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  • Content Management


  • In this module, an overall motivation for CMS should be given. Furthermore, general concepts and characteristics of content management systems are introduced. Application areas are described and illustrated by demos of existing CMS presenting "traditional" and "semantic" functionalities.

Structure of Contents

  • Motivating example on content management --> What are the challenges on content management?
  • Definition and scoping of relevant terms in the content management domain
  • Introduce CMS and their ability to face the introduced challenges
  • Shortcomings of traditional CMS vs. semantic CMS
  • Actual value of semantic CMS
  • Present state-of-the-art of content management tools (Link to motivating example)

Previous Knowledge and Requirements

  • General understanding of information systems
  • First experiences with content management systems would be helpful

Educational Objectives
Imparting of knowledge about theoretical foundations

  • Introduce the foundations on terms like content, information and knowledge
  • State-of-the-art in content and knowledge management

Imparting of the practical value of Semantic Content Management

  • What are the main challenges on the management of content and in which way are these challenges addressed by semantic functionalities?
  • Provide an overview about existing CMS

Organization, Media

  • Lecture with Powerpoint slides


  • Stahl, F., & Maass, W. (2003). Content Management Handbuch. St. Gallen: NetAcademy Press


  • Number of Lectures: 1