I was one of several people interviewed by Karine Joly for the article “10 Tips for Surviving a CMS Switch” in the October 2006 issue of University Business” magazine. Karine has also published my five tips on the collegewebeditor.com site.

Content management continues to be a goal for almost everyone I talk to in higher education. But CMS systems are not a silver bullet and I recommend everyone read this article, along with the various CMS articles available on collegewebeditor.com.  The main thing I always recommend concerning CMS is to understand the business problem you are trying to solve. These systems can be very complex and difficult to implement and knowing why you need one is a crucial first step.