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Introducing Content Management

The following few sections give a brief introduction into what content management means and how it relates to disciplines such as document management, information management and knowledge management. We then look at why content management is needed and, equally importantly, what it cannot achieve, before using a practical, real-life example to show content management in action in the next chapter.

3.1 What Is Content Management?

Content management as a discipline is the set of processes, technologies, concepts, and practices having to do with developing, collecting, managing, and publishing content.

This is not a definition as there is no accepted definition of content management yet. However, it is a working ...

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