Second coming

Phillips, Lucy
December 2007
People Management;12/13/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 25, p13
The article discusses the highlights of a round-table event on Web 2.0 and social networking sites, organized by technology firm Clearswift in Great Britain in 2007. The event's panel of experts agreed that human resource (HR), information technology (IT) and line managers should take a collaborative approach to defining and enforcing Internet usage policies. They said that all three parties need to work together to both address the risks and harness the benefits of new technologies.


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