In Defense of Microsoft

  “What did the taxpayers get for their money from the DOJ investigation? Nothing. What consumers got from Microsoft is exactly what CCIA members don’t want you to have—broadly accessible, affordable, enterprise technology.“ http://techrepublic.com.com/5100-6296-5088222.html  Article by Tim Landgrave.  

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Microsoft’s IM strategy is tough to beat

   Remember the first time you used ICQ?  And then it seemed like all of your friends used AOL IM?  And then, instead of having Yahoo IM, AOL IM, and MSN IM all running as separate apps on your desktop, you discovered Trillian?  Oh, life was good, back then…   Now, do you remember the first…

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Open Text acquires IXOS

Another CMS company acquired…  The feeding frenzy is upon us. 

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IBM – Content Manager Express

Cnet describes IBM’s extended push into the Content Management market with the release of Content Manager Express. 

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STEFAN!

Stefan is online and blogging.   (Thanks for the heads-up, Arpan)  This is great news for anyone associated with MCMS.  Stefan is a legend in the world MCMS. (Can I say that?   Has MCMS been around long enough to *have* a legend?  If Stefan is a legend, what is Dan Kogan???) A most important link –…

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.Net Without a Reservation?

Wow.  I’m usually not one to stoke the Java vs. .Net Battle Fires (well, not on certain 3rd Wednesdays, anyway), but I felt the need to post this link.  (found it on Scoble).  Just one more straw on the camel’s back.  This is Larry O’Brien’s comparison of development in Java and .Net.

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MS CMS Standard Edition

A couple of news stories have surfaced about a Standard Edition of Microsoft Content Management Server.  Here’s one story at CNet.  Microsoft will be making an official announcement soon, I expect.  One part to note is that the article says, “the new software, …can only be used on a single processor server.”  Actually, the CMS…

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Workflow, Work flow, Business Process

There’s a lot of talk these days about Workflow and Business Process.  Am I being redundant?  Am I talking about the same thing repeatedly?  Workflow and Business Process are not a panacea that will end the ills of business overnight.  In my conversations with people, I find that many people feel that if a particular…

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