Done Never Is

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Last week, David Aponovich from ISITE Design wrote a nice piece titled Avoiding the CMS Death Spiral on ISITE’s CMS Myth blog. If you don’t know who ISITE Design is, you should…especially if you are in the digital marketing space. Those guys are top notch. I tried to hire them many times when I was […]

Sitecore or Sharepoint – which is the better CMS platform?

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I’ve been talking to quite a few folks recently about Sharepoint 2010 to get feedback and insight into the product’s current acceptance and usage rate. One key area that interests me is around content management and content management systems. I’ve worked with a lot of them in the past and my two favorites right now […]

WordPress as Web Framework

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As you know, I love WordPress. I use WordPress for everything these days. This blog runs on WordPress. My photography blog runs on WP.  My wife’s photography websites (a moment to keep photography and Boudoir Moments) run on WordPress.  Like I said…everytime I build a website today, I start with WordPress if I can. So…when I was […]

I. Love. WordPress.

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Sorry for the silly title…but I do I love WordPress. Well…I should clarify…I love the self-hosted version of found at WordPress.org).   The WordPress.com version is quite good but you lose the ability to do some customization over there (unless you’re on the VIP platform…and you’re still limited in what you can do there). Why […]

CIO’s – If you can improve one trait in 2010, let it be this one

I’ve been sitting here thinking. Gene De Libero say’s I’m always thinking…not sure if that’s good or bad! What have I been thinking about?  Lots of things…but as it relates to this post, I’ve been thinking about the one trait that CIO’s can improve upon for 2010. By improving this one simple trait, I believe […]

Sitecore Implementation Notes

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Image by Frédéric Harper via Flickr I’m coming up on 2 years of working with Sitecore, a .NET Content Management System (see my post titled “Some Thoughts on Sitecore CMS” for previous thoughts on the subject).  These two years have been interesting, challenging and exciting and educational. Since I’ve written about Sitecore in the past, […]

Time for a Mid Year Review

2009 is half over and its been a pretty good year so far. What’s transpired this year? In February, I put my consulting practice on hold to join the Boy Scouts of America full time after working with them for 1.5 years as a consultant.  Previous to starting full-time, I’d been leading the Sitecore Content […]

Most Commented Articles for 2008

I recently installed IntenseDebate on my blog and started playing around with the tools available to me.  I noticed that I can easily stats of posts and comments…something I hadn’t really looked at before. What are my most commented posts from 2008?  See below. Blu Domain: Poor Service Defined – 54 comments Better to be […]

Sitecore, Me and the Boy Scouts

Me on Sitecore (from a Sitecore Press Release): “We needed to move into a CMS to gain content management capabilities as well as easily host and manage our numerous local council and national websites from a central location,” said Eric Brown, CMS Project Manager, Boy Scouts of America. “Sitecore was selected due to its ability […]

Some thoughts on Sitecore CMS

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One of the projects I’ve been working on over the last few months is the implementation and customization of a Content Management System (CMS). The CMS chosen by my client is Sitecore CMS, which is garnering some attention for its somewhat unique approach to the world of CMS and was recently named a “Cool Vendor” […]