Hello MRM (and Hello Acquia)

Last week I joined London based, customer experience marketing agency  MRM Meteorite – (who are part of MRM//McCann/ McCann WorldGroup and Interpublic Group) – to help drive their technology line of business, content management specifically and (as this press release details) our partnership with Acquia and their cloud based CMS platform. It was a difficult..

Klout; your score is 100 MILLION

Like just about anyone and everyone who writes about social media, I am going to jump in with a point of view on the reports that Klout will be acquired for $100m by Lithium. I’ve written about Klout before, back in 2011 in this post “They don’t want your name, just your number” and my..

The Answer to Every Web Content Publishing Problem Is a Bicycle?

A couple of things have inspired this post, firstly Quora’s insistence that the answer to every CMS question is Drupal, (actually more correctly the communities answer to every question) and a chance encounter of a fellow simultaneously riding a bicycle, carrying a suitcase dicing with death in the Oxford traffic. Which kind of encapsulated a few..

First Gilbane Paper and Dirty Plates

August has been a busy month, hence this neglected blog – but I have been unchained from my desk as I am pleased to say that my first paper for Gilbane has been published. In a departure from my normal web engagement wittering, I have the opportunity to get serious with the meaty subject of..

Into the Engagement Tier…

This article was originally published on the Gilbane Blog back in July 2010, when I was an analyst there.  That blog has now changed hands and many of the posts removed I wanted to preserve this writing here… Recently I wrote an article for my blog – Taking the W out of CMS – exploring content management..

Taking the W out of CMS?

Next in my occasional series where I refer to a different to letter to the one in a TLA (after discussing the R in ECM) – I wondering if it’s time we took the W out of CMS and thought about management and delivery as separate disciplines. I am not the first to think like..

CMS – The Knowledge Workers Industrial Revolution?

Last week it was reported in the UK press that journalists for a local newspaper are going to strike over the implementation of a Content Management System. I found this really interesting and it sparked a Twitter conversation with the most learned of my fellow content management professionals – Philippe Parker (@proops) and Zahoor Hussain..