Category Archives: Web 2.0

Anonymous use of Web 2.0

In the consumer world, there are some web sites which can take advantage of the anonymous nature of the web. One of our clients, Linwood Manor, runs their web pages on their¬†alcohol dependency treatment programme on the premise that the … Continue reading

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What is the use case for Web 2.0

Spent some time talking with Eric Sauve of Tomoye last week. Was an interesting conversation around how he positions his product around “Communities of Practice”. Often I find the problem with the way people position Web 2.0 products such as … Continue reading

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Is social software or Web 2.0 for small companies?

One of my favourite quotes about the need for social software was from someone at Lotusphere who was talking about the integration of Bank of New York and Mellon Financial in the States. ¬†He stated that the problem was he … Continue reading

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Add Web 2.0 features to existing applications

Really interesting post from Stuart over at the Quickr blog – initially about migrating his blog to a new platform. The interesting sideline is about living inside his email client (which happens to be IBM Lotus Notes). Part of the … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 to manage business process exceptions – another ROI

Social software/Web 2.0 tools such as blogs/wikis/instant messaging can be a great way to manage the exceptions to your business processes. Here’s why… In a previous life, I was an SOA Evangelist for IBM’s WebSphere integration suite. A large amount … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 ROI – cost saving or revenue growth?

The intuitive view around the ROI of Web 2.0 tools such as blogs and wikis tends to be that using Web 2.0 on external sites grows revenue, your blog can gain you extra customers and brand loyalty. Using Web 2.0 … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 behaviour changes

At Trovus we have decided to focus on the behaviour changes around corporate Web 2.0 adoption, rather than the technologies. That’s not to say we don’t think that technology is important, just that there are plenty of Microsoft, IBM and … Continue reading

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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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