Drupal communities at AIIM

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It wasn’t so long ago that Drupalcon was in the upstairs rooms at the BCEC while AIIM met downstairs in the cavernous expo hall. The contrast between the suits and huge corporate sponsors at AIIM and the open source designer/developer culture of Drupalcon was pretty palpable that year, and the two felt worlds apart. Now […]

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Open Source Business Social Software

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Two projects I’ve been looking at this summer show just how far the Open Source world has come with respect to social business software. Eureka Streams, which is a new open source project sponsored by Lockheed Martin, and based on the Open Social standard, and Drupal Commons, a project sponsored by Acquia and based on […]

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Intranet 2.0 Global Study

Toby Ward of Prescient Digital Media writes a blog called Intranet 2.0, which is consistently full of useful strategies for those who build, maintain, and manage internally facing corporate sites. He’s currently running a survey, which you should take 10 minutes or so to fill out: What’s in it for you?: Respondents who complete the […]

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Enterprise 2.0 Panel on Open Source

Last week, at the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston, I moderated a panel on Open Source Platforms. The panelists were: Bob Bickel, from Ringside Networks John Newton, from Alfresco Jeff Whatcott, from Acquia Although the conference doesn’t audio tape or videotape the breakout sessions in the smaller rooms – only the keynote – they were […]

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Enterprise 2.0: Sun’s Project SocialSite

One of the entries in the launchpad competition today was Sun Microsystem’s Project SocialSite. It’s part of the larger Glassfish project, and uses Apache Shindig as an OpenSocial container – they demo’d OpenSocial widgets running inside Drupal and MediaWiki – all running inside a Java Application Server. Video:

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