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Trunity: Introduction to an LMS/WCM Software Provider
Learning management systems (LMSs) and Web content management (WCM) systems for corporate or educational environments have a new but not untested contender

academic earth  through the paces of academic peer review. That process is a good opportunity to take advantage of social media techniques. As content gets developed, published, and updated, it becomes a useful body of work for multiple purposes. In order to manage the content, updates, presentation, and relationships between authors and reviewers you need a software system, which is where Trunity comes in. The company has tried to make its software mimic the editorial process that large publishers would normally use.

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2007 Microsoft Office System Suites Comparison


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Vendors Beware! It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It.


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