Innovation Meeting

Things to do/discuss for the Innovation meeting of 24 May 2007.

Gordon will be taking the minutes at the meeting.

Things we need to do at the Innovation meeting:

  • Overview of CMSs - A quick what a CMS is, and the ones we are considering. (15mins)
    • The issues
    • The options
  • Informatics Requirements - result of questionnaire. (15mins)
  • Demo of CMSes
    • Neil to demo Plone

Since the last meeting we have some notes on our initial Drupal and Plone test: PloneNotes, DrupalNotes

Oh My God meeting of 9/May/2007 and then again 16/5/2007

We only have about 8 working days to the Innovation meeting. The questionnaire has been out there for about a week, and so far has 77 responses.

List of Criteria of the CMS:

  • Must run on linux
  • Must be useable by end users on Windows, Mac, *nix.
  • Must be simple to use by non-technical people.


  • Forward and backwards compatibility


  • Ease of use
  • Version control
  • manageability
  • Authentication
  • Authorisation
  • External Access
  • Ease of migrating data to A.N. Other CMS, eg polopoly
  • URL masking, eg

Potential Candidates:

  • Polopoly
  • Plone
  • Drupal


Neil will get Zope/Plone, Drupal and look at Polopoly up and running. Done for Plone and Drupal.

Neil will have a look at the results so far from the questionnaire, and give the presentation on the results at the meeting, and the requirements from those results. Slides so far

Craig and Gordon will look at the features and requirements based on the questionnaire, and see what CMSes offer.

Bill os off the hook.


-- NeilBrown - 09 May 2007

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