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?
Kashyap has posted a very interesting take on Human Computer Interaction. In fact, he takes it to a new level and calls it Human Device Interaction (HDI). Kashyap observes: The field of HCI is reasonably mature and it is safe to say that the rules of the game are well understood. This is probably true … Continue reading Beyond Human Computer Interaction
James McGovern has raised some very pertinent questions about ECM. I've been thinking about them and here are my views on some of those. Several vendors have came up with the notion of eContent Integration (ECI) that sit on top of ECM platforms. Many vendors in this space are now being acquired. The real question … Continue reading Outstanding questions regarding ECM
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?
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