Rich is a partner at NorthPoint, a premier, New York-based, Open Source content management firm focused on developing enterprise Content Management System (CMS) solutions by leveraging Open Source technologies. He is responsible for all the delivery for the NorthPoint Content Solutions Practice.
Rich is a highly-accomplished, results-driven leader with 20+ years of diversified experience in large and complex technology projects at Fortune 500 companies. He has had 5 years of experience with using Open Source technologies for web applications, in addition to having specifically worked with OpenCms at Fortune 500 organizations in the Media, Publishing, Healthcare, Education, and Not-for-Profit markets.
Rich has been instrumental in directing the NorthPoint technology team to contribute back to the Open Source community and has guided them successfully through various projects that include Re-platforming CMS’s, Performance Scaling and Tuning, and Integrated Search.
Prior to joining NorthPoint, Rich was a partner at Austin Solutions, a regional consulting firm specializing in enterprise resource planning implementations in SAP, Oracle, Siebel, and PeopleSoft. Prior to Consulting, Rich was an Executive at the United Parcel Service responsible for strategic architecture and developing their tracking application.
Feb 15, 2017 - OpenCms 10.5.1 is a maintenance update that fixes several issues that persisted in the 10.5.0 release. This version focuses on security and stability, also adding some new features and enhancements. It also ships an optimized version of the Apollo Template. Based on Bootstrap, the Apollo Template is fully customizable without coding.
Feb 15, 2017 - The OpenCms 10.5.1 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this version.
Dec 9, 2016 - OCEE 5.5.0 supports OpenCms 10.5.0 and brings seveal improvements to the LDAP Connector. It also adds more shell commands for remote cluster administration, and fixes some issues. Updated OCEE packages for 10.0, 9.x and 8.x based OpenCms installations are also available.
Nov 30, 2016 - OpenCms 10.5 focuses on site localization, adding tools for assisted translation of pages and sitemaps. Many usability improvements have been made for the Page Editor and the Explorer. OpenCms 10.5 also ships a much improved version of the Apollo Template. Based on Bootstrap, the Apollo Template is fully customizable without coding.