Acquia Launches Commercial Drupal Distribution, Support Network
Acquia today accomplished their goal of releasing a commercially supported version of the open source content management system Drupal. At the same time, they've launched the Acquia Network, a service that offers site management tools and various subscription-base levels of support for anyone running Drupal 6.
What Does Gartner's ECM Magic Quadrant Mean To You?
Content management reports and analysis always are interesting fodder for discussion, and now that Gartner's 2008 Magic Quadrant report on enterprise content management is complete, it's certain to have an equal number of vendors crowing about their inclusion, as well as those who question Gartner's findings.
Mollom Comment Spam Solution Emerges From Beta
With a comment spam-blocking success rate of 99.79% and nearly 10 million spam messages caught, Mollom has made a big impression on the content management community since its introduction in early 2008.
CMS Watch Offers Guidance on Enterprise Content Management Systems
Although the recent announcement of the emerging Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) standards promise to make Enterprise Content Management systems play nicely together, the process of selecting an ECM vendor is still a challenge, and isn't likely to become much easier anytime soon.
The Evolution Of Content Creation Tools
As our content creation needs grow and evolve, the tools we use for authoring content need to grow as well. The same tools and approached that worked 10 or 15 years ago will struggle to meet our needs today.
Content Management Software As A Service Comes Of Age
It has taken quite some time, but it seems that centrally hosted content management tools are finally beginning to reach critical mass. And as content management Software as a Service offerings (SaaS) become more reliable and feature rich, there's no reason to expect the trend of businesses adopting them to slow down.
Companies Not Ready For E-Discovery
A new survey says companies and their in-house lawyers aren't prepared to meet legal discovery requests. And McAfee's recent hiccup shows that even big companies make mistakes.
Internet Experts, Advocates, Celebrate OneWebDay
In cities around the globe, people gathered to celebrate the Internet Monday. In New York, advocates stressed the importance of using it as a tool for building social and political movements.
Sitecore's Foundry 2.0 Simplifies Multiple Site Management
As an organization's needs grow beyond a handful of sites, the complexities of managing them with consistent yet flexible content and design increases exponentially. For businesses with dozens or even hundreds of individual sites, it can get unmanageable very quickly.
Virtual Movable Type Makes Setup Even Simpler
Following just over a month after the release of its flagship blogging/content management platform Movable Type 4.2, Six Apart this week announced the release of Virtual Movable Type, which promises to simplify the process of getting an instance of Movable Type up and running.
XOOPS 2.3 Nears Release
XOOPS, long a favorite of the open source content management community and a finalist for Packt Publishing's 2008 Open Source CMS Awards, is on the cusp of a final release of XOOPS 2.3.
Second Life Faces Otherworldly Competition
A slew of companies, ranging in size from tiny startups to Google, are springing up virtual worlds of their own to challenge Second Life's dominance of the small but growing market.
Second Life Tries For A Second Act
The online virtual world has weathered a boom-and-bust cycle. Now it has a new CEO. Can this social networking phenom attract a new wave of consumers and enterprise users?
Bluenog Offers Integrated Portal, CMS And Business Intelligence Suite
Bluenog, released Bluenog ICE 4.0 this week, intended to address multiple enterprise needs by bringing together portal, content management and business intelligence software in one integrated package. ICE 4.0, which stand for Integrated Collaborative Environment, brings together the latest versions of Bluenog CMS, Bluenog RichPortal, with their newly released Business Intelligence module.
Web 2.0 Discussion: Do Communities Need Active Management?
Social Web design expert Joshua Porter asserted in a Web 2.0 Expo session on Designing for Community that companies must appoint a manager to actively run their community efforts. This individual, according to Porter, plays a critical role in managing the discussion, applying your community policies to participants, answering questions, ushering users around the community, and more.
Drupal Conferences, Past And Future
It's been a couple of weeks since Drupalcon Szeged, held in Szeged, Hungary, came to a close, and it's probably a good bet that many more people are interested in what happened than were able to attend. Fortunately, there are a few good ways to get caught up.
Careful With That Publish Button
When a mistake causes content to go live before (or long after) its time, there's plenty of finger-pointing and blame to go around. But one thing is certain -- when you're in the driver's seat of a content management system, wield the "Publish" button carefully.