WCM Field Notes is a regular column written in collaboration with Jon Marks (@McBoof), Head of Development at LBi. This issue lists 15 questions you can use to judge the state of your content management project.

There is a little creek that I know where the water don't smell too rosy. Lots of little boats with the words CMS emblazoned on the side are bobbing around, being pulled along by one current or another. A few boats are rowing slowly, inching their way upstream, but most don't have any paddles. You know the place I mean. Maybe you're already headed there, or maybe you're there already.

To find out exactly where you are, count how many of the following fifteen apply to you, and then refer to the scoring at the end of the article.

How Far Up the Creek? 15 Questions