Thoughts & Laughs from Gilbane Boston 2014

By James GardnerEvents

We're winding down a terrific first day at Gilbane 2014 in our hometown, Boston. With no promise of being complete or chronological, let's revisit some of the more thoughtful, interesting, and funny moments of the day! See you tomorrow? [View the story "Thoughts & Laughs…

Gilbane 2014: Day One Best Bets

By Jeff CramEvents

Many in the CMS industry mark their years by counting Gilbane conferences. I have fond memories of my first event in 2005, which means the 2014 edition will officially make it a decade of taxonomy talk and oversized vendor claims. Mainly I can trace Gilbane to some…

The “Not My Job” Myth

By Meghan JamesStrategy

Personalization. I'm sure you've been hearing about it for a while now. But are you doing it? Lots of organizations have struggled to really embrace personalization. There are lots of misconceptions and few people willing to own and organize a new initiative. Personalization doesn’t happen by…

There’s no crying in content management

By Jeff CramEvents

The team from Loyola University of Maryland gave a fantastic presentation at eduWeb 2014 in Baltimore about empowering authors for success with web publishing. April Arnold, Kimberly Hall and Amy Filardo co-presented on the case-study-driven story about how they wrangled more than 200 content authors from what was described…

174 days without a CMS incident

By Clint LundmarkUncategorized

We welcome guest CMS Mythbuster Clint Lundmark to the blog. Clint oversees some large-scale CMS platforms in Portland, Oregon and literally has a sign in the office announcing the number of days without a CMS incident. Where there’s a sign, there’s a story and we…

What You See Is Scrambled Eggs

By Jeff CramUncategorized

As if this Friday couldn't get any better, Paul Ford just published a wicked-amusing account of his trials and tribulations wrestling with a WYSIWYG editor -- complete with a 484-character headline and some utterly necessary animated GIFs. Don't even bother reading our longwinded thoughts on why people hate their CMS. Paul…

The Inside Scoop on CMS at The New York Times

By Jeff CramStrategy

The publishing industry may be rethinking its business model, but this much we know -- It's dead serious about getting CMS right. The New York Times is the latest publisher to lift the veil on its digital publishing operations with a refreshingly open look at the platform it…