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  • ComputerWorld: Respect and Beyond Process Design

    There are a couple new articles at ComputerWorld that peaked my interest and may be something you too will be interested in reading.  The first is an opinion piece by Frank Hayes, "Frankly Speaking: Rewiring Respect for IT".Why don’t IT people get more respect? On this Labor Day, things are actually looking better for people who work in corporate IT. Budgets aren’t quite so tight. Companies are hiring. Interesting IT projects are getting a green light. But when it comes to how our fellow…

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted September 03, 2007

  • Staying with budget hosting (at least for a little longer)

    You may have not have been able to access CMS Report Friday evening and early Saturday morning.  That's because I've moved over to a new shared hosting account with a hosting provider I'm associated with via a reseller plan. The same host provider I've been using using all summer. The fact that I'm still using a cheap hosting plan is a big surprise to me.  Why is that?  As you may recall, I had only planned to host my Drupal sites on a budget hosting plan for a few months.  After…

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted September 01, 2007

  • Making The Business Case for Web Content Management

    Michael Silverman has a great article on The Content Wrangler regarding content management. The full title of the article is "Making The Business Case for Web Content Management: First, Admit You Have A Problem".  The article is a one-stop place for explaining content management, why a business or organization should implement a content management system (CMS), and tips for choosing and implementing a CMS.Businesses and organizations that have large amounts of information to provide to users…

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted August 31, 2007

  • mojoPortal Released

    As always, it's nice to know the mojoPortal project is still live and well.  The developers have just released mojoPortal  New features in this C# CMS include: Open ID Authentication Windows Live ID Authentication New Captcha Provider with support for Subkismet Captcha and reCAPTCHA Initial Support for XStandard editor (requires free browser plugin) New Swedish Translation by Christian Fredh 2 new Right To Left skins contributed by A.Samarian …

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted August 30, 2007

  • Collaboration Loop: The Death of Wikipedia?

    I have been struggling to decide what I think about the Wikipedia/WikiScanner episode that played out last week. Collaboration Loop had some thoughts of their own in the article, The Death of Wikipedia?

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted August 30, 2007

  • and

    Is there anyone else disappointed that and now mirror each other in content?  In the past I've called this the CMS déjà vu phenomenon.  I'm not sure what to think about it.  No wait, I do know what I think about the two sites basically merging into one...I don't like it.  I really do miss the diversity in stories the two separate sites once offered.

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted August 29, 2007

  • Plone 3.0 Released

    Last week, Plone 3.0 was released.  Plone is the infamous content management system that runs on the Python-based Zope application server.   The install of Plone is known to be very easy with Plone, Python, and Zope already packaged together in the installer. Highlights to the new features/improvements in Plone 3.0 that the Plone team would like to stress via their announcement are listed below.   I provided links to further details on those features I thought needed a better explanation or…

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted August 27, 2007

  • Open Source Projects at Microsoft's CodePlex and Windows Vista

    eWeek has a slideshow of Microsoft's top 25 open source projects.With a bid underway to obtain the blessing of the Open Source Initiative for two of its software licenses, Microsoft is working to burnish its open source credentials. Here are the 25 most active projects, as of August 21, on Microsoft's CodePlex open source project hosting Web site, along with the licenses under which the projects have been released.Let me ask you this, what would likely happen if Microsoft opened up Windows…

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted August 23, 2007

  • Jared Ritchey: Bryan Ruby’s

    It is my non-bias opinion that Jared Ritchey may be one of this century's finest writers.  Oh let's just choose a random post as an example and see what he has to say regarding content management systems.I love well rounded and informative information. Bryan Ruby, the author, publisher, webmaster for has a SPANK of good information and resources regarding many of todays top CMS solutions on the web. My thanks to Jared for the nice compliment.  Most of Ritchey's other posts at his…

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted August 21, 2007

  • Did you nominate your favorite Open Source CMS at Packt Publishing?

    As I mentioned last month, Packt Publishing is currently taking nominations for their Open Source Content Management Systems Award.  Nominations are scheduled to close on August 31, 2007.  With the deadline less then two weeks away, there is no better time then the present to head over to their site and promote your favorite open source CMS.  Nominations are being accepted for each of the below categories (click to nominate):Overall Winner, Open Source CMS Award Most Promising Open Source…

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted August 19, 2007

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