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yacs Macnana

what does it bring to the business, actually? plus samples and details

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yacs Macnana

  1. 1. yacs Macnana ! December 2008 by Bernard Paques
  2. 2. introduction to yacs Macnana WELCOME
  3. 3. is the corporation compatible with new information technologies from the Internet? capital and assets collective behavior trusted brand personal experience autonomy, explorations trusted human being Yes, providing that social networks become core to the business! shared objects * interactions = growth
  4. 4. yacs supports growing business customer folders customers interactions news, events enterprise presentation end-to-end processing capitalization actors shared objects project A lead C yacs + others story D study B innovation
  5. 5. yacs helps to focus back to customers production has been optimised dedicated tools consolidated contributions work breakdown roles alignment integrated reporting Workflow Directory Process ERP Wiki Marketing accounting CRM BI actors shared objects project A lead C yacs + others story D study B innovation
  6. 6. yacs is a toolbox for social networks based on shared objects
  7. 7. yacs is an evolving project <ul><li>yacs matches expectations of today surfers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>self-service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>user interface is simple enough </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>pre-requisites: web browser and mail client </li></ul></ul><ul><li>yacs is a web 2.0 platform that suits the corporation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>flexible and adaptative content management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100% control of the visual identity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>extension through PHP/javascript programming </li></ul></ul><ul><li>yacs is provided for free (LGPL) and leverages the Apache / PHP / MySQL / AJAX architecture: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>more than 150,000 lines of high-quality code </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and a set of selected components provided by third-parties </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. some examples
  9. 9. sample complex social object one PHP script to add fields and tabs, and to update the database
  10. 10. sample progressive validation on-demand request by e-mail recorded decisions
  11. 11. an enhanced personal page Race results Personal interactions
  12. 12. text-based meetings transcript is turned to permanent page
  13. 13. documents are valid business social objects too before with yacs files are duplicated, consolidation is painful shared files are accessed sequentially 1 2 3
  14. 14. user profiles reflect what people are doing, and their areas of interest Automatic by-hand
  15. 15. private pages, for threaded interactions on-going topics, and related people new private page
  16. 16. technology
  17. 17. yacs is respectful of open technical standards <<LDAP>> <<HTTP>> <<POP3>> <<SMTP>> <<HTTP>> <<SQL>> :WebServer {vendor=Apache} <<device>> :Workstation :DBServer {vendor=MySQL version>=4.1} :MailServer :DirectoryServer :WebServer <<browser>> {compliant=XHTML} <<blogger>> {compliant=XML-RPC} <<newsReader>> {compliant=RSS or ATOM} <<webService>> {compliant=XML-RPC} Corporate directory <<scheduler>> cron <<database>> yacs database outbound queue inbound queue <<PHP>> yacs files <<newsFeed>> {compliant=RSS or ATOM}
  18. 18. yacs helps both webmasters and software developers
  19. 19. database structure is simple and scalable <ul><li>Article – basic piece of information, with optional attached content: images, files, comments, links, etc. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Previous versions can be restored if necessary. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Section – a set of articles and sub-sections. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The content tree is not limited, and is reflected dynamically at the Site Map. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each section is configured individually as a blog, a wiki, a forum, or something else. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Surfers select sections to monitor through their watch list. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Category – a list of articles, sections, or users </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free-form tagging is allowed. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Site associates do explicit categorization. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the tree of categories is not limited. </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. yacs binds users to content management <ul><li>for a site: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>associate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>member </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>suscriber </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>anonymous </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>robot </li></ul></ul><ul><li>registration policy: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>closed group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>validated membership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>open group </li></ul></ul><ul><li>for one section: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>editor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>reader </li></ul></ul><ul><li>by direct assignation of a user profile: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>member -> editor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>subscriber -> reader </li></ul></ul><ul><li>assignments are cascaded to sub-sections </li></ul>
  21. 21. yacs codes are a powerful way to manage flows of information [updated=category:462,10] [updated.simple=self, 7] [updated.timeline]
  22. 22. yacs has a slick execution architecture
  23. 23. yacs is the only open content management system that adapts new usages of the Internet to specific corporate processes, (through structured social objects)
  24. 24. and you, how will use yacs to support the growth of your business?
  25. 25. « introduction to yacs Macnana » by Bernard Paques You are free to share (to copy, distribute and transmit the work) and to remix (adapt) this work, under the following conditions: - Attribution. You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work). - Noncommercial. You may not use this work for commercial purposes. - Share Alike. If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under the same or similar license to this one.