Mannheimer Morgen - Multichannel CMS implementation with Polopoly

Customer: Mannheimer Morgen
Project: Multichannel CMS implementation for digital news platforms

Mannheimer Morgen
Mannheimer Morgen: Architektur
  • Introduction of Polopoly as a modern client-capable Web-CMS for all online publications from the Mannheimer Morgen publishing group
  • Relaunch and facelift of the and media portals
  • Introduction of an entire system: from the analysis of functionality, the architecture and implementation of hardware and software, control of suppliers and integration of the new Web design through to training for editors
  • Implementation of a perfectly fitting content structure consisting of editorial sections, regions, features as well as a whole series of different article formats
  • Fully automatic integration of print content from the Alfa editing system
  • Media integration with the Brightcove video portal and the DC-5 image database
  • Syndication of various content sources (DPA, Spotpress, ...)
  • Implementation of an innovative regions concept
  • Personalization and integration with the existing SSO-system
  • Technologies: Polopoly, Java EE, Spring, SOLR, Velocity, Tapestry, Maven, Continuous Integration with Hudson
  • The aim of our project was to modernise our online presence, thus achieving considerable benefits for editors, advertisers and readers. jambit realised this aim thanks to its expertise in the design and implementation of media portals. We were impressed by the quality of the services provided by jambit throughout the entire project.

    H. S., Mannheimer Morgen


  • Successful launch on time & in budget
  • More time for creating original content as a result of the extreme simplification of day-to-day editorial work
  • Very satisfied online readers and positive comments from users
  • Significant increase in the number of visits to the site
  • Successful change in culture in the technical development team with respect to the changeover from PHP to Java technology
  • Transfer of technical and methodological know-how to the customer during development
  • Excellent software quality with high test coverage
  • High level of server performance thanks to the use of multi-level caching architecture

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Robert Kowalski jambit Head of Business Division Media

Robert Kowalski

Head of Business Division Media

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