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Intranet document management systems

H. Joseph Wen (School of Management, New Jersey Insitute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey, USA)
David C. Yen (Decisions Sciences and MIS, School of Business Administration, Miami Univeristy, Oxford, Ohio, USA)
Binshan Lin (Management and Marketing, Louisiana State University, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA)

Internet Research

ISSN: 1066-2243

Article publication date: 1 October 1998

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Abstract

Intranets use Internet technology to construct private, corporate webs. They take advantage of available TCP/IP Internet development tools to bring a variety of server‐based information to desktops. This research presents a case study of a large regional Bell operating company and illustrates how intranets faciltate documentation availability within the company at substantial cost savings. The paper first reviews the current practice of document publication process, and then compares the traditional paper‐based publication costs with intranet publication costs. This is followed by the examination of intranet document management systems (IDMS) design and development issues. Finally, managerial challenges of IDMS are discussed.

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Wen, H.J., Yen, D.C. and Lin, B. (1998), "Intranet document management systems", Internet Research, Vol. 8 No. 4, pp. 338-346. https://doi.org/10.1108/10662249810231078

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MCB UP Ltd

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