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Content Management Bible, 2nd Edition

Content Management Bible, 2nd Edition

Bob Boiko

ISBN: 978-0-764-58364-3

Nov 2005

1176 pages



  • Written by one of the leading experts in content management systems (CMS), this newly revised bestseller guides readers through the confusing-and often intimidating-task of building, implementing, running, and managing a CMS
  • Updated to cover recent developments in online delivery systems, as well as XML and related technologies
  • Reflects valuable input from CMS users who attended the author's workshops, conferences, and courses
  • An essential reference showing anyone involved in information delivery systems how to plan and implement a system that can handle large amounts of information and help achieve an organization's overall goals




Part I: What Is Content?

Chapter 1: Defining Data, Information, and Content.

Chapter 2: Content Has Format.

Chapter 3: Content Has Structure.

Chapter 4: Functionality Is Content, Too!

Chapter 5: But What Is Content Really?

Part II: What Is Content Management?

Chapter 6: Understanding Content Management.

Chapter 7: Introducing the Major Parts of a CMS.

Chapter 8: Knowing When You Need a CMS.

Chapter 9: Component Management versus Composition Management.

Chapter 10: The Roots of Content Management.

Chapter 11: The Branches of Content Management.

Part III: Doing Content Management Projects.

Chapter 12: Doing CM Projects Simply.

Chapter 13: Staffing a CMS.

Chapter 14: Working within the Organization.

Chapter 15: Getting Ready for a CMS.

Chapter 16: Securing a Project Mandate.

Chapter 17: Doing Requirements Gathering.

Chapter 18: Doing Logical Design.

Chapter 19: Selecting Hardware and Software.

Chapter 20: Implementing the System.

Chapter 21: Rolling Out the System.

Part IV: Designing a CMS.

Chapter 22: Designing a CMS Simply.

Chapter 23: The Wheel of Content Management.

Chapter 24: Working with Metadata.

Chapter 25: Cataloging Audiences.

Chapter 26: Designing Publications.

Chapter 27: Designing Content Types.

Chapter 28: Accounting for Authors.

Chapter 29: Accounting for Acquisition Sources.

Chapter 30: Designing Content Access Structures.

Chapter 31: Designing Templates.

Chapter 32: Designing Personalization.

Chapter 33: Designing Workflow and Staffing Models.

Part V: Building a CMS.

Chapter 34: Building a CMS Simply.

Chapter 35: What Are Content Markup Languages?

Chapter 36: XML and Content Management.

Chapter 37: Processing Content.

Chapter 38: Building Collection Systems.

Chapter 39: Building Management Systems.

Chapter 40: Building Publishing Systems.

Appendix: Epilogue.