Microsoft Office Connector Update at SMWCon Spring 2011


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  • WikiTags is here to bridge semantic wikis with more potential users, such as users of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel, with Microsoft SmartTag technology.
  • Now you see WikiTags connect multiple wikis to bring relevant info to you when you want it, in your familiar Microsoft Office applications
  • Relevant, context sensitive, semantic actions lead to higher accuracy and productivity; moreover, the semantic action services can also be in the wiki.
  • WikiMail let users contribute to the wiki using their familiar tools
  • Automatically uploaded and updated articles enable all team in sync with the latest info, and revision history.
  • Microsoft Office Connector Update at SMWCon Spring 2011

    1. 1. Microsoft Office Connector Update <br />What’s New on Connecting Office Users<br />
    2. 2. Agenda<br />Microsoft Office Connector Review<br />What is bothering me?<br />MOCCAT<br />New prototype<br />MOCCAT!<br />
    3. 3. Microsoft Office Connector<br />Leverage Microsoft Office applications and technology<br />Bring SMW info to Office applications on-demand<br />API for data I/O: add and modify wiki data within Microsoft Office <br />Utilize semantics to improve relevance<br />Smart actions for semantic properties<br />API<br />API<br />Connections<br />Smart<br />Jesse Wang | SemTech 2010<br />
    4. 4. Semantics in Office Apps<br />Dynamic Query Results from the article page<br />Outlook<br />Multiple Wiki Sites supported<br />Excel<br />WikiTags recognizes the keywords or phrases relevant to you<br />
    5. 5. Semantic Actions<br />Semantic actions are based on semantic services of properties<br />
    6. 6. M.O.C. Forms<br />View Semantic Content in familiar forms<br />Contribute into Wiki articles back<br />
    7. 7. Screenshot::Email in Wiki<br />Attachments automatically uploaded too<br />
    8. 8. Live Demo<br />Standard MediaWiki API Support<br />Wiki Object Model API Support<br />Auto Hyperlinking<br />Auto Display Info Pane<br />Auto Tag Keywords<br />Semantic Actions<br />In-place Browsing<br />…<br />
    9. 9. But I’m *not* Happy<br />In spite of applauses during demos<br />
    10. 10. No Sales<br />
    11. 11. Market?<br />Mature SMW Market?  Chicken and egg problem<br />You can help:<br />#1:<br />Try it out<br />Let others know<br />Let us know you will use it if …<br />#2:<br />Look at it (no need to really install it)<br />Let us know you will *not* use it …<br />Unless it has …<br />
    12. 12. Price<br />It used to be €20<br />Free<br />As in free beer.<br />
    13. 13. Quality<br />We had some issues but no core issues<br />We improve on quality:<br />Full-time tester<br />Expert developer to help!<br />Better design<br />Less dependency<br />
    14. 14. Features<br />Demos were successful<br />People seemed very interested<br />Features were reasonably rich for a v1 product<br />We could add more features<br />But …<br />I need endorsement<br />
    15. 15. We Need Customers<br />
    16. 16. Announcing<br />MOCCAT<br />Microsoft Office Connector<br />Customer Advocate Team <br />
    17. 17. MOCCAT<br />Meet (telecon) every 3 or 4 weeks<br />Talk about specifications, bugs, priorities<br />Beta-testing (optional)<br />Email to sign up<br />
    18. 18. Thank You!<br />