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SharePoint Slump

Check out the graph from Indeed trends.  Sharepoint job openings / needs are at their lowest point since 2008.  There are several ways to interpret the chart.  It could mean that: 1) we’ve reached sharepoint saturation and business are happily using it with loyal and skillful administrators/developers to keep it running  OR 2) SharepPoint is […]

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Social Strategy Services for Oracle WebCenter

 The BloomThink social strategy services for Oracle customers help to bridge the gap between internal collaboration managed by Oracle WebCenter and external engagement manged by 3rd party social software like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and others.  Click on the image to download the brochure or just get it here (PDF). Contact BloomThink for a quote.

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WCM Can Learn From Google+

The editing experience of Google Plus is fantastic.  They have achieved a degree of ease and granularity that WCM systems have been struggling and failing to achieve for years. First, at its core, Google+ is WCM – web content management.  It is the place for you to build your personal brand and promote content and […]

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Oracle WebCenter 11g Cookbook Review

I was pleased to have been invited by Packt to review the new Oracle WebCenter 11g PS3 Administration Cookbook By Yannick Ongena.  You can see my initial book review here.  Now, Oracle Open World 2011 is finished.  There were plenty of new WebCenter announcements and tutorials.  Author Yannick Ongena was present to lead a practical […]

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Oracle Social Network

You can see Larry Ellison’s announcement of the Oracle Social Network on YouTube – [jump to 32:48 for the announcement]. These are the first impressions of Oracle’s newly announced Oracle Social Network – also known as Oracle WebCenter Social.  I do not work for Oracle and have no inside information on these products.  However, I […]

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Oracle WebCenter Changes Product Names Again

UPDATE: Oracle’s Director of Product Management, Michelle Huff confirmed via Twitter that WebCenter Social Network IS WebCenter Social WAS WebCenter Connect.  New look.  Same innovative product.  Right Now there is very little documentation on how Social’s architecture marries up with the rest of the WebCenter stack.  There is this whitepaper that suggests it uses a […]

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Book Review: WebCenter 11g PS3 Administration Cookbook

I’ve been invited to review the new book by Yannick Ongena entitled WebCenter 11g PS3 Administration Cookbook and published by Packt.  For you Prime members here is the Amazon link. I picked up the book yesterday and it will be a few days before I’m done, but first impressions are important and here are mine: […]

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Oracle Fatwire Integration Q&A Redux

During today’s webcast meeting where Oracle and Fatwire Product Management executives outlined integration plans we had a chance to participate in QA.  While my questions did not get answered many other questions were answered.  In writing.  In the chat window.  Which I was able to capture. (see my writeup on the webinar for my list […]

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Oracle and Fatwire Integration

The Oracle integration plans with Fatwire were presented to the public today in a webcast by Oracle VP of Product Andy MacMillan an Fatwire SVP of Marketing and Product, Loren Weinberg.  The Replay is available here.  Here is my take on what they presented. “Fatwire is the cornerstone of the functionality that makes up ‘WebCenter […]

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