• Monday, November 14, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Being a 10X programmer

Jack Templin just sent me this excellent article called How to be the 10X programmer . A 10X programmer is a single person who has the eff...

  • Thursday, November 10, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Back to Java?

Robert Cringely has an interesting article predicting the return of Java as a core language for the web: The second coming of Java . The fl...

  • Monday, September 26, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Social Business: Revolution or Differentiator?

Thank you Deb Lavoy for writing that Social Business blog that I have been meaning to write ( Social Business Doesn't Mean What You Thi...

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Why you should do your homepage wireframe last

When building websites, I always recommend developing the home page last because the purpose of the homepage is to highlight content within ...

  • Wednesday, September 14, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Context and the Future of Web Content Management.

Tom Wentworth, from Ektron , has written an inspirational article on Forbes called "http://www.forbes.com/sites/ciocentral/2011/08/30/c...

  • Monday, August 29, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

CMS Selection Workshop Handout Published on Scribd

I just published my CMS Selection Workshop handout on Scribd. The handout contains: Examples of how to specify content types Example usage...

  • Friday, August 26, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Product Management Work Program

David Hobbs published a nice post describing how to define a work program for managing your website. The role of website product manager ...

  • Monday, August 8, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

What Game is your Team Playing?

I am trying to get a friend of mine to quit his job. No, I don't want him to join the massive ranks of the unemployed. I want him to mo...

  • Monday, July 25, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Is your organization's digital presence "house poor?"

Occasionally when I do content management assessments I run into what I call the "house poor syndrome." This is when an organizat...

  • Monday, July 18, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

PHP + JCR = PHPCR

My former colleague Lukas Kahwe Smith recently gave me a update on what is happening with the PHPCR initiative . Readers of this blog migh...

  • Thursday, June 23, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Why CMS Implementations Are Getting More Expensive

Adriaan Bloem is starting to hear both customers and vendors estimate implementation costs to be 7-8 times software licensing costs . That ...

  • Tuesday, June 14, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

CMS Selection Checklist

A few days ago, I was asked by a potential client to provide documentation on my CMS selection process. As readers of this blog know, I wri...

  • Thursday, June 9, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Publishing to mobile is more execution than platform

Mobile publishing functionality is becoming an increasingly important requirement for web content management (WCM) selections and I am start...

  • Tuesday, June 7, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Content Management Assessment Worksheet

I uploaded this content management assessment worksheet up on Scribd a few weeks ago and buried a reference in another blog post. To make i...

  • Tuesday, May 24, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Architecture Aikido

Over the past year I have been doing some side work building a web application for a startup. The project has been very interesting and the ...

  • Wednesday, April 20, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Dynamite CMS Implementations

A "Dynamite CMS implementation" is when an I.T. group deploys a CMS and then runs like hell like it's a stick of dynamite. Yo...

  • Monday, April 18, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Is distributed content management working for you?

This is the fourth installment of a series of articles on content management assessment . The most recent article (" Is your workflow ...

  • Friday, April 15, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

J.Boye Conference for Web and Intranet Professionals

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of participating in a J.Boye expert group in New York. I love the open and honest format of the J.Boye e...

  • Monday, April 4, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

CMS Implementation Survey

I have just finished putting together a survey to collect information on customer experiences of web content management system (WCMS) implem...

  • Tuesday, March 22, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Is your workflow working for you?

This is the third installment of a series of articles on content management assessment . The most recent article (" Have you modeled y...

  • Thursday, March 17, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

Have you modeled your content effectively?

This is the second installment of a series of articles on content management assessments . Nearly all content management systems have flexib...

  • Tuesday, March 15, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

What is a Content Management Assessment?

Most organizations who struggle with content management blame their CMS for their woes. The only hope for relief they see is to replace the...

  • Tuesday, March 8, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

The Format-ist

I recently read Richard Thompson's excellent post "Is content strategy biased towards the written word?" I have to admit tha...

  • Tuesday, March 1, 2011

    Seth Gottlieb Posted an article

The Placeholder Application Controller Pattern

One of the main benefits of using a coupled ( aka "frying" ) web content management system (WCMS) is that you get a web applicatio...