Topic 11 – Web 2.0/3.0

The term web 2.0/3.0 is used to describe web sites that use technology beyond the static pages of earlier web sites, delivering more user rich experiences. In modern day and age, web 2.0 is becoming the norm.

1)Research five applications that you have not heard of before from Popular URL’s and describe on your blog page how they could be useful to a business.

Modern technology has resulted in businesses having a high reliance on smart phones and tablets in order to conduct their business. Fortunately, many web designers are designed applications that are making lives easier. Here are five that could be considered useful.

  1. Google Docs. – Google docs utilize official google documents and services just like a computer, however they are used in a hand held device, meaning business can be conducted anytime and anywhere.
  2. Wolfram alpha. – Wolfram data is like a calculator and can conduct tasks such as multiplication, subtraction as well as providing data on business results for the day, e.g. sales.
  3. Genius scan. – genius scan allows individuals using their smart phone or tablet to read large PDF files through emails and memos. Genius scan allows PDF’s from all applications to be accessed. This is beneficial as time is not wasted having to go back and sit in front of a computer screen to see data.
  4. Slack. – Slack is an enterprise messaging app which allows individuals to interact and share ideas. It can be used for many different purposes, such as simply communicating with team members or also as social media, getting into contact with others within the same industry and sharing ideas and keeping up to date with the latest trends.
  5. Ever-note. – Ever-note is a collaboration and note taking aapp continues to be a fan favorite. It can be seen as an ‘in-depth’ version of the general notes app on an iPhone. It benefits e-business as notes can quickly be taken at any time that you have your device handy, making it easy to revise key points and faster note taking when under stress. Would be great for someone in event management.






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