The dynamics of the web content management (WCM) software market changed in 2016. Experts say that customers are increasingly seeking best-of-breed solutions that play well with the rest of their infrastructure. Additionally, many feel as if they overbought WCM packages that can do a lot, but are complicated to learn and use.
Posted Jan 16, 2017
To unlock the full value of all enterprise digital assets, companies need a new approach to traditional Enterprise Content Management (ECM) - one that manages digital content, in all its forms, to meet today's requirements for massive scale and sophisticated digital asset management. New digital asset strategies require hyperscale management of digital assets to drive revenue across the entire business, embedding content into organizational processes with high performance, efficiency and security.
Posted Jan 04, 2017
DNN announced the general availability of Evoq 9, which delivers omnichannel publishing via a microservices architecture. Evoq 9 includes Liquid Content, a new Content as a Service platform that's delivered as a microservice via DNN's Liquid Content Cloud.
Posted Dec 20, 2016
Nuxeo, developer of a Enterprise Content Management (ECM) platform, announced the immediate availability of Nuxeo Platform LTS 2016—rhe latest release of the Nuxeo Hyperscale Digital Asset Platform. With this update, Nuxeo says organizations can create new revenue streams and business models, and continuously innovate ahead of the market.
Posted Dec 20, 2016
Kentico Software, makers of an all-in-one CMS, e-commerce, and online marketing platform, announced Kentico 10. The company's flagship product features a long list of functional improvements all focused on getting digital marketing jobs done faster and more efficiently.
Posted Dec 01, 2016
Nventify, Inc., the software company behind Imagizer Media Engine, announced that it is launching a new cloud-based image manipulation platform that removes complexities of dynamically delivering best-sized images to end-user.
Posted Dec 01, 2016
Built.io, a pioneer in headless content management system (CMS) technology, unveiled feature enhancements in a major architectural upgrade to its API-first CMS, Built.io Contentstack. The new features include a complete refactoring and optimization of the underlying database, resulting in major performance improvements to the core content management engine.
Posted Nov 21, 2016
Blockchain is a distributed ledger system that uses a network consensus to record and execute transactions. It's best known as the platform for the web currency bitcoin, which is currently revolutionizing the financial services industry. However, blockchain has recently drawn wider attention as an increasing number of business leaders recognize that the underlying technology of this transformational architecture can be applied to almost any industry.
Posted Nov 21, 2016
SDL, a provider of global content management and language translation software and services, announced the sale of its Campaigns business to Alterian Holdings LLC and its subsidiary undertakings, an acquisition vehicle owned by affiliates of Allomer Capital Group LLC. Additionally, SDL announced two solutions for managing the complete global content lifecycle from creation through translation and delivery.
Posted Nov 14, 2016
Perhaps no other industry has undergone as much change as publishing has in recent years. On top of that, the pace of change only seems to be accelerating even more. DXM also has to evolve and be moored to the larger transformation underway in publishing. First, let us discuss the context and some key trends.
Posted Nov 09, 2016
Kentico Software, a software company, announced Kentico Cloud, its new cloud-first digital experience platform. As companies go through digital transformation, they need more agile tools that shorten time to market.
Posted Nov 08, 2016
Dell EMC Enterprise Content Division (ECD), a provider in the enterprise content management industry, introduced the Dell EMC LEAP Platform, a next-generation content management platform featuring a deep set of enterprise-grade content services that allow customers and partners to create their own apps, extend off-the-shelf LEAP apps, and integrate with third-party ISVs.
Posted Nov 03, 2016
BloomReach, a machine-learning driven e-commerce personalization platform, acquired Hippo, an open-source enterprise content management provider.
Posted Oct 27, 2016
Similar to many companies and organizations, SIIA found itself with a WCM system that no longer worked for its needs. As the expectations of audiences evolved, the organization's website needed to as well, but upgrading its open source WCM system was not feasible. In order to get the latest and greatest tools and capabilities, SIIA had to find a new platform to create its updated website. In addition, SIIA decided it needed a little help building the new site if it wanted to get it done on time.
Posted Oct 17, 2016
Wix.com Ltd., a cloud-based web development platform, announced the launch of Wix App for iOS and Android. Wix App lets users fully manage their websites and Wix operating systems on the go, wherever they are, in order to run their businesses in real time. The app reflects customer demand for robust mobile functionality.
Posted Oct 12, 2016
Marketers, intranet managers, publishers, and the IT professionals that support them not only need to understand the specific product technologies that support core domain functions, they also need a working knowledge of the technologies they interact, integrate, and overlap with.
Posted Oct 07, 2016
Contently, a content marketing technology solution, launched Contently Live, a customizable content hub developed specifically for marketers. Contently Live was designed to drive the business results—like lead generation, audience attention, and revenue—that marketers are responsible for, without the hassle of having to build or maintain code on a website or microsite.
Posted Oct 06, 2016
Edition Digital, the company behind the Smart Digital Publishing System, a SaaS publishing platform, introduced its new solution - a content hub. The cloud-based content distribution service enables you to create, edit, and manage a collection of third party feeds as well as your own articles and digital editions.
Posted Oct 06, 2016
Libraries can now change the look and feel of their websites instantly with the release of Stacks, a hosted, turnkey web content management system designed specifically for libraries. Stacks is available through EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO).
Posted Sep 27, 2016
Digital experience management (DXM) refers to providing highly satisfying digital services to customers through an effective blend of strategy, process, and technology. DXM fundamentals remain more or less the same across industries, but the modus operandi may vary based on your objectives. Education is a rather vast field, and this article focuses on DXM for higher education (higher ed) organizations such as colleges and universities.
Posted Sep 26, 2016
e-Spirit Inc., a provider of content and customer experience management tools, introduced FirstSpirit CaaS, a content-as-a-service (CaaS) solution that helps companies monetize content by streamlining its delivery to and from any device, channel, or application for faster time to market. The new extension of FirstSpirit is available immediately.
Posted Sep 20, 2016
The lack of clear, meaningful information about acquisitions when they happen makes decision making difficult for customers. Press releases are not usually helpful--they make vague claims about cutting-edge solutions and operational synergies. They are written to please and protect the companies involved, not to help customers decide what they need to do when their WCM vendor is acquired. One way to be more savvy about M&A in WCM is to look back at what worked in the past and what didn't--and why.
Posted Sep 19, 2016
Shelf.io announced the beta launch of its next generation knowledge curation platform, a powerful out-of- the-box solution that allows SMBs, groups, and individuals, to easily organize their most important online content.
Posted Sep 16, 2016