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What’s the point of Jelly?

What’s the point of Jelly?

I have to admit I’m attracted to anything new and shiny, and particularly products and services that aim to create or propagate value through networks and networking. I was therefore intrigued by the recent launch of Jelly, which has the gravitas and experience of Biz Stone (of Twitter fame) behind it. It certainly meets the “new” criterion, but I’m not so sure about the “shiny”. The principle behind Jelly is summarised in a short blog post by Biz Stone himself:…

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Enterprise 2.0 Social Search and Discovery

Enterprise 2.0 Social Search and Discovery

I attended (and presented at) the Butler Group “Information Management and Collaboration” event that was held in London on 14-15 May. Regrettably I couldn’t get to the first day of the event, so missed presentations on topics such as: Document collaboration using Sharepoint, and Next generation collaboration through BEA Systems portals Hence, I was left to ponder how much emphasis was given to creating and developing a collaborative culture in these presentations, or whether (as I suspect) the assumption is…

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Personalised Search for Communities of Practice

Personalised Search for Communities of Practice

Having only just seen the Exalead press release, I’m reminded of a significant new enhancement that we introduced to the IDeA Communities of Practice (CoP) web platform earlier this year. The Exalead search service provides each CoP with a facility for creating a personalised community list of websites that enables more focussed and relevant search results to be returned for their particular domain of interest. Community members have the ability to select or deselect any of the web sites in…

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