• Friday, December 21, 2007

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NiceEdit

If you have a custom web application that does not necessarily need a full CMS but could use a WYSIWYG editor, there are a number of open so...

  • Thursday, December 20, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Eckman on Social Computing in the Enterprise

I just turned in the last of a rapid-fire succession of project deliverables and was catching up on reading John Eckman's great blog Ope...

  • Wednesday, December 12, 2007

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Magnolia 3.5 CE Now Final

Magnolia 3.5 Community Edition is now GA. It will probably be a little while before the Enterprise Edition is final. But at least it is on t...

  • Monday, December 10, 2007

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Thanks for not clicking on the ads

I have been considering taking the Ad Sense off of my blog because no one seems to click on them. I used to find this frustrating but after...

  • Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

The Internets

I just glanced at my blog traffic stats and, on a lark, clicked on the "search engine wars" view to see that Google represented 97...

  • Monday, December 3, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Back up is not archiving

Alan Pelz-Sharpe has a great post on the CMS Watch Trend Watch blog that describes the difference between back up and archiving (they are n...

  • Friday, November 30, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Acquia

CMS Watch just reported about a new start-up called Acquia that will provide services and products around Drupal . Acquia is different fro...

  • Tuesday, November 27, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Alfresco and Facebook

Many open source software projects have started to experiment with Facebook to facilitate social networking within their community. Alfresc...

  • Monday, November 26, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

CMS Business Case

There has been an enormous amount of writing and discussion about building a business case for a CMS and I don't have much to add other ...

  • Wednesday, November 21, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Press Association Chooses Nuxeo

French Open Source ECM vendor Nuxeo just announced that it was chosen by the Press Association (PA - the national news agency of the UK a...

  • Monday, November 19, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Vendor Demos Continued

Following in the vein of Tony Byrne's 10 Steps to a Successful Vendor Demo and my post on how to sit through one , here is a link to J...

  • Friday, November 16, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Magnolia Community Edition 3.5 (RC1) Available

This morning there was an announcement on the Magnolia user mailing list that the first release candidate (RC1) of version 3.5 is now avail...

  • Thursday, November 15, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Facebook as your Intranet?

At the cmf2007 conference last week, there were some great sessions and conversations about intranets including James Robertson's prese...

  • Tuesday, November 13, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Retail Therapy for OpenCms

I just saw an announcement for a new integration between OpenCms and the Java based commerce system KonaKart . The integration is implement...

  • Monday, November 12, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Wired but unstrung

I am sitting on the plane on the way back from a wonderful time at CMF2007 ( pics ) in Aarhus. Thanks to Janus, Sara, Flemming (my guardian...

  • Sunday, November 4, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Jarn releases special sauce for hosting

If you run a Plone site, you may find yourself envious of PHP WCM systems that are so easy to host on cheap, basic hosting plans. While ma...

  • Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

eZ publish 4.0 Alpha release available

eZ Systems recently announced the alpha release of eZ publish version 4 . If you are pleased with with eZ Publish's functionality, but ...

  • Wednesday, October 31, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Some news from the Bricolage camp

The Bricolage list has been quite active recently with announcements of new sites and a good discussion about integrating Bricolage into a ...

  • Friday, October 26, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

What if your WCM had an interface like this?

One of my work alumni lists just sent out a link to this video about an 8 foot multi-touch screen. Wouldn't it be cool if you could use...

  • Thursday, September 27, 2007

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My website may be ugly but....

Here is a very good article about website design for utility over beauty . To quote: After all, this is a media company whose magazines, bo...

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

cmf2007: Content Camp

I am counting down the days until November 6th when I will be in Aarhus, Denmark attending cmf2007 . I have wanted to go for the past two y...

  • Monday, September 24, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

How to make the most out of a vendor demo

After you watch a couple of vendor demos, it doesn't take long to realize that the performance of the demo (how well the presenters kno...

  • Thursday, September 13, 2007

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Now THAT is a Domain!

I was Skyping with someone a couple of days ago and he was referring me to a URL that he decided it would be better to type. One reason was...

  • Wednesday, September 12, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Site Registration

I was very happy to read Marc Osofsky's very well reasoned and well written article about setting content free. In the early days at a...

  • Tuesday, September 11, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Come see me at DocTrain in October

On October 18th, Bryant Shea from Molecular and I will be presenting at DocTrain East in Lowell, MA. The topic of our talk is "New ...

  • Monday, September 10, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

CMS Gallery on del.icio.us

I subscribe to a bunch of open source WCM mailing lists. Occasionally, someone announces a new site that he/she built on top of the platfor...

  • Thursday, September 6, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

The Importance of Vendor Neutrality

I was just reading  CMS Watch Commentary today and noticed Alan Peltz-Sharpe's post about the Department of Justice suing Accenture f...

  • Tuesday, September 4, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Daisy 2.1 Release is Official

Outerthought just announced the official release of Daisy CMS: version 2.1 . For those who are not familiar with Daisy , it is a fairly si...

  • Monday, August 27, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

How easy should installing enterprise software be?

There has recently been an interesting conversation on the Bricolage mailing list in reaction to a review posted here . I like reading the...

  • Friday, August 10, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Get ready for Plone 3.0

The GA release of Plone 3.0 is right around the corner (due out August 21) and there are many new features to look forward to. Unlike 2.5 ...

  • Tuesday, July 24, 2007

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Alfresco/OpenCms Integration

There was a recent announcement on the OpenCms mailing list about a new Alfresco add-on that allows you to publish content from Alfresco ...

  • Sunday, July 22, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Homebrew CMS

I have seen (and replaced) enough home-grown content management systems to know that they are not as easy to build as you would think. As a...

  • Wednesday, July 18, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Packt Open Source Content Management System Award, 2007

Packt Publishing is holding their second annual Open Source Content Management System competition. Most of the project mailing lists that ...

  • Monday, July 16, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Syndicating your feelings

We Feel Fine "is an exploration of human emotion on a global scale." The site scans the blogosphere for phrases like "I am ...

  • Thursday, July 5, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

OpenCms V7 available and Apache Lenya and will probably skip 1.4 and go right to 2.0

The official stable version of OpenCms V7 is now available pretty much right when the project team said it would be. Key enhancements (in ...

  • Monday, June 25, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Enterprise 2.0

Last week I was at the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston for a panel on Enterprise Search (if you missed it, there were some prolific bl...

  • Thursday, June 21, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Web Content 2007

On Monday I presented at the Web Content 2007 conference in Chicago. Congratulations to the guys (and gals) from DUO Consulting for putt...

  • Tuesday, June 19, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

When Good Content Turns Bad

We all dream about a unified view of content but maybe this goes a little too far?

  • Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

OpenCms Eclipse Plugin

Dave Schoorl just announced on the OpenCms mailing list his new Eclipse plugin for OpenCms module development . This plugin provides dire...

  • Friday, June 15, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

CMS Consolidation

Graham Oakes has a great article about CMS consolidation in the Financial Times . Companies could have saved a lot of money had they read...

  • Wednesday, June 13, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Graffito Being Folded into JackRabbit

Graffito is an Apache project to build a set of content management components that can be used within portals and other applications. Her...

  • Monday, June 11, 2007

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

CMS Deployment Patterns

One of my favorite terms in the world of Web Content Management is "baking vs. frying," which refers to when presentation templat...