Ektron Inc. announced a complete services solution in support of their Web content management technology, Ektron CMS400.NET, at the fifth annual Gilbane Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. Built on Ektron’s comprehensive Web Project Methodology and RAMP strategy (Risk mitigation, Adoptability, Maintainability, Performance), the new portfolio of service offerings is designed to support Ektron customers and ensure success throughout the entire lifecycle of their Web project. Ektron’s services solution includes customizable programs available at every phase, from the early planning and discovery stages through the deployment and implementation of a Web site. Ektron’s Complete Services Solution includes: Consulting and Implementation, Best Practices Services, Hosting, and Training Programs. http://www.ektron.com
Here at Gilbane Boston, we just heard from Michael Edson, Director, Web and New Media Strategy, Office of the CIO, Smithsonian Institution. His talk described the Smithsonian Institution’s current Web and New Media strategy process and the cultural, technical, and organizational implications of the vision of a Smithsonian Commons–a critical-mass of content, services, and tools designed to fuel innovation and stimulate engagement with the world’s scientific and cultural knowledge.
Many of the efforts are nascent, but this project on Flickr gives you a nice idea idea of the potential for this kind of effort.