University of Minnesota Improves Web Content Management with Oracle Universal Content Management


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University Simplifies Web Site Updates, Facilitates Content Reuse and Improves Reporting by Replacing FileNet with Oracle Content Management
Redwood Shores, Calif. – March 10, 2008
News Facts
• The University of Minnesota deployed Oracle Universal Content Management to allow departments that have adopted it to more effectively and efficiently manage content on their public Web sites.
• With Oracle Universal Content Management, departments that have implemented the software have reduced the time required to develop and maintain their networks of Web sites. Before migrating to Oracle, Web page content was siloed, and users had to recreate page layouts for each site. Now, contributors can reuse existing content and page layouts across multiple sites.
• Oracle Universal Content Management also simplifies the process of making Web site updates. As a result, Web content is updated more regularly and rapidly.
• In addition to simplifying content contribution, Oracle Universal Content Management’s reporting functionality makes it possible for departments within the University of Minnesota to measure progress against multiple metrics, such as content update frequency, page increases, and individual contribution, improving their ability to monitor content creation.
• More than 500 employees across 12 collegiate-level departments use Oracle Universal Content Management to create and maintain dynamic Web sites showcasing how the University of Minnesota is “Driven to Discover”.

Supporting Quotes
• “By improving the contribution process for our business users while offering more flexibility for our designers, Oracle Universal Content Management has helped enable the University of Minnesota to create a more vibrant, timely and informative online environment,” said Steve Cawley, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, University of Minnesota.

Supporting Resources
• Oracle Universal Content Management
• Independent Analyst Reports on Oracle Enterprise Content Management
• Download Oracle Software – Terms, conditions and restrictions apply.

About University of Minnesota
Founded in 1851 as the state’s land-grant institution, the University of Minnesota now serves more than 66,000 students and offers more than 370 degree programs. For more information about the University of Minnesota visit

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