October 2013

5 Reasons Hadoop Makes Your Data More Valuable

Data is one of those boring but essential components of a successful, modern business. Business leaders rely on research to make marketing and sales decisions, and data records all of the interactions within the business. Since data has so much potential to guide an organization to success, it is surprising how many companies store data that is completely useless to them. It’s not that the data is inherently worthless, but the organization doesn't have the capacity to handle or analyze the data for the information to have value.

SetSeed CMS goes through major update with Version 8

SetSeed recently announced version 8 of its CMS that offers a compelling alternative to WYSIWYG-based content management. Expanding on this well-received concept, SetSeed 8 adds an all-new interface with improved mobile experience and new APIs that allow web designers and agencies to use SetSeed to power an own-branded website builder product.

Big Data as a Service has Arrived

Cloud computing is rapidly evolving. From its original offerings of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Software as a Service(SaaS) have emerged a series of data management solutions, such as Database as a Service (DaaS). With so many offerings available, it doesn’t seem like another edition should warrant a lot of attention, but Big Data as a Service (BDaaS) such as provided by Qubole should have the attention of business leaders.

Opinion: Technology is no longer a disruptive force

When Google announced in 2012 that they were bringing Google Fiber to Kansas City, my father called me and said he was interested. As an information technologist, I was excited. I told the “old man” that Google Fiber was going to change everything. Last month, Google Fiber finally came to my parents' neighborhood, and I made the six-hour drive to visit the house I grew up in.

Liferay Portal 6.2 Improves Mobility and WEM Bryan Ruby Tue, 10/22/2013 - 00:46

For the first time in a few years, CMS Report isn't present at Liferay's North American Symposium currently taking place in San Francisco. However, we still have plenty of our friends there helping to feed us with any CMS related news coming out of this conference. Probably the biggest news presented yesterday was Liferay, Inc. revealing Liferay Portal 6.2 to the crowd. 

Rivet Logic Provides Plug-Ins for Integrating Liferay Portal and Crafter CMS Bryan Ruby Mon, 10/21/2013 - 13:33

Rivet Logic Corporation, a leading consulting and systems integration firm, announced today the availability of two plug-ins to integrate Liferay Portal and Crafter CMS. The plug-ins seamlessly integrate Liferay with Crafter and are designed to enable the creation of rich digital experiences that improve customer and employee engagement.

8 Benefits of an Enterprise CMS

So why is content management so important to the enterprise? The most vital asset that a company has is its data. As such, users must have immediate access to relevant data in order to maintain a successful business that can remain competitive within a given industry. Many companies have a tough time managing all of their data. They don't have a good system for organizing it and delivering it to users in a timely manner.

Cloud Migration 101

We have all read the articles touting the benefits of cloud computing and have also read the warnings about downtime and security. After doing your own research and evaluating your current business situation, we have decided that moving to the cloud is a good idea. Now what? As any IT professional can attest, implementing a new application or process is complicated enough, let alone moving an entire or maybe part of an infrastructure from one medium to another. How should businesses prepare for this move? What steps should they take and what issues should they watch out for?

Movable Type 6 surfaces with mobile features

Movable Type brings scalability, stability and security to the newest version of its publishing platform

Movable Type, the publishing platform developed by Six Apart, announced yesterday the launch of its latest version, Movable Type 6, which is now available in North America and Japan.  The version’s debut marks the next phase of the Movable Type Creating Momentum campaign in North America, aimed at reestablishing Movable Type’s foothold as the premier content management system, particularly among mid-market and enterprise businesses.

Telerik Brings Inline Editing, Google Analytics, and Dashboard to Sitefinity CMS

Telerik today announced several new usability benefits intended to enhance efficiency for digital marketers and business users of Sitefinity CMS, the company’s leading content management system solution. Sitefinity serves more than 70,000 users that account for millions of website interactions daily. Increasingly, the need for authoring and editing content in context of the front-end presentation is an expected feature, especially amongst the Fortune 500.