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Web Content Management (WCM) Software Evaluation Report

Web content management (WCM) systems manage content creation, review, and approval processes for web site content. This may include public Web sites (Internet), or private web sites (intranet or extranet). Use a WCM solution to organize and manage documents; provide content version control, collaboration utilities, and user or document level security. 

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it web store front  their rapidly growing business, it was also critical that they had an integrated system that would allow them to keep track of their growing number of transactions, expenses and purchases. Previously using Microsoft Excel to track all aspects of their business from accounting to inventory, Holland Bulb Farms knew they must ind a new software system that could easily import information from Excel. Holland Bulb Farms runs on Everest Software. Key Functionality Used:   Real-time Intergration with Back End Read More

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