XML, the Internet, and global collaboration are all changing the still- evolving industry
CONTENT MANAGEMENT'S roots may lie in document management, but its future will likely lie on the Web and beyond as its evolution pushes the concept of what content is and how it can be used for e-business.
The Web gave content management and the life cycle of content itself a boost as companies began to realize that although running business on the Web has many benefits, it also requires making content useful and relevant online. Companies are finding a need to collaborate around content, and that often means bringing together users and content from different parts of the globe.
"As you get much richer in your applications and provide more content, more inventory, and a …