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October 1st, 2009

Adobe-Omniture, Part 3

What a great week this has been! I set for myself a tough task last Friday — produce a detailed, fair, informed and detailed report on Adobe’s proposed (and, I think, extremely likely to succeed) proposal to buy the web analytics firm Omniture — and publish my report by next Monday. I’ve received cooperation from…

August 20th, 2009

Back from the Brink — Newspapers Stop Their Slide

I would imagine that the title of this blog entry will strike you as about as contradictory a title to yesterday’s entry as would be possible. But it’s pulled from the précis (registration required) of a new report from Borrell Associates, which has a strong reputation analysing all thngs Web. I thought I would rebalance…

May 15th, 2009

Pundits and the Future of Publishing

As I’ve pointed out elsewhere, there are no shortage of pundits on the future of publishing, in all its forms. It is a cluttered field, and unless you can devote all day, every day, to their utterances, you’re going to miss some great blogs entries, and a ton of dross. Most focus on more limited…