CMS Watch Offers Enterprise Content Management Conference Track at AIIM


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Focus on “Product Selection and Implementation Best Practices”

Silver Spring, MD, USA – CMS Watch, a vendor-neutral analyst firm that evaluates content management, enterprise search, and portal technologies, is producing a new Conference Track for the AIIM Conference & Expo, the enterprise content and information management event taking place April 16-19 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. The new Track will guide participants through the complexities of selecting and implementing enterprise content management (ECM) products.

“AIIM’s annual Expo continues to thrive,” said CMS Watch founder Tony Byrne. “We’re excited to produce a conference track that will enable us to help so many end-users with enterprise content management product selection and implementation challenges.”

Tom Bliss, the Conference Director for the AIIM Conference program added, “CMS Watch is well-established as an unbiased source for content technology and we’re thrilled to extend this new conference track to attendees. I’m certain it will prove to be a very valuable resource.”

The presenters of the “Product Selection & Implementation Best Practices Conference Track” produced by CMS Watch include the following industry experts:

Tony Byrne — Tony is the founder of CMS Watch. He consults with leading global enterprises and public agencies to help them select and implement the right content technologies. A former reporter, publisher, international educator, and 15-year Internet veteran, Tony previously headed the Engineering and Production groups at an IT consulting firm. He is the author of The CMS Report, and publisher of other CMS Watch reports.

Alan Pelz-Sharpe — Alan is a world expert on enterprise content management. He has a very high profile within the industry and has published numerous papers, articles, and is the co-author of the book Web Content Management: Strategies, Technologies and Markets. Alan is the lead author of the new and forthcoming CMS Watch “ECM Suites Report,” available at in April 2007.

Theresa Regli -– Theresa, a content technology, taxonomy, and process management expert, is a well-known speaker and instructor on content technologies and has presented at the AIIM Conference & Expo in the past. Previously, Theresa was Director of Content Management at a Boston-based technology consulting firm where, she developed content management, internationalization, and enterprise information architecture solution strategies for several Fortune 100 organizations.

Conference Track workshops and sessions include:

Pre-conference Workshops
– ECM Product Selection: A Practical Guide
– Developing Enterprise Taxonomies: A Practical Guide

Conference Sessions
– The Content Technology Marketplace: Where is it Going?
– Convergence Panel: Is it Real Yet? What Should You Do?
– Enterprise Portal Vendor Smackdown
– WCM Product Landscape
– When “E” Means “Big”: Lessons Learned from Huge ECM Projects

Details are available at:

To register to attend, call 888-824-3004 or visit and use source code A319A.

About CMS Watch
CMS Watch(tm) is an analyst firm that provides an independent source of buyer’s advice on content management, enterprise search, and portal technologies. Through highly detailed technical evaluations, CMS Watch helps sort out the complex landscape of potential solutions so that project teams can minimize the time and effort to identify and evaluate technologies suited to their particular requirements. To retain its independence as a vendor-neutral analyst firm, CMS Watch works solely for solutions buyers and never for the vendors it covers.

AIIM Conference & Expo
The AIIM Conference & Expo, produced by Questex Media Group and AIIM – the ECM Association, is the largest content and information management event showcasing the technologies, services and strategies that help IT and business executives create business value from their information assets.

Kristie Hughes, Marketing Director, CMS Watch
Tel: +1 202 966 6999; E-Mail: [email protected]

Meryl Franzman, Questex Media Group, Inc.
Tel: +1 617 739 1769; E-Mail: [email protected]

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