RE: XML content management systems

Subject: RE: XML content management systems
From: Yaakov Gelber <yaacovg2007 -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: Lech Rzedzicki <xchaotic -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 09:06:08 -0400

Answers to your questions are inline below.Thanks for your quick response.



> Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 13:50:56 +0100> From: xchaotic -at- gmail -dot- com> To: yaacovg2007 -at- hotmail -dot- com> Subject: Re: XML content management systems> CC: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> > I wouldn't have suggested that as a solution for anyone near me, but> since you're so tied to M$ products, probably Microsoft Sharepoint is> your best bet.> > I wouldn't call it CMS, probably more a repository, but it has a nice,> familiar interface, quite a big installed user base - so you might get> feedback from community on issues. It also has integrated workflow> capabilities which often sit well with management and higher-ups, less> so with actual writers....> > Some important questions beg to be answered:> > What requirements do you have?
We need the ability to reuse content blocks as well as track and archive content blocks as they evolve.> What functionality/savings/process improvements do you expect from the CMS?
We hope to standardize style and form; eliminate redundant writing; allow links across documents and departments with fast easy and ubiquitous updating.> What's wrong with the existing system that need to be improved?
The number of products and supporting documents are growing to a point where manageability is becoming an issue.> Nothing in the description of your system, suggest that you'll be> storing content as XML (other than OOXML being defualt format for new> word? Do you expect some reuse capabilities?
Absolutely> > Lech> > On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 11:01 AM, Yaakov Gelber <yaacovg2007 -at- hotmail -dot- com> wrote:> > Hello all,> > I am a returning member of the list with an XML question.> >> > Issue: I am looking/evaluating XML content management systems for my company. Currently, we work in Word and export to pdf via Acrobat and HTML Help via WebWorks. Our current document management system consists of a well structured folder hierarchy (no external links).> > Prerequisites: Content will continue to be written in Word (upgrading to 2007). The system will also be used by non-Word experts (i.e. people other than tech. writers); this means that easy-of-use is a must. The management system should be as transparent to the writer as possible.> > Environment: We will be updating from Office 2003, Windows XP to Office 2007, Vista in the near future.> >> > If you have any recommendations or suggestions, please reply with the details.> >> > Thank you in advance> > _________________________________________________________________> > Make Windows Vista more reliable and secure with Windows Vista Service Pack 1.> > http://www.windowsvista.com/SP1?WT.mc_id=hotmailvistasp1banner> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^> >> > Create HTML or Microsoft Word content and convert to Help file formats or> > printed documentation. Features include support for Windows Vista & 2007> > Microsoft Office, team authoring, plus more.> > http://www.DocToHelp.com/TechwrlList> >> > True single source, conditional content, PDF export, modular help.> > Help & Manual is the most powerful authoring tool for technical> > documentation. Boost your productivity! http://www.helpandmanual.com> >> > ---> > You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as xchaotic -at- gmail -dot- com -dot- > >> > To unsubscribe send a blank email to> > techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> > or visit http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/options/techwr-l/xchaotic%40gmail.com> >> >> > To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> >> > Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit> > http://www.techwr-l.com/ for more resources and info.> >> >
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