Media News & Articles
| Thursday Apr 18, 2013
A fitting end to a day filled with talk of changing business models for the content industry, this final panel at the GigaOm/paidContent conference took a look at five startups to see how they are rethinking content delivery.
| Thursday Sep 13, 2012
Apple expended huge amounts of time and effort creating what it considers to be the ultimate smartphone. What does the world think of the new iPhone 5, and what could Apple have done better as it faced an impossible task to live up to the hype?
| Tuesday Jul 17, 2012
Today we are witness to what seems like a routine changing of the guard at Yahoo!. This may be a regular occurrence for observers of the Sunnyvale, CA company that has changed chief executives seven times in the past seven years, but with Marissa Mayer taking the helm, things are going to be a bit more interesting.
| Monday Jul 16, 2012
The seven kingdoms of watchable content and distribution are in turmoil. Watchable content providers are in open warfare with distributors. Powerful dynasties have been discarded to the dustbin of history. Upstart usurpers are in a mad land grab fraught with a combination of peril and promise. Amidst it all average consumers, the people of the kingdoms, engage in open rebellion by joining the either the upstarts or even the wildling pirates in brazen contempt of the established powers that be. As in all battles for supremacy the future is unclear, but one truth remains the same, victors emerge not through power, but through smart alliances.
| Thursday Jun 14, 2012
Microsoft is sending out minimalist invites to the media for a secret event on Monday; no location and no idea on who will be presenting or what they'll show. What could it be? We'll find out on Monday, but until then, let's guess.
| Thursday Feb 23, 2012
Sensing a high demand in the realm of media and entertainment, today CoreMedia announces its new solution for web content management and user engagement across media outlets. Built for a new kind of audience, the Web CMS provider has created a means for press to publish high volumes of content, anywhere at anytime, and across any interface. The age of 24-hour news is upon us.
| Tuesday Oct 18, 2011
At the European SharePoint Conference currently being held at the Estrel Convention Center in Berlin, Germany, I attended Matt Berg's presentation entitled “Drive Adoption and Get Users Excited about SharePoint 2010.” For those who are not familiar with Matt, he is a Senior Product Marketing Manager on the Microsoft SharePoint team in Redmond, WA, and was one of the primary forces behind the SharePoint Conference held in Anaheim, CA earlier this month. In his role, he has a well-placed view into customers deploying SharePoint and partners augmenting their solutions, and I wanted to hear his perspective on one of the most important aspects of a successful SharePoint deployment: end-user adoption.
| Thursday Sep 1, 2011
Organizations on the lookout for a content management system with social networking and CRM features might want to look into Trunity Connect. The newly-launched enterprise CMS features a secure SaaS package with social networking, document management and analytics capabilities that will come in useful in various industries.
| Friday Aug 19, 2011
Google pumped up its search results this week with the addition of Plus posts. At the same time, Sites became more exclusive with page-level sharing permissions, and plans for a new Google campus are exciting people of the geek variety in what has traditionally been a Microsoft-led environment.
| Tuesday Aug 9, 2011
The University of Phoenix and Institute for the Future recently combined forces in order to produce the Future Work Skills 2020 report, examining what exactly propel's change and which skills we'll have to fine tune if we want to keep up.
| Monday Jun 6, 2011
With the popularity of SharePoint never really in question, the marketplaces for solutions and web parts is a natural occurrence. Here's one of the latest.
| Wednesday Apr 27, 2011
We are in the final days of our editorial focus on Web Engagement here at CMSWire this month. It's time to dive into the results of our latest poll "How advanced are your engagement practices?" After talking to vendors and people on the floor of conferences, the final results make sense and point to a lot of work to come.
| Thursday Apr 21, 2011
Hot on the heels of other recent platform-as-a-service launches, VMware (news, site) has announced its own PaaS offering, called Cloud Foundry. The open-source cloud platform aims to give developers the means to create applications on public, private and private clouds without having to worry about the underlying architecture.
| Wednesday Mar 16, 2011
Social media moves so fast, it's hard to keep up. Here are the week's top stories in scan-friendly format:
- 80% of Children Access the 'Net Weekly
- Security Wins: Twitter Adds HTTPS Option
- Justin Bieber and Manchester U. Have Most Active Facebook Fans
- More Americans Get News Online versus Newspapers
| Wednesday Jul 21, 2010
Fans of the OpenPublish (news, site) packaged Drupal (news, site) distribution aimed at publishers will be pleased to know that creator Phase 2 Technology has some interesting updates coming, and big plans to complete before the next Drupalcon.