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The Rise Of The Headless Content Management System

Content Microservices And APIs Point Toward The Future Architecture Of Digital Experiences

March 14, 2016


Why Read This Report

Compelled by the need to deliver content-rich digital interactions on mobile, Web, and everywhere, application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals supporting content management technologies are taking an API-first approach. They are adopting new headless content management systems (CMSes) from vendors like Cloud CMS, Contentful, Contentstack, and Or, they are tapping into new API sets from web content management stalwarts like Hippo and SDL to unlock content. This microservices approach is the future of digital experience architectures.

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Table of Contents

  • Content Is A Cornerstone Of Digital Experiences
  • Headless Content Management Systems Offer A Different Approach
  • Veteran And Emerging Vendors Follow Headless Principles
  • Warning: Headless Content Management Is For Do-It-Yourself Shops
  • What It Means

  • Get Ready For Millennial Architects And Microservices Architecture
  • Supplemental Material
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