How Company Choose CMS.
Just I did with designers now I want to focus for a moment on the specific need of organizations when and how Company Choose CMS. Obviously, as I mentioned earlier start by looking at the system share your focus.
If you are in university first CMS integrated with a learning management system or includes tools that allow you to build the curriculum. If you are in-cooperation looks for CMS that has built-in business logic or one they can integrate into your existing system.
Reviewing your current workflow critical for success. A CMS implication within an organization. Not only highlight the current problem but also it gives you a template to use when comparing the systems.
If your content needs to go to editorial and legal review before it’s published you need a system and robust groups, permissions, notifications, as part of the publishing process.
You have also better ideas for the team members. That is going to involved using the CMS and what type of time commitment take.
At some points, you will be making the decision to either use the open-source CMS or hire a vendor to implement CMS for you.
Closely Examine Your Current Workflow.
I want to give you a few things, think about a make right decision.
Open Source or Proprietary?
- Open-source systems have costs associated with them as well.
- Don’t assume that the more expensive solution is better.
- You should be able to find a CMS that meets your needs within your budget.
Properly Engaging Vendors.
- Use clear, concise language that accurately reflects your needs.
- Be specific regarding the functionality you need.
- Ask for details on how tasks are performed and demos of the functionality in action.
- Establish early in the process whether you need multilingual support.
- Will the CMS be counted on to automate the process?
- Research multilingual support features to ensure that the CMS can offer the support necessary to your site
- Can the CMS scale up to the size of your organization?
- Make sure it can serve pages and content quickly regardless of size.
- If your site is high traffic, make sure the CMS can handle the number of requests your traffic will generate.