Engineering of Communications

Communities are built on communications. With stunning advances in communications technology and inexpensive, powerful, and reliable platforms readily available, the art of communications also needs to be matured and implemented. Many workers and business fall into a model of Personal Information Managers (e.g. MS Outlook) and the MS Office trinity …

Network Effect

A collaboration platform utilizes a “Network Effect” where the system itself becomes more valuable to those who use it as the number of participants increase and information is created. In the world of Web 2.0, “critical mass” describes the amount of data held in the system which allows the user …

Explicit vs Implicit Data

In the Web 2.0 world, rapidly distributing information has never been easier. Sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and Myspace allow individuals to share information about events in their lives to anyone around the world, while sites such as Wikipedia allow individual to globally share collective knowledge. These and other Web …