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Boye & Co evaluates Enonic

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Professional digital business networking firm Boye & Company has performed a vendor-neutral evaluation of Enonic.

Boye & Company facilitates networking and knowledge sharing among professionals and leaders in the digital industry in several countries, including the US, the UK, the Netherlands, and native Denmark. Their team engages experts all over the world—providing expert advice on topics like digital solutions, business strategy, and innovation.

As part of this advisory strategy, Boye & Co not only blogs about organisational change and digital transformation, they also go hands-on with concrete services—like CMS—to give the community a solid foundation on which to base future business decisions.

Now Boye & Co has performed a vendor-neutral evaluation of Enonic XP, which is accessible on boye-co.com.

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Verdict of Enonic XP

Boye & Co notes that the focus of Enonic XP is to easily build custom web solutions and to support content creation for customers with technical know-how and pressed deadlines. Enonic’s 20 years of history and the commitment to reinvent the product is then detailed, pointing out that the company is positioned for the future with a model of bringing in experienced partner agencies to deliver the modern platform to new or existing customers.

Enonic XP is described as a modern development platform—posed to impress technical co-workers the most. While not offering a ready-made service that customers must tailor, Enonic’s approach is described as rather novel and refreshing. Customer journeys are used as a theoretical framework from which business and development teams can come together to plan, build, and execute custom and modern digital experiences.

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Boye & Co finishes the executive summary in this way:

“As a highly extensible, feature-rich web experience platform, Enonic is well-positioned as a cost-effective open-source alternative to proprietary solutions like EPiServer and Kentico and is also able to compete with more well-known open-source alternatives like Drupal and Umbraco.”

About the evaluation

The evaluation is organised into three main parts. The first part is an executive summary. The second part is an assessment of the product—like usability, multi-device, governance, search, personalisation, marketing, integration, architecture, and security. Finally, the third part looks beyond the product, like market context, customer base, pricing and licensing model, community and support, and roadmap. The evaluation lists both advantages and potential disadvantages with the platform, giving the readers a thorough list of pros and cons to consider.

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Boye & Co notes that the evaluation was based on the experience and knowledge of members of their expert team, interviews with Enonic customers and members of the Boye community, and analyst briefings by Enonic.

The purpose of the evaluation is to give existing and potential customers an easily available tool to consider Enonic and whether the platform suits the objectives of your organisation.

Read the Boye & Co evaluation of Enonic now »

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Enonic XP
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CMS
digital experiences
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