Category Archives: Web 2.0

Case study of corporate adoption of Web 2.0 and social networking

Came across this fascinating article by Richard Dennison talking about BT’s internal adoption of Web 2.0. It is worth reading in its entirety but the points that stood out for me were: Presenting the idea is an evolution rather than … Continue reading

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Web 2.0, Web 3.0, Web 4.0, Web 5.0 – where will it end?

Ok – so here’s why I really really dislike the term “Web 2.0″. As well as the common problems of a phrase used to describe a new paradigm in computing (such as the problems around terms such as SOA), “Web … Continue reading

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What does Web 2.0 (and SOA for that matter) really mean?

Whenever a new buzzword comes along in IT there’s usually a prolonged gnashing of teeth around what the term “actually means”. It happened with SOA and it happened/is happening with Web 2.0. These debates tend to follow a pattern – … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 Return on Investment (ROI)

There seems to be a lot of discussion around Web 2.0 Return On Investment (ROI) at the moment. ROI almost seems to be becoming a dirty word in Web 2.0 – and seen very much as 1.0 language and thinking, … Continue reading

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IT department a barrier to Web 2.0

There is an interesting article in Computerworld how Web 2.0 business champions are finding resistance to introducing Web 2.0 tools into their organisations. This ties in with a trend I have been noticing in my new job – after years … Continue reading

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