March 2002 Issue


News Features

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Featured Stories

Napster has been clobbered by the courts, and its cousins are finding it equally tough to continue on as legal assaults mounted by the record industry have exacted a bloody body count. But here's the chewy paradox: P2P definitely is not dead, and, apparently, neither is irony. P2P, in the form of more robust applications aside from simply file trading, is poised to become a vital technology in the enterprise.
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Taxonomy technology greatly assists the sharing of enterprise knowledge. But don't expect to sit back and watch it go. Experts agree that those searching for an out-of-the-box solution shouldn't hold their breath. Count on adding a little elbow grease, but the results will be worth it.
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While United Press International (UPI) and others news services have mechanisms for adding keywords and categorizing their content, UPI recognized a need to add more automation to the process. With the recent growth and improvement in tools for Computer-Aided Indexing (CAI), UPI undertook a process of looking at their needs and evaluating the many CAI tools out there. In the end, they chose technology from Montreal-based NStein Technologies.
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There is a small but growing number of publications that are developing PDF versions of their products to bolster their subscriber base and revenue. In the past year alone, the New York Times, Popular Mechanics, trade magazine Electronic Buyers' News, and the Harvard Business Review have launched digital versions of their newspapers and magazines to augment their online and print versions. The reasons are as varied as the publishers themselves.
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Columns

As other revenue streams dwindle for content publishers, many are revisiting the idea of selling branded merchandise via their sites, but this time they are going beyond slapping logos on coffee mugs and hoping for a sale.
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There is not a single book on the shelf in my office with "intranet" in the title. However, there is a group of books that I refer to during consulting projects, or when preparing conference papers.
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