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Content Management Systems

Dec 28

SharePoint 2010 - What is different?

SharePoint 2010 - What is different? My last post was about Microsoft SharePoint. Today, I am going to talk about the differences in SharePoint 2010.   SharePoint Editions   Microsoft SharePoint 2010 comes in three different editions: SharePoint Foundation, SharePoint Standard, and SharePoint Enterprise.   Microsoft SharePoint Foundation   Microsoft SharePoint Foundation is the platform for all products in the SharePoint family. It contains all of the core functionality and architecture drawn on by the commercial versions of the package. SharePoint Foundation is available for download at no cost. Downloading SharePoint Foundation however, requires a mandatory registration. Read more
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Dec 24

Content Management Systems Reviews - Sharepoint

Content Management Systems Reviews - Sharepoint First launched in 2001, Microsoft SharePoint is typically associated with content a management system, but it is actually a much broader platform of web technologies, capable of being configured into a wide range of solution areas.   SharePoint is designed as a broad, central application platform for multiple purpose. SharePoint's multi-purpose design allows for managing of intranet portals, extranets, websites, document management, collaboration spaces, social tools, enterprise search, business intelligence, project management, workflow automation, and core infrastructure for third-party solutions. Read more
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Dec 6

CMS Types

CMS Types There are three major types of CMS: offline processing, online processing, and hybrid systems. These terms describe the deployment pattern for the CMS in terms of when presentation templates are applied to render content output from structured content.   Offline processing   These systems pre-process all content, applying templates before publication to generate Web pages. Since pre-processing systems do not require a server to apply the templates at request time, they may also exist purely as design-time tools.  Read more
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Dec 2

Content Management Systems (CMS)

Content Management Systems (CMS) In order to efficiently manage content, a content management system is required. A CMS is a tool that enables a variety of (centralised) technical and (de-centralised) non technical staff to create, edit, manage and finally publish (in a number of formats) a variety of content (such as text, graphics, video, documents etc), whilst being constrained by a centralised set of rules, process and workflows that ensure coherent, validated electronic content.   A Content Management System (CMS) has the following benefits: 
  1. allows for a large number of people to contribute to and share stored data;
  2. increased ability for collaboration;
  3. facilitates document control, auditing, editing, and timeline management;
  4. controls access to data, based on user roles. User roles define what information each user can view or edit;
  5. aids in easy storage and retrieval of data;
  6. reduces repetitive duplicate input;
  7. documents workflow tasks coupled with messaging which allow for formal review and approval of documents;
  8. the ability to track and manage multiple versions of a single instance of content.
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