A content management system isn’t just for the benefit of those creating and editing content. A CMS should make it easier and quicker for an IT and/or web team to manage the website.
There’s nothing quite so frustrating as migrating your web properties to a new publishing platform only to discover it doesn’t do everything you need it to do, or that in a year it’s obsolete.
All three types of content management systems–purchased, custom developed, and open source–have advantages and disadvantages. These variables will vary in relation to the resources you have at hand.
A key element of website design and construction is ongoing maintenance. You may wish to perform these updates internally, or hire an outside source such as a freelance web writer or the initial designer. Either way, the platform upon which the site is built is a crucial consideration.