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HEAnet's National Networking Conference 2008 - 14th Novembre 2008, Kilkenny - http://www.heanet.ie/conferences/2008/

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    • Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie Social Media: Why and how to take advantage of it Alexandre Passant <alexandre.passant@deri.org> Digital Enterprise Research Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway HEAnet's National Networking Conference 2008 14th Novembre 2008, Kilkenny  Copyright 2008 Digital Enterprise Research Institute. All rights reserved. Chapter
    • Introduction Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie  Alexandre Passant  Postdoctoral researcher  DERI, NUI Galway  Social Software cluster  Research Interests  Web 2.0 and Social Media  Semantic Web and Linked Data  Combining both to provide advanced / intelligent services on the Web for end-users
    • Agenda Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie  Social media ?  The wisdom of crowds  Popular features, services and platforms  Blogs, Wikis, Social Networking, Tagging  How to get benefit from it  Information sharing, community building ...  Going further with the Semantic Web  Interlinking online communities  Questions and discussion  Experience sharing, feedback
    • What is Social Media ? Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_media  “Social media uses the ‘wisdom of crowds’ to connect information in a collaborative manner.”  “Social media can take many different forms, including message boards, weblogs, wikis, podcasts, pictures and video.”  Web 2.0 A term made popular by Tim O’Reilly  Harnessing collective intelligence
    • Web 2.0 tagcloud Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie
    • Popular features Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie  Publish  From data consumers to data producers  A read-write Web  Share  Publishedcontent is generally readable by anyone  “knowledge = power” => “feedback = power”  Tag  Add keywords to your content to make it retrievable  Interact  Comment blogs, edit wikis, join networks ...
    • Serendipity through tagging Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie
    • Popular services and platforms Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie  Blogging for personal data management  Blogger, WordPress ...  Wikis for collaboration  Wikipedia, pbWiki ...  Share content, from text to multimedia  del.icio.us, Flickr, Youtube ...  Social Networking to build or extend a community  Facebook, LinkedIn ...
    • Social Media is a reality Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie
    • Personal and group weblogging Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie  Unrestricted topics  Announcement, feedback, reflexions ...  Email vs weblogging  Open audience  Worldwide feedback  Long-life archiving
    • Wikis for collaborative work Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie  Using a wiki for  Project proposal, software documentation ...  Wiki philosophy  Open editing  Auto-regulation  Consensus
    • OSN : LinkedIn use case Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie  LinkedIn A business-oriented social-network  Expand your contacts  Rate your colleagues and get recommendations  Being suggested people you might know  New opportunities
    • OSN : Facebook use case Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie  Facebook  Identify friends and join groups  Build a post-event community  Keep contact, federate people, initiate projects  Outreach the event and gather new people
    • Microblogging Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie  Microblogging A lightweight and agile form of communication  Status notification  Between blogging and I.M.  Twitter  140 chars max (Web, txt ...)
    • Data sharing : SlideShare use-case Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie  SlideShare  Dedicated to presentations  A showcase for talks and lectures  Upload and tag slides  Join groups  Extend your audience
    • Licensing issues Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie
    • Going further Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie  Social Media has some limits  SocialNetwork Fatigue  Computers cannot understand the meaning of created data, which makes information retrieval and querying difficult  The Semantic Web can help !  An extension of the current Web with machine- readable and interlinked data  A global graph of knowledge  The Web as a giant database
    • Social Semantic Information Spaces Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie
    • DERI and the Social Semantic Web Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie  Semantically-Interlinked Online Communities  http://sioc-project.org A common model to represent social activities of online communities on the Semantic Web  Federating distributed social data  Adoption  Morethan 40 tools, from Web 2.0 to Bioinformatics  W3C Member Submission  Recommended by Yahoo! SearchMonkey
    • Thank you ! Digital Enterprise Research Institute www.deri.ie • Questions ?