Posted on Mittwoch, 26. Februar 2014, 09:25 Uhr EST
Next week I'm attending my first ever South by Southwest in Austin. I'm pretty sure SXSW is the first conference I've ever *attended.* I've worked many conferences either as an exhibitor or speaker, but I've never experienced a conference as an
Posted on Donnerstag, 20. Februar 2014, 10:06 Uhr EST
Today’s an exciting day for Acquia with the launch of our new product, Acquia Lift. Acquia Lift is a new personalization product designed specifically for Drupal. There are lots of personalization products in the market, and you may even be using
Posted on Montag, 3. Februar 2014, 15:21 Uhr EST
Late last week, Acquia was rated Positive by Gartner in their new MarketScope for User Experience Platforms.
What are User Experience Platforms (UXP) you ask? Here's what Gartner says:
Traditional approaches to architecting, developing and managing
Posted on Dienstag, 28. Januar 2014, 13:07 Uhr EST
Would you buy a house, based only on its curb appeal?
Would you buy a car without test driving it?
Would you even buy a pair of new jeans without trying them on first? (Ok, I've done this. And it goes badly every time).
In all three cases, I hope
Posted on Mittwoch, 22. Januar 2014, 09:44 Uhr EST
As Drupal begins to compete more often with Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) in enterprise web content management selections, I'm coming across a set of common objections coming from prospects after they speak with Adobe. We’ve been told by multiple
Posted on Montag, 16. December 2013, 07:39 Uhr EST
Today marks my one year anniversary of joining Acquia. Has it really been 12 months? 2013 was certainly a huge year for me personally (having a baby!) and professionally, joining one of the fastest growing technology companies in the world. Some of
Posted on Montag, 2. December 2013, 15:00 Uhr EST
Today I came across a new infographic from nonlinear creations, which compares open source and proprietary CMSs. nonlinear creations is a digital agency who does lots of CMS implementations, mostly in Sitecore. It's another attempt by a proprietary
Posted on Mittwoch, 20. November 2013, 10:22 Uhr EST
Today, .NET CMS company Sitecore acquired e-commerce vendor commerceserver.net. Chances are you've never heard of commerceserver.net. It's the product-formerly-known-as Microsoft Commerce Server, which Microsoft sold to a company called Ascentium,
Posted on Sonntag, 17. November 2013, 15:26 Uhr EST
I've been spending a lot of time with Google services lately as I explore switching from my trusty iPhone and iOS to Android, specifically the Nexus 5. It's been a surprisingly smooth transition, and I've started to prefer Android to iOS, in many
Posted on Montag, 4. November 2013, 14:49 Uhr EST
You would have to be living on another planet to not to have heard about the failures of the healthcare.gov site. It seems like every day, there's another high profile failure, where the site doesn't work, or its hosting servers go down. It's been
Posted on Mittwoch, 16. Oktober 2013, 15:57 Uhr EDT
Matt Asay, a long time open source evangelist with over a decade of experience at companies like MongoDB, Canonical, and Alfresco, posted a great article in response to a new white paper on Open Source published by Oracle. (By the way, do people
Posted on Montag, 14. Oktober 2013, 15:13 Uhr EDT
Today, Acquia was named the 2013 People's Choice Winner for Best Cloud CMS by CMS Critic. Cloud CMS was a new category added in 2013, to recognize the momentum of the modern, cloud-native CMS, like Acquia Cloud. From the announcement:
For a cloud
Posted on Donnerstag, 19. September 2013, 07:38 Uhr EDT
I was recently struck by a story told to me by Tom Bogan, one of Acquia's board members and the board chairman at Citrix. Citrix has risen to become one of the most successful technology companies in the world. Tom says that the key to Citrix long
Posted on Dienstag, 3. September 2013, 13:01 Uhr EDT
Last week, I came across an article on ZDNet entitled "Australian government can't recruit fast enough for open source". Drupal is having so much success in Australia that they can't hire fast enough to staff all the projects. Most interesting to me
Posted on Mittwoch, 21. August 2013, 08:12 Uhr EDT
The Marketing Cloud. A one-stop-shop for CMOs. Everything you need to create, manage, and execute marketing campaigns. Web. Social. Email. Mobile. Analytics. Targeting. From a single vendor. All in one easy-to-buy package.
Adobe’s got one: “Adobe
Posted on Donnerstag, 8. August 2013, 13:41 Uhr EDT
Last week, Gartner unveiled the 2013 edition of its yearly Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management. Gartner Magic Quadrants are evaluations of vendors in a specific market. As a refresher, Gartner looks at WCM vendors against two sets of criteria
Posted on Dienstag, 30. Juli 2013, 14:30 Uhr EDT
Since joining Acquia, I’ve been taking a close look at opportunities where Drupal is competing against proprietary content management systems, often Adobe CQ (aka Experience Manager) and sometimes Sitecore.
While Acquia competes with Adobe and
Posted on Montag, 8. Juli 2013, 11:10 Uhr EDT
Today, Forrester Research released the Q3 2013 Forrester Wave: Social Depth Platforms. Acquia’s Drupal Commons was identified as a Leader in the Wave, alongside Social Business Software stalwarts like Jive Software. It’s the first time Acquia has
Posted on Mittwoch, 19. Juni 2013, 10:31 Uhr EDT
I’m an unashamed Apple fanboy. I’ll resist the temptation to #humblebrag about all the Apple gear I’ve owned through the years. I worship at the altar of the late Steve Jobs, who while flawed, has inspired me through his relentless passion and
Posted on Mittwoch, 12. Juni 2013, 11:16 Uhr EDT
For the past two months, we’ve been working on a new community for Acquia customers, developers, and partners. Today we’re opening up the community to a bigger audience, and that includes you!
We know that many of our customers and partners are