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MSN, Yahoo Messenger, ICQ, Aim, Jabber, Google Talk, Skype
Instant updates and feedback
Extra features: file transfer, contact lists, conferences
Business use to for more efficient communication
Make updates come to you
RSS (Rich Site Summary, Really Simple Syndication)
Standard format used to publish frequently updated works
Blog posts, comments, news, forum feeds, audio, video, stock market
Aggregated for you by a RSS feed reader
Aggregates data from more than one source
Often using Open API to build services from data sources
e.g. Real estate data on Google map
Rich Internet Application
Enhance user experience
Thin client to fat client
Technologies: Adobe Flex, JavaFX
Still in its infancy
Will take some changes to see the possibilities
Real-time collaboration on documents
Change the way we work
Social Media Game
Split in to groups of 5-6
Discuss how Web 2.0 concepts can help the following characters
Blog your discussion
Tag your blogs with your group name
Tag with keywords about the character
Tag with Web 2.0 concepts used
Character #1: Project Manager
Janet is a project manager for a project whose team is split between the Netherlands and India. The client for the project, which in the US, would like to be informed about how the project is going.
Character #2: Freelance Consultant
Corrine is a freelance consultant with expertise in environmental law. She would like to show potential clients the extent of her knowledge. She would also like to expand her network so as to reach more potential clients.
Character #3: Campaign Manager
Saskia is the campaign manager for a national politician. She would like to let more people know about her candidate and would like to get more people involved in the cause.
Character #4 University Dean
Diane is the dean at a university with a MBA program. She is setting up a program that will introduce students to cultural differences and prepare them for working in a global economy. To do this, there will be assignments to be done by student from 3 other participating universities around the world.
Character #5: PR
Elena is doing Public Relations at the EuropeanPWN. She wants to get more visibility for the EuropeanPWN and she wants to use the internet for that. She also wants to get more people involved in activities.
Character #6: Marketing
Patricia is VP of marketing at a company that sells electronics online. She wants her company website to be the one that people come to for information about the products.
Pick a character
Discuss which Web 2.0 technology and how they can be used