Content Tools Expanded
Interwoven Inc. and IBM are both extending content management capabilities to wider user bases.Interwoven Inc. and IBM are both extending content management capabilities to wider user bases. Interwoven this week will announce the latest version of its flagship product, TeamSite 6.0, which touts mainly ease-of-use improvements that enable more personnel in an organization to use the software. The upgrade features a redesigned ContentCenter user interface, and it adds separate interfaces for business and power users, a new forms publishing template, and a tool kit for interface customization.
The Sunnyvale, Calif., company will also announce ContentServices 2.0, a Web services software development kit that allows content management features, such as workflow and versioning, to be accessed from within Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition and Microsoft Corp. .Net-based applications as WSDL (Web Services Description Language) files. Version 2.0 uses Systinet Corp.s Web Applications and Services Platform to provide Simple Object Access Protocol-XML/HTTP access to content management functionality. Developers can integrate that functionality into packaged applicationssuch as portals and customer relationship managementas WSDL files, Interwoven officials said.