Content management is a process and/or software application used by groups to plan, create, manage, store and distribute content. Content can include: web pages, images, documents, streaming media, news releases, etc. A CMS usually consists of a front-end editor for inputting content and a back end system for storing the content (usually a database). This content can then be formatted by a template and displayed in a variety of ways.
- Devolve content creation throughout the institution regardless of contributors’ skills
- Provide security, governance and approval processes over content published on the web
- Enable the creation, management, and usage of standardised metadata
- Continue to support a diverse array of existing technology platforms
- Consolidate the current technology environment wherever possible
- Improve the quality of Monash web sites through the implementation of standards across presentation, metadata, governance, discovery, and navigation