Cisco System has figured out how to improve business prosesses and productivity using social media tools. Thier CIO, Rebecca Jacoby has led the charge. "...
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Great piece about today's software development process and some of the cool web 2.0 applications.. These applications, such as social networking, community software, ajax, predications markets - use application programming interfaces (API's) so they can exchange data back and forth. This is becoming the year of the open application program interface - API or the Hook.
Many companies are creating Web sites with 1990s tools intended to create static pages. The superior alternative is a content-management system (CMS), which stores content in a structured database that's optimized for frequent updates.