Blogging was where we began, and how we built our company so we have preserved this archive to show how our thinking developed over a decade of developing the use of social technology inside organisations

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Posts with a web2.0 theme

A fitter Twitter or is it just a feature?

Twitter and FriendFeed are full of self-referential debates about the future shape of micro-blogging and lifestreaming, but how and when will these tools begin to be used outside the geeky echo chamber?

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Critical perspectives on Web 2.0

Deflating the hype bubble? Trebor Scholz and others outline critical perspectives on Web 2.0 in a special issue of First Monday

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Pew Research: What are we doing for the other 41% of people we want to reach?

The latest Pew report suggests 41% of people are not engaging with Web 2.0. Good thing? Bad thing? Not sure … but we certainly need a better way of getting second wave adopters on the bus in enterprise 2.0 projects.

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Web 2.0 and health care services

Demos/Patient Opinion seminar about the importance of democratising data and voice in engaging with patients and other stakeholders

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Patient Opinion’s Paul Hodgkin on Web 2.0 innovation in healthcare

Good interview with Patient Opinion’s Paul Hodgkin about the project

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Techcrunch UK and Ireland suspended; Queen to apologise?

The UK has been suspended from the Techcrunch universe for attempted journalism. The Foreign Office are currently in negotiations with the State Department and the Queen is likely to apologise in the hope that we can be allowed back in 😉

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What form will Enterprise 2.0 take?

Demand is growing for Social Software and Enterprise 2.0 tools, and the value proposition is clearly very strong compared to traditional enterprise systems. But how do you go about delivering this value in corporate networks that are more used to fixed systems than iterative, evolving social tools? What sort of new approaches should we be thinking about to make the most of the fluid nature of Enterprise 2.0 tools?

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Midpoint at the BBC Innovation Labs

Al Davidson reports back from the midway point of the BBC Innovation Lab on “making it people-shaped” and “making it beeb-shaped”

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Web 2.0, Participation and E-democracy

The ideas behind so-called Web 2.0 offer some useful pointers for organisations trying to break out of traditional consultation and participation methods using social technology to underpin a more distributed many-to-many approach

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What is Web 2.0?

A buzzword in its prime, Web 2.0 is a loose label for a variety of tools, techniques and services that are coming together to humanise the web in new and exciting ways … but is it really new?

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