Content goes through three four distinct stages in its lifecycle – Creation, Management and finally Delivery Delivery and finally Archival. There are many products out there that claim to do delivery as well as content management and it becomes important to understand how they deliver content . Some products are good at management, others are … Continue reading My CMS does delivery too!
I'd talked about content migration in the ECM Offshoring piece recently. The content people often use Microsoft word to create unstructured content and then publish this content to their existing system. This changes after we finish implementing a new CMS for them as the content that is entered during this period needs to be moved … Continue reading Using XML features in MS Word for content migration
Today, I accidently stumbled upon Google Spreadsheets. I have not been able to try it out yet but this particular link really impressed me. Basically, multiple people can collaborate and see each other's changes in real time. Tools like these and others like Microsoft's next version of Office can change the way people collaborate. Apart … Continue reading ROI of collaboration
My article on ECM Offshoring has been published in CMS Watch today. Here's the link. Many of the ideas in the article have been explored before on this blog. Your feedback is welcome. Please email me or leave a comment here.
ECM used to mean some amount of discipline. There was a strict differentiation between content and format. Once content was ready, people were expected to think and apply correct metadata so that content would be easily searchable. There were web based forms so that people could fill in data and metadata fields and submit content. … Continue reading Changing Trends in ECM