Cheryl McKinnon

Introducing the Nuxeo RFP Toolkit

Over the last month, we've been working to add a new section to our ever-improving Documentation Center. I'm pleased to introduce the RFP Toolkit: an entire section dedicated to helping our prospects…

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Case Management Framework - a Technical Overview

Nuxeo released its Case Management Framework earlier this year, and has already had some significant customer wins in public sector and financial services with this particular packaging of the Nuxeo…

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Content Management Platforms Built for Application Development

Still lots of great content from Nuxeo World last month that we'll be discussing, but wanted to give this session on our new developer distributions more attention. When Nuxeo announced the new…

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Becoming a Contributor - Help Shape the Direction of ECM

Many Nuxeo customers adopt our ECM platform because of its inherent extensible, flexible architecture. Nuxeo EP powers some pretty cutting edge and creative content applications out there. These are…

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Nuxeo World Keynote - ECM Market Trends 2010-2011 (updated with video link)

Nuxeo was pleased to host 100+ customers and partners, from 8(!) different countries, at Nuxeo World 2010. Two full days packed with solid session content that appealed to developers, content…

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"Next Generation ECM for Mission Critical Applications" - New Gilbane Group Research

New Beacon research from the Gilbane Group this month, and Nuxeo was pleased to participate. This whitepaper series provides guidance on content strategies, practices and technologies. The topic of…

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New Developer Distributions, the Marketplace and Enterprise IT Trends - 5.4 Highlights

Nuxeo released version 5.4 of both the platform architecture - Nuxeo EP - as well as the most popular packaged product - Nuxeo DM. Congrats to the in-house Nuxeo development, documentation and…

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Public Sector Issues: Information and Enterprise Content Management

What many people don't realize is that I spent my first decade in ECM doing consulting and system admin training for public sector clients. Living and working in Ottawa, Canada, many of my projects…

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Planning for High Performance ECM Applications

Some good content recently updated in the Nuxeo Documentation Center on a topic that is a constant struggle for ECM administrators and application developers. Performance, performance…

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Social Media and the New World of Content Management

If anyone is a subscriber to the German content management magazine "DOK.", please check out the October issue for a new article I recently contributed. (hard copy only) The topic of "Social Media…

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Diets, Nuts and Decaying Cores... ECM in 2010

Another ECM debate theme has emerged over the last few weeks, with imagery replete with bloat and rot. Diets and smorgasboards, soup to nuts, and decaying cores. In this context, it's time to take a…

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All the World is a Stage for ECM - Nuxeo World 2010

The registration for Nuxeo World is hitting high gear as we head into the last phase of planning and speaker confirmations. Our venue is the spectacular and historic Théâtre des Variétés, in the…

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Democratization of Opportunity... and Risk

(Cheryl's NYC AIIM roadshow session - Sept 30/10 - Photo Credit - Joe Ryan @ AIIM) Over the last 2 weeks Nuxeo has been on the road with AIIM, as sponsors and speakers at 3 of their east coast…

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On The Road with AIIM

Nuxeo is on the road with AIIM this week as one of the sponsors and speakers during the East Coast Seminar Series. We're in 3 cities this year: Toronto (this week), Boston (Sept 28) and New York City…

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Developers: the Next Decade of ECM is Yours to Influence

Read a great article by Jason Hiner at TechRepublic this week. He makes the argument that: the technology world remains in the midst of a relentless transformation and the changes sweeping the…

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Nuxeo Studio - New How-To Video - Content Automation - Create a Validation Button

We've just published the second in our ongoing Nuxeo Studio "How-To" quick start series. Haven't heard about Nuxeo Studio yet? It's been the hottest thing we've done this year (so far...) As a hosted…

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We're Excited! New Sessions Added - Update on Nuxeo World 2010

We've been really busy in 2010 with product launches and updates - not only for the flagship Nuxeo EP and DM, but Nuxeo DAM 1.0/1.1 and Cloud Edition... Case Management Framework, Correspondence…

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LinuxCon Boston 2010 - Has Open Source "Crossed the Chasm"?

LinuxCon was held in Boston last week. Hosted by the Linux Foundation, the event attracted open source luminaries and advocates from around the globe. Nuxeo was pleased to be able to speak on the…

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Updated - Finding the Best Roadmap for Your Lotus Notes / Domino Doc Applications

A quick update to this original post from August... We're pleased to host our Galaxy Partner metaLogic in a joint webinar on Tuesday, September 21. metaLogic is one of the longest standing Nuxeo…

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Quality, Reliability and Speed - Accenture on Open Source Adoption Trends

Accenture published its 2010 open source software market survey today and wanted to highlight a few points that may be of interest to the ECM community: Full Report and Supplementary Slides Available…

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The One Minute Digital Asset Manager? New Nuxeo Appliances - Virtual Machines on Ubuntu

Read a couple of fun and concise blog posts over the weekend from open source consultant/Linux guru Robert P.J. Day at CrashCourse. Getting Nuxeo DAM 1.1 up and running on Ubuntu 10.04 - in 60…

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Nuxeo DAM Cloud Edition - Now Available

Yes... we at Nuxeo see the future as DAM Cloudy. But that's a good thing... Along with the release of Nuxeo DAM 1.1, we've also expanded our digital asset management offering to include a SaaS…

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Fun with Nuxeo Studio

One of the cooler launches we've done this year was the introduction of Nuxeo Studio. Officially we describe it as "the configuration and customization environment" for Nuxeo EP and related packaged…

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Ovum Technology Audit of Nuxeo Enterprise Platform 5.3.x - Available for Download

Nuxeo EP will help organizations to build ECM applications to enable them to manage growing volumes of content and ensure that they are compliant. This solution will benefit organizations that have a…

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Correspondence Management - Keeping Communication Open between Citizen and Government

In late June, Nuxeo launched its Case Management Framework - the first such framework from an open source ECM provider, available for no-charge download under the LGPL license agreement, and fully…

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Expanding the Nuxeo Galaxy - A Welcome to Rick Dobbs

Last month Nuxeo announced the that we were ready to invest in the next phase of our global expansion... and that building out our partner channel was an essential part of this strategy. Well, as of…

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Why A Case Management Framework?

This week Nuxeo announced the release of Nuxeo Case Management Framework (Nuxeo CMF). Case Management is a hot topic these days. Several of the large ECM vendors have announced Case Management…

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Platforms vs Suites vs Condominiums

This line came to me a few weeks ago prepping for some conference and webinar presentations... and the more I think about it and talk it over with others, the more I think it accurately describes the…

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Getting Excited About Nuxeo World 2010

A cool city.... a cool venue.... customers and partners that are pushing the envelope of how organizations are using open source ECM in the real world... What's not to get excited about? As we get…

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Less Breaking... More Harvesting: In Defense of the Silo

Silo-bashing is alive and well in both the ECM and Enterprise 2.0 spheres. Some great thinkers in content management are putting some well deserved boots to organizational and technological barriers…

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Social Marketplace in Action - Nuxeo Galaxy Partner Program Wins VARGuy Top 50

We learned last week that our Nuxeo Galaxy Partner program had made TheVARGuy.com Open Source 50 list. Not only the Top 50, but the Top 25... a pretty cool feat considering it was the first year that…

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Enterprise 2.0 TweetJam - June 10 - Be There or Be Square #e2j

Sometimes my job is genuinely fun... and I think June 10 will be one of those times. There's panel of some true ECM and Enterprise 2.0 heavy hitters that will be ready to answer your questions - even…

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ECM as a Platform for Content Applications

What's the future of Enterprise Content Management? What will the next generation of content-centric applications look like? Who will build them? How can organizations refresh and revitalize their…

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AIIM Market Intelligence - State of the ECM Industry 2010

AIIM published its annual "State of the ECM Industry" market intelligence report earlier this week, and it is a recommended read. Download it directly from the AIIM site here…

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Why Do ECM Vendors Punish Their Clients for Being Successful?

Part 2 in the "Unlearning the FUD Series", of which Sales Cycle Theatre was Part 1. Another epiphany I've had here at Nuxeo - as I understand how an open source approach to ECM development…

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Hip.. Not Hype...

Had a most fabulous afternoon today in Manhattan. A very sincere thank you to the organizers and committee members of the New York City AIIM and ARMA Chapters who put on a great joint education event…

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8 Things You Need to Know About Open Source ECM

Back in December, the AIIM Digital Landfill blog graciously allowed me to contribute a post to their on-going "8 Things..." series. Titled "8 Things You Should Know About Open Source ECM", this piece…

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AIIM 2010 - Wrap up of Day 1

Here in Philadelphia this week, along with Jane Zupan from our product marketing team...AIIM Expo is off to a great start as one of the biggest and busiest ECM conferences. So.. what were the…

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Poll Results - Drivers for Open Source ECM and DAM

Last month we ran a series of webinars (see the wrap up post here) and asked the participants to share their thoughts on two topics related to open source DAM as well as overall ECM challenges. The…

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Sales Cycle Theatre: Time to Call a Charade a Charade

(The first in a series of "Unlearning the FUD" posts... kudos to James Governor of Redmonk for the blog subtitle idea) I've used the phrase “Sales Cycle Theatre” a few times in recent months. Most…

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Geek Heaven - Nuxeo World 2010

Had the opportunity to do a site visit to the Nuxeo World 2010 event location while working at our HQ in Paris last week. Wow. What an amazing venue for a tech conference. "Geek Heaven" is all I…

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Welcoming Ada Lovelace to the #ecmcoven - Women in Content Management

Blogging today in honour of the 2nd official "Ada Lovelace Day", celebrating women's contribution in technology, and named after one of the first computer programmers - yes, a woman. Women occupy…

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March Webinar Recap and... Stay Tuned for Poll Results on DAM and ECM

Earlier this month the Nuxeo marketing team ran 2 webinars to our English speaking customers and prospects. "Introducing Nuxeo Studio" and "Debuting Nuxeo DAM". The slides and recordings can be found…

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Welcome StoriesOut!

Nuxeo Communications Director for the last 2 years, Anne de Forsan, this week revealed her 'secret project'. StoriesOut is a communication services firm helping both startup and established tech…

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Recap of #GartnerPCC

Attended the Gartner Portals, Content & Collaboration Summit in Baltimore this week, a conference specifically targeting information professionals who need to guide their businesses on the whole…

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Nuxeo on the Road (and On the Web)

It's been a busy quarter here at Nuxeo HQ. Right on the heels of two major product announcements - Nuxeo Studio and Nuxeo DAM, we're pleased to publish our events calendar for the next few weeks - a…

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Nuxeo DAM - First CMIS-enabled Digital Asset Management - We're Launched!

A very busy week of for our development, marketing and web teams here at Nuxeo. First we announced Nuxeo Studio as part of our enhanced Nuxeo Online Services offering and today the 1.0 release of…

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Aligning Values - When Customer and Vendor Benefit from the Same Thing

Pleased to finally announce the release of Nuxeo Studio (news release here). Nuxeo Studio is a big step forward - a really cool graphical design tool built specifically to help our customer and…

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ECM as a Platform? Recent Developments suggest YES

Interesting developments in the open source ECM world this week as Alfresco announced a change in their licensing model - now using LGPL. Eric and I were dashing between customer meetings in Toronto…

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Nuxeo World - We're Changing the Date to November 17-18, 2010

Many of you are heard over the last day that the Nuxeo management team has changed the date of our first annual User Conference - Nuxeo World. The announcement is here on our web page…

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ECM for Life Sciences – Balancing Business Needs with Regulatory Requirements

On January 14, Nuxeo was pleased to host a webinar jointly with Galaxy Partner Carnegie Technology Associates (CTA). Was great to share the virtual stage with Lawrence Rich, consultant and partner at…

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Words That Deserve to Disappear in 2010

Please consider this post to be somewhat tongue-in-cheek, in the spirit of out with the old and in with the new as we close out 2009. But as a marketer and passionate defender of the importance of…

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Get Ready for Open Source Digital Asset Management - Beta of Nuxeo DAM Available

A few customers, partners and industry pundits have had a sneak peek over the last couple of months... but this week Nuxeo is pleased to announce a preview of the beta Nuxeo Digital Asset Management…

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Nuxeo World - Announced Today - Paris, March 11-12, 2010

Today Nuxeo announced its first ever global user conference – to be held in Paris March 11-12, 2010. A lot of work ahead of us, finalizing the tracks, getting speakers lined up, signing up partners…

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451 Group Conference - Highlights & Observations

Last week Nuxeo was pleased to be part of the 451 Group annual client conference. CEO Eric Barroca, VP of North American Sales, David Cloyd and I represented the company in a series of analyst…

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Social Media 101 - Where to Get Started for Customer Engagement

On October 27, I was pleased to lead a Marketing Peer-to-Peer Workshop for Communitech in Waterloo, Canada. Communitech is a regional technology association, helping companies bring innovation and…

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Nuxeo On The Road! Boston 451 Group Client Conference

Nuxeo @ The 451 Group Annual Client Conference! Nuxeo is wrapping up a busy 2009 by going on the road. It’s been an active couple of months at Nuxeo, with new hires, product announcements, a move and…

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Highlights from Ontario Linux Fest - Oct 24/09 - ECM Meets Open Source

Was honoured to present at this weekend's Ontario Linux Fest in Toronto, Canada. Thanks to the great conference team for the hospitality, and the opportunity to talk to a community of seasoned open…

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8 Reasons I Liked the AIIM "8 Reasons" E-Book (and 1 reason I didn't)

Over the weekend I downloaded and read AIIM's new e-book "8 Reasons You Need a Strategy for Managing Information - Before It's too Late..." - a cool idea and sounds like it will be part of an ongoing…

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Do Labels Matter? Some Thoughts from a Shiny New Marketing Exec

Yesterday more industry buzz about some of the shifts and disruption in the ranks of the ECM/CMS world - including a couple of comments about my new role as CMO at Nuxeo. First some good questions…

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