KMWorld Magazine Names Trendsetting Products for 2011
IT Magazine KMWorld takes its annual peek at those making waves in the world of knowledge management and other tech areas, with this year's beneficiaries including iAPPS and Acquia Network.

Beating the Drum

In its quest for products that have "helped create, define, enhance or sustain a market," KMWorld has been scouring the IT world since 2003 for candidates. This year's list includes over 100 companies that span the computing world from Alfresco to ZyLab and many stops in between.

Recognized in 2011 are many, mostly familiar names in the CMS world and rising-star areas including social business, SharePoint and the cloud. You can read the full list over at KMWorld, but here are our highlight companies.

Doing IT Right


Acquia: Acquia Network -- Software and services to create and maintain Web experiences built on Drupal

Alterian: Content Manager -- Software designed to build and manage branding strategies across websites, e-mail campaigns and social media channels

Bridgeline Digital: iAPPS Product Suite -- SaaS and on-premise Webcontent management including e-commerce, e-marketing and analytics

JustSystems: XMetaL -- Enables content creators to create, collaborate andreuse information that can be repurposed into languages and formatsrequired by customers

NavigationArts: Content Management Solutions -- Software engineered todeliver online experiences consistent with brand expectationsand offline interaction

SDL: SDL Tridion -- Global Web content management solutions; SDL Trisoft and SDL LiveContent -- an intelligent and interactiveplatform for delivery of technical content

SpringCM: Content Management Service -- Cloud-based content, document and workflow management solutions

Cloud Cloud Content Management -- Allows sharing, managing and accessing all business content in the cloud

Global 360 (now OpenText): processView -- Cloud-based forum to collaborate on process discovery


Alfresco: Alfresco Team -- Content collaboration product that includes iOS apps for the iPad and iPhone

Learning Opportunities

Jive Software: Engage Platform -- Robust enterprise social networking platform

Metastorm (now OpenText): Enterprise -- Aligns business strategy with execution while optimizing the types and levels of business resources it uses

Moxie Software: Spaces -- Social networking software for the enterprise

Mzinga: OmniSocial -- Single-platform suite designed to facilitatecommunity building, collaboration and knowledge sharing across theorganization

Telligent: Telligent Enterprise, Version 3.0 -- Social communityapplication for employees, enabling corporate communication, networking,collaboration and innovation


AvePoint: DocAve Software for SharePoint -- Integrated solution for SharePoint lifecycle management

Microsoft: SharePoint 2010 -- The platform continues to spawn an ecosystem of partners extending its capabilities

NewsGator: Social Sites 2.0 -- Enterprise collaboration software designed for integration with SharePoint 2010