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Content And Commerce: The Odd Couple Or The Power Couple?

Forrester Research, Inc.
Forrester Research analysts Stephen Powers and Peter Sheldon have taken on the challenge of integrating content & commerce in a new report, “Content And Commerce: The Odd Couple Or The Power Couple?” We’ve licensed this report to make it available to the world at larg

Is It Time To Consider Open Source WCM For Digital Experience?

Find Out If Open Source Is The Right Fit For You
This thought leadership paper titled " Is it time to Consider Open Source WCM for Digital Experience?" a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Acquia. uncovers the results of a survey of 160 Enterprise Web Content Management buyers.

20 Questions: Industry Thought Leader Interview

The Future of Web Content Management
What is driving the success of Acquia and the phenomenon of open source Drupal? How is the transition from traditional marketing creating new opportunities as enterprise businesses seek to create extraordinary digital experiences?

Open WEM: Flexibility & Freedom

We are at an inflection point in history. The digital revolution has given consumers an unprecedented level of control and choice as they spend more time researching, socializ- ing and buying online.

White paper: Optimizing Drupal Performance - Benchmark Results

This paper presents the results of performance benchmarks for comparing several common PHP runtime environments and configurations. The application used for benchmarking is Drupal, the open source social publishing platform.

Analyst Report - The Gilbane Group Social Publishing with Drupal

Building Social Businesses on the Web with a Framework for Content and Community
Social publishing combines groomed and authoritative content, produced by an organization and emphasizing its core messages, with user-generated content that customers contribute via blogs, wikis, and social media tools. Drupal is an example of a social publishing platform, developed and maintained as an open source project, and delivered at an affordable cost.

White paper: The Open Government Directive and Open Source Social Publishing

How Drupal Empowers Citizen Participation Through Online Innovation
The explicit purpose of the OGD is to improve citizen interaction and engagement. Realizing the intentions behind the directive will require significant website innovation for many departments and agencies. Many public sector sites today are based on legacy, static web technologies. What content is available is often out of date, and citizens have limited, if any, ability to interact.

White paper: TCO for Open Source Social Publishing

Going Beyond Social Business Software
This paper compares the total cost of ownership of the Open Source Social Publishing Drupal solution to various proprietary Content Management systems, Social Business Software alternatives, and other community building software platforms.

White paper: Buyers Guide, Building an Enterprise-Class Web Site with Drupal

This free 30-page guide offered by Mediacurrent and Acquia provides practical advice on how to approach a Drupal web site project and hands-on planning tools. The document goes into granularity about how an organization can proactively position and scope their Drupal based initiative for long-term success.

White paper: The Path to Drupal

A Beautiful Architecture for Social Publishing
How “simple” and “extensible” equate to high levels of community involvement for open source
Flexibility and participation

White paper: The Surest Path to Social Publishing

Open Source, Drupal and Acquia
Social technologies on the web have changed forever how organizations interact with their communities. Companies, government bodies, schools and universities are rethinking the possibilities and relationships they share with customers, constituents, students and faculty.

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