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No. 58 February 2002
 

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David J. Skyrme

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Welcome to this edition of I3 UPDATE / ENTOVATION International News. Shorter than usual owing to both Debra and myself being busy and myself just off for a 3 week vacation in New Zealand (Note: Debra is speaking at Sydney in early April - see Events). The main feature challenges you to ask what you are paying for when you invest in an 'enterprise solution'.

A reminder - for back issues visit the table of contents for all previous 57 issues at:
http://www.skyrme.com/updates/archive.htm

David Skyrme
Managing Editor

MAIN FEATURE
What Price Enterprise Systems?

Over the last few years so-called 'enterprise' systems have grown out of various kinds of software as it has converged into suites, variously called portal systems, content management systems and knowledge management suites. These suites come from different heritages (like search technology, web development, document management, etc.) and now boast an impressive array of components. David Skyrme takes a look.
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READERS REPLY
Personal Knowledge and EVoting

John Sidoli of Knovus Commuications points us to his work on the subject of Personal Knowledge, including a framework and an approach for defining your personal knowledge assets, while Robert of Customised Information claims that he will soon be able to vote online.
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KNOWLEDGE DIGEST

A round-up of of recent developments.

World Congress on Intellectual Capital: Readings

Innovation GuruŽ Insights

AOK Ezines


EVENTS

A selection of some of the best forthcoming events


THOUGHT FOR THE MONTH

"It's not what you know, but who you know"



 

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Knowledge Markets: The Future

The IC of Nations



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Creativity is not innovation

Virtual trust

China: accepting the knowledge challenge

Innovation action for Europe