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A Busy Year for ECM Investments

This was posted less than one hour before Open Text announced it would buy Documentum (a.k.a. EMC-ECD).  My assessment of the acquisition is here. You have to look closely but there’s really a lot going on in the financial world around Enterprise Content Management.  There is more out there than what will happen with Documentum. … Read More ›

The Adobe Microsoft Rumor’s Bad Aftertaste

Adobe and Microsoft – This is one of those rumors that make my skin crawl. While I happily use technology from both I have very different opinions of the two organizations and their relative impact on my life. I can’t help but think that Microsoft will ruin the sweet Adobe experience.

Adobe Acquires Day

Yesterday’s acquisition of Day Software by Adobe should not come as a surprise.  For those watching closely over the last seven years, Adobe has been trying to build their own Enterprise Content Management system.  Some would argue with little success.  What does come as a surprise is when.  In a time where the validity of… Read More ›

With Omniture Adobe Can See You Now

A random thought – Out the blue it seems Adobe acquires web analytics firm Omniture. Lots of speculation  on CMSWatch on why it may be.  Some have speculated they really want to get their hands on a SaaS platform but the company itself claims that it wants to bring the art of design together with… Read More ›

Clouds Raining On ECM’s Barrier To Entry

I’ve been running a little behind on posting but I wanted to make sure this one made it out.  Adobe has announced that LiveCycle Developer Express is available on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud. (should that be in or on – a topic for another post)   This is an interesting step forward in our industry.   

Adobe Out In the Open with Alfresco

When Marko posted his report card for the EMC Documentum OEM edition I thought it was a fair assessment of the offering. The fact that EMC has based it on the 5.5 release and not D6 was troubling though. Turns out the post was far more timely than we realized. Now that Adobe has announced… Read More ›

Adobe – FlashPaper vs. PDF

Wow another portable document format.  Market leader Adobe Acrobat PDF better watch out or Adobe Macromedia FlashPaper will eat their market share.  Oh wait a minute, Adobe and Adobe, oh.  I get it, another company where two divisions don’t talk to each other.  Looks like Adobe’s been creating a new portable document format specifically for… Read More ›