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
Kenshoo, a provider of agile marketing solutions, unveiled Creative Manager at dmexco 2016. Creative Manager enables Kenshoo clients to manage, format, sequence, and optimize creative assets for leading rich media ads on Kenshoo's cross-publisher platform.
Posted Sep 15, 2016
In most ways content management is very mature, but in one important way it is not: there is too much focus on new projects, new toys, and new buzzwords, and not enough on maintaining and managing content, technology, and process lifecycles – in other words, on operations.
Posted Sep 09, 2016
Xillio, provider of the Content ETL Platform, is expanding its collection of content connectors with the launch of the Alfresco connector. The Alfresco connector is a plug-in to Xillio's Content ETL platform and can be installed in one click. The connector provides the ability to quickly and easily export content types (eg. documents, users, comments, tags) from Alfresco, or import into Alfresco. This new connector is used to integrate Alfresco with other content repositories and for content migrations to and from Alfresco.
Posted Sep 01, 2016
Episerver, a global provider of a single platform to manage digital content, commerce, and marketing in the cloud, announced its acquisition of Peerius, a provider of intelligent omnichannel personalization in the cloud, accelerating the third wave of smart personalization technology called "autonomous personalization."
Posted Sep 01, 2016
Digital experience management (DXM) refers to the marshaling of strategy, process, and technology to provide highly satisfying digital interactions to customers. DXM is relevant across industries, but it has a special place in the healthcare industry--so much so that I'd like to think of it as the digital equivalent of the mandate to "wash your hands." In other industries serving to enhance customer interactions, DXM is the icing on the cake. But in the healthcare realm, DXM can play an even more crucial role in helping achieve better health outcomes for customers. This article focuses on DXM for organizations in the healthcare industry-hospital systems and other healthcare providers, pharmaceutical companies, and medical device makers.
Posted Aug 15, 2016
WoodWing's Content Station 10, the new HTML5-based version of its editorial management application, is now available. As the central dashboard of WoodWing's multichannel publishing system Enterprise, Content Station allows publishers to drive and control content creation and production processes from a single point of truth. As the industry moves away from Flash, Content Station 10 allows publishers to future-proof their mission-critical systems. The new version offers an outstanding browser-based user experience and greater flexibility, and will help ease implementation.
Posted Aug 11, 2016
The proliferation of digital channels opens up new opportunities for businesses that want to deepen relationships with existing clients and attract new customers. Social media platforms and the widespread use of mobile devices provide an affordable way to push out a steady stream of content to always-connected consumers and generate new business. However, many companies that are making the change from print-centric communication to digital content are finding that the transition isn't simple. The processes that are in place for creating, approving, publishing, distributing and tracking print-centric content don't scale when faced with omni-channel digital content.
Posted Jul 27, 2016
Adobe has announced the launch of DITA CCMS based on its Experience Manager. Now, the Technical Publishing department can take advantage of the single-click multichannel publishing capability of the solution to generate DITA-based output for Experience Manager Sites and Mobile, PDF, and other popular formats.
Posted Jul 21, 2016
SAP SE announced a new release of its SAP Hybris Commerce solution, which aims to make it simpler for businesses to deliver compelling shopping experiences, personalized for each customer. The new release of SAP Hybris Commerce contains several enhancements.
Posted Jul 12, 2016
The death of the Content Management System (CMS) market has been predicted many times over the years because of constant market consolidation. But for every CMS vendor acquired, new vendors emerged. This is still happening. But in addition, CMSs are growing in capability, and both CMSs and Content Management Components (CMCs) are being integrated into all kinds of platforms and applications. Is the CMS market finally headed to death by dilution? Is it "eating the world"?
Posted Jul 12, 2016
Consumers increasingly demand consistent, delightful digital experiences as they interact via desktop, mobile, tablet, digital signage, in-car, and in-store experiences. But the days when you could create a mobile experience that closely mirrors the desktop are long gone. Brands must create tailored experiences by carefully considering the consumer's preferences. Accomplishing this requires well-oiled and well-managed interconnected technologies. Culling necessary data from various customer touchpoint devices and employing it to personalize each consumer's experience on a constant basis demand a new level of sophistication in content-related infrastructure and architecture.
Posted Jul 04, 2016
Magnolia, a Swiss CMS vendor, launched a new solution--Magnolia Now, a cloud-based digital experience platform--at its seventh annual conference in Basel, Switzerland on June 8-9. Magnolia Now says it takes the hassle out of the deployment and operations of content management and gives companies the ability to go to market fast. It will be available beginning in November 2016 in a variety of packages.
Posted Jun 21, 2016
Digital experience management (DXM) connotes the coming together of strategy, technology, and process to provide the True North of highly satisfying digital interactions to customers. This fundamental notion of DXM remains relevant across industries, including nonprofit organizations (nonprofits)-although your DXM priorities, approach, and techniques may vary based on your core mission and goals.
Posted Jun 15, 2016
Version 3.3 of django CMS, the easy-to-use system for developers and content creators has received its official launch to market. Building upon the UX/UI and touch-screen features launched in version 3.2, the update has focused on enhancing quality and performance.
Posted Jun 07, 2016
So many clients and organizations view content creation and maintenance as a craft. But if we look deeper at this emerging trend, the concept of craft is born of individuals who have honed their skills over time. Bakers, blacksmiths, and carpenters all grew their trades and were often restricted to trial and error before achieving the desired outcome. As a result, they developed tricks and time-saving practices using jigs and templates.
Posted Jun 07, 2016