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  • Disrupting Authoring: The Oldest Trick in the Web CMS Book

    Disrupting Authoring: The Oldest Trick in the Web CMS Book

    When an industry has been around for decades, it naturally goes through waves of change.  As content management grew from a way to manage static sites to the backbone of the whole enterprise experience, it’s evolved with market needs.

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  • A Trip Down WCM Memory Lane

    A Trip Down WCM Memory Lane

    No one has written a definitive history of web content and experience management (WCM), but they should, as it would offer some interesting lessons still relevant today. Ian Truscott's excellent "Happy 21st Birthday Web CMS " got me thinking about my own time in the field.

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  • Web Content Management Comes of Age

    Web Content Management Comes of Age

    This year marks the 21st birthday of Web Content Management (WCM). In the US, 21 represents the legal drinking age.  Personally, I cannot believe WCM is old enough to be granted that privilege, but every adult who witnesses a birth has the same feeling about every coming-of-age.

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  • With Content Delivery, What Goes Around Comes Around

    With Content Delivery, What Goes Around Comes Around

    I got my start on server-side web development in the mid-‘90s.  I got my first computer in 1995, gradually taught myself web development, and by 1999 was working as a developer in a corporate IT shop. Law school was but a fond memory.

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  • Happy 21st Birthday Web CMS

    Happy 21st Birthday Web CMS

    2017 is being proclaimed “the year of” for a number of digital marketing practices, but something I think worth celebrating here on CMSWire is that, by my reckoning, 2017 is the year the Web Content Management industry comes of age — and I wanted to kick off the celebrations.

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