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2009: Enterprise 2.0 - Innovate Through Acquisition?

Collaborative Thinking

Social Networks in '09: The Year of Consolidation, Not Innovation ": IBM, for its part, has more aggressively shown willingness to move forward with Lotus Connections, which right now has a better design than the social software features in SharePoint, which is largely still a document management system. This isn't a sustainable model for innovation in the enterprise Web 2.0 I thought this was an interesting clip from a CIO magazine article. The Connections Blog.

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Circling Around To Enterprise 2.0 Again

Collaborative Thinking

Locking your data up in some wiki that has no data architecture, no services interface, no meta model and meta data model. They were designed by different teams that did not necessarily take a "long view" of their individual projects. The MySite capability for user profiles existed in earlier releases but was designed as a personal site for file sharing - it was never designed to be a social networking component.

CleverWorkarounds » The facets of collaboration Part 2–Enter the matrix!

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Finally I outlined a simple mental model that I developed that I have found to be quite a useful method to look at collaboration more holistically and help with the user engagement and information architecture aspects of SharePoint governance. Mental models are a little like that too.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The open source model allows Alfresco to use best-of-breed open source technologies and contributions from the open source community to get higher quality software produced more quickly at much lower cost.

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A Journey In Social Media: Avoiding The eRoom Debacle

John Tropea - Delicious Community

A Bit Of Background When EMC acquired Documentum, we found that they had made an acquisition of their own -- eRoom -- which was a web-based collaboration product. After Documentum acquired eRoom, they took in a direction of collaborating-around-content, which is inherently cool, at least to me. When EMC acquired Documentum, all of the sudden it was very Politically Correct to be putting up eRooms everywhere. and we had driven that model about as far as it was going to go.