Author: Mathias Schreiber

Mathias comes from a background in advertising in the music industry. After venturing into musical instrument wholesale he moved to the advertising side of things in the late 90s. His first contact with TYPO3 happened in 2001 when he became part of netfielders and was introduced closely to the TYPO3 community. After being an active member in the TYPO3 Association he took some time off community work to come back in 2013 by raising funds for the 6.2 release and later being sponsored as a full-time product owner in late 2014. In 2016 Mathias got chosen to become CEO of the TYPO3 GmbH in order to further foster the development and visibility of TYPO3 worldwide. In his few hours off TYPO3 a week he tries to master the guitar while living with his wife and dog in Düsseldorf, Germany.

On Perfect Code and Real Software

Due to the nature of code, software will never be entirely bug-free. However, a systematic review process ensures avoiding vulnerabilities and provides high-quality software. The code in a powerhouse CMS like TYPO3 is complex. If you’re running your site on an older version, keep it safe by opting for Extended Long Term Support (ELTS) and prolonging your website's lifespan.

Budgeting in a Way That Increases Your ROI

A content management system like TYPO3 ensures building a highly customized business website with a maximum of features, tailored according to your wants and needs. You can contract professionals to secure your website’s value: Opt for one of TYPO3 GmbH’s Service Level Agreements (SLA).

Options for Technical Support When Using Open Source Software

Open source software (OSS) solutions have different ways of support available. A strong community behind TYPO3 CMS keeps improving the software - that’s free of charge. It’s your job to keep your website up to date and secure. However, not all support products are free of cost. Learn more about technical support options like our Service Level Agreements (SLA).

Mark Your Calendar! TYPO3 Events in Q4 2017 and 2018

Like every other group, the TYPO3 community depends on the engagement of its members. TYPO3 events and conferences are the best way to connect with other professionals from all around the world. Pull out your calendar and mark these following dates.

OSS and the Call for Professional Support

Not too long ago, proprietary software ruled the roost when it came to websites. Meanwhile, the software landscape has been radically transformed by open source software. With this development, the call for professional support became louder and louder.

dmexco 2017 - an Exceptional Experience

The annual dmexco trade fair recently attracted over 40,000 visitors to Cologne. The show was all about digital transformation. This year, Schaffrath and TYPO3 GmbH collaborated in setting up a booth together, and we really enjoyed engaging with the many visitors.

Germany Tightens IT Security

German government has passed a new IT security law, the so-called "IT-Sicherheitsgesetz". With the coming into force of the IT Security Act, website operators have to ensure that websites are safe at all times. If you’re running an outdated TYPO3 version considering opting for Extended Long Term Support.

How Do You Know When It's Time to Upgrade?

How do you know your website is due for an upgrade? Ask yourself these questions. And if you find that yes, it is time for an update, then TYPO3 GmbH can help you find a partner and can also explain TYPO3’s unique advantages amongst CMS providers. We're also glad to give a helping hand if your answer is "well . . maybe"!

The Attraction of Immediate ROI

Building a website on open-source software doesn’t mean the website is going to be free - it requires configuration, maintenance and ongoing support. But it does mean that you have free access to the source code and can have your website customized very precisely according to your wishes.