Collaborative Thinking: Building A Robust Feed Syndication Platform

Collaborative Thinking

» March 15, 2008 Building A Robust Feed Syndication Platform Interesting case study of NewsGators SaaS-based offering. While this type of scale may not be necessary within an enterprise per se - it does illustrate how such platforms should be approached as a core infrastructure decision. IBM, Microsoft, Oracle) understand feed syndication and continue to treat it as an application decision.

Gnip Continues To Push For A Real-Time (Data) Web

Collaborative Thinking

This new offering leverages the Gnip SaaS Integration Platform but is provided as a complete white-label and embeddable solution adding real-time push to an existing infrastructure. Real-time Data Delivery: Complete white-label approach allows for company defined URLs to be enhanced for real-time data delivery. The new push service lets companies filter and white-label the stream so the technology is fully integrated into the business’ infrastructure.

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Collaborative Thinking: Sametime 7.5 Asterisk

Collaborative Thinking

& Asterisk IBMs approach to unified communications is anchored around applications, an important distinction from the current state of Microsofts effort which has been more centric to platform convergence. plug-in and integration with Asterisk (an open source PBX).

Collaborative Thinking: Social Media & Financial Services

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Lingering Privacy Doubts Over Facebooks Beacon | Main | Social Media & Pharmaceuticals » December 04, 2007 Social Media & Financial Services An article worth reading that outlines the approach taken by two organizations: Wells Fargo entered the social media game when it launched Stagecoach Island in May 2005.

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Avoid Profile Potpourri

Collaborative Thinking

Already you can see vendors on the market (blog, wikis, feed syndication platforms, social bookmark systems, etc) all coming out with their own profile component. You might avoid some messy integration and user adoption issues down the road. .

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Collaborative Thinking: Info 2.0: Harnessing the power of Web 2.0 and Enterprise Mashups

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Webcast Notes (I assume that replay information will appear at the site): The Good Need to move way from rigid applications to a more free-flowing approach is correct (synergistic with emergence, user-generated content, architecture of participation and other trends re: Enterprise 2.0) Mashup Hub is not a feed syndication platform (e.g., Your other point on feed syndication and its importance is quite interesting.

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Cisco WebEx Connect Questions

Collaborative Thinking

More acquisitions - perhaps one of the mashup, or PaaS, or feed syndication platform vendors or a mobile player. Exposing RSS/Atom feeds is one thing but will Cisco include a feed syndication platform within WebEx Connection (ala Attensa, NewsGator)? Synergies between XMPP/Jabber and Atom/AtomPub for applications and syndication of operational data form back-end systems? Integration. What about portlets for integrating WebEx Connect with other portal platforms?

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Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Twitter’s growth has been fueled largely by the company’s more open approach to its data, embracing third-party developers and encouraging them to make cool shit with its API. That’s an interesting approach.

Collaborative Thinking: Microsoft Announces FeedSync But Its Strategy Remains Un-Syncd

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It also leaves Microsoft clients without a clear framework for how XML feeds and feed syndication comes together for those investing in the Microsoft platform. But I wish Microsoft would fix some of the more basic gaps and glaring holes in how it is approaching XML feeds and feed syndication in general. SharePoint is not a feed syndication platform - its just another application that exposes feeds.

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What Difference A Year Doesn't Make: Lotus Connections & SharePoint

Collaborative Thinking

In his post, " Lotusphere 2009: What Might Have Been ", Guy articulates how IBM should have outlined a "surround and integrate" strategy for SharePoint. IBM has to do superior and native integration between Connections and Microsoft productivity tools and integrate with SharePoint as well. IBM does not have a feed syndication platform but can point out deficiencies with SharePoint (e.g.,

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Collaborative Thinking: Social Software Vendor Roundup

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Socialtext Traction Software TeamPage Twiki Open Source Social Bookmark Systems BEA Pathways Cogenz Connectbeam IBM Lotus Connections dogear component Scuttle Open source Feed Syndication Platforms Attensa KnowNow NewsGator Social Network & Community Sites Typically offer a mix of user profiles, blogs, wikis, social networking, etc. At the beginning of 2007, our customers came looking with a more tool-centric approach, but interestingly most now come looking for a suite of solutions.

Collaborative Thinking: PARC Forums: People & Social Technologies

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So you end up with some topic areas missing - like anything that is real-time collaboration is missing but some definitions of social software include that topic - also missing are vendors that have e-mail integrated within a team collaboration software suite - and some social tools are missing like those that deliver social bookmark systems or feed syndication platforms.

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Collaborative Thinking: Innovation Has Its Own Personality

Collaborative Thinking

This is an extreme approach to fostering innovation in an otherwise relatively static office environment that was proposed by Robert I. Reorganizing staff can fuel new approaches to engaging everyday problems.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

This is software you can brand and integrate tightly into your existing domain. Awareness builds these features into complete communities for companies, or customers use the Awareness API and widgets to integrate Web 2.0 approach !

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Instant Communities: List of companies that provide Web Collaboration Suites or Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Providing the technologies for content generation, syndication, social networking and news personalization, Pluck helps its customers more easily consume and leverage the new open content model that has emerged as the cornerstone of Web 2.0.&#

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Collaborative Thinking: Microsoft UC (OCS) Presentations and Demos

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Facebook Developers | Integrating Facebook Chat Everywhere Subscribe to Collaborative Thinking Add me to your TypePad People list Archives May 2010 April 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 More.

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Collaborative Thinking: Peter Saint-Andre on Presence

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I have no qualm with SIP at all but remain convinced that SIMPLE is fundamentally flawed, is being used by vendor to advance their own agendas, and should not the one-basket-for-all-eggs direction pursued by the industry when it comes to approaching "presence" in a broader sense.

Presence Is Too Important To Leave To UC Vendors

Collaborative Thinking

The intersection between social networks and unified communications will form the basis for a hybrid approach perhaps best described as ???social Feed syndication platform vendors such as NewsGator and Attensa could play a partner role for larger vendors.

Collaborative Thinking: Of bread, butter, cheese, and mousetraps.

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Building A Robust Feed Syndication Platform | Main | Blogging Shoulder To Shoulder » March 15, 2008 Of bread, butter, cheese, and mousetraps. So a good way to look at it would be "these functions are as if my own internal IT team built them" If you take that approach - then you might be very happy to deploy these extensions and improve what Microsoft delivered out of the box.

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Collaborative Thinking: Social Applications: Leave The Rough Edges Alone

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I dont disagree with that approach, but I think we also need to think beyond the purposeful aspects of social applications. Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Designing & Enabling Communities | Main | Enterprise 2.0

Attivio’s Thoughts on Improving the User Experience for Online Media Sites

Portals and KM

This will also provide incentive for syndication of your content. I have written about Attivio before and they can provide the technology side to this equation (see Attivio Tightly Integrates Structured Data and Unstructured Content for a New Approach to Information Access ). Here is a comprehensive white paper on improving the user experience for online media sites from Sarah Meyer at Attivio.

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Collaborative Thinking: Enterprises Not One Dimensional - Technology Not the Only Influence on the Future Enterprise

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There are clear business and technology benefits through a platform approach towards social software. Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Connectivity Scorecard | Main | What A Yahoo!

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Collaborative Thinking: IP Democracy: The Futility Of Internet Privacy?

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Some UVA undergrads are taking a look at the exposure of private user data to third-party applications through Facebook's platform API and devising an approach to limiting it. Facebook Developers | Integrating Facebook Chat Everywhere Subscribe to Collaborative Thinking Add me to your TypePad People list Archives May 2010 April 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 More.

Are We In A "Post E2.0 Era"? (Collaborative Thinking)

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Portals represented the best-in-class capability back then to enable contextual collaboration since application and collaboration portlets could be composed into a single, integrated user experience. While there were plenty of technology limitations, it’s important to historically note that today’s siren call to integrate social tools into business apps and processes is not a new idea. XML_Syndication. Collaborative Thinking.

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » FrenchPod is a PLS

Ken Carroll

It also means that we can integrate the elements and that users can dive in, immerse themselves in the resources, and develop a live culture of learning the language. tools to do new things for language learning (with the two-way medium, RSS syndication, etc). I really love the CPod approach. Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0

Collaborative Thinking: Tagging Beyond Content: Applications & People

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Tag Clouds could be integrated with applications as well, functioning as an alternative navigational technique. In this approach, tagging people becomes a form of social annotation. Facebook Developers | Integrating Facebook Chat Everywhere Subscribe to Collaborative Thinking Add me to your TypePad People list Archives May 2010 April 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 More.

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Collaborative Thinking: Why Is Social Software So Important?

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Adhering to a form-follows-function approach to system design, IT organizations have delivered applications that automate the transactional, informational, and analytic needs of those work functions.

Virtual Team Collaboration: Share, Send And Publish Large Files Online With Adobe Share - Robin Good's Latest News

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

How Adobe Share Works The Adobe Share approach is very simple and direct. As an example of this, you may want to check one implementation of this API allowing integration between Adobe LiveCycle ES and Adobe Share.)

Community Building: How To Create Your Own Social Media Network With Ning - Robin Good's Latest News

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Obviously the degree of success you achieve here will depend upon the popularity of your social network , but nevertheless, with the right niche theme, this could prove to be an integral part of your independent publishing outlet.

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Establish a portfolio of collaboration tools

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

To fully meet an organisation’s collaboration needs, a ‘portfolio’ approach should be taken. This briefing explores the portfolio approach, and provides guidance on making it work in practice. Many different tools Instead, a ‘portfolio’ approach should be taken, where the organisation provides (and supports) a range of collaborative tools.

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Collaborative Thinking: Deciphering Social Networks - Thesis

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

While a dedicated site can help an enterprise benefit from social networks, there are other credible approaches to facilitate social networking. One example would be a collection of social networking services that are contextually integrated within a variety of applications (reducing or eliminating the need to rely on any single destination) Another example would be a social network service that analyzes and correlates situational information (e.g.,

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Deciphering Social Networks - Thesis

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

While a dedicated site can help an enterprise benefit from social networks, there are other credible approaches to facilitate social networking. One example would be a collection of social networking services that are contextually integrated within a variety of applications (reducing or eliminating the need to rely on any single destination) Another example would be a social network service that analyzes and correlates situational information (e.g.,

Collaborative Document Writing: Online Word Processor Puts The Turbo On Comments Features - Coventi Pages - Robin Good's Latest News

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The Coventi team points out that the vast majority of online collaborative writing tools take a wiki -approach to documents - i.e. everyone is considered a co-author. I have no doubt that this feature will be soon cloned and integrated by some of Coventi nearest competitors.

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Using social technologies to aid communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home | Featured Articles | Using social technologies to aid communities Using social technologies to aid communities Two different approaches to fostering internal collaboration Technology is no longer seen as the answer to all KM problems in fact, it’s often seen as quite the opposite.

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BT Web 2.0 adoption case study " Inside out

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Having calmed ourselves, we took a different and probably more realistic approach. The balance was finally tipped by Ben Verwaayan, BT’s chief executive, who expressed publicly his support for the more liberal approach. BT’s approach is refreshing!

Tomoye: Bringing Web 2.0 to Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

that have brought their process approach. There is also social networking, expertise location, tagging, page rank, open APIs, and syndication. The open APIs allow for mashup integration.

BT Web 2.0 adoption case study « Inside out

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Having calmed ourselves, we took a different and probably more realistic approach. The balance was finally tipped by Ben Verwaayan, BT’s chief executive, who expressed publicly his support for the more liberal approach. BT’s approach is refreshing!

Publishing Enterprise Content To Facebook

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

New platform functionality includes: Application registration Facebook authorization and single sign-on FBML support Facebook model support including: Friends Application Friends Users Mini Feed News Feed The Alfresco integration with Facebook provides a platform for employees to access and utilize organizational information effectively with tools they know and like.

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Community 2.0 Conference Notes: Day 3 " humantech

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Nirvana: get in product search integrated with community, integrated with knowledge base. ? Change mindset — “Their contributions are valuable&# Have a structured approach Recruit users to be part of team Co-author requirements and share user-case scenarios 37Signals - develops software for small businesses. Partnered with a company called Simple Feed for RSS syndication. humantech > technology enabled lifestyle « Community 2.0