Automattic, the company behind open-source publishing platform WordPress as well as other web publishing companies, has until recently kept a pretty low profile. Prior to its most recent financing round in 2014, where it raised $160 million, the company’s leadership ran it as a break-even business. Nearly a quarter of all websites now use WordPress (full… read more >
DCG research and articles about: IBM
There are a lot of great big happy projections hitting the headlines about e-commerce growth and its potential. In 2014, the global e-commerce market reportedly exceeded $1.3 trillion, lead by the US and China. And apparently this is just the beginning: the US Department of Commerce says that just 7% of US retail is online…. read more >
One of the audience’s favorite shows of the year. DCG President Scott Liewehr pulls no punches in his analysis of the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management. Who were the winners, losers and who has no reason to even be listed? Watch this episode to see DCG President and CMS-Connected co-host, Scott Liewehr,… read more >
Give up? Yeah, me too. We’ve been known to critique technology rankings such as the Wave and Magic Quadrant here at DCG, since we don’t think they provide much actionable insight, and we usually add a little color commentary to spice things up. However, in the case of Forrester’s new Digital Experience Delivery [DEaD?] Platforms Wave, I… read more >
For many analysts in our industry last week’s IBMConnect in Orlando marked the beginning of another year of vendor conferences filled with enthusiastic (sometimes overly) announcements of technological innovation, new services, and/or strategic acquisition(s) that in tow mean new technology and/or service offerings for the host company. And for the big guns, it also starts… read more >
With a copy of the new Forrester Wave™ on Web Content Management in hand this morning, I captured my reactions to the results, and to the changes since the last Wave™ in 2011. There were a few upward shifts (Adobe, Sitecore, Oracle), more downward movements (SDL, HP, OpenText, Ektron), as well as Acquia making its… read more >
This year’s conference brought together IBM’s long-standing, 20th annual Lotusphere and its new Connect conferences into one, very large, event. The agenda boasted as many as 15 concurrent sessions within eight tracks and five session types in two venues that layered Lotusphere’s traditionally technical content with Connect’s customer experience stories of how IBM’s solutions drive… read more >
If you’re an IBM customer, or even if you’re not, and you are planning to attend IBM Connect 2013, please make sure to get in touch with us. DCG’s Cathy McKnight and Scott Liewehr will be at Connect in Orlando, Fl from January 27th – 30th. This year’s conference will combine last year’s Connect with the… read more >
CEM is an imperative because you're either competing with superior customer experiences -- or you're not even part of the game.
Tim Walters, Ph.D.,
The CEM Imperative.