Content Repositories – Coexistence, Migration and Consolidation

Many of our customers have more that one content repositories. So we often get into situations where there is a need for: Coexistence: Business requires these multiple repositories to exist simultaneously. This could be because there are different applications for different requirements or because the migration effort is so huge that it is not possible to … Read moreContent Repositories – Coexistence, Migration and Consolidation

Autonomy Acquires Interwoven

It was a usual hectic day at work when I read about this sudden interesting development of Interwoven to be acquired by Autonomy. You can read more about it at CMS Watch and CMS Wire. I felt a bit sad – Interwoven was one of the few pure play CMS vendors and pioneered many of the Content … Read moreAutonomy Acquires Interwoven

Goodbye 2008, Welcome 2009

Okay so another year comes to an end and while we welcome the new year, here’s a look at some of the themes (in a random order) of the year gone by that might have an impact on the Content Technologies next year. Verticalized Applications Content Management Systems as horizontal solutions have been there for … Read moreGoodbye 2008, Welcome 2009

CMIS – Yet another acronym or more than that?

Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) is a new standard that (from the spec) … will define a domain model and set of bindings, such as Web Service and REST/Atom that can be used by applications to work with one or more Content Management repositories/systems. This spec  will soon be submitted to OASIS. It has participation from IBM, … Read moreCMIS – Yet another acronym or more than that?

Goodbye 2006, Welcome 2007

2006 has been an exciting year for content technologies. Based on some of the interesting happenings, the following themes (in no particular order) have emerged that might have an impact on this space in coming years: Standards: or the lack of them was evident. Although portal standards (JSR-168, JSR-286) have done well, content management standards … Read moreGoodbye 2006, Welcome 2007

Should BPM be a part of ECM?

With all this consolidation happening and niche vendors going down under, this is something that a lot of people are considering. James McGovern had also asked this question sometime back. Most content management implementations have some kind of workflow requirements. For web content management projects, it is mostly “create-edit-review-publish” paradigm whereas for document centric requirements, … Read moreShould BPM be a part of ECM?