Blog>> Driving User Adoption for Enterprise Applications

Green Chameleon

The other day, we have invited people from Google to present us their deployment and change management methodologies. From my side, I was curious to see what experiences we can exchange with them, as since 3 years I am strongly involved to drive user adoption for our knowledge sharing platform. I would like to briefly introduce two methods they have presented. You will see, these are very generic and can be applied in environments of any solutions provider.

Facebook Applications Tabs Going Away

Online Social Networking

Facebook is getting ready to remove all application tabs from your Profile page, including the NetworkedBlogs application Blog tab. I speculated when Facebook removed applications from the sidebar that they’d use the freed-up space for something else.

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Boston E20 Notes: Designing Social Applications

Portals and KM

I attended session - Designing Social Applications " a panel session led by David F. Here is the session description: “Part of becoming a social enterprise is understanding what makes social applications work, both for purposes of selecting commercial applications and for designing their own. They talked about applications beyond marketing and inside the enterprise.  I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston.

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oneDrum Releases Peer-to-Peer Collaboration Application for Microsoft Office #collaboration

Michael Sampson - Currents

The application brings Google Docs functionality and more to Microsoft Office documents, with edits appearing in real time when working online, while offline edits synchronize effortlessly when connectivity is re-established.

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IBM XWork Server - for Web and Mobile Applications

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's designed to reinvigorate the ISV channel around developing applications on Domino: " Tomorrow, IBM will announce IBM XWork Server 8.5.3. It will host and serve up any regular Domino application - including the newer style XPages, and the more established LotusScript and @functions. -

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Five hosted web apps comprise the application suite – each adding core, must-have features to thriving websites. is used all over the world to power everything from simple, personal homepages to complex corporate web applications.&#

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25 Creative Twitter Applications

Portals and KM

Now here is a useful post on some additional applications, 25 Creative Uses of Twitter. I wondered when people would get really creative with Twitter when I posted on some interesting Twitter apps from the New York Times. Naturally, I found this through George Dearing on Twitter. The new list did include Kickbee, an elastic band with vibration sensors that his pregnant wife wore to alert Twitter each time baby kicked: “I kicked Mommy at 08:52 PM on Fri, Jan 2!”

Collaborative Applications Market Remains Strong

Portals and KM

I frequently speak with vendors in the collaborative applications market as I cover this space for the AppGap blog. As reported by Tekrati (see IDC: Hot Spots in Overall Collaborative Applications Market Help Offset Economic Decline ), IDC research shows worldwide revenue for the collaborative applications market was $7.6 Many of the smaller best of breed vendors have been reporting strong revenue despite the economic down turn.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Applications: Leave The Rough Edges Alone

Collaborative Thinking

Report: Table of Contents » December 20, 2007 Social Applications: Leave The Rough Edges Alone I recommend reading Danah Boyds entire post. Decisions on the design and deployment of social applications can be influenced by managements expectations of enabling certain outcomes (e.g.,

Enterprise 2.0 is Not An Application

Evolving Web

Corporate Social Management Plans should lay out flexible and forgiving models where workers can select any application they want and simple APIs connect to any relevant central data hubs. applications. Integration is Enterprise 2.0.

Kapow Software - A New Approach to Application Development

Michael Sampson - Currents

When building applications that integrate data from multiple systems, Kapow Software offers an alternative to manual coding or relying on poorly-implemented APIs : " In my books and workshops on collaboration, I talk about the technology being "at most 10% of the equation" when it comes to success.

Collaborative Thinking: Tagging Beyond Content: Applications & People

Collaborative Thinking

» March 28, 2006 Tagging Beyond Content: Applications & People This post was originally contributed at CollaborationLoop. Historically, developers have provided a variety of interfaces that enabled users to flag applications or add unstructured information to them (e.g., Tag buttons added to browsers could be used to tag application-related data in the same manner that they are used to tag content.

Why We Often Overlook Application Performance During Deployment

Portals and KM

   Why has application performance over Wide Area Networks been overlooked, when it is so critical for success? As we deploy enterprise applications, we generally look at issues like user friendliness, available features, and integration with business applications, along with the human issues associated with adoption. Application users, especially the new generation of users in the workforce, expect real-time performance.

Expanding Web Search Part One: Focused Search-Based Applications

Portals and KM

Exalead is not competing here but focusing instead on the other end of the market, operating in the long tail by enabling businesses to create purpose-built search-based applications. This application won an Europe award for IT innovation.

Goollery Offers Art Based on Google Applications

Portals and KM

Goollery is an online gallery of Google-related projects from people around the world. There are a number of categories: Google Brand, Search, Maps, Earth, Image Search Chrome, SketchUp, Translate, Android, and YouTube. Within each category there is a variety of projects. For example, under search I found, a painting project that had the Google search page done in the styles of Miro and van Gogh, as well as several original themes by Valéry Grancher, France. Under maps, there is Ohio Piano.

7 Reasons for Disappointment with the Facebook NetworkedBlogs Application

Online Social Networking

NetworkedBlogs is a Facebook application , which syndicates blog content and networks blogs to help them gain followers and readership on Facebook. NetworkedBlogs needs better instruct users, so that users will get more out of this potentially useful Facebook application.

Grant report: Distributed learning environments, their interoperability, and models of application (2008-2013)

Taming the spaces

From 2008-2013 our team in Tallinn University, Center for Educational Technology was fulfilling the grant “Distributed learning environments, their interoperability, and models of application”. Now it is the time to make some conclusions: We developed the framework and tool prototypes for supporting self-directed learning in augmented learning environment. An augmented learning environment is defined as [.]. elearning 2.0 hybrid ecology self-directed learning web2.0

Will We See Major Price Reductions for Enterprise 2.0 Applications?

Portals and KM

This may be largely true but I still see some new genres or expansions on existing ones as I interview application suppliers for the AppGap blog. Mashup providers like Serena should do well as they refine their offering and firms like Nexaweb that use mashups for deep enterprise application integrations should also do well. I recently wrote on Fast Forward on why the enterprise 2.0

Uptake needs an UI/Application Engineer… is that you?

Community Guy

They will develop application features with a focus on the user experience. is looking to hire. Here’s the info: As a small startup, this person should expect to wear a lot of hats. This means that this person should be equally passionate about mid-tier Web technologies (XML, SOAP, SAX, Rails, Web Services, J2EE) and about interaction/visual design issues.

Launching Appopedia, a Directory of Enterprise 2.0 Application Reviews

Portals and KM

We at the AppGap blog are excited to announce the launch of a new section of reviews - The AppGap: Appopedia. The new section brings together the growing number of enterprise 2.0 reviews (nearly 150 to date) that my AppGap colleagues and I have written. It has been fun interviewing vendor spokespeople, seeing demonstrations, and learning about all the innovation within the enterprise 2.0 space. Now you can better access the entire collection. While other directories of 2.0

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A Simple Recipe for Great Mobile Application Design

Web Social Architecture

As you can probably tell, I'm being a little tongue-in-cheek with the title of this post, just for the sake of provocation. But I actually do have a theory about how to design great mobile apps.

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iTKO Expands the Agility of Enterprise 2.0 Application Development with New Service Virtualization and SOA Governance Offerings

Portals and KM

They tend to be standalone applications that put SOA governance policy into software in the form of specifying what needs to be done (i.e. Automated policy application through integration with the testing tools takes these manual steps out of the application life cycle.

FOWA Miami: Where are the Women Application Developers?

21st Century Organization

Speaker Kristina Halvorson abbreviated her presentation about the importance of content in application development to bring conference head, Ryan Carson and Chris Messina to the stage for a discussion about the under representation of women at FOWA (within both the audience and as speakers.) . Bottom line : the search is on for leading women Web application developers to speak at FOWA.

Are Enterprise 2.0 Applications Prices Going to Fall? What About Market Size?

Green Chameleon

This may be largely true but I still see some new genres or expansions on existing ones as I interview application suppliers for the AppGap blog. Mashup providers like Serena should do well as they refine their offering and firms like Nexaweb that use mashups for deep enterprise application integrations should also do well. I recently wrote on this blog on why the enterprise 2.0

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Social Identity Applications: Manage Your Career Online


Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and an evolving cast of supporting players have formed a subgroup of social media I think of as "social identity" applications. 2009 was the year that these professionals went beyond being careful about their online presence to actively using social media applications to form the basis of their professional reputation and identity. In 2009, "social media" became the conventional buzzword to replace "Web 2.0"

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The story of Harley's creation of deep soul connections with their customers.

Behavioural game design: A Review of popular Gamification Techniques

The Bumble Bee

Gamification, the use of game play mechanics for non-game applications , is a very topical area with many enterprises exploring how they might use it to generate new levels of engagement with their staff or customers (current and prospective).

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SDC's tips for successful CoPs (in development).

Why do a PhD by Publication?

Jenny Connected

In my case the application was as much work as the thesis submission, although that was partly my own choice as I decided to try and do most of the work (i.e. I submitted my application at the beginning of June 2016 and my thesis (supporting statement) at the beginning of December 2016.

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Portals and KM: eProject – Enterprise 2.0 Collaborative Business Applications

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

and knowledge management to provide value to organizations through practical applications. Collaborative Business Applications Here is another cross post on enterprise 2.0 platform, allowing for broader enterprise access to data that was formerly locked up in siloed applications.

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Lockheed Martin Launches Open-Source Social Networking Project - Application Development from eWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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