My experience of using Web 2.0 tools

The Internet has various Web 2.0 tools now. People can use Web 2.0 tools to share their information and leave opinion, such as Wiki, Twitter and Really Simple Syndication (RSS). We can find how Web 2.0 tools can assist personal productivity.

Some personal using Web 2.0 tools experience


Twitter is my new register Web 2.0 tools. I already know Twitter about many years ago. However, it is not famous in Taiwan. I register Twitter and try to use it. At first, I cannot control Twitter very well because it is not my familiar platform. When I use several times, I found some benefits in Twitter. We can compare Blog and Twitter. If blog publish large blog, thus Twitter just publishes small blog. People directly post their news and upgrade situation. Twitter characteristic is similar send traditional message to people. The system default setting is public message, thus everyone can see the posts.  Users can also subscribe other user messages that behavior is called following. Therefore, another particular feature is Twitter’s message may plus hashtags. When users send message to other users, they can use some symbols, such as # and @. In corporation, employees share their department new state. It is fast and direct than traditional paper official document. In traditional way, co-workers use e-mail to transmit events. Although e-mail still useful now, unfortunately, e-mail will be missed by staffs. Thus, Twitter is kind of useful way between co-workers transmit information.

Really Simple Syndication (RSS)

People will browse blog and website to get information. However, it is classic ways and spends many times in there. People use RSS may save their time. When staffs browse website and blog, they can subscribe RSS. Thus, RSS will send the information to subscriber’s e-mail. In RSS, the content is quite simple. There are no large capacity pictures, only news headlines or feed. If readers would like to read more clearly or whole content, they can click RSS reader provides links to see it. In user concept, they get information from website and blog is passive, but RSS reader is active supply news to users now. Company may subscribe some blog or website RSS if they interesting which get various data. Workers use RSS to collect useful information, thus they working have more efficient.


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Personal 2.0 Strategies – Enterprise 2.0

What is Enterprise 2.0?

Enterprise 2.0 is using Web 2.0 tool and logical to manage Enterprise. Web 2.0 idea is from Tim O’ Reilly. The core is used, this user create and develop content. In software interface is open situation, the content will be developed. Thus, users can develop content is freedom. For example, Wiki can multi-user write the content, open source software and social media they are traditionally Web 2.0 type.

Enterprise 2.0 is Web 2.0 extend concept. Using Enterprise 2.0 can find some corporation internal knowledge, help staff share their personal experience, hire new workers and decrease employee turnover.

What is Enterprise 2.0 advantage and barrier?

Enterprise 2.0 has some advantage. Corporation can improve cooperation and increase product quality and productivity, improving staff creativity and productivity, reducing work content of repetitive, decreasing corporation extra cost of expenses, and improving whole working process.

Enterprise 2.0 has also some barrier problem existence. For example, tradition working approach will be changed, the cost of uncertainty, working timetable and transition period, and scared.

Enterprise 2.0 framework

Using two ways in Enterprise 2.0

The first approach is using electronic contacts. Using Internet is known new co-workers the best way. When staffs used electronic contacts, they can search co-worker’s post and name. Thus electronic contacts will also show co-worker personal detail, such as personal blog, personal background and personal experience. Employee can also use message function send message to co-workers. If the group will do some projects, the group members can discuss or exchange opinion with other members first. Department and department between can share their information.

Secondly, create company exclusive blog. Blog has flexible and fast share information feature, thus corporation will directly update their information. By the way, blog has also easy maintenance and management. Thus blog can replace corporation internal publication, decrease unnecessary extra fee. In contact aspect, blog has more dynamic function, so it is more convenient than traditional website.

Existing blog example

The wretch (1)

The wretch is a famous blog in Taiwan. A lot of people use this create personal blog. The wretch provides album feature, thus user can update personal photos and share to their friends. On the other hand, albums can become private. If albums setup password, only know password readers can be visited. People can create personal blog frame or use official style. The wretch also provides background music function. Blog will play suitable music when other readers reading their blog. Blog owner can add people become friends. It is useful feature to read friends blog next time. They has provide relationship root feature. People use this function may find more friends. The wretch will record how many people visit this blog per day. Blog owner may find who visit their blog if readers have login account. Users can pay some fees and get more high features, such as expand album capacity, popular background music option and more fashion blog frame.


  1. The wretch
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