Meaningful Experiences in Web 2.0

I’ve complained about information overload before.  As we get into lists and networks and blogs, and microblogs, we subject ourselves to information from increasingly diverse sources.  Some of these are annoying sources that we wish we didn’t have anything to do with (your nephew’s farmville updates on Facebook), while others are truly valuable if you […]

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What is portal?

I mean really, we have these things called portals that are mostly transactional self service engines these days.  But we at least realize there is potential for so much more.  Instead of allowing employee and manager look-ups and transactions, we’ve been realizing that the portal can be the launching point for employer branding and communications, […]

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Will the Real Oracle Fusion Middleware Please Stand Up?

It’s not mystery that Oracle’s Fusion Middleware product was really only a half baked cobbling of old products when it was released a couple years ago.  Much like Bush’s “Mission Accomplished” sign, Oracle proclaimed “Half Way to Fusion!”  We all waited expectantly for either a set of Fusion applications to be as half baked as […]

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