The Spring issue of the MIT Sloan Management Review has a terrific overview of how blogs, wikis and group messaging software are defining Enterprise 2.0 - Enterprise 2.0: The Dawn of Emergent Collaboration.
The author, Andrew P McAfee, an associate professor with the Technology and Operations Management Unit at Harvard Business School, coins a new acronym -- SLATES (search, links, authoring, tags, extensions and signals) to describe the tools and communication patterns that are essential to building highly collaborative environments that can drive productivity to new levels.
You can buy a copy of the report here.
Attensa for Outlook includes the features that top the must-list for business class RSS readers necessary to track and monitor the signals
- persistent search tools
- easy to use tagging, auto-feed detection and preview
- ability to handle secure feeds
- one click blog publishing