Thoughtful and provocative, 'Realizing the Promise of Corporate Portals' illustrates the vast potential of corporate portals and what your company can do to implement them for business success. Based on the authors' extensive backgrounds and consulting focused on implementing corporate portals this exciting new book extends IT theory into business strategy.

Terra and Gordon explore the components and architecture of typical corporate portals and fundamental issues in knowledge management. Geared for decision makers at the executive level, this book provides a comprehensive view of the market landscape, powerful and detailed case studies, and collected best practices and lessons learned to help organizations successfully implement corporate portals. The book also includes detailed checklists necessary for selecting and implementing appropriate corporate portal technical solutions.

Learn from their detailed case studies of hugely successful corporate portal implementations, including:
* ADC Telecommunications Inc.
* Bain & Company
* Bank of Montreal
* Context Integration
* Eli Lilly
* Hill & Knowlton
* Nortel Networks
* Siemens
* Texaco
* Xerox

chapter 1|14 pages


part |1 pages

Part I: The Foundation

chapter 3|39 pages

Knowledge Management in the Networked Era

chapter 6|4 pages

Concluding Remarks

part |1 pages

Part II. Detailed Case Studies

chapter 8|30 pages

Bain & Company

chapter 9|19 pages

Bank of Montreal

chapter 10|18 pages

Context Integration

chapter 11|17 pages

Eli Lilly

chapter 12|13 pages

Hill & Knowlton

chapter 13|16 pages

Nortel Networks

chapter 15|22 pages


chapter 16|18 pages


chapter 17|14 pages

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