Work media is altering the DNA of business.Last year, I started a project — The Streams In Business Report — that has undergone several transformations, leading to a new website, Work Media. This is the term I am applying to the growing category of social tools for business, based on ‘work + social media = work media’:
Work Media: social tools designed for the enterprise but based on the patterns of interaction, influence, and communication from social networks of the open web. Work media tools share a number of characteristics, most centrally the streaming metaphor of Twitter and Facebook, with short updates from a variety of sources cascade into each user’s dashboard, from which each can derive a networked gestalt of the world. Work media is altering the DNA of business.
I populated the site with condensed versions of those in last year’s Streams In Business report, and I will be updating those as well as adding new reviews, and presenting other information as well, such as interviews and surveys.
At present there are reviews for the following products:
I plan to do several reviews of this sort a month, so please state your preferences for other tools to look at.