The WCM Factory
Updated August 25, 2015

The WCM Factory

Julien Diet | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 2 out of 10
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Software Version

7

Overall Satisfaction with IBM Web Content Manager

My client is located in more than 35 countries.
As you may imagine each countries has their own business activities and particularity.

The problem was to find a CMS with the following qualities :
¤ robust
¤ multi-language
¤ ergonomic
¤ easy to use
  • Multi-language implementations
  • It's easy to create a complex page with the Authoring/Presentation templates.
  • A good range of different components (HTML, JSP, Navigator, ...)
  • No interruption (stabile)
  • WCM 7 don't work properly with all browsers (specially IE).
  • There are also some problems with the JRE installed on the machine on clients.
  • When you have a lot of libraries, you have to conform to the inter-library references.
  • Therefore that's hard to maintain clean a large quantity of library) .... and gradually it becomes impossible to flush those references.
  • A specific development cost a lot.
  • Could be a good thing to make easier the development of portlets.
  • Liferay Portal,Joomla!,Magento,PrestaShop
Magento and Prestashop are E-commerce CMS platforms.
They are used in a different scale of application than WCM.

Concerning Joomla, it's a useful CMS forsmaller website.
Once again this is an other scale of application than WCM

Liveray can compete WCM 7 concerning the :
¤ specific development
¤ security
¤ responsive
How many people will work on it ?
Do you want a multi-language website ?
How do you imagine the workflow of your contents?
What is the level of security needed ?
Which browser do you use ?

HCL Digital Experience (formerly IBM WebSphere Portal & Web Content Manager) Feature Ratings

Using IBM Web Content Manager

WCM is relatively easy to use. Once you have understood the general idea of the CMS, you do the same kind of operation all the day. Why not try another solution ?