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Keep in mind that this idea, "first principal of social web apps", applies mostly to external social web applications and not so much to internal ones. Internal social networking applications and community software are driven by business development requirements, which are generally more rigid than those found on the open net.Social Media Tools drupal website application development community software applications Open Source CMS Business Development Ideas first principal return-on-energy social network software design social networking solutions social media tools
From an article in Computer World...
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The U.S. military should embrace user-driven Web services such as wikis, video-sharing sites and social networking sites as its focus grows to include providing more security and reconstruction help, a defense analyst recommended today.
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Christopher Carfi, The Social Customer Manifesto, has pulled together ten good reasons why business development managers should consider using social network solutions and community software solutions. I've snagged the bullets but go a head and read his full post.enterprise blogging systems Social Media Tools drupal website application development community software applications web design website development wisdom of crowds social web applications xml privacy social customers connecting with customers sharing information FUD customer support social productivity social commerce social media tools