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  • Paperback: 1176 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 2 edition (November 26, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0764573713
  • ISBN-13: 978-0764573712
  • Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 9.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
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“…I suppose in the end the reason why there are so few books is that Bob Boiko said most of it in the Content Management Bible…”(Information World Review, June 2003) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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As the Information Age dawns, the information at our disposal expands haphazardly. The opportunities for targeting and distributing information expand too, but are left unexploited for lack of an organized approach. The Content Management Bible answers these key questions about the system readers might employ to control the expansion of information and organize targeting and distribution:

* What does a system that handles massive amounts of information look like?

* How can a system be created that understands each piece of information and guides authors to easily contribute to a growing outline of knowledge?

* How can a single system produce a wide range of well-targeted custom publications from the same information base?

* How can automation and systematization of information happen without endangering the relationship between an author and her audience?

* What are the steps and processes you need to create such a system?

* How can this system serve an organization's overall business goals and future initiatives?

* How do I transform content to fit the various distribution methods such as web, print, handhelds and others?

This title is a must have for readers who have felt the pain of too much content and not enough system to handle it. For those who have tried and failed to "tame the information beast," the Content Management Bible is a godsend. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


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It's clear, very well organized and planned book.
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I was extremely happy with this book and definitely recommend it to anyone charged with planning or implementing a CMS.
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This book is best kept as a reference and used when needed.
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43 of 46 people found the following review helpful By Ashley Friedlein on January 10, 2002
Format: Paperback
This is an excellent book. If you have anything to do with managing digital media, in particular if you are facing the enormous demands of managing content for a large web site, then this book will prove very valuable. I think the cover, and size of book, makes it appear a little too technical but I actually it is Project Managers, Producers, Marketing Managers, Editorial and Content teams, Analysts and the like who will benefit most.
It's certainly not a dummies guide and it's not the strategic musings of the latest e-guru: it is practical, applicable, sensible, informative, authoritative, realistic and, despite the 900+ pages, eminently readable. A great balance of process and practice. And, as you would expect, well organised and cross-referenced.
Content management is a BIG topic and if you haven't come up against it yet, you will. Without it, all those buzz words like `eCRM', `community' and `personalisation' just aren't possible. Content management addresses big, and growing, problems as well as opening up exciting new opportunities for multi-platform, personalised publishing. This big book is the best thing I've yet read to help you on your way.
Ashley Friedlein
CEO, e-consultancy
Author, "Web Project Management: Delivering Successful Commercial Web Sites"
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29 of 30 people found the following review helpful By Manny Hernandez HALL OF FAME on October 19, 2003
Format: Paperback
As a Project Manager with a mandate to come up with a Content Management System for my organization, over the course of the past three months I've found the CMS Bible by Boiko simply essential, as most of the other 'bible' tech books I've read have been. He provides a very robust framework that you can follow in your project, if you have the time to read through its almost 1000 pages.
First, he delves into a very thorough discussion about the more 'phylosophical' topics of content (what it is, what is data, what is metadata, etc.) and content management at large. If you haven't gotten your feet wet with a CMS project before, the first 10 chapters (175 pages) will get you soaked with the type of dilemmas you are bound to face when you work on a CMS.
Then, he provides what could be considered a "recipe" to put together a CMS successfully (though no two CMS projects are ever alike, but a lot of them have similar characteristics). There are a number of chapters and sections specifically devoted to the steps required to ensure a successful outsourcing of the project, but the framework he provides is not limited to it: you can perfectly apply it to an in-house implementation. Also, he tends to paint the largest possible picture (with all staff possible, etc.) but you can very easily scale it down to the size and shape of your organization.
In general, his framework goes back once and again to the concept of the "Wheel of Content Management" where he connects the spikes that allow the 'wheel' to move: goals and requirements, audiences, publications, authors, acquisition sources, workflow and staff and access structures, all revolving around the central content component classes with metadata as the outside of the wheel, serving as a container for it all.
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30 of 33 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on February 24, 2002
Format: Paperback
Content management is a major task in my job - we integrate 2 ERP systems, web servers, 2 document management systems.... and there are plenty of places we could improve.
This book was a godsend. Almost every page has something that's relevant. Almost every page, I find myself thinking "I know exactly what you mean", or "Hey, we could really use that idea".
But despite all the useful information, it remains very generalised and extremely readable. Unlike many books of this kind, it doesn't dwell on specific products (or even programming languages) that will likely be out of date in twelve months. The focus is very much on concepts and best practices that will stand the reader in good stead for a long time.
I would go so far as to say this is the most helpful IT book I have bought in the past 12 months. Highly recommended.
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71 of 86 people found the following review helpful By Ole Nørskov on August 22, 2002
Format: Paperback
While this book certainly offers valuable information it's repetitive to the point of being laughable.
A diligent editor with a pair of scissors could have improved the book vastly.
The constant cross referring is also pretty annoying - with a good index who needs it.
The illustrations are not just cheesy as stated by another reviewer - they are plain silly.
I'm easily bored - thus I hate books that spend page and page again on telling me what I will learn reading the coming pages - get to the point for crying out loud.
It seems that the book is written solely for web project managers in very, very, very large companies. In fact I doubt that any company would be able to afford a process so painstakingly slow as proposed in the book when choosing or developing a cms. If anyone would be foolish enough to do it they would find out that when they finally after 3 years of hard labour implement the system it's been surpassed a thousand times by new products.
Why then give generous 3 stars? Because the book did make me think. While I often disagree with Boiko at least I was forced to rethink a lot of concepts.
There's plenty of room for improvement for the second edition.
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