Category Archives: Content Management

Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Web Content Management (WCM), Document Management (DM). Whatever you call it this category covers market happenings and lessons learned.

Quick Hack: Restricting Create Site Links to a Site Creators Group

At Alfresco Summit 2014 there was a wonderful session from Angel Borroy called, “10 Enhancements That Require Less Than 10 Lines of Code“. If you missed it you should follow that link and watch the recording. Angel said the talk … Continue reading

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Richard Esplin steps down as Head of Alfresco Community Relations

Things continue to be in flux at Alfresco with regards to how they manage their community. Today, Richard Esplin announced that he is stepping down as Head of Alfresco Community Relations to become a Product Manager for Alfresco Community Edition. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Learning Alfresco Web Scripts

Packt Publishing recently sent me a copy of Learning Alfresco Web Scripts by Ramesh Chauhan to review in exchange for my thoughts on the book which I’ll share with you now… Web Scripts are an essential part of Alfresco. If … Continue reading

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Alfresco Community Edition needs sensible version labels

See if you can answer this question: What is the current stable release of Alfresco Community Edition? Some of you probably blurted out “5.0”. But that’s not specific enough. Alfresco Community Edition releases have letters as part of the release … Continue reading

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Content-as-a-Service Review: Cloud CMS

The next vendor in my Content-as-a-Service (CaaS) round-up is Cloud CMS. If you missed my overview of the CaaS market, you might want to read that first. Cloud CMS has been around since 2010. It was founded by Michael Uzquiano, … Continue reading

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Content-as-a-Service Review: Contentful

It’s time for the next vendor in my Content-as-a-Service (CaaS) round-up. In this post I’ll be taking a look at Contentful. If you missed my overview of the emerging CaaS market you might want to take a look and then … Continue reading

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You may be surprised at what’s not in Alfresco 5

It won’t be long before we’ll be celebrating Alfresco’s tenth birthday. Sniff, sniff, they grow up so fast! As part of that growth, it’s only natural that certain areas of the product will reach their end-of-life. Since its first release … Continue reading

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Content-as-a-Service Review: Prismic.io

Today I’m going to take a brief look at Prismic.io. Prismic.io is one of three commercial Content-as-a-Service (CaaS) vendors I’m reviewing as part of my CaaS round-up. If you missed my overview of the emerging CaaS market you might want … Continue reading

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The emerging Content-as-a-Service market

There is an interesting new market emerging in the world of content management: Commercially-hosted Content-as-a-Service (CaaS). These are vendors who provide a service your applications can leverage for content management. Different than, “Hey look, we’re running our old school CMS … Continue reading

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10 ways Alfresco customers can support the community

A prospective Alfresco customer recently asked me some of the ways an Alfresco customer can support the Alfresco community. Here’s what I said: Give your employees company time to answer questions in the forum or participate in the community in … Continue reading

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