Friday, October 5, 2012

OOW 2012: Oracle Social Network: Dead on arrival


Oracle Social Network enables smarter collaboration by securely and effectively connecting people and business information systems within and across enterprises.

I attended a hands-on lab on Oracle Social Network (also known as Oracle WebCenter Social) a few days ago at OpenWorld. I’ll admit that it’s a slick application. Though the technology behind the product is impressive, I have serious reservations regarding the usefulness and business value behind such a tool.

Would you like a private version of Facebook for use by your organization? If you are the 1% who answers ‘yes’, then Oracle Social Network might be right for you. For everyone else, stay away. Being a cool tool is not enough to justify deploying and adopting it within your organization.


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