• Tuesday, December 30, 2008

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Evaluating open source and closed source software

Gartner has been saying how the current recession favors open source software . Many people in the open source software business are experi...

  • Monday, December 29, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Plone vs. MOSS

Francesco Ciriaci has started a series comparing Plone and MOSS in response to a trend of companies choosing between these two platforms. ...

  • Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

When the Drupal Developer Comes Around

Apologies for the totally misused Johnny Cash reference but Austin Smith has an excellent post on how he came around from being a Drupal hat...

  • Sunday, December 28, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

If you were trying to email me...

and it bounced back, please try again.  When I downgraded my Yahoo! hosting to from the Merchant plan to just domain hosting, it blew away ...

  • Friday, December 26, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Re-platforming www.contenthere.net

If you have been playing close attention, you might have noticed that www.contenthere.net is now running on WordPress . Prior to the migra...

  • Monday, December 15, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Packt Publishing's 2009 Road Map

Packt Publishing is looking to expand their already extensive library of open source books. Their recently published road map for 2009 in...

  • Friday, December 12, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Review: Alfresco Developer Guide

I just finished reading Jeff Pott's new book Alfresco Developer Guide . If you have been looking for a technical book on how to develop...

  • Tuesday, December 9, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Oxite, Microsoft's open source web content management system

Janus Boye has blog post describing a new web content management system from Microsoft . Janus reports that the intent is to make a simple ...

  • Monday, December 8, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Discount: Open Source Web Content Management in Java Report

EDIT The Open Source Content Management in Java Report is now Free and on Scibd. Recently, a couple of the products that I covered in the O...

  • Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Discover Magazine on Plone case study

The Plone.net site has a very good case study on Discover Magazine's migration to Plone . The Discover Magazine site looks like a mod...

  • Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Vendor risk

Back in 2004 (I still can't believe that I have been blogging that long!) I wrote a post that discussed the risk of buying into a web co...

  • Thursday, December 4, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Sex doesn't sell... at least not for FatWire

I regretted having to leave the Gilbane conference early because I missed seeing so many friends and colleagues but I had no idea I was mis...

  • Wednesday, December 3, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Change.gov content under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Change.gov , President-Elect Obama's transition website is licensing all of it's content under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 ...

  • Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Selection workshop slides

Yesterday I presented a 4 hour workshop on selecting a CMS at the Gilbane Conference . I was pleased with the attendance and the audience&...

  • Monday, December 1, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Interwoven's FOSS FUD

In a throwback to 2003, the Interwoven blog has a post spreading some good old fashioned FUD about open source software . The general mess...

  • Sunday, November 30, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

TYPO3 conference in Dallas this Spring

One of the barriers to select TYPO3 in North America has been the dearth of developers and systems integrators that know the platform. Thi...

  • Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Four years and still going strong

Four years ago today I started Enter Content Here with a post defining content management . The post focused on what was being managed and...

  • Wednesday, November 26, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Ostatic Interview of Angela Byron

In case you missed it, OStatic's Sam Dean has an excellent interview with Angela Byron about Drupal . Angela works for Lullabot and...

  • Monday, November 24, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Your content stinks

Gerry McGovern has a brilliant article on CMSWire that compares the common habit of migrating bad content into a new CMS to pouring sour mil...

  • Friday, November 21, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

What makes a sexy demo

I am finally going over my jboye08 notes and I found my scribbles from the Web Idol competition . For those of you who are unfamiliar with...

  • Wednesday, November 19, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Enter Content Here in Alltop

Uploaded with plasq 's Skitch ! I should mention that being listed top center in Alltop Content Management isn't too bad on the ego...

  • Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Fierce Content Management lists Enter Content Here in its top 10!

Fierce Content Management just named Enter Content Here in its top 10 list of content management websites . The rest of the list is: AIIM...

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Struggling publishers continuing their investments in digital

The venerable PCMag is discontinuing its print edition - the most recent in a long string of similar announcements from other publishers. ...

  • Tuesday, November 18, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Leading requirements

You have just mentioned that maybe the pain you are feeling in managing your web content may be eased by implementing a web content manageme...

  • Monday, November 17, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Guardian Hack Days

Both the New York Times and the Telegraph have been innovating on the newsmedia business model by introducing API's that expose their...

  • Wednesday, November 12, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

CRX and Tar PM

Thomas Müller has a blog post that nicely describes how the Tar PM works . Tar PM is the fastest of Day CRX's pluggable persistence m...

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

CMS Selection Workshop

Last week I was a panelist in a jboye08 session called "Running a Web CMS procurement." Jarrod Gingras from CMS watch moderated...

  • Monday, November 10, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Blogs, Wiki's, etc.

A couple of months ago a WCMS sales guy said to me that when hears the words "we are looking for blogs, wikis, etc." from a custom...

  • Thursday, November 6, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

CMIS in brief

CMSWire has a nice article briefly explaining CMIS . At this stage of the standards process, this level of understanding of CMIS is probably...

  • Wednesday, November 5, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

World Plone Day

Tomorrow (Friday November 7th) is World Plone Day (WPD) . This event is held in cities all over the world to make Plone experts available ...

  • Tuesday, November 4, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Novelty + Urgency = Chaos

Around a year and a half ago, I coined " Gottlieb's law ," which I suppose should officially be a theorem because it has not b...

  • Wednesday, October 29, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Alfresco 3.0 Enterprise is Out

It looks like the much anticipated version 3.0 of Alfresco Enterprise Edition is out. I have been looking forward to this release after se...

  • Thursday, October 23, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Variable control lists

Your typical editor is conflicted. On the one hand, he likes to have direct control over what articles are promoted on every page of the si...

  • Tuesday, October 21, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Kevin Cochrane Joins Day

I was just on the Day Software site and noticed that Kevin Cochrane (who had left Interwoven to join Alfresco ) joined Day as their Chief ...

  • Friday, October 17, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Magnolia: Be back soon!

I just read Boris Kraft's post on losing the the Magnolia.info domain. I have had that happen to me (for a personal site) but never wi...

  • Wednesday, October 8, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

InfoGlue shows some life

I was just catching up on some of the open source web content management platforms that I track and noticed the new InfoGlue site . Around ...

  • Tuesday, October 7, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Developers in Pain

Just had to post this.... Developers In Pain - Funny bloopers R us

  • Friday, October 3, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Roy Fielding to CMIS: You don't know REST

Roy Fielding, creator of REST puts a nice smack down on CMIS's claim of being RESTfull . When CMIS was first announced, everyone look...

  • Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Web Meetings Revisited

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about WebEx alternatives . My conclusion was that there are some good options for sharing a PowerPoint prese...

  • Thursday, October 2, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Semantic tagging on the cheap with a WYSIWYG editor

I am surprised by how few companies employ the little trick of using the WYSIWYG editor in their CMS to semantically tag rich text fields. ...

  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Business Time

Clients frequently request that I run my calendar on their calendaring systems so that they can schedule me for meetings. I can't reall...

  • Tuesday, September 30, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Gearing up for JBoye 08

I am just starting to get geared up for jboye08 next month. The conference program is still being finalized but you can't go wrong wi...

  • Tuesday, September 23, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Alfresco Community Conference in Washington DC: October 9th, 2008

Alfresco recently announced that they will be holding a Community Conference in Washington DC on October 9th, 2008 . The European sister e...

  • Monday, September 22, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Mollom beats Acquia out of Beta

Dries recently announced that his comment spam prevention service, Mollom , is out of Beta and is available to the world as a production g...

  • Friday, September 19, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Bluenog subtly forks Hippo

I was catching up on my blog reading and noticed a few announcements about Bluenog's new integrated suite offering ICE . I knew tha...

  • Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Powerpoint as the Deliverable

Increasingly, I am finding that clients prefer a slide deck (i.e. MS Powerpoint) as a deliverable rather than a regular document. The reali...

  • Tuesday, September 16, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Content Management as a Practice

A few weeks ago Deane Barker from Blend Interactive wrote a thought provoking post about content management as a practice . Deane and I st...

  • Monday, September 15, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Intranet 2.0 Survey

Toby Ward and the Prescient Digital team is conducting an Intranet 2.0 survey to study the effectiveness of Intranet 2.0 tools and strate...

  • Wednesday, September 10, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Follow up on Mac Subversion clients

A few weeks ago I wrote a post introducing two new Mac Subversion clients : Cornerstone and Versions . After the free trials expired I cho...

  • Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

My fall 2008 conference schedule

Fall conference season is just around the corner! Here are two events where I will be speaking: November 4th - 6th, 2008. I will be present...

  • Wednesday, August 27, 2008

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Wikis Not Word! Gaining adoption through psychological warfare

Your company has a perfectly good wiki but your (otherwise intelligent) co-workers insist on emailing you Microsoft Word documents to review...