Chapter 19Transnational Intranets and Extranets

The ease with which network interconnectivity is becoming more readily accessible and deemed increasingly more reliable, and the opportunities of expanding the corporate Intranet or extranet to geographically dispersed employees and third parties have never been more attractive. With this focus moving from purely national to transnational communication, technology issues alone no longer dominate information management strategies. Greater emphasis is now being placed upon the legal and cultural issues that begin to surface when an organisation decides to connect its computing infrastructure with other networks around the globe.

Probably the biggest overriding factor that has ensured the success of ...

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