Content Management Systems Used by Government Agencies

Below is a list of Content Management Systems (CMS) used by various government agencies. Most are commercial products, but some are products developed in-house. You can contact the people listed below for more information about an agency’s experience with that product or system.

Disclaimer : This list is intended solely as a resource for government employees who manage government websites. This is an unofficial list for informational purposes only. The Web Managers Advisory Council , which maintains this list, does not endorse the products/services listed below.

We do our best to keep the list up-to-date based on information we get from agencies. However, accuracy is not assured.

Last updated: An asterisk (*) means the information was confirmed as correct in September 2005; all other information has not been confirmed since the list was originally created in July 2003.

Additions or changes:

Agency (or Website) Product or Service Year Obtained
Air Force Broadvision (Portal)  
Arlington County Rhythmyx  
British Columbia , Government of ( Canada) Broadvision  
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) In house system 2003
Defense Finance and Accounting Service Documentum
Plumtree (Portal)
BizFlow (Workflow)
Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) Stellent (used agency-wide)*  
Dept of Commerce
  • Office of the Secretary


  • NOAA
Dept of Education Interwoven (Teamsite)*  1999
Dept of Energy RedDot*  Aug 2005
  • Lawrence Livermore Labs
Dept. of Health & Human Services (HHS)
  • National Library of Medicine


  • CDC
Documentum* 2002
  • Administration on Aging
Content Studio  
  • FDA
  • Office of Regulatory Affairs
  • Center for Veterinary Medicine
Not currently using an agency-wide CMS.



  • National Cancer Institute / Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
Department of Homeland Security Documentum (Public Web) Appian (Iintranet)* 2003
  • Citizenship and Immigration Services
Live Publish
(move to Vignette FY06)*
  • Customs & Border Protection
  • Transportation & Security Administration (TSA)
  • Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Interwoven* 1999
  • FEMA
Interwoven (Teamsite)* 2005
  • Coast Guard
Broadvision (used for Intranet)*  
Dept. of Justice
  • Office of Justice Programs
Rhythmyx* 2005
Dept of Labor
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
In house system 2003
  • Employment and Training Administration (Dept. of Labor)


Dept of State ( WaterFall* 2003 –


  • International Information Programs (
WaterFall*  2000
  • Consular Affairs (Intranet)
Rhythmyx* (Presidential initiative administered by DOJ) EZRO/Workforce Connections (open-source tool developed for the Department of Labor)* Jan 2006
Douglas County, CO Stellent  

EPA (Region 8)

Documentum Web Publisher (Pilot)

Collage (from Serena) 1700 HTML files, 2500 PDF files*

FAA Piloted Rhythmyx in 2004 but did not implement (not currently using a CMS)*  
FDA (Dept. of Health & Human Services)
  • Office of Regulatory Affairs
  • Center for Veterinary Medicine
Not currently using an agency-wide CMS.
FEMA (Dept. of Homeland Security) Interwoven (Teamsite)* 2005 Vignette* 2004
GSA ( Broadvision*  
IRS Vignette  
Marine Corps Community Services In-house (ColdFusion with Oracle database)  
Library of Congress ( America's Library site) Interwoven* 2002
NARA (Archives) none  
NASA (main agency website) Digital Asset Manager (eTouch Systems, Inc.)* 2003
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory

  • Mars Rover Website

National Park Service (Dept. of Interior) CommonSpot (*  
Navy Enterprise Maintenance System Documentum  
Navy Personnel Command Microsoft's Content Management Server  
NOAA (Dept. of Commerce) Stellent*  
OPM Rhythmyx* Jan 2005
PTO Interwoven  
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rhythmyx 2005
Senate Documentum  
Smithsonian Interwoven 2002
State of California Broadvision  
State of Michigan Vignette  
U.S. Courts (Intranet)

Administrative Offices of the U.S. Courts





US Mint (Intranet) Web Publisher* (Documentum)  Nov 2004
USAID Documentum  
USPS (Postal Service) Broadvision (e-commerce)
Interwoven (
Veterans Affairs Interwoven TeamSite* 2003
  • VA Information Resource Center
Voice of America Common Spot  
Western Area Power Administration (Dept. of Energy) Serena Collage* 2005

+ these offices within FDA use their CMS to develop, but not publish, content.

* means information has been updated since September 2005; those items without an asterisk were last updated in July 2003 and may or may no longer be accurate

Last Updated: August 15, 2006