The twists, turns and tips you need for staying up-to-date by the water cooler.
Highlights of the Week
- EMC, IBM, Open Text and Oracle Lead the Enterprise CMS Suites. The Forrester Wave took a closer look at eight ECM Suite vendors, evaluating them against over 70 criteria elements.
- Enterprise CMS Usage Scenario: Case Management Frameworks. What exactly is Case Management and how do Enterprise Content Management Systems support this growing market?
- What's a Flutter with Drupal Start Up Buzzr?. With all of the chatter about Drupal 7, it would have been easy to miss one or two Drupal-related announcements last April. One of those announcements dealt with Buzzr, a Lullabot-spawned startup focused on bringing hosted Drupal solutions to the masses.
- Nstein Aims to Offer a 'New Kind of Site Search' With 3S. Nstein released a new product -- which they say is more flexible, intuitive and extensible than Google Search Appliance -- called Semantic Site Search, or the “new kind of site search,” as the vendor humbly refers to it.
- 7 Ways to Blog Using Your Mobile Phone. From iPhones to Blackberry to Androids and Storms, these mobile platforms can help you chronicle your adventures while on the go or from where ever you please.
- t4 SiteManager 7: Accessibility, WebDAV, Cross Browser Support. Twelve months and €900,000 in research later, Irish-based TERMINALFOUR has a completely new edition of its enterprise grade web content management system.
- Webtrends Churns Out Updates, Says Hello to iPhone. Webtrends is taking it a step further by adding real-time alerts and updates via popular vehicles like e-mail, Twitter, RSS and even an iPhone app.
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? Drupal, IBM, ECM and SharePoint.
- Installing SharePoint 2010 on Windows 7. One of the best kept secrets from Microsoft regarding SharePoint 2010 was something that SharePoint developers around the world were for crying for: the ability to run SharePoint on a desktop environment and not a VM.
- Enterprise CMS Leaders and Visionaries Identified in Latest Magic Quadrant Report Due to a highly volatile marketplace, Gartner specifically advises that you avoid comparing vendor placement in prior years, but it's still exciting to see who made the cut in the Enterprise CMS Magic Quadrant this time around.
- The Lowdown: Drupal 7 Means Big Changes. Fortunately for Drupal, the much discussed version 7 release is looking strong. It'll keep its cool we reckon and in the process it's shaping up to further enter the mainstream.
- IBM Focuses on Analytics as a Way of Better Content Management. IBM has been braving the strong winds of the analytics industry lately, trying to propose a better way of managing unstructured and structured content in combination with analytics.
- Overview: SharePoint 2010 Metadata and Taxonomy Management. It would appear that SharePoint 2010 includes many new features under the umbrella of Enterprise Metadata Management, and they seem to have addressed some key issues.
- SharePoint 2010 Beta Available for All to Download. Microsoft has announced the beta release of SharePoint 2010 to the world.
- Drupal Wins First Inaugural Packt Hall of Fame Award. Speaking of winners, the winner of the first inaugural Packt Hall of Fame Award is Drupal.
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.
- Web Content Writer at Garmin International
- Business Development Manager VIC at Sitecore Australia
- ASP.NET Developer at Cramster.com
- Senior Software Engineer at Webtrends
- UX Designert at Laserfiche
- Drupal Website Developer at Artistsworks, Inc
- Technical Project Engineer at Zylab
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 Industry Events Calendar to see what's happening in your area.
- Gilbane Boston 2009 -- Dec 1-3 (Boston, MA)
- IQPC 8th Annual eDiscovery Conference -- Dec 7-9 (New York City, NY)
- Do it With Drupal 2009 -- Dec 9-11 (New Orleans, LA)
- Online Information 2009 -- Dec 13 (London)
- Intelligent Content 2010 -- Feb 18-19 (Palm Springs, CA)
- Virtual Edge Summit 2010 -- Feb 22-23 (Santa Clara, CA)
- CMS Expo 2010 (Evanston) -- May 3-5 (Evanston, IL)