Recent Real Story Group Blog Entries

Stellent the Toolmaker

What do portal and enterprise CM vendors Open Text, FileNet, Hummingbird, Quark, iPlanet, SAP Portal, and IBM have in common?

Developers Have CM on Their Minds

According to industry research firm Evans Data, Web developers think that decreasing site development and maintenance time will be their biggest challenge in the next 1 to 2 years.

Documentum Bites Dog

As noted in our recent article, CM vendors are hastily adding Asset Management (DAM) features for enterprise clients with media-rich sites (and whose isn't these days?)

Finding the Lost Perl

The Perl scripting language has fantastic text-manipulation tools, broad support, and now an object-based orientation, so the apparent dearth of Perl-based CM packages has sometimes become a source of jokes in the community.

Oracle: Too Late to Take Its Ball Back?

Database and application server vendor Oracle has bundled various elements of its disparate product line into a CM offering after watching substantial value accrue to point solutions from other software companies (that often use an Oracle database as the underlying content engine).

What's Good for GM Can Be Good for CM, Too

0% financing terms being offered by automakers in the USA have spurred record vehicle sales in the last month. Now Starbase Corp., vendor of the eXpressroom CM package, is offering 0% financing over 12-24 month periods for software licenses totalling more than $50,000.

Vendor Labs Proliferating

Smart software vendors are joining forces with integrators to create hands-on laboratories for prospect and customer demos and R&D.