For several months, I’ve been tinkering with an idea in my head. I’ve watched as EMC and other large ECM vendors fell further behind in the WCM space. For every advancement that has been made, there were losses to the market. It is at the point that if you aren’t deploying massive websites to server farms, you wouldn’t even look at the larger vendors.
And yet, nothing changes. The large vendors keep taking one step for every two that the market makes. I think there will be a change, and CMS Watch, in their excellent 2010 Predictions, made a prediction similar to my thought process:
1) Enterprise Content Management and Document Management will go their separate ways
When you read the description, it is clear that they are seeing the same things, but they appear to be throwing the emphasis in the wrong direction.