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How cool is your employer about letting you use Web 2.0 apps for work information?

I could set up a free, password-protected PeanutButterWiki in 5 minutes to update and share (to trusted colleagues) work information in nearly real time. Or I could submit a work order the IT department to update information on the company website and wait for them to respond, if they do. I could collaborate via a 37 Signals WriteBoard or muddle through a collaboration with scattered internal emails.

There are a lot of easy Web 2.0 solutions at my disposal, but will enterprise cotton to them?

Your experiences?

Mekkaniak's picture


I intend to use Basecamp for coordinating projects that we run together with external consultants.

However, I would not use an external W2.0 service for 100% internal use because of the sensitivity of the information and risk of loosing data.

That said, I would love to have an internal installation of Basecamp. It would run circles around anything that the IT dept. can provide.




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