Attention content management system shoppers! In Characteristics of an XML CMS (Dr. Macro’s XML Rants Blog), Eliot Kimber outlines “what an XML CMS does (or should do)” and provides a list of “features a repository needs to provide”. Kimber lays out the stuff you need to know—especially if you wok in a technical publications department that aims to manage structured XML documents—BEFORE you select a system. After reading Kimber’s article, you may realize you NEED an XML repository, not a tool that supports XML. There’s a big difference! Warning: This article is very technical.
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Known affectionately as "The Content Wrangler," Scott Abel is an internationally recognized global content strategist who specializes in helping organizations deliver the right content to the right audience, anywhere, anytime, and on any device. He writes regularly for business and content industry publications, is frequently selected as a featured presenter at content industry events, and served on the faculty of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Information. Scott's message is clear: Content is a business asset worth managing efficiently and effectively. His firm, The Content Wrangler, exists to help content-heavy organizations adopt the tools, technologies, and techniques they need to connect content to customers.
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