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Web Content Management (WCM)

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Hippo partners with EMC to step up customer experience game

Once upon a time, document management and CMS platforms got along famously. The former helped organizations deal with the piles of internal and external documents they created while the latter was focused on the customer-facing experience. Eventually DM solutions fell by the wayside as companies focused all their effort on the CMS. Tjeerd Brenninkmeijer, CEO and founder of WCM provider, Hippo, says it's time to get the band back together again.

DNN moves into content marketing with release of Evoq 8

Web content management company  DNN moves into the content marketing arena with this week's release of Evoq 8, the newest version of its flagship WCM product.

Spotlight: HTML5 changing the face of WCM

Research analyst Geoffrey Bock says HTML5 is changing the face of web content management. 

What we know (and don't know) about Ektron

After several days of commotion surrounding the activities of web content management software company  Ektron, the dust has settled-- sort of. Here's what we know  officially. Ektron secured a second round of funding with private equity firm Accel-KKR. Everything else is speculation as to what it all means and what the future holds for Ektron and its employees.

How the Washington Post accidently innovated its CMS platform

Last year,  The Washington Post  set out to find an easier way to make author pages rather than using its clunky CMS to do the trivial task. According to a post in Poynter, that led to the development of a new platform designed specifically for this task. The engineers named it Pagebuilder because it made making page templates a breeze. It became very popular among the reporters and editors at the  Post, and now it has taken on a life and evolution of its own.

Automattic acquires BruteProtect, boosts security for WordPress

WordPress has struggled in recent weeks with a spate of security issues ranging from  malware infections  to  denial-of-service vulnerabilities. It's not a big surprise then that Automattic, the open source development company behind WordPress, acquired security vendor BruteProtect last week for an undisclosed sum.

Homeland Security enhances content on website for international student community

In 2012, The Department of Homeland Security elected to move all its public-facing websites to Drupal in order to  more easily share code among its internal agencies and manage its entire codebase on a single, shared platform. That resource sharing led to DHS's recent announcement of an enhanced Study in the States informational website for the international student community.

PencilBlue takes aim at Drupal, WordPress

Blake Callens, CEO of the newly-released content management system  PencilBlue, makes no bones that he's  set his sights on overtaking WordPress  to become the dominant open source CMS option for content providers. Callens says it's "the first online publishing platform to meet all of the market's current needs." Can the company deliver on such a bold statement?

Can your CMS keep up with your customers?

You already know that a single customer experience can make or break a sale and several studies show that few things irritate online customers more than web content that's irrelevant to their interests. How can your CMS help keep customers happy?

Contentful launches with eye toward tech that doesn't yet exist

API-based content management platform Contentful launched Tuesday with a new advisor on deck. Adam Wiggins joins the startup's advisory team with six years of experience as co-founder of Salesforce.com's cloud development platform Heroku.