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Industry Voices make 2011 predictions

Since I was writing my own 2011 predictions this week, I thought it might be fun to ask some industry experts what they expect for the coming year. Here's what they had to say: Corporate websites

Seth Godin unveils new publishing venture

Last week, Seth Godin, released his new publishing vision called The Domino Project. Some months ago, Godin announced he was leaving his publisher and going his own way. At the time, I was skeptical

Squarespace integrates native geo-location data

Squarespace, web content management service, announced this week it was incorporating geo-location data directly into the platform. They claim they are the first service to achieve such native

Navigating the open source CMS selection process (Part 2)

As the number of open source content management products on the market has grown, choosing a system has become more difficult for discerning IT and marketing shops. Much of the product confusion

New report attempts to measure open source CMS popularity

A new report this week released by consulting firm Water & Stone found WordPress, Joomla! and Drupal remained the biggest three open source web content management systems by far. Perhaps most

Mashery launches API analytics tool

This week Mashery launched an analytics tool to help measure the effectiveness of APIs. I wrote an Editor's Corner in October about the growing role of APIs in moving content, especially on phone

One on One with Paul Sonderegger of Endeca

Paul Sonderegger is Chief Strategist at search vendor, Endeca. Before joining Endeca, he spent six years as an analyst at Forrester Research, focusing on search technology and experience design. We

Looking back at my 2010 predictions

I tend to abhor end of the year lists, but as the editor of a newsletter, I'm pretty much obligated to do it. It reminds of the old Seinfeld joke about his parents moving to Florida: My parents

Preparing today's content for a mobile future

The future of digital content will likely follow the path of mobile devices, but few enterprises are incorporating mobile strategies into content management. Most companies are in the exploratory

Hyland releases OnBase 10 with improved case management

Hyland Software has been around a long time. If you need proof, look no further than the release of version 10.0 of their content management product this week. As with many vendors this year, Hyland

Nuxeo adds two semantic search modules

Open source content management vendor Nuxeo took another big step this week when it announced two new semantic search modules have been added to its online app store, Nuxeo Marketplace. The two

Semantic ads could drive future of semantic search

Brooke Aker, CEO at Expert System and of new semantic ad vendor Admantx has been working on semantic search for many years. He believes his latest venture, Admantx, a company that brings semantics to

Navigating the open source CMS selection process

The popularity of open source content management systems, and the number of open source CMS options have grown exponentially in the last three years. However, it has become increasingly difficult for

Asus joins the eBook reader fray

Last week Asus announced a new 9 inch, pencil thin, eBook reader, putting it in direct competition with Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Sony and others in this growing market. The size is a surprise,

Stepping outside the content management echo chamber

While attending the Gilbane Conference in Boston last week, I learned an important lesson: Some companies are not as far along as those of us deeply immersed in content management might think. In

Magnolia 4.4 focuses on authors

Magnolia, the open source web content management system, released version 4.4 this week with new tools to help web authors create and collaborate more easily. Among the features in the most recent

What is SharePoint? Depends whom you ask

Janus Boye had an interesting post recently where he incorporated 10 quotes about the enigmatic SharePoint. On one hand Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT) content management offering is wildly popular, but

Branded content grows by leaps and bounds

Folio Magazine reports this week on a new study which finds the use of custom content as a marketing tool, grew nearly 100 percent over 2008 findings. This shows that marketers are learning the

Eight tiny reindeer can't resist the allure of the cloud

The term "cloud computing" has become ubiquitous in product descriptions and marketing material, but the popular buzz word is also having a real affect on businesses' IT strategies. According to a

Google adds drag and drop file functionality to Google Docs

Last week while we were all getting ready for Thanksgiving Break, Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) introduced a nifty new feature to Google Docs that enables you to drag and drop files from your desktop into