Can Content Management Be Beautiful?
Although content management systems are thought of primarily as a tool for media organizations, almost any business will generate enough digital content that managing it inside someone's head or in a file drawer simply isn't a good idea.
In today's reading, I came across a discussion on Poynter.org that, although directed at journalists, is an interesting look at how CMSes are evolving.The big points from the article apply just as much to a catalog house as they do to people in my line of work:
- The paradigm is moving from "content management systems" to "content management ecosystems."
- There is a growing understanding that content management systems should be "beautiful."
- Open-source software has raised the bar for default content management experience.
- We've realized that good content management requires constant development