[TYPO3-core] (New) TYPO3 CMS Vision

Oliver Hader oliver.hader at typo3.org
Tue Aug 19 15:05:45 CEST 2014

Hi Gernot,

thanks for your feedback on that topic!

Am 17.08.14 um 19:56 schrieb Gernot Schulmeister:
> My first approach to a vision of TYPO3 contains beside the above
> mentioned following points:
> 1. I would like to see the TYPO3 backend and frontend really, really
> quick and performant. Maybe Google search results could serve here as
> reference.
> 2. Since we all earn our money with TYPO3 and TYPO3 is therefore the
> financial basis of our lifes we will all appreciate if it stays like
> this. But maybe TYPO3 here is not even so important, more important is
> to keep the financial basis for our lives with our knowledge and know
> how. Therefore I think we should do some market researches, try to make
> new coorperations and break what will be for the one or the other a
> mental barrier. With this I mean for example we should ask ourselves why
> are other open source CMS more popular than TYPO3? At the moment I speak
> here especially of Wordpress, Joomla and Drupal. We should look what
> kind of features those CMS have that TYPO3 maybe also needs. We should
> try to answer the questions, why there are more extensions and
> contributors in those CMS, how is the architecture, how the teams work
> together and how is there the organisation. We should also try to
> cooperate with those CMS for example by attending their events and
> inviting them to TYPO3 events if they are interested in order to make
> the cake even bigger. There are enough common fields which are
> interesting for everyone like security, usability, performance, testing,
> development, release process or architecture where we can exchange
> knowledge and know how.

Is this "community to community" idea maybe related to a missing
research & development group inside the TYPO3 community?

> 3. We should also not forget to have a look on other programming
> languages and technologies, so that TYPO3 cannot be replaced by other
> new products so easily.

Can you please explain that a bit more?

> 4. We should make market opening innovations which will provide TYPO3
> more jobs, contributors, projects and popularity. Regarding this I have
> the vision to provide TYPO3 with a very simple frontend and backend
> surface which works also easily on smart phones with a very small
> bandwith or temporarily no internet connection at all. If we succeed in
> this, we could reach the huge markets in the third world countries. The
> villages, schools, hospitals and other organisations and companies in
> Africa, India, or in the Rain forest of Brasil could use TYPO3 for
> providing information on their websites.

I'm rephrasing this to "reduced/simplified and mobile ready content
management", ok?

All the best
Oliver Hader
TYPO3 CMS Core Team Leader

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