Eager for fresh ideas, the stodgy world of enterprise software is adopting technology and marketing from the consumer Web.
Collaborative technologies, such as social networking and tagging, won't be far behind blogs and wikis in establishing themselves at companies, Thomas Manes predicted. Those simplified tools could replace the so-called knowledge management systems that corporations use to facilitate the flow of information among employees.
In addition, people's familiarity with Slick consumer Web services, like Virtual Earth or photo-sharing site Flickr, are resulting in higher business-user expectations, according to analysts and software executives.
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