What they wanted to know

 

Definition

  • Relationship with other types of system
     
  • Difference between Portal and Content Mgmt
     
  • How does it fit in with MLE/VLEs
     

 

Re-use of info

  • Printing
     
  • Different views
     
  • Accessible pages
     

 

Asset management

 

Workflow

  • Approval by QA people
     

 

Case study material

 

Longevity

  • Get stuff out
     
  • Needing new ones every few years
     
  • Based on Open standards
     

 

User management

  • Integrate with existing
    See also: Integration
     
  • User roles
     
  • LDAP
     

 

Resources

  • Cost of implementing
     
  • Cost of not implementing
     
  • Staffing resource implications
     
  • Licencing (of backend databases)
     
  • No desktop install
     

 

Skills

  • users
     
  • developers
     
  • providers
     

 

Integration

  • Link to legacy
     
  • Modularity
     

 

What is available

 

Tools to build own

  • MySQL
     
  • PHP
     
  • ColdFusion
     
  • SSIs
     
  • LDAP
     
  • ASP
     

 

Reference sites