Institutional Web Management Workshop 2007:
Next Steps for the Web Management Community
Workshop Session

B9: "Implementing a Content Management System: Can you Avoid the Pain?"

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Implementing a Content Management System: Can you Avoid the Pain?
Dan Smith, University of Southampton
The Web content management is seen almost universally as an essential part of the information infrastructure, but rolling out a Web Content Management System (Web CMS) is often a painful process. Why is this, and what can institutions do to avoid the pain? The facilitator will use his experience of rolling out a successful Web CMS to help attendees with potential problems.
Learning Objectives:
Attendees will learn:
  • What were the initial problems of a Web CMS are likely to be
  • How to roll out a successful Web CMS and understanding what to avoid
  • How to formulate a high-level strategy for a pain-free Web CMS implementation
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Room Requirements:
PC and data projector.
Tuesday 17th July 2007 from 15:30-17:00
Contact Details
Dan Smith, Web Content Management
Information Systems Services
University of Southampton
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