Re: What is cool?

Subject: Re: What is cool?
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Erika Yanovich <ERIKA_y -at- rad -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2009 08:05:20 -0400

Interaction is key. If you can employ ways for people to comment on
content (without an approval queue - let adults be adults) and post
innovative thoughts of their own easily, that will help big time.
"Social Media" is a huge buzzword right now but it's catching on
because of one key element: interaction. If everyone has their own
profile, even better.

On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 4:30 AM, Erika Yanovich<ERIKA_y -at- rad -dot- com> wrote:
> Hi Whirlers,
> I have to make an intranet portlet (based on IBM Quickr) cool and fun to use. It is planned to host the innovation activity and will feature uploaded files, talkbacks and blogs. Our IT will deal with the infrastructure, I *just* have to translate 'cool' to requirements for them. The goal of the portlet is threefold: hold the files presented at meetings, spur a lot of discussion around them and, later on, host initiatives based on processes that will be established. Piece of cake...right?
> I'm a bit clueless as what is cool these days and what would make people participate.
> Any help is greatly appreciated (and shared with the list).
> Erika

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What is cool?: From: Erika Yanovich

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