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Conference held on August 12th 2008 at the World Alliance Headquarters of the YMCA, in Geneva about Web 2.0 tools in small organisations and businesses

Conference held on August 12th 2008 at the World Alliance Headquarters of the YMCA, in Geneva about Web 2.0 tools in small organisations and businesses

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  • 1. Web 2.0 Resources and tools for the YMCA Marylène Goulet Student at HEG-Genève Information Science August 12 th 2008, Geneva YMCA World Alliance Headquarters
  • 2. Outline of the presentation
    • Brief definition of “Web 2.0”
    • Description of current web technologies and the companies who own them
    • Detailed presentation of useful tools and resources for a association like the YMCA
    • Closing statement
    • Questions
    Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 3.
    • What happened to « Web 1.0 » ?
    • Context of creation, keywords and exemples of Web 2.0
    Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 4. A web « 1.0 » page Image and text Links to navigate through the website Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 5. A web « 2.0 » page React to the stories Share content Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 6. Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA “ Web 2.0 is a term describing the trend in the use of World Wide Web technology and web design that aims to enhance creativity , information sharing , and, most notably, collaboration among users . These concepts have led to the development and evolution of web-based communities and hosted services, such as social-networking sites, wikis, blogs, and folksonomies. The term became notable after the first O'Reilly Media Web 2.0 conference in 2004.” Wikipedia, Web 2.0 , retrieved on August 9 th , 2008 Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 7. Main differences
    • The 1.0 web
    • The 2.0 web
    • Text, images and links
    • Static content
    • No interaction, read-only
    • Passive « Surfer »
    • Consumation of information
    • « User hides behind his screen »
    • Needs technichal knowledge to create a web page
    • Domain of « geeks »
    • Contributor
    • Active
    • Creator of content under a few minutes.
    • Share knowledge with other users
    • Social online identity
    • Mashes up data to create new applications.
    • Domain of « amateurs »
    Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 8. Aug. 12th, 2008 Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA
  • 9. Folksonomy and tags Folksonomy : formed of folk (people) and taxonomy (classification by families, gender). It is a collaborative classification, decentralized and spontaneous based on terms chosen by the user themselves ; tags. Tags : keyword that user can put on an electronic document (picture, text, web link) and describing it’s content. Aug. 12th, 2008 Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA
  • 10. Mashups Mashups : composite applications created by merging data One of the first of it’s kind was the merging of the local crime statistics of Chicago and Google Maps. Aug. 12th, 2008 Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA
  • 11. Blog Blog : Came from the terms “web” and log”. Personal journal available on the web. Can be held by anybody who has an internet connexion, it can also present multimedia content; pictures, sounds, videos Aug. 12th, 2008 Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA
  • 12. A word about RSS Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 13. Aug. 12th, 2008 Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA An example of a RSS reader
  • 14.
    • Today’s categories of web 2.0 services and the companies who own them
    Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 15. Categories of Web 2.0 services
    • News and Stories
    • Weblogs and personal Websites
    • Films and Videos
    • Bookmark Management
    • Music
    • Instant Messaging
    • Photo Sharing and Album Management
    • Wikis
    • Social Networking
    Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 16. The web 2.0’s « big players »
    •  
    • Most of these sites like Google, Yahoo and MSN are now owners of the most popular 2.0 web services.
    • With registration they now offer;
    • A video-sharing service
    • Customization of the home page
    • A music search directly linking to seller’s website
    • Blogging platform
    • Linking to major social networking services
    • Image and photo sharing
    • Bookmarking services
    • Satellite imaging and geotagging
    Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 17. Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 18. A bookmark application
    • When navigating upon the web, we are bound to find some content interesting.
        • Whether is it professional or personnal interest, managing an important collection of links may be difficult.
        • A social bookmarks manager
        • Delicious : http://delicious.com/
    Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 19. Delicious Summary
    • Save your links
    • Easy click-button in Firefox browser
    • Tag your content
    • Decide sharing or not the links
    • Create “bundles”, sort of categories under which you regroup similar or different tags.
    Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 20. Multimedia sharing
    • Films and videos
      • Share and display on websites
      • www.youtube.com
    • Photo albums
      • Tagging and sharing
      • www.flickr.com
    Aug. 12th, 2008 Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA
  • 21. Wikis and encylopedias
    • A wiki is a collection of web pages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to contribute or modify content.
      • The Wikipedia phenomenon, 2,490,149 articles in English. (aug. 2008)
        • Some raised questions about the validity of information and anonymity of the articles authors.
        • An answer to the phenomenon : www.citizendium.org
    Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 22. Social Networking
    • The fastest rising economy of web 2.0
    • Social & professional networking sites
            • Not just for teens and youngsters!
            • Linkedin
    • Over 200.000 registred users in Myspace and Facebook.
      • Average user’s age in the US is 23 years old
        • www.facebook.com
    Aug. 12th, 2008 Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA
  • 23. Netvibes
    • What is it?
      • A personal start page
      • A RSS agregator
      • Centralize all your feeds in one place
      • Customize design, tabs and page settings
      • Access it from any computer in the world.
      • www.netvibes.com
    Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 24. Netvibes summary Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 25.
    • How can web 2.0 tools can be implemented inside an association and why.
    Aug. 12th, 2008 Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA
  • 26. Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 27. What can web 2.0 do for us?
    • Bring great added value to communication inside and outside a work environnement.
    • Share easily information between collegues.
    • Display your status to co-workers.
    • Be online, display information, get users to give you feedback.
    • Share personal or work stories that can inspire, motivate or entertain
    • Reach out to your members, interact with them.
    • Standardize your online content, making it accessible to users and collegues through different levels of privacy.
    Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 28. Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA The worst case… Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 29. Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA Aug. 12th, 2008
  • 30. Open issues and implications
    • Web 2.0 services are fast, simple and easy to use
      • Anyone can use them without special technical knowledge
    • Encourages sharing and creativity
    • A fun and enriching way of searching for information
    • Can encourage people to work more efficiently
    Aug. 12th, 2008 Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA
  • 31. Open issues and implications
    • Be careful about what you read.
      • In Web 2.0, the wealth of information is largely composed by the concept of open contribution .
    • Establish guidelines in work environnements to use web 2.0 applications
    • Read through the privacy settings of any web 2.0 site.
    Aug. 12th, 2008 Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA
  • 32. Thank you! Questions? Marylene Goulet [email_address] Aug. 12th, 2008 Web 2.0 : resources and tools for the YMCA