Digitalization is par for the course these days within companies of all sizes. But as more organizations go paperless—a boon for maximizing efficiency—companies may also be putting their sensitive information at greater risk.
Third-party platforms like content management systems are becoming increasingly popular and necessary as a way to organize, manage, and secure organizational web and enterprise content.
Finding one you can entrust with your company's sensitive and critical information is key.
Keep reading to find out what you need to know as you search for the "best fit" content management system for your organization.
A content management system (CMS) is a type of software used to manage the creation, modification, and dissemination of digital content from a variety of users and sources within a company. Like a formal "catch-all" for the entirety of your business's content, a CMS can contain everything from payroll to contracts.
One major benefit of using a CMS is that it can improve productivity and cost-effectiveness by minimizing the amount of time spent editing, updating, and publishing content to a variety of outlets both within and outside your company.
Of course, having one single repository for all your company's data can seem like a major gamble and put you at risk for losing all your information in the event of some catastrophic failure. By choosing the right kind of CMS for your technical and informational needs, you can mitigate this risk while still optimizing your company's operations.
There are at least five main types of content management systems, all of which fall under two main categories: closed source or open source.
In addition to determining whether a closed vs. open source CMS is right for your company, you also have several other sub-categories of CMS to choose from, depending on your organization's needs. These include:
Each of these CMS subsets offer various benefits to companies, from being able to track and control who modifies or accesses content to consolidating data and streamlining informational updates.
At Integrity Technology Solutions, we have specialists who can help you make sense of your options and figure out which type of CMS is best suited to your company's needs.
Beyond deciding whether your company could benefit from utilizing a CMS and then deciding which type of CMS to select, there are also a few other considerations to keep in mind which can help you make sure you're getting the most out of this type of system:
Could a CMS boost your company's protection, cost-effectiveness, and efficiency? Let our professionals at Integrity Technology Solutions provide you with objective and expert insight to help you make this important decision. Contact us today!
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