CMSs Will Need To Adapt As Media Converge
Posted: 7/12/2013 | By: Timur Yarnall | NetNewsCheck
While the history of website publishing and Web content management (WCM) is relatively easy to explain in the context of desktop computing, the future of WCM will be based on a rapidly evolving mobile ecosystem that will level the publisher playing field in a converged world.
Netscape’s IPO in 1995 is certainly the event that kicked off the dot-com boom, but it also highlighted a huge problem. With the ever-expanding population of Web users came the need for publishers to rapidly build and deploy websites, and with non-technical staff instead of the specialized HTML developers that at the time were required to hand-code each Web page.