Should BPM be a part of ECM?

With all this consolidation happening and niche vendors going down under, this is something that a lot of people are considering. James McGovern had also asked this question sometime back. Most content management implementations have some kind of workflow requirements. For web content management projects, it is mostly "create-edit-review-publish" paradigm whereas for document centric requirements, … Continue reading Should BPM be a part of ECM?

Portal or CMS – Which product do you choose?

So should you use a content management system with delivery capabilities or a portal server with content management features or should you use a totally different products for delivery and content management? This is a question that I've faced many times. According to some counts, there are more than 2000 products that call themselves "Content … Continue reading Portal or CMS – Which product do you choose?

From Vignette to OpenCMS

Based on a recent project for redeveloping a Vignette based site using OpenCMS, here are some observations: OpenCMS is infinitely extensible even though it takes some time to figure out things. So, though there were technical challenges, all of them were sorted out. One major area in which OpenCMS (and other open source products) lags … Continue reading From Vignette to OpenCMS