CMS Selection Guide: State & Local Government Edition
The doctrine of open government, or opengov, holds that citizens have the right to access the documents and proceedings of the government to allow for effective public oversight. State and local governments are embracing this open government initiative. They are providing government information online–including via smartphone–ranging from access to agency directories, maps, travel data, polling places, lottery numbers, and news. Digital, and especially mobile, government communications have taken on new importance in the role of public safety.
CMS Selection Guide: Media & Entertainment Edition
Today, the success stories in media, entertainment, and publishing sectors often do not originate from traditional sources. Successful books and videos have emerged directly from the Internet or have been propelled to success by online social communities. In order to compete successfully today, media organizations must have a CMS that can provide the content engine for smartphones, tablets, and other vital platforms, as well as be able to integrate into the multiple worlds of social media.
Drupal is an extremely flexible framework, with an abundance of configuration options. With any large framework, flexibility and performance must be balanced. With correct configuration, Drupal can be lightning fast. In this eBook, we show you how to optimize performance of your Drupal site without any knowledge of coding, server configuration, or the command line. This eBook focuses on those issues commonly found in Drupal, and which can be easily configured by any Drupal site builder.
For the Next-Generation Digital Experience, Success Is Built on Personalization
Personalization is as old as marketing itself. The simple definition hasn’t changed: Give each customer what he wants, how he wants it, when he wants it. This has been true since the days when customers returned regularly to their favorite shop because the clerk knew their name and was familiar with their individual shopping preferences.
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Build Great Digital Experiences at the Speed of the Web with Enterprise Drupal Gardens
The first weeks of 2013 were barely out of the gate when one industry analyst was already predicting that Big Data would be Time magazine’s 2013 “Person of the Year.” Watching what Google, Amazon, and Facebook have done with Big Data is impressive, enviable. But what about companies with smaller staffs and budgets? When does it make sense to start up a Big Data program? If your email marketing system isn’t talking to your sales force automation system, and neither is synched up with your online purchase system, are you really ready to tackle a Big Data project?
A Recipe for Fostering Drupal Success
“Come for the code. Stay for the community.” That’s the Drupal motto. Now that you have started using Drupal, is it time to create a Drupal community at your organization? The process of sharing, teaching, networking and collaborating is what turns the software that runs your website into the passion that changes your life.
As the number of organizations that are comfortable with open source technologies increases, a curious new phenomenon is starting to take shape. Instead of viewing open source software as an alternative to commercial software, many of those organizations are making open source software their first choice for any and all IT projects. It’s only after searching high and low for open source software that can fill their needs that they actually consider using commercial software.
It’s become necessary to adopt flexible web experience management (WEM) solutions that can enable digital marketers to create fully integrated customer experiences across a wide range of digital platforms. This eBook outlines how the open-source Drupal platform is an ideal tool for executing such marketing initiatives.
‘Mobile-izing’ Enterprise Websites With Flexible, Open Source Platforms
Today’s consumers are adopting the use of mobile devices at a rapid rate: A recent Pew Internet Project report found that 35 percent of American adults own smartphones, and a quarter of them use their mobile devices as their primary means of browsing the Internet. According to In-Stat’s research, smartphones will account for 45 percent of all phone shipments by 2015.