Archive for 2006 November

CMS or Portal?

The whole reason why you started on this content management initiative is to get the right content to the right users at the right time. A CMS is not the only software that promises to solve that problem. In the good old days, …

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eZ publish Wins Web Idol

If you have been to a content management conference in the last year, you might have seen one of Tony Byrne’s ‘CMS Idol’ or ‘Web Idol’ competitions. If you have, you know they are a nice excursion from the typical vendor expo. If …

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New Mambo: Mambo Visual Blueprint

Rick Shreves just announced the availability of a new book on Mambo: Mambo Visual Blueprint. This Wiley Visual Blueprint series book is the third on Mambo (following two Packt books: Building Websites with Mambo and Mastering Mambo: E-Commerce, Templates, Module Development, …

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Web 2.0 Politics

My colleague, John Eckman, has an excellent post about a recent digital fracas on what it means to be a Web 2.0 company. John summarizes a blogument between Lawrence Lessig and Nick Carr. While the discussion falls short of accusations of fascism, there …

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Levels of Localization

Frequently the terms “Internationalization” or “Localization” (abbreviated to “I18N” and “L10N”) are found on requirements or Requests for Proposal documents. While companies typically are under-prepared to fully support a localized website, it is good that they thinking ahead to when they are ready to …

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Oracle to buy Stellent

I feel like one of my basketball pool teams just got eliminated. Oracle just announced that it intends to buy Stellent. I had them get scooped up by HP. In addition to the disappointment of a failed prediction, I feel a sense …

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