Preston So on Distributed CMS: I linked to a Preston So article last issue, and here's another great one:
This is from last June, when Preston was still at Gatsby. He spends a lot of time on the history and evolution of CMS, how we got to where we are today, and where we're going, which is an exciting, disruptive vision.
Soon, the CMS as a coherent, monolithic whole will cease to exist [...] and we will need new terms and new ways to describe the content mesh and the distributed CMS architectures that will enable a channel-rich and technically robust future for content. The future of the CMS is here, and it is distributed.
That last line echoes a talk I did last year: The Future Might be Distributed