Daisy is an open source content management framework, and consists of a stand-alone repository server and several client applications, the most notable being the Daisy Wiki application. Daisy has a strict two-tier separation between repository server and clients, which communicate using an HTTP- and XML-based interface.This whitepaper highlights some of Daisy’s innovative concepts, and explains where Daisy is different from the multitude of other CMS applications out there. These distinct Daisy concepts make Daisy an ideal candidate for managing diverse sets of information, for both website content management, software documentation and for intranet knowledge sharing.