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NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2012 ISSUE
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The location-based free app for mobile devices called foursquare is old news these days to most social network savants. As of September 2012, more than 25 million people worldwide use the app to share and save the places they visit with friends, earning "badges" along the way that equate to great deals on favorite restaurants, stores, and more. This social networking platform is a great way for more than 1 million participating merchants to encourage consumers to stroll in through their doors-consumers can earn something for doing so and letting the world know.
Editorial/Features By Michelle Cramer - November/December 2012 Issue,
Simply put, an electronic document management system (EDMS) replaces paper files and documents in an organization and enables users to send electronic documents through the same steps a paper document or file would follow. An EDMS is primarily used to increase efficiency and eliminate costly inconsistencies common in a paper-based process. For instance, if an employee's vacation request needs to be reviewed by his or her supervisor and then sent to human resources, an EDMS can accelerate the process by automatically routing the request. This saves time and eliminates the possibility of an important document getting lost in a stack of papers along the approval process.
Editorial/Features By James True - November/December 2012 Issue,

Columns
When I run workshops on intranets, I sometimes put down cards on the floor labeled HR, IT, Communications, etc., and ask people to stand on the card that reflects where their intranet sponsorship comes from. Typically, there are clusters around Communications and IT, one on Knowledge Management, and a few people who end up playing Twister, trying to straddle multiple cards. Others merely sigh and shuffle over to the Nobody card.
Editorial/Columns By Sam Marshall - November/December 2012 Issue,
Since the dawn of organizations, there has been a need to manage how their people behave-encouraging, sometimes even mandating, how work tasks need to be carried out and by whom.There can be a variety of reasons for policies; business, regulatory, and legal are the most common. The way that policies are created, updated, and developed has changed very little in my experience working in or with organizations. When a policy is created or needs to be reviewed, it will normally be the owner who will start some form of consultation exercise. This may simply be an email to a few representatives across the organization asking if there are any changes they want made to existing policies or what needs to be included in new policies.
Editorial/Columns By Mark Morrell - November/December 2012 Issue,

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Best Practices for SharePoint Intranets;The PwC Mobile Innovations Forecast
Editorial/Read_Me_File By Martin White - November/December 2012 Issue,