Web Content Management Systems Improve Overall Efficiency
on: April 14, 2010, 12:01 am
An increasing trend for organizations is to ensure an
effective and efficient means to manage web content. While there are
variations from one Web content management system to another, the
overall gains in efficiency can ripple through an organization,
alleviating technical staff members and placing control over Web
content into the hands of the individuals most familiar with
organizational Web objectives.
Among the many types of Web content management systems is an open source project
known as Drupal. Because of its flexibility and easy-to-use platform a well-deployed
implementation of Drupal can be very valuable to an organization.
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Many executives and decision makers know what they want when it comes to a Web
content management system. Making the right decision for the organization requires
investigating Drupal content management solutions and a variety of other products on
For reduced risk and additional assurance for a successful implementation, it is
advantageous to employ a content management consultant to help easily differentiate
among the potential Web content management systems. An experienced content
management consultant may provide a better value assessment than a traditional
in-house selection team could.
After deciding to implement a Web content management system, the ability to assess
the various systems on a level playing field is highly beneficial. This includes
examining core functionality, customizability, and the potential integration
capability with existing systems. Naturally, timelines for different phases of the
project and cost of the entire project are important to consider as well.
An experienced content management consultant is excellent at not only placing the
various attributes and benefits of different systems into perspective, but they are
also exceptional at providing insight into viewing a Web content management system in ways
that may otherwise go unnoticed. In other words, a professional consultant can help
eliminate the sales pitch aspect of procuring a system and provide solid
recommendations for value added efficiency.
The consultant’s level of experience with a broad range of content management
solutions is important to consider when choosing a Web content management system. A
consultant that is familiar with implementing and tailoring not only Drupal content
management systems but a wide-range of content management solutions can help reduce
any bias that might arise from a consultant who is only familiar with one type of
Advantages of Drupal content management solutions are that they are easy to use and
provide the efficiency required to improve market competitiveness. The Drupal
content management system provides unified administration. Its flexibility allows
non-technical staff members from multiple departments to post and edit rich content
across a large number of Web pages and sub-sites. This includes blog postings,
tagging, press releases, video, photo galleries, searching functions and e-commerce
While Drupal is an excellent product, an experienced content management consultant
can help to determine if it is a proper fit for a company’s organizational
objectives. Web content management systems are strategic tools that are assisting
many organizations to obtain the desired Web presence with the efficiency required
in today’s marketplace.
DPCI understands that reliable web content management systems help to create competitive advantages in the
marketplace. For the past 11 years, DPCI has acquired the professional and
technical requirements necessary for consulting, tailoring and implementing a
successful drupal content management system.
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