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New Sitecore release aims for intimate customer engagement

Sitecore released a new product category this week called Customer Experience Management, the goal of which is "to manage the full customer experience and to create relevant and valuable customer

Flud and Flipboard get venture funding

Last week two firms that produce software to deliver RSS feeds in an attractive package got funding when Flud announced $1 million and Flipboard got $50 million on a $200 million valuation. As I

Search fight continues, but Google holds serve

When comScore released its latest search market share statistics last week, the easy headline was that Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) now owned 30 percent of the market. However, the search market isn't

$25 discount is not enough for Kindle ads

Amazon announced last week that it was offering a new Kindle called "Kindle with Special Offers," which consists of a $25 discount on its low-end $139 model in exchange for ads and special discounts.

Socialtext adds virtual appliance

Socialtext announced today that it was releasing a new version of the product that runs on a virtual appliance in VMware. The idea is to take advantage of companies building private clouds inside

Box.net lands former EMC CMO Whitney Tidmarsh

Box.net was full of good news today. Not only did they just release outstanding quarterly numbers, they announced the hiring of former EMC CMO Whitney Tidmarsh. Last month, Tidmarsh announced she was

FatWire updates Online Engagement component

As the online channel gets increasingly important for enterprises, it only makes sense that web content management vendors are trying to find ways to tap into that. This week FatWire announced an

Adobe tries to speed up Creative Suite release cycles

This week Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) announced the release of Creative Suite 5.5, and with it a new release cycle schedule, the company hopes will enable them to get newer technology to their customers

Lucid Imagination includes SharePoint connector

Lucid Imagination announced an update to their LucidWorks Enterprise product this week that includes a way of connecting the search tool directly to SharePoint repositories, which has to be very

One on One with KnowledgeTree's Daniel Chalef

Daniel Chalef is CEO at KnowledgeTree and has lead the company's transition from an open source software company to a cloud-based hosted environment. We asked Chalef what it was like making that

Let's free WCM from the shackles of ECM

This is an exciting week for us, here at FierceContentManagement, as we release a brand new eBook on web content management called "Making WCM Work for Marketing and IT Services." I thought the eBook

Cutting through the chaos with a new WCM strategy

Many enterprises that stood up corporate websites several years ago now have a mess on their hands. They're struggling to reconcile disparate content repositories, legacy systems and, as a result,

New FCC website uses Drupal, cloud

The FCC showed off its shiny new website this week, and the contrast between the old site and the new one is dramatic on so many levels. The old site is so last century. It is text and is static and

Q-Sensei aims to provide complete view of enterprise data

Q-Sensei, an enterprise search vendor, released a new version this week, they claim will give an enterprise a complete picture of its data, no matter where it lives, even going so far as to provide

Analysts react to Salesforce.com's Radian6 purchase

Analysts reacting last week to Salesforce.com's purchase of Radian6 for a reported $340 million, said it was a win for both companies, but as with any purchase of this type, it remains to be seen if

Nuxeo releases EP 5.4.1 maintenance release

Nuxeo, the open source content management platform, released a maintenance update for developers last week. The new version incorporates all of the previously released hot fixes along with some minor

A user-centric approach to content management

Last Friday was April Fool's Day and the Real Story Group put out a classic joke press release with the headline: "Content Management is No Longer Necessary: Enterprises should not even bother to

Google releases version 3.0 of Commerce Search

It's been just 18 months since Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) released the first iteration of its Google Commerce Search. Last week it released version 3.0 with some significant enhancements including adding

Government struggles with the business case for records management

While the storage and management of paper records in the federal government is highly regulated, digital preservation calls for new approaches to managing and accessing information. The current state

AIIM/info 360 2011 photo montage

As I like to do at each conference attend, I have put together a photo montage using Animoto and pictures I took with my iPhone 3G. To experience the sights and sounds of AIIM/Info 360 yourself,