Content Management Systems [A1]


This workshop session will discuss the role of a Content Management System (CMS) within the institutional Web. We will consider such questions as:

  • What is a CMS?
  • What is a Web Application Server?
  • Why have a CMS?
  • Is anything wrong with the “orthodox” Web?
  • Should you build your own CMS or buy one off-the-shelf?
  • How do open-source solutions compare with commercial offerings?
  • Who is using a CMS and what do they think of it so far?