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Acquia + Ghost acquisitions, WebsiteChimp, and AI — The Business of CMS Issue 2

Acquia + Ghost acquisitions, WebsiteChimp, and AI — The Business of CMS Issue 2
By Chris Van Patten • Issue #2 • View online
Thanks for sticking around (or joining us) for issue 2 of The Business of CMS. I have lots to share, so let’s dive right in.

This week we kick off with some (admittedly older) news from the WordPress world…
State of the Word 2019 – Matt Mullenweg
CMS market share: November 2019 analysis
Websites by MailChimp
CMS platforms large and small continue to attract funding and M&A activity. The recent infusion of capital into the industry leaders and the “consolidate, scale, or die” reaction on the boutique end are going to lead to even more moves as we go into 2020.
Acquia to Acquire AgilOne to Deliver Powerful Customer Experiences
Agility CMS Secures Funding to Help  Customers  Build a Faster Web
Ghost + Pico
Concluding with some links from the grab bag, AI/ML continues to be a hot topic of conversation. Which CMS platform will be the first to deeply integrate AI/ML as part of their core stack? (Are there any doing that today that I don’t know about? Reply with the deets.)
How Microsoft is trying to become more innovative – TechCrunch
Amazon's AI Leadership Advances at re:Invent 2019
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Chris Van Patten

In 2020, every business is a content business, so every business needs a way to create and manage that content. The Business of CMS is a semi-regular newsletter which tracks content management systems — the software powering many of these businesses — and the industry around them.

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