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A Tale of Two Roadmaps: Drupal vs Jive

During the era before the marketplace began moving at lightspeed, having a “roadmap” laying out the coming features offered by a software vendor was seen as a plus. Knowing what to expect and when was a comfort. Today, being confined to a roadmap is like being in a straightjacket, prevented from moving and pivoting with rapid market demands. It’s ok if there a roadmap, but the roadmap has to be mine, not the vendor’s.

Building an Association Site on Drupal Commons 3.0

When the team at Blue Coda first began thinking about launching a new community website for the 60,000-member National Apartment Association (NAA), we kept our options open.

Announcing Our Partnership with NetSuite

Mercedes-Benz uses social media to drive market research [March 7, 2012]

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mercredi, le 7 mars 2012h

The 20- to 45-year-old compact-car driver is a primary target for Mercedes-Benz, and the German automaker wanted a better way to tap into this individual's needs and desires. They identified a platform provider that would deal with moderating, analyzing and reporting on the social input, as well as recruit professional support and community members.

They went with Acquia Commons, which uses Drupal for content management and publishing. Read all about the resulting social networking site.

Mercedes-Benz gains market insights from community Web site [Oct. 3, 2011]

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lundi, le 3 octobre 2011h
KM World

TNS selected Acquia Commons to build "Stars Insight," a community website for Mercedes-Benz. Thomas Wachter, TNS senior consultant and automotive market research team leader, says, “Acquia Commons allowed us to quickly build this website while adhering to Mercedes’ strict brand guidelines and maintaining the flexibility needed to support TNS’ strategic requirements.”

Acquia Commons wins for high-tech communities

I was meeting last week with an incredible set of high technology leaders who are all leveraging Drupal and Commons for their developer communities. These are very high profile companies, it’s amazing the progress Drupal has made in becoming a leader for developer and high technology customer communities.

3 Reasons We Love Acquia Commons for Problem Solving Online Communities [Sept. 27, 2011]

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mardi, le 27 septembre 2011h

Forum One discusses three key reasons they are using Acquia Commons to support problem solving communities in the public sector, plus some examples of Commons at work.

Drupal-Acquia positioned as a Visionary in Magic Quadrant for externally facing social software [Sept 7, 2011]

WOBURN MA –September 7, 2011 - Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that Drupal-Acquia together have been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant of both the 2011 Magic Quadrant for Externally Facing Social Software* and the Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace.**

New Product News – June 23, 2011 [6/23/11]

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jeudi, le 23 juin 2011h

Acquia introduced Commons 2.0, the next generation of its open social business software solution. The new version features enhanced flexibility to choose social interaction style for a community site, cloud installation and configuration within weeks, and enhanced control over designs, features and templates.