Friday, 18 July 2008

Long term lock in

Apparently it's all about adhering to and supporting open [data] standards! Confused (I was)? Well, I was talking to some learned colleagues yesterday about the viability of using MS Sharepoint as a College wide content management system (CMS). Basically, if you were a IT manager and were looking to replace/upgrade that old clumsy intranet, you would choose a content management system. This allows specificed admin/users to manage their parts / documents. I was under the impression that MS Sharepoint did the job well, but apparently not!.. it's all about being able to migrate data around safely in the future - I just learned. Read more here :

1 comment:

Tristan Rhodes said...

I thought I would mention Alfresco as an open source alternative to MS Sharepoint.