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Migrating to a new Web Content Management System

Over the last two years I’ve noticed several clients starting projects to migrate to new web content management systems (CMS). The maturity of enterprise CMS systems has steadily advanced with automated features and benefits. The time necessary for designing new web pages and publishing them has shortened, and most importantly, the development cycle has diminished or even been eliminated. Many modern CMS systems include built-in Mobile and Tablet support and many have advanced links to other analytical data that enables measurements on the impact of web assets in connection with social media. These new CMS systems help companies quickly make adjustments to content and design. For these reasons, it is not surprising that many organizations are investing in upgrading or migrating to newer systems. My work as an IT consultant has included numerous CMS and Analytic web portal application development projects since the 1990s. The systems I build are based upon existing systems, which … [Read More...]

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Ontology for Fun and Profit

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Data Governance in the World of Big Data

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Want Answers to your Analytic Question Space? Don’t Be Afraid to Ask

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Through a Glass Darkly: Technology Trends for 2014

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