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WCMS: Cascade Server. to Empower People. Greg Polit Amber Harmon. Cascade Server Implementation. Guided by IU’s Strategic Plan for IT common tools, best practices, useful nav /search avoid a command and control-like structure Cascade Server is a push CMS - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Web Content Management at IU

November 11, 2009to Empower PeopleWCMS: Cascade ServerGreg PolitAmber Harmon1Cascade Server ImplementationGuided by IUs Strategic Plan for IT common tools, best practices, useful nav/searchavoid a command and control-like structure

Cascade Server is a push CMSleverage all of IUs existing infrastructures

Content authoring separate from servingscalability

Intelligent Infrastructuretuning

November 11, 2009< PAGR > Cascade Server to Empower People2Cascade Server ImplementationMaximum system access and flexibility for site managersadd / edit users, groups, group membershipcreate site structuresadd / edit administrative assetscustom templatesdynamic menu, navigation, breadcrumb generationasset factoriesdirect output to multiple content types / locationsworkflows

IT Training and EducationSite Managers training series including XML/XSLT

November 11, 2009

< PAGR > Cascade Server to Empower People3Web Content ManagementA good CMS should create benefits:allows non-technical authors and editors to easily and quickly publish their content.makes it easier for you to manage who creates, edits and publishes content.allows for the design of a common and consistent information architecture (metadata, classification, navigation, search, layout and design).

from http://www.gerrymcgovern.com

November 11, 2009< PAGR > Cascade Server to Empower People4Web Content ManagementNovember 11, 2009< PAGR > Cascade Server to Empower PeopleHow you get there is an investment:Trust, Training, Learning, AdaptingOrganizational Commitmentnecessary inputdirectionaudience, goals, relevancy, timely, appropriateweb managers, content providers / approversMigration vs. Redesignhttp://www.gerrymcgovern.com/nt/2008/nt-2008-11-24-content-migration.htm

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< PAGR > Cascade Server to Empower PeopleIU Bloomington GatewayLaunched May 18, 2009URL: www.iub.eduHome page includes flash media player featuring:Slideshow Hot Spot Graphics Video playerNon Flash alternativeLink suggestNews and event feeds

6November 11, 2009< PAGR > Cascade Server to Empower PeopleVideo AssetsAll video assets loaded once into WCMS Flash video (low/hi res)Thumbnail imageHeadlineTeaserAspect ratio (4:3 vs. widescreenClosed captioningScheduled publishing/expAssets placed in folder and assigned an order property, which determines featured video

7November 11, 2009< PAGR > Cascade Server to Empower PeopleVideo assets are displayed in multiple formatsFlash video with captionsFlash video indexNon-Flash video indexVideo Page with Transcript

Video Assets8November 11, 2009

< PAGR > Cascade Server to Empower PeopleFlash slideshowFeatured stories non-flash alternativeAll feature archiveURL: www.iub.edu/slideshows/

Slideshows9November 11, 2009

< PAGR > Cascade Server to Empower PeopleCampus tour uses commercial Slideshow Pro module to display assets loaded into the WCMSContent available in flash and non-flash versionURL: www.iub.edu/about/tour/

Campus Tour10November 11, 2009

< PAGR > Cascade Server to Empower PeopleLinks are entered in the WCMSLinks are published as JSON objectsLinks are displayed as a word is typed

Link Suggest11November 11, 2009

< PAGR > Cascade Server to Empower PeopleLaunched August 20, 2009Uses IU Bloomington WCMS slideshow module with a different flash presentationShares majors list with IU Bloomington gatewayUses link suggest module On the road events allowing display of events by region.

IU Bloomington Admissions12November 11, 2009

< PAGR > Cascade Server to Empower PeopleMajors entered as external links on IU Bloomington siteMajors associated with a school & predefined set of degree optionsAll majors displayed on Bloomington siteAll undergraduate majors displayed on admissions Web siteMajors displayed in various views including By School

IU Bloomington Majors13November 11, 2009

< PAGR > Cascade Server to Empower People

http://www.iub.edu/academic/majors/by-school.shtmlhttp://admit.indiana.edu/academics/majors/schools.shtmlIU Bloomington Majors by School14November 11, 2009

< PAGR > Cascade Server to Empower PeopleFederal Economic StimulusLaunched September 14, 2009URL: http://stimulus.iu.edu/Project module allowing projects to be tagged and displayed by project theme, funding agency and campus

15November 11, 2009

< PAGR > Cascade Server to Empower PeopleIndiana Memorial UnionLaunched September 6, 2009URL: http://imu.indiana.edu/Reuses IU Bloomington Slideshow playerUses custom side boxes for featured content

16November 11, 2009

< PAGR > Cascade Server to Empower PeopleUniversity CeremoniesA series of web sites sharing common elementsCeremonies GatewayCommencementTeaching awards and Faculty HonorsFounders DayFreshman InductionHonors Convocation

17November 11, 2009

< PAGR > Cascade Server to Empower PeopleUniversity BulletinsBulletin content entered and edited in the WCMSWorkflow and approval processWeb and PDF versions Ability to display bulletin data on multiple Web sitesMore information:https://uisapp2.iu.edu/confluence-prd/display/WCMSP/OCS+Pilot+Effort

18DirectionContinue to provide effective content creation, editing, and publishing

Minimize or break down the barriers to site management

Work with OCS to identify the best way assets can be shared in Cascade Server while maintaining identification, ownership, and functionality

November 11, 2009

< PAGR > Cascade Server to Empower People19DirectionProvide IU Bloomington, IU Gateway, and other campus templates for quick content driven web site deployments

Document and share the developed WCMS modules across the university

Provide access to institutional data within the WCMS

November 11, 2009

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