Properly assessing needs


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Properly assessing needs

I know this sounds kind of silly, but I'm going to make a pretty bold statement here: most people choose a CMS without ever really assessing their needs. Here is what typically happens. Within a larger organization, a push might come along to update the web site and related processes, or to reduce the costs associated with the site. Nine times out of ten, a CMS is the recommended solution. By contrast, designers and design firms often need to build sites faster and with more advanced features than they can code manually. Again, a CMS is usually the arrived-upon solution.

At this point, instead of taking a moment to stop and properly assess their needs, both parties usually rush off and pick the CMS that seems to offer the most power, or that the majority of their peers recommended them. Now as you can imagine, this approach leads to a lot of problems and a lot of dissatisfied clients. In my opinion, the most important thing you can do to help you choose the CMS that's right for y...

Properly assessing needs
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Properly assessing needs provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by James Williamson as part of the CMS Fundamentals

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