What is open CMS?
Open CMS refers to open source content management systems (CMSs), such as Drupal, Wordpress or Joomla. The code is open (no license fees) and each CMS has its own community that contributes code and modules back into the system for further reuse. More about open CMSs
Salsa’s open CMS services
Salsa’s 15-year legacy is in open source CMS technologies, delivering enterprise-grade solutions built on Drupal, Wordpress and Joomla. Our services encompass:
Site assessment and readiness — We'll assess your site’s viability for Drupal, GovCMS, Wordpress or Joomla and recommend the best fit. Salsa will also look at business requirements and solution direction, functional mapping and high-level project costings.
Technical and visual design — Design, lead, coach, guide and direct visual and technical design as necessary for your Drupal, GovCMS, Wordpress or Joomla site. Salsa is also involved in the open design movement for government.
Build and migration — Site build and configuration to meet key functional requirements, content migration, and theming/module development (if applicable).
Integration — Integrate your site with open data (e.g. CKAN integration), EDM platforms (e.g. Campaign Monitor or Mailchimp), CRM systems such as Salesforce and Oracle, payment gateways (e.g. PayPal and Stripe), single sign-on systems like LDAP and Active Directory, and social platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.
Quality assurance and testing — Site audits, user testing and performance testing.
Application support — Ad-hoc enhancements and bug fixes, site management, release management and technical governance. More information on Salsa’s website application support and enhancement services.
Security patching and updates — Keeping your site patched and running the most up-to-date version of your CMS to protect against threats and downtime. More information on Salsa’s security patching and updates services.
Documentation — Functional documentation, technical documentation and user manuals.
Agile — Option for full agile delivery led by Salsa including services such as discovery, user stories, sprint planning, code/config reviews, UAT, daily standups and overall project governance and stakeholder comms OR augmented agile delivery with Salsa providing key expert resources and/or SCRUM teams to augment client-led agile project delivery.
Training — Drupal training courses and customised courses to meet your agency’s needs. More information on Salsa’s training services.