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Bring \"Social\" to software


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Bring \"Social\" to software. Presentation given at the DBB - Social Media & Blog Camp - 7th June\'08

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Bring \"Social\" to software

  1. 2. Wassup <ul><li>The Geek turns Sexy </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitating the Makeover </li></ul><ul><li>Opening Up </li></ul><ul><li>Showtime </li></ul>Warning: Viewer discretion is desired against some images and text in this presentation, as this is an attempt to keep the audience awake.
  2. 3. This is Software This is what Social did to this Software Bringing Social to Software – Turning the Geek into a Sexy Hunk
  3. 4. What is Facilitating the Makeover, What Principles, Technologies, Standards
  4. 5. <ul><li>Widgets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Javascript and HTML, gets plopped into your site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cross Domain Scripting Enabled (use proxies) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add Social Networking features like Comments, Ratings, Testimonials to any and all software - legacy and even recently created ( or Java doesn’t matter PHP5 does it all) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Building Social Networking Web Services around the platform </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Data Portability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not being a walled garden </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitating Social Graphs, User’s Content etc in other social networks. </li></ul></ul>Applied to content sites, social media sharing sites, productivity apps, intranet and other inside the Firewall collaborative solutions, affinity meta-networks and ecommerce sites.
  5. 6. <ul><li>Open API’s </li></ul><ul><li>Open ID (Now Open ID2) </li></ul><ul><li>Application Platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Connecting Different platforms together to utilize singular functionalities of one within the other. </li></ul>The future is to expose your platform, features and functionalities, to build a mesh, where the best set of services can be utilized from each provider.
  6. 7. Showtime <ul><li>SocialWorld </li></ul><ul><li>Bell Canada (Bell Video Store) </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  7. 8. You got me now!! <ul><li>Time for your questions!! </li></ul>