Is WordPress a CMS? Hardly? Barely?

The perennial “what is a CMS” debate broke out this week, with a fairly innocuous tweet from Dirk Shaw, “I am sorry but wordpress is hardly a web content management system.” that many of our CMS community waded into and included this post on CMS Myth arguing in favour and just about everyone arguing against… and crikey..

On Strategy, Twinterviews and Haiku

I think we can safely say that the last two week have been quite lively for Alterian Content Manager, as after an incubation with partners, customers and analysts we took our product strategy and roadmap to the social web. I’ve tweeted, interviewed, commented, posted and now (finally) blogged our message to the CMS community –..

Joining the Trend for WCM Trends

I’m going to kick off 2010 with a blog post about Web Content Management, enough for now of my wittering on about my place in the social web or even web engagement. Content is still king and as I catch up with three weeks or so of my RSS reader, it seems that at the..

The Future of Content Management

CMS bloggers of the world have been double dared again, not this time by @kasthomas, but by Julian Wraith (@julianwraith)- who in this post wants the CMS community to gaze into our crystal balls and speculate on the future of Content Management.I think the Future of Content Management is about people. Is that too predictable,..

Build It and they will Build It and they will Build It and they…

Inspired by a blog post by Ron Miller, where he comments on an article by Clay Johnson, that states that Content Management Systems just don’t work and you should seriously consider building one yourself. Really? Clearly with my background this got my attention… Ian TruscottI’m a marketing executive (CMO/VP), a marketing strategist, content marketer, columnist, speaker, industry watcher,..

The Green Content Management Machine

Having been quoted in EContent magazine, discussing the positive impact of CMS on Green Computing strategies, I thought I’d develop this into a fuller blog post. – How do Content Management Systems help with today’s green IT strategies?  In a break to my recent focus on my experience with the Social Web…. it’s back the the..