A Web content management system is… er… well…

first_img Charities wishing to run an effective Web site and fundraise online will almost certainly need a content management system now or in the future. But how does a content management system differ from a document management system?Information management is a key issue for any charity that fundraises or publishes information online. With a growing number of products available to help charities publish online, a number of technical terms have begun to be used seemingly interchangeably. There include document management systems (DMS), enterprise content management systems (ECMS), and learning content management system (LCMS). Since they all come with acronyms, this area can become confusing to the fundraiser who knows they need to address this issue but is put off by the jargon. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Digital Management Technology Howard Lake | 11 February 2004 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.center_img James Robertson at Step Two Designs Pty Ltd in Australia offers a very helpful list of definitions for these various packages. Read his “Definition of information management terms.” A Web content management system is… er… well…  27 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Community remembers Strother

first_imgLatest Stories Sponsored Content You Might Like Send-off party for reigning queens Tuesday on sorority hill The five reigning queens who will represent Troy, Brundidge and Pike County at the annual Miss National Peanut Festival in… read more Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By Jaine Treadwell Community remembers Strother Print Article Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits This Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s… Skip Email the author That’s the measure of H.T. “Tommy” Strother of Troy.Strother died Wednesday leaving behind a legacy of love and caring for his fellowman.“I say with all honesty that Mr. Strother was the greatest man that I have ever known,” said Linda Dansby, who worked 14 years for Strother, who was then CEO of Brundidge Banking Company in Brundidge. “I just can’t say enough about him. He was a great man and a great boss. He cared about his employees and his clients. He did so much for people behind the scenes. What he did, he did because he cared about people, not for any recognition.” Published 11:00 pm Wednesday, September 26, 2012 Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel By Secrets Revealed So often, it is “after death that we measure men.”Sadly for many, the measure of Tommy Strother began on Wednesday.Those who knew him began with “I can’t say enough…” Dansby said Strother received great joy from doing for others.“He was a regular visitor at the nursing home in Troy,” she said. “He often took the residents cookies and, sometimes, meals from local restaurants. He just cared about people. He was a devout Christian and he led by example.”Devotionals were part of the workweek at Brundidge Banking Company.“Every Monday, we had a devotional and Mr. Strother led it,” Dansby said. “We always had prayer when somebody was sick or in real need. Mr. Strother had a strong influence on me and I’m sure on all of us who worked for him. He was a strict businessman but he had a big heart. He taught me so much and I’ll always be grateful.” Book Nook to reopen Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Strother retired as CEO and president of Brundidge Banking Company in 1995 and he and his wife, Elva, later moved to Troy.Strother, a Brundidge native, was a lifelong friend of Lawrence Bowden.“Tommy and I go back a long way,” Bowden said. “We were in high school together. He joined the Navy and served in the Battle of Midway. He was a good friend and I had the utmost respect for him.”Bowden said Strother was a strong supporter of Brundidge United Methodist Church from the time he “first embraced Jesus as his Lord and Savior.”“A few years ago, our church honored Tommy for his service over the many years and all that he meant to BUMC,” Bowden said. “He served in every position in the church. He took each job seriously. He believed in doing things methodically and was always well organized. He was well read and understood the issues. He made sure that things were done the right way and he was willing to speak out when things were not being done right. He was a Christian and his influence was felt throughout the church and beyond.”Brundidge Mayor Jimmy Ramage said that, as a young man Strother came home from college when his dad died to run the family business, People’s Electric. There he honed his skills as a businessman and became an active member of the Brundidge business community.“Tommy was running the electric company when I was elected to the city commission in 1976,” Ramage said. “I was put in charge of the city’s utility department and worked closely with him. He was very patient with me because I knew absolutely nothing about the department. He was an excellent businessman and I had great admiration for him as a businessman and as a man. I can’t say enough good things about him.”Sherroll Tatom was president of Brundidge Banking Company when Strother was the CEO.“Tommy was a smart banker. He was a money maker,” Tatom said. “I don’t remember the figures but I do know that, after he became CEO, the bank grew by leaps and bounds.”Tatom said Strother was offered the directorship of the state banking department but he turned it down.“He was where he wanted to be and doing what he wanted to do,” Tatom said. “He loved Brundidge and he worked to make it a better place. He was a good man. A Christian man and he will be missed.”Joann Ross said there was a side to Strother that many never had an opportunity to see.Strother was a devoted member of the Brundidge Lions Club but he was willing to do anything he could for his community, even join forces with another service club.He agreed to participate in the Brundidge Rotary Club’s fund-raiser as Willie Nelson.“Mr. Strother dressed with hair braids and western clothes and played the guitar,” Ross said. “I was one of his backup singers. I got to see the fun side of Mr. Strother. I already knew the business side and the caring side of that great Christian man.”last_img read more

Leicester’s players in spotlight

first_img Last-place Aston Villa are heading into their home match against Chelsea without a manager following the departure of Remi Garde on Tuesday. With seven games left, Villa are 12 points from safety and has only won three league games all season. MANCHESTER, England (AP): There have been considerable knock-on effects for Leicester following the team’s giddy rise to the top of the English Premier League. A ramping-up of global interest and adulation? Definitely. Qualification to the Champions League for the first time? Almost certainly, especially if the surprise leaders beat Southampton at home on Sunday. Then there’s growing international recognition for their star players. On Tuesday, England started with two Leicester players in this case, Jamie Vardy and debutant Danny Drinkwater for the first time in 42 years in the 2-1 loss to the Netherlands. And on the same night, N’Golo Kante, Leicester’s enforcer in central midfield, made his full debut for France on his 25th birthday and marked it by scoring one of the goals in a 4-2 win over Russia. “Things are going fast,” said Kante, who was playing for Caen in France’s second tier only three years ago. “I wouldn’t have said it was possible four or five years ago,” said Vardy, a goalscorer against the Dutch and a striker who once worked in a carbon-fibre factory. Leicester’s fans will be saying the same kind of things. After narrowly escaping relegation last season because of an incredible run of results in the final nine games, Leicester are mounting the most unlikely of title challenges and are five points clear of second-place Tottenham with seven games left. The club has never won a top-flight English league title. Training would have been unusually quiet for Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri over the recent international break, given the increased number of national-team call-ups. Ranieri, therefore, must reignite the team’s momentum from before the two-week hiatus ahead of the biggest six weeks in the club’s 132-year history. Southampton could be one of the toughest remaining opponents for Leicester, with the visitors from the south coast having won their last two games to climb within four points of the Champions League places. But Leicester are showing remarkable resilience under pressure, winning its last three matches 1-0. “They’ve been the best team this season, without question,” Alex Ferguson, a managerial great in English soccer, has told Sky Sports, “and they deserve to win it.” Tottenham would pile the pressure on Leicester by beating Liverpool tomorrow, a day before Leicester play. MAN CITY’S REINFORCEMENTS In danger of dropping out of the top four, out-of-form Manchester City have been handed a much-needed boost on the injury front. Three midfielders Samir Nasri, Kevin De Bruyne and Fabian Delph were back in training this week after long injury layoffs and could be in line to play against Bournemouth tomorrow. De Bruyne’s return after two months out with damaged ankle and knee ligaments is especially important for City, who have not scored in their last three matches and have been short of creativity. City broke their transfer record last August to sign De Bruyne for more than US$77 million. City are in fourth place the final Champions League qualification position and only one point ahead of West Ham and Manchester United. West Ham host Crystal Palace tomorrow and Manchester United are at home to Everton on Sunday. MANAGERLESS VILLAlast_img read more

The Tortoise and the Hare: Profitable vs. Unprofitable Software IPOs

first_imgWhy Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Editors Note: This is the first of a four-part content series ReadWriteWeb is producing in partnership with Tableau Software, where we examine interesting data sets relevant to technology trends today. You can use Tableau Public to create interactive visualizations like this and publish them to your own blog, web sites, or anywhere online. You also can embed this (or any other Tableau Public) visualization on your own site.As Tableau has shown previously, software IPOs have been few and far between in last decade; only 77 companies went public between 2001 and 2009, while 174 software IPOs were seen between 1998 and 2000 alone. A new data visualization from Tableau embedded blow reveals that in the short term, unprofitable companies that go public tend to perform better than profitable IPOs.Below is an interactive chart produced by Tableau; the orange and blue lines represent the average returns of unprofitable and profitable software IPOs over time since the beginning of their offering. The selection boxes near the upper-right corner allow you to narrow the chart to specific decades of data, and using the slider below that allows you to focus the range of days since IPO. If you adjust the slider to near day 600, you will see that at this point the companies which were profitable at the time of their IPO finally surpass the unprofitable ones.Powered by TableauIt seems that unprofitable companies (roughly 37% of sampled companies) see an initial boost from returns after their IPO, reaching 86% returns in their first year. However, after about a year and a half, these companies run out of steam and linger around the 100% before plummeting around day 666 (an unfortunate coincidence, surely). Profitable companies, on the other hand, see slower but steadier return growth, taking two years to reach levels their unprofitable counterparts reached in just one. Pulling the date range slider out further, we can see that profitable companies continue to prosper for several years after their IPO while unprofitable companies see much less and much slower growth compared to their first few years on the market. The lessons learned here is that while going public may be an attractive solution to an unprofitable startup company, its not a long term one. Much like the hare from the classic children’s fable The Tortoise and the Hare, unprofitable IPOs, on average, have a great start only to eventually be surpassed by the slow and steady tortoises that are profitable IPOs. The data visualization embedded above is provided by Tableau Software, which today released its new free product, Tableau Public, allowing for the creation and sharing of unqiue, rich, interactive data applications.“It’s a way a blogger or writer can give their readers exactly the content they want,” says Tableau. “No plug-ins or programming skills are required for either creating the viz or having it render in a browser. A free tool like this could bring badly needed intelligence, beauty and speed to structured data especially as it proliferates all over the web.”Photo by Flickr user nDevilTV. 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… An initial public offering, or IPO, is when a company opts to trade its shares publicly on the stock market – a decision that can be a risky investment. At times, unprofitable startups go public in hopes of reversing their situation, but most of the time IPOs come from the profitable startups looking to expand their value. Based on some fascinating new data visualization tools released today from Tableau Software(see note below), an intriguing trend has emerged among profitable and unprofitable IPOs. Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Related Posts Tags:#start#startups chris cameronlast_img read more

The Leadership Playbook: Too Direct or Too Empathetic

first_imgLeaders need to make effective choices about their approach when they interact with the people they lead. The measure of a leader is taken by how well the leader can match the approach to the situation.Too Self-DirectedSome leaders believe that they need to be very self-directed to be effective. Self-directed can come across as self-oriented, selfish, and oblivious to what the other person needs or the constraints with which they are struggling. I’ve met some leaders who pride themselves on their self-directed approach. And sometimes it is exactly the right approach. This is especially true when the leader is protecting the culture they’ve built, or when they are dealing with a legal or moral issue. There are some issues that are non-negotiable.But unless you have the relationship that allows for self-directed communication, every time you are self-directed when it is unnecessary takes a little something out of your moral leadership. When you are unnecessarily direct and short with people–even if it’s because you are short on time and under pressure–you are making a withdraw from your relationship.If you’ve ever seen a coach on the sideline during a game, you’ve no doubt seen them grab a player and light them up when they are trying to make a point, rev them up, or change their state. If your approach is always high negative energy, then when you really need to call on that approach, it won’t mean anything. You will have worn out the approach.Too EmpatheticOther leaders believe that they always need to be patient and empathetic. There is no doubt that as a default approach, this is a pretty good choice. But it isn’t always the right approach. Sometimes, to make your point felt, you need to be impatient and demanding. Serious issues may need a serious, unrelenting response.Empathy and patience can sometime be the wrong response. Being empathetic at the wrong time can cause people to believe that a serious issue isn’t a big deal. It can lead people to believe that they aren’t really accountable for change when they have a serious behavioral issue or when they aren’t producing results. But worst of all, when it is your only approach, you are a pushover, and you can just as easily lose your moral authority.Some people and some situations call for patience and empathy. Some call for coaching and an approach that fosters learning. Sometimes you need to explain yourself carefully. But other people and situations call for a more self-directed approach.A great leader will have a range of approaches they can use for different people in different situations. All of those approaches must include some consideration of the person and the relationship, lest your approach subtract from your moral authority. Essential Reading! Get my 2nd book: The Lost Art of Closing “In The Lost Art of Closing, Anthony proves that the final commitment can actually be one of the easiest parts of the sales process—if you’ve set it up properly with other commitments that have to happen long before the close. The key is to lead customers through a series of necessary steps designed to prevent a purchase stall.” Buy Nowlast_img read more

Neymar calls Barca president a ‘joke’

first_imgBrazilian forward Neyma. AFP PHOTO/ JAVIER SORIANO / AFP PHOTO / JAVIER SORIANONeymar labelled Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu a “joke” as the war of wards between Barcelona’s beleaguered board and the Brazilian star continued on Tuesday.In interviews with Catalan newspapers Mundo Deportivo and Sport, Bartomeu claimed Barca would be better off without Neymar this season following his world record 222 million euro ($263.7 million) move to Paris Saint-Germain.ADVERTISEMENT With Bartomeu’s handling of Barca’s haphazard transfer policy being heavily criticised, he described the loss of Neymar as an “opportunity” for Barca to rebuild their midfield rather than pile resources into a superstar front three of Neymar, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.“The trident was very good but it had its consequences,” Bartomeu told Sport.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“It is an opportunity to return to the collective football in the middle of the field, which traditionally was Barca’s strength.“It is an opportunity, with a new coach, a new project. We need to stop being pessimistic!” Williams edges Kvitova for 1st US Open semifinal since 2010 Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa View comments Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Bartomeu also criticised Neymar and his father and agent Neymar Sr’s exit strategy.“This president is a joke,” Neymar replied in a comment about the news on social media site Instagram.A vote of no confidence motion has been launched by former Barca presidential candidate Agusti Benedito that could oust Bartomeu if it receives enough support from the club’s members in the coming weeks.Neymar’s departure sparked a shopping spree from Barca, who landed 20-year-old French winger Ousmane Dembele for an initial 105 million euro fee from Borussia Dortmund and Paulinho for 40 million from Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande.However, Barca missed out on a host of other targets, including Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho, blaming the rampant inflation in the transfer market caused by PSG and Abu Dhabi-backed Manchester City.ADVERTISEMENT LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:34Robredo calls for scrapping of ‘Oplan Tokhang’01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief MOST READ La Liga has asked UEFA to investigate both PSG and City for breaches of financial fair play rules.“Qatar and Abu Dhabi are two countries that have two clubs,” added Bartomeu.“If Bayern Munich, Manchester United, Real Madrid or Arsenal buy a player from you, you know (the money) comes from football.“But these two clubs distort the market.”Bartomeu also insisted a four-year contract extension for Lionel Messi has been signed by the player’s agent and father, Jorge Horacio Messi.Barca announced an agreement with the five-time World Player of the Year in July, but Messi himself is yet to put pen to paper amid rumours he is unhappy with the running of the club.Messi’s current deal expires in 2018 meaning he could leave Barca for free next summer.“It is all agreed and signed,” Bartomeu added.“There are three contracts: one with Messi’s foundation, that is signed by the president of the foundation and the player’s brother; a contract with Leo Messi’s image rights, that his father and administrator of his company have signed; and the work contract that Leo’s father has signed.” WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Read Next UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspensionlast_img read more

World Cup ahead, price rise stumps MSD

first_imgEver wondered what our cricketers, who make a substantial sum in fees and endorsement deals, feel about the rising prices of petrol and onions. Nothing much, it would seem, as we found out at a press conference called to mark Team India’s send-off for their opening World Cup encounter against Bangladesh in Dhaka on February 19.India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni at the teams send-off function in the capital on Wednesday. Photo by Subir HalderAt the press conference, a scribe asked Team India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his teammates Harbhajan Singh, Gautam Gambhir, Yusuf Pathan, Yuvraj Singh and Piyush Chawla what they felt about the price rise that has eclipsed many Indian middle-class households.While the entire hall erupted in laughter over the question, the cricketers were conspicuous by their silence as they looked at each other for an answer. It fell upon skipper Dhoni to attempt an answer.”That’s an absolute googly for me,” said the skipper cautiously. “As of now we are busy with the World Cup,” he added, defending the question with a straight bat – something he has forgotten to do on the pitch.Moving on from the inflation question, Dhoni exuded confidence at his batting and the team fortunes. “It’s just a matter of time,” he said.Earlier, the players played basketball for the waiting cameras with Yuvraj and Pathan leading in the slam dunk contest.last_img read more

Video: Ohio State Lost, But Freshman G D’Angelo Russell Threw A Ridiculous Pass vs. Iowa

first_imgD'Angelo Russell throws crazy pass vs. Maryland.The Ohio State men’s basketball team fell on the road to Iowa Saturday afternoon, 76-67. Buckeyes’ freshman guard D’Angelo Russell, as he’s done basically all season, shined in defeat. Russell, a projected top-10 pick in the upcoming NBA Draft, totaled 27 points, 14 rebounds and two assists against the Hawkeyes. He deserved at least three assists, though. Check out this ridiculous one-handed bounce pass Russell threw in the first half:That’s an NBA-caliber feed from a future NBA player. With the loss, Ohio State falls to 14-5, 3-3 in the Big Ten, while Iowa improved to 13-5, 4-1 in the conference.last_img

SCPAs Box Volume Up by 54 Pct

first_imgzoom South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) recorded a 5.4 percent increase in container volume fiscal year to date, with 1.029,450 TEUs handled since the period began in July 2016.SCPA said that December was “a solid finish” to the second quarter of fiscal year 2017, with 164,480 TEUs moved last month, a year-over-year increase of nearly 14 percent.As measured in pier containers, or total box volume, SCPA handled 92,956 boxes last month, up 12.8 percent compared to the same month last year.Fiscal year to date pier container volume is up 5.4 percent, with 580,880 boxes moved at SCPA’s North Charleston and Wando Welch container terminals.Port of Charleston handled 61,377 pier tons in December, pushing fiscal year to date volume to 422,120 pier tons moved across SCPA docks. Additionally, Charleston exceeded fiscal year to date plans by 8.5 percent.“The port is experiencing an all-time high container volume, with loaded imports and exports achieving over 7 percent growth,” Jim Newsome, SCPA President and CEO, said.“Looking ahead to the second half of our 2017 fiscal year, we remain cautiously optimistic as we continue to prepare for the deployment of 14,000 TEU ships and improve our existing infrastructure,” Newsome added.SCPA owns and operates public seaport facilities in Charleston, Georgetown and Greer.last_img read more