It is an exciting time for SaaS content management: both in the WCM and ECM spaces. End of the year — logical time to reflect on the year passing by and trend out the year to come.
I recently pondedred about the future of SaaS Content Management myself. The Lamborghini of Web CMS researchers, CMS Watch, also announced their take on trends in SaaS Web Content Management for 2009 in conjunction with their 2009 Web CMS Report.
While CMS Watch acknowledges consistent growth in the acceptance of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) models, at the same time, Jarrod Gingras refers to major SaaS-based Web CMS vendors — Clickability, CrownPeak and OmniUpdate — as “relatively small players” that still need to evolve to meet the changing customer demands.
Major 2009 SaaS Web CMS Trends according to CMS Watch:
1. Customers Want More Than Just Software
2. Vendors Turn More to Implementation Partners
3. Vendors Pay More Attention to Developers’ Needs
Full article on CMSWire: 2009 Trends in SaaS Web Content Management