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Events

From Blobs to Chunks: Structured Content in WordPress

As the folks at CERN recently celebrated, it was twenty years ago that the core technologies and standards of the world wide web (including code for a web server and a line-mode client) were officially placed in the public domain. Tim Berners-Lee’s invention, designed to enable researchers to share research documents across multiple computing platforms […]

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Mythbuster May Begins

This month is a busy one for the CMS Myth team — from Philadelphia to Chicago to Portland, the Mythbusters will be out in force! The CMS Myth will be represented at J. Boye, CMS Expo, Drupalcon, and WebVisions, as John mentioned last month. I took a minute (forty, actually) to pick the brains of […]

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CMS Real World Style at CMS Expo

In just a few weeks the CMS Myth will once again be attending, speaking at, and covering the CMS Expo in Evanston, IL. CMS Expo is a unique conference in a number of ways: Real world experience While other conferences give you talking heads, marketing department representatives, and sales pitches, CMS Expo focuses on real […]

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April Showers Bring May Mythbusting?

Now that the Northeast is gradually thawing out from a belatedly snowy and cold winter, it’s time to start up the mythbuster van and get on the road. This May offers a number of opportunities to meet the mythbusters in person, and maybe even win some of the long-rumored CMS Myth apparel line. First up […]

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Content that Does More

“What we need is not more content, but content that does more” In many ways the core challenge of the content management industry has always been the separation of presentation from content, to enable the re-presentation of content in multiple contexts and devices, to different audiences, and in different formats. But, as Deane Barker and […]

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Season’s Greetings from the CMS Myth team…

In the spirit of the holidays and that old blogging classic ‘ends of year list post’, this year the CMS Myth team thought it would be festive to compile a list of 2012′s best holiday greetings from CMS companies. Sadly, all we could find was Acquia’s hour long video of a fireplace and Paperthin’s version of  everybody’s […]

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Buying a Submarine: The Business of Platform Selection

This week the CMS Myth will be covering the Boston Drupal Business Summit at Acquia‘s headquarters in Burlington. Unlike many Drupal events, which have historically focused on the technical issues of how organizations design and build applications on the platform, the series of business summit events bring together business decision makers who are considering Drupal […]

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The Most Exciting 32 Minutes in Content Strategy

When the day comes the CMS Myth opens a Mythbusting Hall of Fame, I’m pretty sure Karen McGrane is a first ballot inductee lock. Karen is a consistently smart voice in the world of content strategy, user experience and technology. If the Kentucky Derby can be dubbed the “Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports,” then Karen’s […]

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Wrestling with web governance and the seven-legged octopus

I stumbled into Percussion’s Recharge Lounge walking the vendor gauntlet at eduWeb in Boston last week. In a refreshing twist, the CMS vendor ditched the traditional trade show get-up and invited attendees to jot down their greatest web challenge  on an oversized whiteboard (pictured above: Photo courtesy of Percussion). The comments ranged from the pedestrian (CSS […]

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CMS survival in higher education

I spent the last two days at eduWeb in Boston talking to higher education marketers and giving a presentation on content management survival inside EDU. The slides from my talk are below. Content Management Survival In Higher Education from ISITEDesign We know that getting CMS right is hard anywhere, and higher education brings a whole […]

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