Drupal Wins 2008 Webware 100 Award

For the second year running, Drupal placed in the Webware 100 awards in the Publishing & Photography category.

In this publishing category, the only other contender in the top 10 that comes close to matching the flexibility and functionality of Drupal was WordPress, which would probably do well to continue to focus on the blog niche and not try to play catch-up with the more mature Drupal (current versions: Drupal 6.2, WP 2.5). Missing altogether were projects that match up better with Drupal, such as Joomla and Plone.

Check out all 10 winners:

UC-Davis University CMS Survey

UC-Davis just published results from a well-designed survey on university web content management system usage.

Over 60% of respondents were using a web CMS and homegrown/open source systems were more common than proprietary systems.  Plone/Zope combined was the most common, followed closely by Homegrown, and then Drupal.

Today, the Requirements and Evaluation committee of the UC Davis Web CMS initiative posted results from an online survey of campuses completed last month.

The survey was conducted to collect comprehensive data about the adoption and use of Web content management systems among institutions of higher education, and to make this information available to communicators, webmasters, technologists and other key campus personnel. Our goal was to learn about the experiences – both positive and negative – of other universities in the adoption of Web CMS, and to share this information with those who may currently be considering the same.

Read the summary, and view and discuss the survey results at:
http://pubcomm-29.ucdavis.edu/?p=35