The twists, turns and tips you need for staying up-to-date by the water cooler.
Highlights of the Week
- Former Open Text-er Takes CMO Job at Open Source Nuxeo. Meet Cheryl McKinnon, the new Chief Marketing Officer of the Paris-headquartered open source ECM vendor Nuxeo.
- Content Management Interoperability Spec(CMIS) Ready for Public Review. We expect the CMIS OASIS Technical Committee is feeling pretty good right now. They voted CMIS specification draft 0.70b to be the official Committee Draft and approved it for submission to the OASIS public review process.
- Google Wave Has Arrived -- For Some of Us. Will Google Wave be the next step in communication as so many like to imagine it will? Or the viable alternative to traditional e-mail that Google themselves planned for it to be?
- Microsoft's LookingGlass: Monitor, Engage and Analyze Social Media. Microsoft unveiled its latest proof of concept, LookingGlass. The new business tool is part of a broader strategy within its platform strategy group to deliver marketing and advertising as SaaS-based services.
- eZ Publish 4.2 Released, Focuses on Usability, Scalability and Performance. eZ Publish 4.2, the most updated version of eZ Systems' open source CMS, was released earlier this week.
- Customer Experience Affected Most by Social Media Channel. Wake up call: social media is more than just communication, it’s customer engagement. If you’re not engaging with customers using social media, you’re not maximizing your effort.
- Social Media Minute: How Social Networking Sites Are Selling Your Identity. Social media moves so fast, it's hard to keep up. Here are the week's top stories
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? Open Text, Obama, Sharepoint, Google and Open Source.
- Why Obama Loves Enterprise Content Management. Yes, we are back onto the environment-friendly, green track. There’s a lot that can be done both at home (think recycling) and at work (not surprisingly, think content management).
- Google Goes After SharePoint with New Sites API. Given the amount of data that sit in SharePoint worldwide, given how eager Google seems to be about enterprise apps these days, and given the size of Google's appetite for data, we must say…it's about time.
- MS Project 2010: Goodbye Portfolio Server, Hello SharePoint. Of course, we won't be talking about MS Project 2010 without talking about SharePoint — that's just how it will be from now on.
- SharePoint 2010, A Business Collaboration Platform. 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.
- Open Text Web CMS Saga Continues, Party Lines Collide. Open Text Content World will be in the lovely Orlando, and we all should expect to be enlightened on OTEX’s product map and strategy for its two web content management arms: Web Solutions (aka RedDot) and the recently acquired Vignette.
- Alert: What's Coming for Open Source CMS in October 2009. Welcome to the October 2009 installment of our what's coming from the open source CMS projects in the next 30 days.
- SharePoint vs Alfresco: A Platform Perspective. When we posited that Alfresco Share was after SharePoint Services' marketshare, it sparked a bit of chatter — some positive, some not so much.
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.
- Director of Technology at ConsumerSearch, Inc
- Web Analytics Manager at Capstrat, Inc.
- Programmer / Developer at Boston Globe Media
- Mobile Engineer at Automattic
- API Engineer & Developer Evangelist at Yammer, Inc.
- Silverlight Developer at IndustryNext
- Code Wrangler at Automattic
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.
- Adobe MAX 2009 -- Oct 4-7 (Los Angeles, CA)
- Global Information Management Conference -- Oct 15 (London)
- Drupal Camp Montreal 2009 -- Oct 17-18 (Montreal)
- Day Ignite Chicago 2009 -- Oct 27-Oct 29 (Chicago, IL)
- J. Boye Aarhus 2009 -- Nov 3-Nov 5 (Aarhus, Denmark)
- Business Technology Summit -- Nov. 6 (Mumbai)