Presentation on theme: "Scary, interesting, fun, creative, Exciting!. 1995 Community & Information Portal for Engineers."— Presentation transcript:
Scary, interesting, fun, creative, Exciting!
1995 Community & Information Portal for Engineers
2006 GE Pays $600M to Hearst
Percent of adult Americans with internet access and broadband access at home, All internet mill. Broadband - 80 mill. Pew Research
Typical day – 94 million are online and here is what they are doing Health information Pew Research
"The result is the equivalent of a massive software upgrade for the entire Web, what some commentators have taken to calling Web 2.0. Essentially, the Web is shifting from an international library of interlinked pages to an information ecosystem, where data circulate like nutrients in a rain forest." Stephen Johnson, Discover Magazine Web as information ecosystem
Blog readers Blog creators Blog readers Blog creators Pew Research
Your Voice on the Web & Interactivity & Connection
Journals editors blog
Offers another communication channel with our customers Honeywell
Collation of life science blogs
Impact Factor meets Blog Factor
Users create content, not just consume
Media incorporates user generated content Photo:natekoechley's Link to flickr
Domain Specific Application using RSS &Taxonomy
Syndicate & expose your content
Use of Web Services in an information portal
RSS and changing user behavior The new home page?
My Personalized Information Portal AJAX: Cruyff?
Adding value to commodity content
Personalize & Aggregate Information Users are in control!
Tags Nothing new for us, but offers a bridge between structure and meaning
Social Bookmarking tool for scientific community Track his interests, opportunity to connect
Find Similar People
Use to park your thoughts
Users are contributing and enriching the data (and publishing)
Data is the next Intel inside
Users: the new editors, they review, comment & decide on top stories
Publishers as broadcasters
Remix data to create new applications Users distribute the content for publishers
Natures Avian Flu Mashup using Google Earth
Networking & Profiling
Generation of web natives Social Web
Groups & Forums
Connecting Business People
No, but niche market with potential ad $
Social Network based on SolidWorks
How Amazon is changing?
Involve the users, enable them to connect to others
Create networks from a scientific publication
Grouping & Rating Peers?
Create a value index for scientists relations to each other?
Research Buddy? User participation is key
Enable scientists (users) to discover, organize, collaborate and share knowledge
Think of the Web as communication, dissemination and innovation platform