Recently, we released Carbon LDP version 5. New support for enterprise-class databases and clustering, among other features, make this our most significant release to date. At this milestone, I thought I would share the story of how and why we created the platform.
The most exciting thing about my job is being able to work with a variety of companies around the world. I’ve worked in the automotive industry, in the logistics business, with pharmaceutical companies, and with oil companies. And the one thing they all have in common is information overload.
As a society, we are seeing a shift from technologies that produced fixed physical outputs to technologies whose main character is that they can be combined and configured endlessly for fresh purposes.
Modernization is “the act of embracing the characteristics of present and recent time; being contemporary”. Contemporary enterprises need to adapt to becoming a responsive enterprise that moves from being on the web to being part of it.
These strategies come from work we have done at companies like KFC, UPS, PepsiCo and many others. They work for health care, energy, industrial manufacturing...anyone trying to use the web to communicate.
A lot of portals (and other websites) fail to live up to there full potential. Some completely fail to survive after the initial loss of focus that happens when the project ends and the site or portal goes live. At Base22, we focus on making portals that are alive and successful long after their first birthday. That means thinking not just about what works - but also what doesn't and why. Here are ten reasons portals fail.
Obviously, it starts with bad content.