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July 1, 2010

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Useit.Com: Useit.Com: The Power of Defaults. Users rely on defaults in many other areas of user interface design. For example, they rarely utilize fancy customization features, making it important to optimize the default user experience, since that's what most users stick to.
Categories: Weblogs

June 30, 2010

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In a recent article in Computing regarding this subject, the author suggests that SharePoint is the cause of recent information management challenges within organizations adopting the platform
Source: CMS Watch
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Now that we've built content management to reach into the clouds, have we been punished by a confusion of tongues? Sure, there are tangible differences between, say, a page-based or a component-based system. And some labels are rooted in their underlying technology. Still, there's a couple of archetypes we could at least attempt to label similarly
Source: CMS Watch

June 29, 2010

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Yesterday we released Version 5 of our Web Analytics evaluation research, with detailed evaluations of 22 vendors
Source: CMS Watch

June 27, 2010

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Although released a couple of weeks back, Red Hat made a formal announcement of the release of their new JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform (EPP 5) on Thursday at the Red Hat summit in Boston. As we have mentioned before, this release is a completely re-architected platform built on GateIn, the portal they jointly developed with eXo.
Source: CMS Watch
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The community commons ECM Maturity Model (www.ECM3.org) progressed to v2.0 last week
Source: CMS Watch

June 24, 2010

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I'm in the middle of reviewing feedback for a number of ECM product evaluations that I'm presently updating.  The upgrade from minor version to minor version (1.7 to 1.8 etc) is usually heralded by loud marketing cries from the suppliers. Closer inspection though tends to reveal fixes and gaps plugged, rather than anything revolutionary
Source: CMS Watch

June 23, 2010

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Yesterday, we officially released our updated Portal vendor evaluations, but under a new title, ": Portals and Content Integration."
Source: CMS Watch

June 21, 2010

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In the UK today, the new Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osbourne will announce his emergency budget details. The one thing we know in advance is that this will contain some of the most severe cuts in recent history
Source: CMS Watch
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We've just released an update to our Portals evaluation research. Along with updates to the individual portal vendor evaluations, we have expanded the scope of our research to include a new category of related solutions that enable you to integrate and aggregate content from multiple sources
Source: CMS Watch

June 20, 2010

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One of the fun aspects of being an analyst is that people ask you to judge things.  Though we refrain from categorizing "best" products and vendors, judging actual projects that exemplify good information management practice is always
Source: CMS Watch

June 17, 2010

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Please join me for a free webinar -- "When Google Analytics Isn't Enough: Alternatives in the Web Analytics Marketplace, 2010" -- examining the pros, cons, and alternatives to Google Analytics, on Tuesday, 29 June, at 1:00pm EDT
Source: CMS Watch

June 16, 2010

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So here we are in London, the last stop on the UK ECM roadshow. London is certainly the biggest and busiest of the four events, with more from the private sector than public sector at this one
Source: CMS Watch
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For IT professionals it is taken as a matter of faith that automation improves efficiency, that making paper based documents and processes electronic is, in and of itself, a default benefit. But experience in the real world paints a more mixed and problematic picture
Source: CMS Watch

June 15, 2010

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Theme of the day? Difficult to say really, but if I were to choose two it would be the content chaos and archiving
Source: CMS Watch
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IBM announced yesterday that it's acquiring web analytics vendor Coremetrics (dang: just after we last updated our vendor map...)
Source: CMS Watch

June 14, 2010

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Day 2 of the UK AIIM Roadshow and we are here at the Reebok Stadium Bolton (home of Bolton Wanderers football club). Theme of today amongst the attendees seems to be
Source: CMS Watch
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Here's our latest take on the marketplaces we cover. We still can't fit all the vendors we evaluate, but we're getting closer
Source: CMS Watch

June 13, 2010

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Day One of the AIIM UK Roadshow started in Glasgow, a place I know pretty well. The sessions were followed by a long but stunningly beautiful drive down
Source: CMS Watch
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One of our predictions for this year was about the rise of mobile as a delivery channel -- much more closely integrated with your content technologies. Most vendors provide some sort of mechanism for delivering content to mobile channels
Source: CMS Watch