December 2014

CMS Report's Top 10 Content Management Stories of 2014

Welcome to the last article of 2014. This year, CMS Report published over 280 articles related to content management systems, content strategy, business strategy, and information technology. During this time we also declined about an equal amount of articles that weren't quite right for our readers. In each case, I'm grateful for the many authors that submitted their articles for review and publication. 

Sitecore Launches Sitecore Experience Platform 8 to Enable Richer Experience Marketing

Opens the door to extraordinary customer experience, while eliminating complexity for marketers

SAN FRANCISCO – December 17, 2014 – Sitecore®, the global leader in customer experience management, today announced the general availability of the Sitecore® Experience Platform™ 8. This latest version enables marketers to create, deliver and optimize unique digital experiences with their prospects and customers throughout the customer lifecycle.

BYOD Red Alert: Employees are Your Biggest BYOD Security Threat

With news of security breaches happening at major corporations all over the world, it’s easy for business leaders to start focusing all of their attention on outside threats. Hackers seem to be everywhere these days, so a strategy that heightens network security against cyber attacks is usually a good idea. If your business has adopted bring your own device (BYOD) policies, however, all that preparation for avoiding outside risks may be misdirected.

A Skeptical Forecast for Wearable Tech

At the beginning of 2014, a lot of people predicted it would be the year wearable technology really broke through. The promises of Google Glass and rumors of Apple Watch exited us, and we could already see the success of things like fitness bands. However, as the year is coming to a close, we now realize we were a little presumptuous. In fact, we can’t even be sure 2015 will be the year for wearables.

Introducing TYPO3 Neos 1.2

Somewhere along the way, I admittedly lost sight of TYPO3. It's not that I ever thought TYPO3 wasn't a good content management system but it never seemed like there was ever a lot of exciting things to write about TYPO3. When a CMS has a history that dates all the way back to the late 1990', well it's difficult to shake it off as as anything but a legacy application.

An interview for #DontJerkandDrive Bryan Ruby Sun, 12/14/2014 - 02:48

I was recently asked by the Argus Leader, a local newspaper in Sioux Falls, to give my two cents on the controversial South Dakota #DontJerkandDrive campaign. Since then the article has been syndicated out to USA Today and other publications.

Magnolia CMS Announces Major Growth in 2014, New Customers, and Industry Awards socPub Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:37

Digital Business is driving adoption of Magnolia.

Basel, Switzerland - December 12, 2014 - Magnolia International, the company behind the award winning Magnolia CMS today celebrated a landmark year with numerous industry awards, strategic partnerships and global brands using the Magnolia platform for digital business. Magnolia continues strong license growth in Europe and North America. It has increased its global workforce by 30% and now has over 75 channel partners.