Welcome to the latest edition of Point of View- Point Alliance's official e-newsletter!

From upcoming events and company updates to insight on the latest IT developments, you can expect an edition every two months to keep you well informed in the world of IT. Each edition will feature interesting topics prevalent in the IT industry today, and provide useful tips on how such solutions can improve your business- all from an IT expert's Point of View!

What's New at Point Alliance?

ipoint.to's relief campaign- extended for March!

The Toronto Lotus User Group is back!

Launch Pad for Web 2.1 (LP4W) earns multiple Windows designations

Point Alliance Receives Certification to Become an Authorized Seller of IBM Lotus Domino and Websphere Software

Point Alliance Launches New Releases of Collaborative Solutions at Lotusphere 2010

Feature: Content Management Systems

Does your website constantly need updating? Is this costing you valuable IT resources? We have all encountered this issue when it comes to managing our websites. No matter what business you are in, it all boils down to one thing: the availability of information.

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Tips for choosing a CMS:

We all know that Content Management Systems (CMS) come in all different shapes and sizes, varying in capabilities, structure and design- just to name a few. At Point Alliance, we realize that selecting a CMS product can be a challenging task if you don’t know what you are looking for. Here are a few things we recommend you keep in mind when shopping for a CMS:

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How can Point Alliance help?

As experts in CMS, Point Alliance offers multiple CMS solutions, including our very own Launch Pad for Web (LP4W). We work closely with clients to identify their needs to ensure a smooth transition into a CMS environment. Here are a couple of the CMS solutions we offer:

Launch Pad for Web (LP4W): LP4W is a full featured web content management solution designed to update and publish content for internet and intranet portal sites in a time and cost efficient manner. LP4W is available in both a Domino and .Net version, depending on your environment.

Microsoft SharePoint: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server is an integrated suite of server capabilities that can help improve organizational effectiveness by providing comprehensive content management and enterprise search, accelerating shared business processes, and facilitating information-sharing across boundaries for better business insight.

As you can see, implementing a CMS may be a challenging, but rewarding task. Hopefully we were able to provide you with some insight on what to look for, and give you a snapshot of a few CMS options that are in the market.

How can Point Alliance help?

As experts in CMS, Point Alliance offers multiple CMS solutions, including our very own Launch Pad for Web (LP4W). We work closely with clients to identify their needs to ensure a smooth transition into a CMS environment. Here are a couple of the CMS solutions we offer:

Launch Pad for Web (LP4W): LP4W is a full featured web content management solution designed to update and publish content for internet and intranet portal sites in a time and cost efficient manner. LP4W is available in both a Domino and .Net version, depending on your environment.

Microsoft SharePoint: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server is an integrated suite of server capabilities that can help improve organizational effectiveness by providing comprehensive content management and enterprise search, accelerating shared business processes, and facilitating information-sharing across boundaries for better business insight. Click here for more information.

As you can see, implementing a CMS may be a challenging, but rewarding task. Hopefully we were able to provide you with some insight on what to look for, and give you a snapshot of a few CMS that are in the market.

How can Point Alliance help?

As experts in CMS, Point Alliance offers multiple CMS solutions, including our very own Launch Pad for Web (LP4W). We work closely with clients to identify their needs to ensure a smooth transition into a CMS environment. Here are a couple of the CMS solutions we offer:

Launch Pad for Web (LP4W): LP4W is a full featured web content management solution designed to update and publish content for internet and intranet portal sites in a time and cost efficient manner. LP4W is available in both a Domino and .Net version, depending on your environment.

Microsoft SharePoint: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server is an integrated suite of server capabilities that can help improve organizational effectiveness by providing comprehensive content management and enterprise search, accelerating shared business processes, and facilitating information-sharing across boundaries for better business insight. Click here for more information.

As you can see, implementing a CMS may be a challenging, but rewarding task. Hopefully we were able to provide you with some insight on what to look for, and give you a snapshot of a few CMS that are in the market.

We hope you have found this month’s edition of Point of View to be helpful and informative. Look out for our next instalment in May, as we continue to deliver Point Alliance news, and explore additional IT opportunities.

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Warm regards,

Point Alliance Team