16 March 2005 | Blogs, Wikis, and Beyond: New Alternatives for Collaboration and Communication

Image(Full Report Requires Burton Group Login for Access) By Peter O'Kelly - "Blogs and wikis represent important opportunities for communication channels and collaborative workspaces... Because they are simpler to create and use than traditional enterprise-oriented alternatives, blogs and wikis are very effective for relatively basic communication/collaboration scenarios, and they’re also very well suited to address inter-enterprise needs..."

"Although Traction's products are marketed as “enterprise weblog” offerings, they are in fact powerful hypertext systems that exploit blog- and wiki-related advances to maximize simplicity but also do so on a scale that addresses elaborate hypertext application scenarios that would overwhelm wiki alternatives."

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See also
October 2006 | Burton Group Report - Hypertext and Compound/Interactive Document Models
Enterprise 2.0 - Letting hypertext out of its box
Beyond blogs and wikis
The Evolution of Personal Knowledge Management
Traction Roots - Doug Engelbart

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