It’s something I’ve been presenting on at events recently to fellow intranet professionals.
There are so many reasons why this is important and exciting. Here are three:
- it takes the intranet to the next level and beyond the “firewall” – covering the web, the stuff you can see through your browser (whether it’s hosted internally or externally)
- teams, projects, communities of interest, communities of practice have new ways to share information, including bookmarks
- potentially fascinating (and useful) insight available from the tag-clouds that start to appear, an organic topology of interests and a real-time overview of what an organisation is thinking and maybe even which way it’s going
Thanks to Chris Tubb for sending me a link to this article by David Millen, Jonathan Feinberg, and Bernard Kerr of IBM about the excellent sounding stuff they’ve been up to in this field.