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White Elephants on the Web

By James Maconochie, May 31, 2012 | Permalink | Rating:  | Comments (2)

I have experienced directly the baggage that can be associated with an organization’s website, and the resulting organizational inertia to change.  How many of you have either joined a new organization, or experienced someone new coming into your organization, and when you (or they) have inquired about making updates/improvements to the organization’s website you are met with eye rolling and a less than enthusiastic response?

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Tags: User Experience

Topics: User Experience and Usability

Identifying & Selecting the right Content Management System for your website (part 2 of 2)

By James Maconochie, October 24, 2011 | Permalink | Rating:  | Comments (2)

A critical element of many web development engagements is the selection of a Web Content Management System (CMS). However, the large number of products and the rapid rate of change in the web CMS market, which combined with a customer’s budget and schedule requirements lend themselves to pursuing a two phased approach: i) Candidate Identification (covered in part 1); and ii) Candidate Evaluation. The remainder of this post will address the Candidate Evaluation phase by outlining some of the activities that can be used to help compare and contrast CMS candidates, and ultimately lead to the selection/recommendation of the strongest CMS for the project at hand.

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Tags: CMS Evaluation, WCM Marketplace

Topics: Web Implementation and Integration

Identifying & Selecting the right Content Management System for your website (part 1 of 2)

By James Maconochie, October 19, 2011 | Permalink | Rating:  | Comments (4)

A critical element of many web development engagements is the selection of a Web Content Management System (CMS). However, the large number of products and rapid rate of change in the web CMS market, when combined with a customer’s budget and schedule requirements lend themselves to pursuing a two phased approach: i) Candidate Identification; and ii) Candidate Evaluation. The remainder of this post will address the Candidate Identification phase by outlining some of the critical considerations to help identify promising CMS candidates. Part 2, which will address the evaluation process, will be posted next week.

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Tags: CMS Evaluation, WCM Marketplace, Infrastructure, Scalability

Topics: Web Implementation and Integration

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