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1 Replacement CMS Getting it right and getting the buy-in Richard Brierton The University of Sheffield July 14 th 2010

2 E-mail: r.brierton@sheffield.ac.ukr.brierton@sheffield.ac.uk Twitter: youlooklovely * If you want to talk about me behind my back #iwmw10 #p8 *I never say anything interesting 23/04/2014© The University of Sheffield 2

3 Where we are coming from... Polopoly CMS since 2003 600 editors; 100,000 pages; 14,000 new pages per year No longer running a supported product Regular users are fine with it Casual users are less-fine with it 23/04/2014© The University of Sheffield 3

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5 I use CMS almost daily and it is incredibly slow and awkward to use.

6 CMS is a catastrophe: the interface is clunky, slow, unattractive

7 CMS. Please. It's shit. It's unbelievably breathtakingly shit.

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9 Opportunity for change 23/04/2014© The University of Sheffield 9

10 Just because you've always done it that way doesn't mean it's not incredibly stupid. Despair.com – Tradition http://despair.com/tradition.html

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12 Communication 23/04/2014© The University of Sheffield 12

13 To be able to walk hundreds of miles a man must believe that something good awaits him at the end. He needs the prospect of a promised land. War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy Page: 1217

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15 If CMS is the answer, what is the question?

16 Disobedient.

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18 7 Commandments Keep the 90% in mind all the time One voice - we are not a coalition Training is cheap Content is expensive 23/04/2014© The University of Sheffield 18

19 ... Editors will often best-guess when unsure Avoid unnecessary flexibility Most editors dont care 23/04/2014© The University of Sheffield 19

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21 The practical bit Develop new CMS Develop migration process Mix of generated HTML, parsing content XML from old system, CouchDB, Polopoly import tools Roll-out departments one-by-one 23/04/2014© The University of Sheffield 21

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23 E-mail: r.brierton@sheffield.ac.ukr.brierton@sheffield.ac.uk Twitter: youlooklovely #iwmw10 #p8 23/04/2014© The University of Sheffield 23


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