I have a more sanguine view of the recent acquisition of Tridion by SDL than my CMS Watch colleagues. From the perspective of content component management (CCM), return on investment often comes in the area of translation. Content components facilitate translation through content reuse (write once, use many; translate once, use many), decreased cost of preparing translated content for multichannel publishing, and improved cross-channel translation (content is no longer siloed based on format such as HTML, Quark, etc.). Therefore, pairing up a CCM system with a Global Information System makes sense. For effective content globalization, components matter.
Web Content Management Evaluation Stream looks at... Site Search with Tridion
"You should note that Tridion's delivery tier doesn't support search out of the box. You will have to add a third-party solution. This can be problematic, since most search engines likely only will collect the content by crawling the resulting site. The highly componentized nature of Tridion sites has been known to trip up..."
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