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Adobe buys Omniture: The story beneath the story and what it means for users

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This month we had the opportunity to catch up to Thad McIlroy, editor and founder of ‘The Future of Publishing’, a highly regarded website that monitors news on the digital publishing front and where digital publishing is heading. Thad recently released an in-depth report titled, ‘Adobe’s Designs on Web Analytics: The Omniture Acquisition’ which is available at The Future Of Publishing site.

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Acrobat 9: A child grows up

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Thad McIlroy evaluates the latest version of Acrobat, and he likes what he sees. In his opinion, the Acrobat 9 product family reflects a fully mature product, with the version 9 release marking its ’emergence into adulthood’. Read the full review for more.

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Overpriced Acrobat upgrade

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Thad McIlroy talks about the pricing for Adobe’s latest version of Acrobat and discusses whether this expense is justified for existing customers. McIlroy also assesses Adobe’s ‘Top 10’ reasons for making the switch.

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Acrobat still suffering from schizophrenia

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Thad McIlroy examines Acrobat’s enduring case of ‘schizophrenia’ — it’s appeal to the disparate users in the creative professional and knowledge worker spaces — and evaluates the release of the expanded Adobe Acrobat 8 product family.

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Letter to the editor: Acrobat 8 the weakest upgrade in years

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Not everyone is impressed by Adobe’s latest Acrobat offering. In this letter to the editor, well-known electronic publishing consultant, analyst and author Thad McIlroy claims that, despite his enduring love for Acrobat, version 8 is the weakest upgrade in years.

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Karl’s Corner: Bigger than ‘Save As PDF’

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The latest rumblings and ramblings from BinaryThing CEO Karl De Abrew. This week, Karl talks about what several other commentators have to say about the developing situation between Microsoft and Adobe and Microsoft’s XPS format.

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