News & Thoughts

From announcements to deep-dive blog posts, here’s the pulse of what Blend is thinking.

Content Management

A Strong Start to 2018 with Episerver

  • Mar. 23 2018

Developer Bob Davidson earns his Commerce Certification, while joining Blend lead developer Joshua Folkerts as a CMS Certified developer. Joshua and Deane Barker attended Episerver Ascend. Then, Deane Barker attended Episerver’s EMVP Summit. A busy Episerver month altogether, we’d say.

Web Accessibility: A Primer

  • Feb. 21 2018

Web accessibility has become a legal hot topic, but it’s also integral to creating a useful and usable web presence. This primer is designed to help you get a high-level view of what web accessibility is, how it affects your customers, and a little bit about what can be done to make sure our sites are accessible for everyone.

Content Structure: An Editor’s Perspective

    Laura Creekmore
  • Jan. 12 2018

In advance of Now What? Workshops, we’re featuring short interviews with our smart and wonderful workshop speakers. This week, we talk to Laura Creekmore about the basics of content structure, editorial structure, and how it helps both streamline and standardize the content we create for our site users.

On the Road

  • Jul. 05 2017

Deane and Corey share insights from years of content management projects.

Blend Developers Earn Episerver Certification

  • May. 18 2017

Josh, Bob, and Stephanie prove their development skills are at top level by passing Episerver certification exam. 

Rationality in CMS implementation planning

    Deane Barker
  • Jul. 06 2016

You do not need to surrender your entire project to a content management system. Chief strategy officer Deane Barker explains.

Flying Squirrel Book Hits the Market

  • May. 27 2016

Web Content Management: Systems, Features, and Best Practices by Deane Barker explains CMS ecosystem. 

 

Where Content Management is Going

    Deane Barker
  • Mar. 31 2016

Web content management is constantly in a state of flux. As a discipline, it rides on the back of the Internet itself, and as the Internet landscape changes, content management changes with it. As part of Web Content Management, Deane Barker talks about where the industry is going.

“Content at the Edges” — eZ Conference 2015

    Deane Barker
  • Nov. 06 2015

It is often assumed that a CMS acts as a restraint on content. Chief Strategy Officer Deane Barker headed to eZ Conference 2015 to keynote and talk about the serious challenges some companies still face in distributing content through other channels.

“The Art of Content Management” — Insert Content Here

    Deane Barker
  • May. 29 2015

Our own Deane Barker was featured on this week’s episode of Lullabot’s Insert Content Here, talking about the art of content management.

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