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June 2009, [Vol 18, Issue 6]

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Social networking software gives users the ability to create individual profiles that foster interaction among people based on their interests, expertise or work activities. First made available on consumer-oriented sites such as Facebook, social networking is beginning to find a solid niche in the business world... Posted June 01, 2009

On the most basic level, we need to take a step back and focus on the fundamental question: Why was the Department of Homeland Security created? It was not created merely to bring together different agencies under a single tent. It was created to enable these agencies to secure the homeland through joint, coordinated action. Our challenge is to realize that goal to the greatest extent possible. —Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff to the Senate Subcommittee on Homeland Security, April 20, 2005... Posted June 01, 2009

Financial institutions, healthcare insurance companies and government institutions all have been victims of fraud. Eventually, consumers pay the costs of fraud. The good news about fraud is that about $10 is recovered for each dollar spent fighting it... Posted June 01, 2009

Pharmaceutical companies are using knowledge management solutions to meet regulatory guidelines, analyze legal bills and track drugs from manufacture to sale... Posted June 01, 2009

Science fiction buffs know about the "tractor beam." A starship floats without power. A space tug locks onto the crippled star cruiser with a magnetic beam. The space tug reels in the crippled starship the way a fisherman lands a rainbow trout.Google's enterprise tractor beam is its App Engine. The fish are enterprise customers. Unlike the science fiction tractor beam, the Google beam is quite real and starting to reel in the enterprise catch... Posted June 01, 2009

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Industry Watch

Integration into iManage WorkSite Posted May 28, 2009

Managing SharePoint taxonomies Posted May 28, 2009

News Analysis

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David Weinberger

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