Content Creation: Web 2.0 Is Providing The Solution! Brian Kelly, UKOLN, University of Bath Bath Email [email_address] UKOLN is supported by: http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/web-focus/events/online/web-2.0-200705/ About This Talk This talk argues that Web 2.0 services are providing solutions to many of the requirements we are currently facing in delivering services for our users. Thanks to Paul Walk for ideas originally presented at the recent Shock of the Social conference. This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 licence (but note caveat) Resources bookmarked using ‘ web-2.0-200705 ' tag
We can’t be responsible if you decide to use Gmail:
Is this why we still issue an email address to our students?
Security & FOI issues
May be issues of where the data is held , rather than who supplies the service
SLAs - difficult to arrange in a distributed world
Diagnostics are difficult if service relies on others outside your control: “ You know you have a distributed system, when a company you didn't know you had a relationship [with] changes their business plan and your application stops working”
Do you actually have an SLA with your local service? How often does one of your institutional services go offline unexpectedly?