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2 Year Blogging Anniversary!

It's just been too busy today to take some time to celebrate my 2 year blogging anniversary! I was wanting to look back some and share my blogging plans for the future. Hope to do so soon!
For now, thank you very much for reading my blog and commenting on the posts. I hope we will continue to discuss information and knowledge management in the future.

Is Enterprise RSS Dead?

ReadWriteWeb has an interesting post on the 'Enterprise RSS' market and says it's dead. Go over and read the post and join the conversation. I commented too by saying:Maybe I'm one of the only people that agrees with your post. We did an in depth investigation on Enterprise RSS in our company. We built our own feedreader some time ago, but this app was outdated, compared to Google Reader and the like. And because we thought feedreaders/feedreading matured we were quite convinced we'd find a vendor that would meet our needs. Sorry to say we didn't find one. One of the main reasons is security. We wrote about it here. Newsgator seems to be the only one responding to our wishlist and actually says they will address our needs soon.
So, for now I'm using RSSpopper to read internal feeds.
This implies there is a big opportunity in this market. If you get things right here (and why not just start by copying Google Reader and adding security features?), you're …

Remarks on 'Global Intranet Trends for 2009'

Where to start after you've read a 100+ page report loaded with interesting information? Just finished reading Jane McConnell/Netjmc's report on 'Global Intranet Trends for 2009'.HighlightsAgain, the report has a nice layout and is well-written. Here's a short post by Jane on the highlights of the report. In this post I'll share my highlights with you. Of course, much more can be and should be said about this report. My highlights are definitely biased by the issues we're running into with and the hopes we have for our intranet.Way of working?Is your intranet the way of working for your company? The survey gave an ambivalent answer. Generally speaking senior management is not really on board yet. 14% of the respondents say their senior management considers the intranet to be "business critical". And on the other hand, employees need the intranet up-and-ready to do their work. "60% of the participating organizations reported that employees wou…