyways. So, what was your fancy? Google and Microsoft Waves, SharePoint 2010, Drupal and the next generation of CMS.
- Microsoft Wave Smashes Google Wave, or Not. Microsoft's absolutely random decision to use Microsoft Wave as the name of a new project — not long after the Google Wave announcement — confuses many and irritates more. But it sure does generate some publicity. Here's what the splash is about.
- SharePoint 2010, A Business Collaboration Platform. Now Microsoft gives us a bird's eye view into what SharePoint 2010 is really going to look and behave like. Time to take a little tour.
- The Next Generation Web CMS, Has Modera Got Answers? Web Content Management 1.0 is dead! So says Forrester Senior Analyst, Stephen Powers. There are few that would disagree with him — I mean hey, there's like "2.0" all over the place these days. We need some for CMS too, right?
- Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g: A One Stop Shop for All Your IT Needs. Let's take a little tour into the world of Oracle (news, site) and see what's in store.
- Shareflow Emerges as Competition for Google Wave. Zenbe asks What if we could create a separate conversation, invite a specific audience to that conversation, and make it accessible on the Internet?
- Push Your SharePoint Content to Non SharePoint Websites. Who says you have to pay for all those SharePoint licenses to have your SharePoint content available on a public website? GOSS Interactive says you don't — if you use the GOSS iCM SharePoint Connector.
- Learning Drupal CMS? Here's the Book List. Oh Drupal, you open source hottie, you. You've managed the content of many, kicked out release after release, even inspired projects like Acquia and Open Atrium.
The Economy is in the Dumps but Content Management is Booming
If you're looking to advance your career, or if your org has got empty seats in need of savvy CMSers, you're in luck. Catch the best fish of the season on our on our content management job board.
- Global Product Manager CMS at CoreMedia AG
- Content Associate at Modern Feed
- Copywriter at Hyland Software
- Web Architect Instructor at Sitecore
- Customer Satisfaction Engineer at Day Software
Whether Traveling or Virtual, There are Events to Attend
Wondering how to spend your time in the next few weeks or months? Attend a conference or maybe just a webinar or two. Have a look at our new Events Calendar to see what's happening in your area.