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July 18, 2008  11:40 AM

Bit.ly: A better URL shortener for developers, data geeks and microbloggers



Posted by: GuyPardon
applications, blogging, code, collaboration, communications, community, cool, creativity, data, design, feeds, free, geek, hacks, innovation, interface, Internet, programming, public domain, resource, reviews, social bookmarking, social publishing, software, startup, statistics, Technology, tool, tracking, traffic, useful, Web 2.0, Web analytics, Web applications, Web design, Web services, WhatIs.com Editor's Award

The old adage about not reinventing the wheel doesn't quite extend to Web applications. URL shorteners may have been around for years but there is plenty of room for improvement. This

June 27, 2008  8:42 AM

Have you got your avatar yet? Gartner says you will.



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
business, culture, futurism, gaming, immersive 3D worlds, interactive media, multimedia, new media, participation, predictions, social networking, virtual reality, virtual worlds, Web 2.0

lara-croft.jpgIt's 2008. Do you know where your avatar...

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June 26, 2008  1:16 PM

What is Google’s vision for enterprise applications in the cloud?



Posted by: GuyPardon
applications, business, buzz, buzzword, cloud computing, collaboration, communications, compliance, conference, conversation, data, enterprise, enterprise 2.0, Google, governance, government, innovation, Internet, interoperability, software, Technology, the cloud, trend, utility computing, video, Web 2.0, Web applications, Web services

Three TechTarget editors interviewed Rishi Chandra, Product Manager, Google Enterprise, at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Boston. Barney Beal, Zach Church and Alex Howard covered a wide range of topics over the course of this exclusive thirty minute interview, questioning Chandra about Google's...


June 18, 2008  12:47 PM

What is spaceo.us?



Posted by: GuyPardon
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Tony Clement (CEO) , Rob James (CTO) and Gary Lang (President) at Aegeon Software sat down with me to talk about


June 18, 2008  12:21 PM

What is social computing?



Posted by: GuyPardon
buzzword, commentary, enterprise 2.0, social, social bookmarking, social networking, social publishing, video, Web 2.0, Web applications, word meanings, YouTube

Brian Kellner, NewsGator's Vice President of Products, offers his take on "social computing."  [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/GdFs9UJMxm4" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]


June 17, 2008  11:08 PM

Podcast: Live from Enterprise 2.0, discussing how to use social media



Posted by: GuyPardon
cloud computing, communications, community, conference, enterprise, enterprise 2.0, event, feedback, forum, government, interactive media, MP3, new media, podcast, social networking, social publishing, Technology, the cloud, Web 2.0, Web applications, WhatIs.com

Last week at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Boston, I was pulled into a podcast with Chris Brogan,


June 17, 2008  9:53 PM

What are the best new features of Firefox 3?



Posted by: GuyPardon
applications, communications, cool, downloads, freeware, innovation, Internet, learning, open source, resource, reviews, screencast, software, tutorial, video, Web 2.0, Web applications

After downloading Firefox 3 today, I noticed the speed difference. Thankfully, there were no problems with transferring any settings or plugins, either. I'm a huge fan of the keyword search of Web history in URL address field. The sharp rendering by the Gecko engine...


June 15, 2008  11:27 AM

What is Twitter? Is this distributed microblogging platform ready for the enterprise?



Posted by: GuyPardon
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Given that I've become an avid user of Twitter, I'm frequently asked what, exactly, Twitter is and what in the world it's useful for. Isn't it just it a presence messaging on steroids? What...


June 13, 2008  1:45 PM

What is Unity? Lockheed-Martin’s implementation of a social computing platform wows Enterprise 2.0 conferees.



Posted by: GuyPardon
applications, blogging, business, buzzword, CMS, collaboration, communications, community, conference, enterprise, enterprise 2.0, feeds, Google, howto, information, innovation, interesting, invention, Microsoft, Networking, portal, search, search engine, social bookmarking, social networking, social publishing, software, software development, Technology, tool, trend, Web 2.0, Web applications, wiki

One of the unexpected hits of the Enterprise 2.0 Conference this past week was a presentation by Lockheed-Martin on Unity, its social computing platform. One of the world's largest...


June 13, 2008  12:14 PM

What are the characteristics of enterprise 2.0 technologies?



Posted by: GuyPardon
applications, business, buzz, buzzword, collaboration, communications, community, conference, data, enterprise 2.0, event, futurism, Internet, social bookmarking, social networking, social publishing, Web 2.0, Web applications, Web services, wiki

At the Enterprise 2.0 Conference this past week in Boston, Dion Hinchliffe offered a three-hour workshop focused on understanding both the progress of social software in enterprises and then drilling down into the details of implementation and techniques. In Hinchcliffe's "State of Enterprise 2.0"...


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