Tag Archives: maturity

Don’t buy licenses from your system integrator

This week I’ve talked to several members in our community of practice who were all of the impression that CMS licenses can only be bought from system integrators. This is undoubtedly in the interest of your system integrator, but for the vendors I cover, you can buy the software directly from the vendor as well. Read more

Is corruption an issue?

Global corruption watchdog Transparency International defines corruption as the misuse of entrusted power for private gain You might think corruption is mainly an issue in places like sub-Saharan Africa or Myanmar, but unfortunately I’ve been exposed to several cases of this inside the online industry. Below some recent examples as reported by members in our Read more

10 years with web content management – some inconvenient truths

Buyers are normally fairly smart, but tend to forget quite a few things. The web content management industry has now been with us for a bit more than a decade. Today trade press and analyst firms alike like to call the market mature and consolidated. In fact, buyers are still figuring out how to obtain the Read more

Jyllands-Posten: Blogs are not dead

Jyllands-Posten, Denmark’s largest newspaper and world famous for the infamous Mohammad cartoons, launched a new Danish blog-universe last month. A rather late launch compared to both other Danish and most international newspapers (e.g. New York Times started blogging back in 2004). Another indicator that the timing could have been better here comes from Wired journalist Read more