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CMS Showdown: Comparing Adobe, Sitecore, and Drupal

by Bill Shaouy

There’s a lot of information to sift through when comparing enterprise-level Content Management Systems (CMS) — features, functionality, cost, and more.

In this resource, learn about the pros and cons of Adobe, Drupal, and Sitecore through the lens of five different stakeholder perspectives:

Each of the three leading CMSs comes with its own strengths and weaknesses in light of an organization’s unique requirements. How they compare depends largely on the perspective of the type of stakeholder.

  • Content Authors: See how each CMS performs on the core authoring tasks of content editing, sitemap generation, and layout management
  • Marketers: Which CMS is best for creating dynamic digital experiences? Capturing value from data and analytics? Explore here.
  • Business Leaders: Uncover the key criteria for calculating ROI on your CMS decision.
  • Developers and IT Pros: Weigh the pros and cons of each CMS from a tech perspective.
  • Community Members: How to assess the behind-the-scenes community that builds and maintains your CMS of choice (and why that’s important).

CMS Showdown



Meet team member, Bill Shaouy

Bill is a senior technical professional who has been working with Drupal for over ten years. He has innovated client-centered, Drupal-based solutions for non-profit and for-profit organizations, placing a premium on fostering lasting relationships with clients and teammates in equal measure.

Bill was first introduced to Drupal in 2007, when he served as I/T Architect and Development Lead for the DC Comics Zuda web content management system. Since then, Bill has led Drupal projects in both the profit and nonprofit space, for such organizations as the State of Georgia, Jane Addams Hull House, the Mohonk Nature Preserve, the New York Hall of Science, Mentorplace, the World Bank, and most recently, the Atlanta Falcons. He also served as one of the original board members of the Atlanta Drupal User’s Group, giving multiple presentations there and contributing to the running of the early Atlanta Drupalcamps, and was also the founder and long time chairman of the IBM Drupal User's Group. Bill has also conducted many technology roadmap consulting engagements over the past several years, many from the nonprofit space. These engagements helped clients form a long term technology strategy based on current and projected requirements. 

When he’s not working, Bill is an active musician and songwriter, with two albums of his own and several more with him accompanying on piano.

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