Very interesting whitepaper. The Web 2.0 push (or pull ?) is a fact and also more and more analysts are talking about the ‘consumerisation’ having effect on the way organisations will design, deploy and maintain their platforms.
Microsoft I think is very well positioned to take advantage of Web 2.0 and the consumerisation of solutions …
This white paper explores how the 2007 Microsoft Office system allows enterprises to adopt Web 2.0 ideas and technologies to create high-value, user-driven applications for the Internet and intranet.
The new technologies, application design patterns, and business models commonly referred to as Web 2.0 have effected enormous changes in how people publish and consume information on the Internet. Users can now publish their own content through blogs and wikis, combine data and content from different sources to create their own user experiences, and form online communities to share knowledge and work collaboratively. Businesses are now looking to many of these same concepts to tackle their own complex challenges.
This white paper explores how the Microsoft 2007 Office system allows enterprises to adopt Web 2.0 ideas and technologies to create high-value, user-driven applications for the Internet and intranet. It describes the platform technology investments in the 2007 Office system that allow IT professionals and developers to create flexible, role-based business applications. The paper closes with a brief look into future trends that Web 2.0 and the 2007 Office system make possible.
Download : Microsoft.com