Taking The First Steps With Drupal
O'Reilly Media, in conjunction with two of the authors of its forthcoming Using Drupal book, is presenting a webcast titled "Everything You Wanted to Know About Drupal but were Afraid to Ask" on Friday, December 5.
Top Content Management Sites
FierceContentManagement last week published their list of the Top 10 content management websites. While compiling a top 10 list of this sort is always tough - what you leave off is usually just as controversial as what makes the list - I can't find fault with anything that they've included.
ECMHUB.com Offers A One-Stop Resource For ECM Information
With so many sources for content management industry information -- print, news sites, RSS feeds, podcasts -- it can be tough to know where to wade into the flood. The launch of ECMHUB.com, the ECMInstitute's new portal, hopes to change that.
Six Apart Offers Journalists Free TypePad Accounts
With deep cuts in newsrooms and ad revenue shrinking, it's a tough time to be a journalist of any sort, whether online, print, or broadcast. So it's a breath of fresh air when someone comes along and does something nice for our colleagues in the Fourth Estate.
Google Crowdsources YouTube Support
YouTube is looking for users willing to make a video to explain topics such as Editing my video, Customizing channels, and Transferring from camera to computer.
HP Revamps Online Customer Support
Consumers of HP notebooks, desktops, printers, and monitors can get information from an overhauled peer-to-peer support forum, free online classes, and video tutorials.
Day's Great Year
Day Software is having an outstanding year so far. It landed squarely in the Visionaries quadrant of Gartner's 2008 Enterprise Content Management Magic quadrant report just a month ago, and its year-to-date revenue as reported at the end of last quarter was up nearly 10% from 2007. But probably the most exciting accomplishment is the release of newest version of its flagship Web content management system, Communiqué (CQ) 5.1.
A Critical Look At Content Management Interoperability Services
It's been an interesting two months since the announcement of the proposed Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) standard. While some vendors rapidly got on board -- Alfresco, for example, released the first implementation of CMIS -- other companies, such as Day Software, have alternately supported and gently poked holes in the p
Looking To Online Newspapers For Design Tips
It can be easy to fall into the trap of focusing so much on content management tools that you end up forgetting that they don't mean much of anything without good site design. Smashing Magazine this week published a great piece on newspaper Web sites that serves as a strong reminder of that very point.
Cutting The Digital Fat
Unnecessary copies and older versions of documents clog up employee hard drives and make discovery exercises longer and more expensive. One vendor's software aims to help companies get smarter -- and more aggressive -- about deleting digital fat.
Plone Raises Its Profile With Award And World Plone Day
Today, Nov. 7th, 2008, is World Plone Day. No, it's not some obscure holiday you've never heard of, but instead an opportunity for the community of developers and users of the Plone content management system to try and get the word out.