There is a great post on CMSWire that summarizes Open Text's (OTEX) approach to integrating RedDot and Vignette. I especially liked Jon Marks descriptions of the various paths they may take. We weighed in on this topic after the acquisition but as I read over the recent announcements I see OT's integration strategy is simple - do... Continue Reading →
Last week's Open Text and Vignette news gave us all a great deal to think about but now that this long awaited shoe has finally dropped we are left to wonder - who is left? Vignette had been on the ropes for so long it was only a matter of time but are any of the... Continue Reading →
In the high-tech arena, many companies names really stand out. Not only for their products but also their business style. Most have connotations of both positive and some negative. But one stands out on it's own, Computer Associates, or CA as it is more commonly known. Strangely enough I have never meet an employee of... Continue Reading →
I seriously think they need to change the name to Hoover. Open Text sucks up another WCMS vendor in embattled Vignette. I had blogged about this all the way back in August of last year. Marko more recently pondered it's fate and if nothing else at least the speculation is over. I suppose the bargain is too good to... Continue Reading →
Saw this press release on the new version of Vignette and suddenly realized - I don't care. A once influencial product line that sadly won't matter again until somebody buys them out.
Ran across this speculation regarding rumors of a possible Open Text play to acquire Vignette. Marko discussed possible buyers that might pick up the the troubled WCM in this post. There is no doubt that Open Text has been in an acquisition mood of late though this one is bigger. (see also) While this will... Continue Reading →
I've always found the battle between Interwoven and Vignette for sixth place in ECM interesting. It like a boxing match between two former heavy weight champs. Both talking a big game, like they were still in their prime, but still keeping quiet around the current champs. These two were the top dogs for a few... Continue Reading →