The Plone Content Management System allows normanfournier.com to program rich interactive websites that feature security, membership, user-created content, search, internationalization, integrated calendar, news and event, workflow and automated messaging for portal members.
The uses cases below are solved using a vanilla plone with minimal cosmetic changes. Your web application can look as desired.
Webportal to promoted economic development in Edmonton.
e4edmonton.com is a community portal that encourages Edmonton entrepreneurs to promote their enterprises on the domain.
Visitors are allowed to compile webpages that highlight their business, event or news to the population of Edmonton, as long as their business or category starts with the letter "e".
E-comm, Web 3.0 saavy webportal for chocolate sales.
thecocdoapod.ca originally featured a complete shopping cart of Bernard Callebaut Chocolates, Gift Baskets, seasonal specialty items like Easter Bunny or Santa Claus moulds, baking items and uses Paypal for a transaction server.
Users are encouraged to join and share their love of chocolate with other users.
Recipes are solicited using addressed admail. Users are encouraged to join the site and share their favourite recipes. Submitted recipes are polled and the favourite recipe wins a gift basket in recognition.
Plone Content Management System is used to deploy a framework enabling client supplier remote collaboration.
rogueagent.ca is targeted at independent musicians looking to promote their recordings.
The web application features news and events that the musicians can upload to the site themselves.
roguegent.ca offers branding, advertising, publicity and video development creative and production.
Production files are distributed to suppliers using a secure membership, users, groups and roles to maintain confidentiality.
Plone Content Management System is used to deploy a framework enabling remote intranet collaboration.
The web application is designed to allow senior communication executives from remote locations to bring their expertise to bear on solving business problems.
Membership, users, groups and roles are used to maintain confidentiality of work in progress.
When content moves from one workflow state to another members are automatically notified of the change by email
Plone Content Management System deploy of a digital brand asset management system.
Brand assets are uploaded through the web anywhere with access to the internet and the brand asset files.
History and versioning of the brand assets are automatic so a user can return to an older version of the file - ultimate undo.
Stakeholders are mananged using membership, users, groups and roles. For example, a supplier will only be able to download a file and not edit it in any way; different users can be made responsible for different brands within an organization; some files can be made available to the general public, some can remain under tight security.
Brand assets can be created once and updated as the graphics are changed, for example, a package may receive a flash for a special promo but the product remains unchanged. The application of the flash to the package would be recorded in history along with the individual that made the change and when.