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August 18, 2010

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All enterprises need to archive certain documents, but what's the best approach? Specifically, are there better alternatives to the traditional TIFF format? In a new advisory briefing, we argue that PDF/A brings several advantages
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There's an odd fascination with equestrianism in technology. Vendor landscapes are often described as horse races; there's leaders and laggards, winners and losers. That's great for gamblers, investors, and jockeys. But it's not very useful

August 17, 2010

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After discussions with several Coremetrics customers, we've taken a second look at IBM's acquisition of the web analytics vendor. To quote
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There's a lot of mysticism shrouding Autonomy's mega-search offering, "IDOL." Not in the least bit because every piece of software that is acquired by the vendor is either "plugged into," "powered by," or "integrated with" IDOL. Supposedly,

August 16, 2010

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I'll be attending and speaking at the two Henry Steward Conferences on Digital Asset Management this fall in Chicago and Los Angeles. In addition to a presentation on what's new in DAM technology (with an updated focus on mobile), I'll be
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You should be forewarned that in their quest for improving presentation management, vendors are soft-pedaling many core CMS concepts which haven't really seen a lot of innovation in recent times, and this, too, could impact your website visitor experience.

August 12, 2010

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However, make no mistake: FAST may be a lot less expensive, but it's certainly not going to come cheap. Not in the least bit because implementing it right will still be an expert's job.

August 11, 2010

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This year's big plan for Swedish Web CMS vendor EPiServer was to go public on July 30th. In the end, though, that didn't quite work out: EPi withdrew at the last minute
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Explaining technical concepts -- which are often quite abstract -- can be quite a challenge. So at the Real Story Group we often try to be creative in how we go about explaining things

August 10, 2010

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In a new Advisory Briefing for our SharePoint and ECM subscribers, we evaluate how the CMIS connector targets different use cases where SharePoint needs to inter-operate or co-exist with other applications.

August 9, 2010

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Today IBM announced the acquisition of Datacap. It was no surprise really as Big Blue has been talking for a while about enhancing their overall imaging offering, to better leverage advanced case management

August 8, 2010

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You probably see a variety of overlapping terms to describe the management of content.  One example is "assets" -- aren't all content items assets of one kind or another?

August 3, 2010

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If you were to trust in the marketing swill that comes out of the vendor and analyst community these days, you would believe that large organizations are not just embracing ERM (Electronic Records Management) but that they are positively hugging and kissing it too

August 1, 2010

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Do you run or plan a site with hundreds or thousands of subsites? If so, you have many unique issues to deal with, including complex permissions, templating, taxonomy, and UI requirements
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As a digital asset management analyst, one of the most common questions I get is, "Why doesn't Adobe have its own DAM?"

July 28, 2010

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This month we updated evaluations for four Web CMS vendors: SaaS players Clickability and OmniUpdate, as well as Drupal and GOSS

July 27, 2010

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Adobe Systems today announced their intent to acquire Day Software. We've seen Adobe featuring in many Content Management RFPs and although they had some of the necessary pieces including Adobe Contribute and LiveCycle, they were never taken seriously as a Content Management player. An OEM deal with Alfresco a few years back though well intentioned didn't help much but this announcement will surely change the situation dramatically.
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Adobe Systems today announced their intent to acquire Day Software. We've seen Adobe featuring in many Content Management RFPs and although they had some of the necessary pieces including Adobe Contribute and LiveCycle, they were never taken seriously as a Content Management player. An OEM deal with Alfresco a few years back though well intentioned didn't help much but this announcement will surely change the situation dramatically.

July 21, 2010

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With SharePoint 2010, Microsoft has strongly promoted the platform's upgraded content management capabilities. Now that the hype is died down, and there are production implementations in the field, it's possible to take a harder look

July 19, 2010

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Today we are releasing a fairly substantial update to our ECM evaluation research. Over the past few months we have been looking in detail into product changes across some of the larger and better known ECM suite vendors