Posted on donderdag, 4 juni 2015, 13:30
Since joining Acquia, I’ve been taking a close look at opportunities where we're competing against proprietary content management systems, often Adobe Enterprise Manager (aka CQ 5) and sometimes Sitecore.
While Acquia competes with Adobe and
Posted on Vrijdag, 10 april 2015, 11:54
This morning, I set my alarm at 3am ET and ordered a shiny, magical new Apple Watch. The Apple Watch is the first new product from Apple since Steve Jobs passed away. It’s an important new product for Apple, as they continue to look for ways to
Posted on donderdag, 12 maart 2015, 13:54
I just came across an article on TheStreet called Can Target Escape the Stigma of Having Been Slow to Digital? It paints a pretty dire picture of Target’s digital commerce failures, according to Target's Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer Casey
Posted on dinsdag, 10 maart 2015, 13:40
Today at the Adobe Summit, Adobe announced a new addition to Adobe Experience Manager called “Screens”. Here’s how VentureBeat described it: "New capabilities in Adobe Experience Manager allow marketers to create personalized interactive content
Posted on woensdag, 18 februari 2015, 09:08
2014 was the year of digital transformation. Digital excellence is no longer simply a way to outperform competitors, it is table-stakes for the long term existence of businesses.
Research firm Gartner just released its 2015 CIO agenda, a survey of
Posted on Vrijdag, 13 februari 2015, 10:32
The Verge reported yesterday that Pinterest is soon adding a “buy” button. Users will be able to purchase products directly from pinned items, without leaving the Pinterest site. I’ll readily admit that I’ve never used Pinterest. But what makes
Posted on Vrijdag, 6 februari 2015, 11:33
Three years ago, Gartner predicted that by 2017 CMOs will spend more money on IT than CIOs. According to Gartner, this shift was being driven by the emergence of cloud computing and software-as-a-service delivery models. In the old days, tech
Posted on woensdag, 12 november 2014, 09:43
@acquia Thanks for letting me be part of the 1st #AcquiaEngage conf. Perfectly executed. Congrats!
— Holly Bounds (@hollymbounds) November 5, 2014
It’s hard to believe only one week ago, I was kicking off Day 2 at Acquia Engage, Acquia’s first
Posted on donderdag, 9 oktober 2014, 16:48
Op 9 oktober publiceerde Gartner haar 2014-editie van het Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management. Acquia is daarin in het 'Leaders' Quadrant gepositioneerd. Hiermee is Acquia de enige leverancier met op Open Source (Drupal) gebaseerde oplossingen
Posted on woensdag, 3 september 2014, 12:06
Oregon recently filed a lawsuit against Oracle over the failed deployment of the “Cover Oregon” healthcare exchange website. The State spent over $240m on the development and deployment of this portal, and the lawsuit seeks to reclaim over $200m in
Posted on maandag, 18 augustus 2014, 09:35
Last week, the Obama administration unveiled a new program called the U.S. Digital Service. The Digital Service is a team of America's best and brightest digital strategists, who will collaborate with U.S. government agencies to make digital
Posted on donderdag, 7 augustus 2014, 12:30
One of the favorite parts of my job is helping Acquia's sales team in competitive web content management replacement opportunities.
I believe the traditional enterprise software model is broken. The antiquated idea of buying an expensive software
Posted on Vrijdag, 13 juni 2014, 10:46
In a blog post yesterday, Elon Musk of Tesla announced that he will not pursue patent lawsuits against anyone who "in good faith, wants to use our technology." The lobby in Tesla's Palo Alto headquarters used to showcase their patent portfolio; now
Posted on dinsdag, 27 mei 2014, 09:58
For the past few years, Gartner has been predicting the budget shift from the CIO to the CMO, as digital marketing teams have been the early pioneers of digital transformation. But while digital marketers certainly were at the forefront of what
Posted on maandag, 19 mei 2014, 21:22
Over the weekend, I read the 97-page leaked New York Times Innovation Report, a manifesto for helping the Times become a more competitive business in the disrupted publishing space. While the Times is still winning at quality journalism, it has
Posted on dinsdag, 29 april 2014, 15:24
I recently came across a fantastic article from Martin Kihn, a research director at Gartner, titled "Digital Marketing Consolidation Is Not Inevitable." The article did a great job of stating the case against the marketing cloud. I wrote a similar
Posted on woensdag, 26 februari 2014, 09:25
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 donderdag, 20 februari 2014, 10:06
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 maandag, 3 februari 2014, 15:21
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 dinsdag, 28 januari 2014, 13:07
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