Here we are on the brink of the night before Christmas, if that's your kind of thing. And this time we're indulging ourselves by shuttering the shop from now until the first Monday of 2010.

For us it's reflection season. In that spirit we've cooked up a concise retrospective of 2009, including items our readers took particular interest in, and some things we found generally interesting.

Without further ado we leave you to some holiday reading. May the end of 2009 treat you and yours well.

Enterprise CMS Highlights

It was largely business as usual in the ECM sector this year, with a few notable exceptions.

Beyond acquisition activity, open source players stepped up their game and look to be positioned well for some 2010 combat.

SharePoint in the Limelight (still)

Web CMS a Super Dynamic Space

Perhaps it's been web content management that has seen the most change this year:

Standards Abound, Gain Ground

The subject of standards was never far from anyone's mind:

Enterprise 2.0

The adoption of social computing in the enterprise was big news this year.

Industry Themes: Search, Speed, Analytics, Semantics, Real-time, Open Source and more...

You can't go through a year without major industry shifts, 2009 had its share:

That's it for the holiday brain food fun. Thanks for supporting us in 2009 -- we'll see you right back here in January.