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When content meets apps, Berlin edition

Thanks to everyone at Day Ignite Berlin 2010 who came to the technical track session that I presented this afternoon. In order to keep the conversation going, I’ve uploaded this presentation as follows:

During this presentation I recommended that you consume my “Realizing great customer experiences with LiveCycle ES3″ presentation from Adobe MAX 2010, if you’re interested in more details about the architecture and capabilities of LiveCycle ES3. You will find that presentation here.

I also asked you to consider downloading and installing Adobe Enterprise Café. Café, as we like to call it in Adobe, helps you stay in touch with the enterprise community, receive news, find information and aggregate content related to Adobe LiveCycle ES (Enterprise Suite), Acrobat, Connect, ColdFusion, the Adobe Flash Platform, and (since its v1.5 release) the Omniture community. Targeted at the general developer ecosystem, Café is the one tool you need to search across the entire community knowledge base and stay in touch with the Adobe teams. Furthermore, the Café is hard at work to integrate the Day community as well. However, you don’t need to wait for that new version of Café; you can install Café today and when the Day community is integrated, you’ll receive that update the next time you launch the Adobe AIR application.

When I presented this session with Alex Choy in Chicago, Irina Guseva of CMS Wire published her thoughts on the session: “Apps as Content, or How Day and Adobe May Fit Together.”

Allison ignited

The closing event for Day Ignite Chicago 2010 was a real treat: a private concert by the Bernard Allison Group at House of Blues® Chicago.

Bernard Allison Group at House of Blues® Chicago on 10/14/2010

The band, left to right:

  • Jose James (sax, backing vocals, percussion)
  • Bernard Allison (guitar, vocals, keyboards)
  • Erick Ballard (drums)
  • George Moye (bass guitar)
  • Toby Marshall (keyboards)

This first video–all were taken with my iPhone and uploaded directly to YouTube; so, the quality isn’t the best–is the group opening without Bernard, playing the first track off their latest album The Otherside: “Send It In” (2:42).

The second video above is “The Otherside”–track #5 off their latest album of the same name (6:01). At the beginning of the video, Bernard introduces the band.

The third video above is the group going Hendrix, playing the Jimi Hendrix classic, “Fire”–also the 11th track on The Otherside. Around the 5:57 mark, Bernard introduces Erick Ballard for a substantial drum solo that earned him the evening nickname of “The Energizer Bunny” :-) (12:34).

The fourth video above is a two-song medley that highlights various band members (8:39).

The fifth video above is a bass solo by George Moye (4:10).

I recorded another video that occurred in between the fourth and fifth videos above; however, it was 15:40 in duration and YouTube doesn’t accept videos longer than 15 minutes currently.

When content meets applications

Thanks to everyone at Day Ignite Chicago 2010 who came to the technical track session that Alex and I presented–especially those who stood the entire time in a packed room.

In order to keep the conversation going, I’ve uploaded this presentation as follows:

We’re very excited at Adobe about the opportunity to work with those at Day Software as fellow colleagues. By working together with you, we believe that great things will emerge from the unified delivery of content plus applications.

P.S. If you’re not already watching the #dayignite tweetstream, why not? ;-)

Update 10/18/2010: Irina Guseva published her thoughts on this presentation on CMS Wire: “Apps as Content, or How Day and Adobe May Fit Together.”

Update 10/22/2010: Presentations from Day Ignite Chicago 2010 are appearing here. Presentations that will also be delivered during Day Ignite Berlin 2010 won’t appear on Slideshare until after both events have concluded. (That being said, you can see a thorough write-up of David Nuescheler’s presentation here.) Event photos from Chicago are here.

Update on 10/27/2010: The message first delivered in Chicago around the unified delivery of content and applications was expanded upon in Los Angeles at Adobe MAX 2010, and that presentation is now available here.

Upcoming speaking engagements

Conferences have always been about networking and when you have the privilege to speak at a conference it’s about engaging with your audience, listening to feedback and sharing ideas.

In the next several weeks, I’ve been given the opportunity to speak at two different venues: Adobe's annual MAX conference and Day Software's Ignite conference. This will be my first time speaking at either venue, and I’m really looking forward to the experiences.

So, if you’re in Chicago, Los Angeles or Berlin and want to learn more about Adobe’s focus on customer experience, I encourage you to take advantage of the following opportunities:

  1. When Content Meets Applications, October 14, 2010, Day Ignite Chicago 2010
         Come hear how the combination of Adobe and Day will help you realize greater customer experiences through contextually agile content and applications that have been previously managed separately.
         Speakers: Alex Choy, VP of Engineering and Technical Marketing, LiveCycle, & Craig Randall, Principal Scientist, Adobe
  2. Realizing Great Customer Experiences with LiveCycle ES Next, October 25, 2010, Adobe MAX 2010 (repeated on 10/27/2010)
         Hear how focusing on user experience can improve the value of the enterprise applications you deliver. Also learn about architectural changes in the next release of Adobe LiveCycle Enterprise Suite as well as new features in servers, client runtimes, and tools that will allow you to build, deploy, and measure excellent customer experiences.
         Speaker: Craig Randall, Principal Scientist, Adobe
  3. Strengthening Adobe’s Enterprise Platform with Day Software and Open Development, October 25, 2010, Adobe MAX 2010
         Learn how the combination of Day’s leading web solutions and Adobe’s enterprise portfolio provides a unique opportunity to developers: a unified web content and application delivery platform. By introducing web content management, digital asset management, and social collaboration to Adobe’s product portfolio, the combination offers developers an impressive set of capabilities to create, manage, distribute, and monetize content while delivering the best experience possible. Learn why open development is the cornerstone of Day’s R&D strategy for web content management and how it can help software development organizations design more adaptive systems and leverage the power of virtual communities.
         Speakers: David Nuescheler, CTO, Day Software, Roy Fielding, Chief Scientist, Day Software, & Craig Randall, Principal Scientist, Adobe
  4. When Content Meets Applications, November 3, 2010, Day Ignite Berlin 2010
         Come hear how the combination of Adobe and Day will help you realize greater customer experiences through contextually agile content and applications that have been previously managed separately.
         Speakers: Alex Choy, VP of Engineering and Technical Marketing, LiveCycle & Craig Randall, Principal Scientist, Adobe

See you there! Otherwise, check back later for updates online. Cheers.

Update on 10/14/2010: The presentation for #1, above, is now available here.

Update on 10/27/2010: The presentation for #2, above, is now available here.

Update on 10/29/2010: The presentation for #3, above, is now available here.

Update on 11/3/2010: The presentation for #4, above, is now available here.