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Open Source Is the Big Disruptor

Submitted by admin on Tue, 09/25/2007 - 12:10

Great news. "Open Source Is the Big Disruptor" - eWeek

"Open-source software is going to erode proprietary sales revenue by offering less-expensive or free alternatives, expanding the total market potential by meeting the demands of SMBs (small medium businesses) for affordable solutions, and creating a new business model for established and emerging service providers to provide selection, customization and management services for open-source solutions,"

Working Together - Collaborating and web 2.0

I came across an article about teams "working together when apart" that offers ideas for business social networking software. Especially the part about developing personal profiles where team members can quickly learn about each other - expertise locator, and work together. Check out the demo.

admin Mon, 06/18/2007 - 12:35

Enterprise Mashups

Submitted by admin on Tue, 02/20/2007 - 11:46

From CW, "Enterprise mashups meet SOA"

If ya been reading our blog you'll remember that we blogged about these ideas before - the mashup, the api, in the enterprise. If your new, check out the CW piece.

Take two services, add a connector, and call the right customer in the morning.

Community software and better tacit interactions

Submitted by admin on Sat, 12/30/2006 - 09:43

I received an email from McKinsey, "Ten trends to watch in 2006". One of those trends is about the economics of knowledge. We help organizations use Drupal to create community software applications for employees, customers, suppliers, etc. What I find fascinating about all this community talk is that it all started in the open source software communities where it continues to flourish.

Social Networkers Want To Shop

Submitted by admin on Tue, 11/28/2006 - 11:12

From USA Today... "Survey: Social-network sites could also lure shoppers"

The networking sites "provide some of the most powerful word-of-mouth-marketing opportunities there have ever been," says Nancy Costopulos, chief marketing officer at the American Marketing Association. "It's past the fad zone and into the reality zone."

Your job, km, and other people

Submitted by admin on Fri, 10/06/2006 - 10:38

One of the most thoughtful bloggers, Dave Pollard, on knowledge managemt (km) and adaptive learning has an interesting post. Here's an abbreviated version but do check out his full post. FWIW Dave's blog is loaded with great stuff on KM, so don't stop with he latest post.

"Enterprise 2.0: The Dawn of Emergent Collaboration"

Submitted by admin on Tue, 04/11/2006 - 17:33

Interesting piece from MIT Sloan about enterprise social networking software. I suppose the uptick or rate of adoption for businesses will accelerate in 2006 and 2007. LOL We've been spouting off about corporate social software, web 2.0 stuff for over three years to businesses that remain clueless. Of course, it's great to see Mr. McAfee introduce and explain Enterprise 2.0 (social-software, web-2.0) concepts in terms, hopefully, managers will GET.