New Features: Tooltips, Highlights, and Better Emails

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When you are viewing a list of questions, if you hover your mouse pointer over the question’s reputation graph, you can see what its reputation is and how many answers it has in an enhanced tooltip. You can also now easily see if the question has a chosen answer selected.  Questions with a chosen answer will have a green reputation … Read More

Is Enterprise Social a Waste?

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At the recent Sierra Ventures CIO Summit, about 40 CIOs voted enterprise social tools as the most over-hyped products of the year. As reported by AllThingsD: Their reasoning, as Al Campa, a partner at Sierra Ventures put it, was equally simple: “They don’t feel there’s any evidence for a return on investment or ROI,” he said. “It just didn’t move the … Read More

New features: improved “Needs Answer” tab, prefilling question

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Improved “Needs Answer” tab Largely based on your feedback, we modified the “Needs Answer” tab.  It is now the “Needs Chosen Answer” tab.  Instead of showing questions that don’t have any answer, we changed it to show questions that don’t have a chosen answer. This will encourage the behavior of choosing an answer which is desirable — we want to … Read More

Enjoyable CMS using Statamic + GitHub + WebFaction

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Statamic is a file-based content management system.  Inspired by Asana’s use of Statamic, I decided to check it out.  I’ve only been using it for a few hours this weekend, but I can see a lot of ways it could be useful beyond building a public blog.  I’m hooked.  To get an idea of what it is like to write content using … Read More

The Enterprise Win-Win

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Enterprises are under pressure. The problem is that it’s not just one kind of pressure. The pressure is coming from external sources like disruptive start-ups, more nimble competitors, and the general pressure to get things to market faster. They are also facing pressure internally, especially from their technology staff. Development and operations people have choices in where they work. Instead … Read More

Crowdsourcing Your Knowledge

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When valuable information keeps getting stuck in people’s heads and sinking to the bottom of inboxes across your organization, how do you grab ahold of it? Enter crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing mobilizes a community to fill an informational gap. In terms of knowledge management, it’s the equivalent of an ‘Ask the Audience’ card, and can yield some major benefits when leveraged properly. … Read More

Feature-as-a-Service:
Fight for the Users

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Kevin Flynn: Who’s that guy? Warrior #1: That’s Tron. He fights for the Users. — Tron (1982) I don’t want to buy a giant product suite, because I won’t use most of the features and all of the extra features make it harder to learn how to use. I want to select the features I need à la carte, and … Read More

Haydle Featured in Flying Kite

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Haydle is featured in the Greater Philadelphia weekly online magazine Flying Kite: Dating as far back as instant messenger, social tools — email, Facebook, Twitter — have a common trajectory: first college campuses, then the public, and then finally the business world. In keeping with this trend, Fort Washington-based Chariot Solutions is launching Haydle, a private Q&A board intended for corporate departments. It’s … Read More