A FEATURE-BASED ANALYSIS OF OPEN SOURCE TOOLS FOR ENTERPRISE 2.0 - Open Source Tools for Team Collaboration in SMEs

Bettina Schauer, Michael Zeiller, Robert Matzinger

Abstract

The marketplace of Enterprise 2.0 tools that support knowledge workers within companies to work together on cognitive tasks and share information and knowledge is diversified and offers commercial systems of varying complexity and functional range as well as open source software. Like commercial systems, open source tools for Enterprise 2.0 provide a broad range of functionality and offer a good alternative for organisations – especially for SMEs. This paper presents a study of the growing market for Enterprise 2.0 systems and focuses entirely on ones that are available under an open source license. We introduce a set of 97 individual features and criteria to assess a representative sample of open source Enterprise 2.0 tools. Our results show that the marketplace of open source tools for Enterprise 2.0 offers technically mature solutions with a broad range of functionality.

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Schauer B., Zeiller M. and Matzinger R. (2011). A FEATURE-BASED ANALYSIS OF OPEN SOURCE TOOLS FOR ENTERPRISE 2.0 - Open Source Tools for Team Collaboration in SMEs . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-81-2, pages 57-66. DOI: 10.5220/0003638400570066


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@conference{kmis11,
author={Bettina Schauer and Michael Zeiller and Robert Matzinger},
title={A FEATURE-BASED ANALYSIS OF OPEN SOURCE TOOLS FOR ENTERPRISE 2.0 - Open Source Tools for Team Collaboration in SMEs},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={57-66},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003638400570066},
isbn={978-989-8425-81-2},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2011)
TI - A FEATURE-BASED ANALYSIS OF OPEN SOURCE TOOLS FOR ENTERPRISE 2.0 - Open Source Tools for Team Collaboration in SMEs
SN - 978-989-8425-81-2
AU - Schauer B.
AU - Zeiller M.
AU - Matzinger R.
PY - 2011
SP - 57
EP - 66
DO - 10.5220/0003638400570066