The Judges will be choosing from the five Content Management Systems that received the most nominations, during the nomination stage. They will be selecting their top three based on a number of factors including performance, usability, accessibility, ease of configuration and customization, scalability and security. The Judging panel is made up from a list of experienced and respected figures in the open source and Content Management industry:
Linda Roeder, SocialNetworking-Weblog.com
Linda Roeder began writing on the Internet in 1998 when she became a guide for About.com. She still writes for About.com doing the Personal Web Pages topic. This site teaches people how to get started creating their own personal Web pages. Over the years she has written for many other online sites including Suite101 and Associated Content. She was even an editor for Suite101 on a 6 month assignment. On top of writing for About.com and Suite101 she's currently writing the Social Networking Weblog. This weblog discusses many of the issues people deal with while social networking and presents some of the newest social networking sites.