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Joomla releases version 1.7

Popular open source content management system Joomla announced version 1.7 on July 19. Updates in its latest release include security, productivity and architecture updates, but the organization is

OpenText continues its BPM buying streak with Global 360

Waterloo, Ontario-based OpenText scooped up another business process management software company July 13 when the company acquired Dallas, Texas-based Global 360 for $260 million. According to a

Panel: Personal data portability could transform ecommerce, social sites

A shift toward portable personal data is just over the horizon, according to personal analytics experts who spoke July 12 at the O'Reilly Strata online conference. As people grow tired of copying and

Spotlight: One government website to rule them all

Current estimates peg the number of federal websites at around 24,000, but outgoing Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra said during a July 14 House hearing that USA.gov should be the

Context is key for ECM vendors

Guest post by Darren Knipp A couple of months ago, a colleague of mine brought to my attention Ron Miller's column "Content management is so much more than just a database." I've always enjoyed Ron's

Twitter taps Drupal for developer site

Twitter unveiled July 11 a new online community website for third-party developers to access APIs in an open, collaborative environment. It's not entirely surprising that the site is built upon open

Cisco aims to ease the distribution of video content

Video continues to be a burgeoning content area for the enterprise. Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has introduced a suite of products it's calling the Enterprise Content Delivery System, which provides a

SharePoint increases storage limits

SharePoint 2010 announced a major storage upgrade and provided instruction for improved data size scaling for the program, in a blog post July 6. "By defining specific requirements for large data

Spotlight: Hyland releases version 11 of OnBase

Hyland Software released OnBase 11.0 July 11, the latest iteration of its enterprise content management software, adding more than 1,800 features and enhancements. Noteworthy additions in this

Content chaos standing in the way of GRC integration

Content chaos is a hindrance to integrating governance, risk and compliance, but there are steps enterprises can take to better ensure they have a GRC framework, according to Jim Maguire, senior

Making records management a 'by product' of case management

Guest post by Poul Hebsgaard What happens if knowledge workers can no longer use paper to transfer information from one desk to the next in order to execute a collaborative business process? That was

Army to scrap its patchwork ECM system

Army Knowledge Online, the service branch's long-standing enterprise content management and collaboration system, could soon be shuttered in favor of a new Army enterprise email system. The Army's

Bing signs deal with Chinese search engine Baidu

Earlier this week, Reuters reported that Bing had signed a deal with Chinese search engine Baidu, which according to the article, controls 80 percent of the very large and lucrative Chinese market.

Flipboard update aims at new users

Flipboard announced a new upgrade to its content viewing application for the iPad. The app lets you pull in a variety of information including RSS feeds, Facebook and Twitter feeds and it turns them

Latest SpringCM release tries to streamline case management

SpringCM recently announced their June update to their cloud-based content management system. Most of the update involved streamlining the case management activities in the system. One of the

One on One with Boris Kraft of Magnolia

Boris Kraft is chief technology officer and co-founder of Magnolia. Since 2002, he has been focusing on the development of Magnolia CMS from a strategic and marketing perspective. We asked him what

Come on baby, don't fear the content

When I attended the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Boston recently, I went to a session called "Social Media & Social Networking: Some Cautionary Tales." The panel consisted of some folks from

Box offers 50 GB of storage to TouchPad users

HP entered the tablet fray last week with the release of the TouchPad and a compelling promotion with Box.net. The deal gives TouchPad users an additional free 50 GB of online storage for the life of

Slideshare deepens LinkedIn Integration

Last week Slideshare announced increased integration with LinkedIn, the professional social network. Slideshare provides a place for people to share their slide presentations online. You've been able

Pew study finds eBook reader sales double in six months

A Pew Internet & American Life study has found that eBook reader ownership in the United States has doubled between November 2010 and May 2011 from 6 to 12 percent--a number I find astonishing,