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extranet synygy  as well as an extranet collaboration portal site where clients, partners, and vendors could access project specific materials. High level goals were as follows: Provide a centralized location where users and managers can quickly locate corporate data critical to daily job performance. Provide employees with a simple user experience that requires minimal training and is consistent throughout organizational departments and platform feature sets. Ensure that the corporate brand and culture translates into a

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Web Content Management (WCM)

Web content management (WCM) systems manage content creation, review, and approval processes for web site content. This may include public Web sites (Internet) or private web sites (intranet or extranet). Use a WCM solution to organize and manage documents; provide content version control, collaboration utilities, and user- or document-level security. 

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