The twists, turns and tips you need for staying up-to-date by the water cooler.
Highlights of the Week
- Content Management Finalists for the 2009 CODiE Awards. The CODiE Awards are on our radar again for 2009 and the finalist announcements are expecting to be flooding the internet wires.
- Percussion Drops Rhythmyx Brand, Releases CM System 6.6. Just having recently lost RedDot in a rebranding maneuver, today we say goodbye to Percussion's Rhythmyx. And welcome their new Web Content Management system succinctly named CM System.
- ECM3 Maturity Model: Taming Enterprise Content Management Challenges. For two years, a quartet of industry players has worked on ECM3 -- an ECM Maturity Model created to help organizations tame the mighty blob. Let's take a look at what they came up with.
- New Acquia CEO Charged with World Domination. Acquia, the subscription based service and software company behind the popular open source web content management system Drupal, has made some new announcements that mean a change in management and exciting new things for the future of Acquia and Drupal.
- Tackling Unstructured and Semi-Structured Data. Managing unstructured data is a daunting task. Good thing Digital Reef is here to help. Today, they emerge from stealth mode after two years of developing their unstructured data management platform, achieving early customer traction under the name of Auraria Networks.
- New SharePoint Developer Tools in Visual Studio 2010. Well Microsoft has been listening to your frustrations and has done something about it. Want a sneak peak at the tools that will be available for SharePoint in Visual Studio 2010?
- User Interface Makeover Debuted in Zoho Writer 2.0. The launch of their updated word processor -- Zoho Writer 2.0 -- includes a fresh new user interface and a slew of improvements revolving mostly around look and feel.
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? Alfresco, MOSS, Drupal, SaaS and SXSW.
- Study Finds SharePoint Primarily Used for File Sharing. A study by AIIM and Information Architected reveals many of the same common themes on the use of SharePoint. It's widely implemented, but not used to its fullest extent.
- Under the Covers: Alfresco's SharePoint Services (WSS) Killer. SharePoint, dear SharePoint. We talk about this business collaboration tool — sometimes called an enterprise content management system — on almost a daily basis. You either love it, hate it, integrate with it or try to replace it. Alfresco has chosen the last option.
- SXSW Web Content Management System Showdown (Update 1). The registration booths don't open for another 10 days and the moment of truth for what is being called the Ultimate Showdown of Content Management System Destiny is not until 11:30am on March 16th.
- Multi-site Management with Drupal, Plone and Joomla! Open source web content management systems are starting to gain some traction in the enterprise as the ever growing need to be cost conscience continues.
- How MOSS Can Help Improve Business Processes. As one of the most widely used document collaboration tools, it is no wonder organizations want to understand how to build better business processes in SharePoint.
- Drupal as the Dominant Web Platform? No Way. This is a tall order. As our readers know, the web content management system market is a crowded one.
- Dehyping the Most Common SaaS Content Management Myths. With software-as-a-service (SaaS) becoming more and more popular in the content management industry, everyone seems to have an opinion on the pros and cons of SaaS as a model. There's truth. There's fiction. There's gazing at the crystal ball.
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 content management job board.