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That makes (at least) three of us. I'm getting lots of questions already.

/Andria

On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 10:24 AM, Dan Kunitz <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Oh good, it's not just me.
>
> Web Standards hosted a discussion (or two) on what would be ideal for the
> U to offer for central web hosting, but not a replacement for UMContent.
>
>
> Dan
>
>
> On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 10:17 AM, Dan Sagisser <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Wow... this is the first I've heard about this.  Did I just totally miss
>> all the communication about this?
>>
>> -Dan Sagisser
>>
>> On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 2:23 PM, John Starr <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>>>  The University IT community has been evaluating new web content
>>> management systems (CMS) to better serve the University’s needs. After
>>> evaluating several products and viewing various product demonstrations, the
>>> decision was made to acquire Drupal as the University’s new
>>> enterprise-level CMS. This is a systemwide initiative available to and
>>> supporting all system campuses.
>>>
>>> It is anticipated that Drupal will be available early this summer. In
>>> addition, a pilot for interested users will be available in the next few
>>> months. Information about participation in the pilot group will be shared
>>> as soon as it is available.
>>>
>>> UMContent, the University’s current web CMS is scheduled for eventual
>>> retirement. As of right now, the plan is to continue to have UMContent
>>> available through at least November 2014.
>>>
>>> Options for migrating content from UMContent to Drupal will be
>>> evaluated. For web content needs that may not require a robust
>>> enterprise-level system, other content management applications including
>>> Google Sites, WordPress and others will be available.
>>>
>>> More information on the Drupal implementation plan and other options
>>> will be shared as it becomes available. News, information and updates will
>>> be posted on the project website<https://sites.google.com/a/umn.edu/web-cms-drupal-initiative-news-information-and-updates/>at
>>> https://sites.google.com/a/umn.edu/web-cms-drupal-initiative-news-information-and-updates/
>>> .
>>>
>>> Questions should be directed to [log in to unmask] or the technology service
>>> desk at (612) 301-4357 (1-HELP on campus).
>>>
>>> --
>>> John Starr
>>> Business Analyst
>>> Office of Information Technology
>>> University of Minnesota - Twin Cities(612) 624-3668
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Dan Sagisser
>> Information Architect and Project Manager
>> College of Education and Human Development
>> Phone: 612-626-1325
>> www.cehd.umn.edu
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Dan Kunitz
> *Institute on the Environment Digital Content & IT Professional*
> *Ensia Web Manager*
>
> 325E Learning & Environmental Sciences
> 612-625-3516
> [log in to unmask]
>



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