[thelist] CMS: opensource or hand-roll?

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Fri Sep 12 18:26:20 CDT 2008

On 12 Sep 2008, at 22:37, Walter Torres wrote:

>>> I have been thinking of creating a CMS lately but have been  
>>> daunted by the
>>> number of existing systems out there.   My wife is starting a law  
>>> practice
>>> and I think I would like to use the CMS to mainly target law firms.
> At first I thought you might be saying Content Management Systems, but
> then your last line makes me think you mean CONTACT Management  
> Systems.

Oh, good point!

> It has always been my understanding that:
>   *  CMS   => Content Management Systems
>   *  CRMS  => Contact Relationship Management Systems
> Rollimg your on (either way) can be a daunting task.

Yes, even more so for CRM systems than for Content ones, as there are  
markedly fewer unique things you might want to do with a CRM system.


Available in commercial and OSS flavours, with OSS and paid modules  
for both.


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