DRIVERS AND BARRIERS TO THE ADOPTION OF WEB 2.0

Ashutosh Tiwari, Rafael Navarro Fontestad, Chris J. Turner

Abstract

Today, information overload and the lack of systems that provide employees with the right knowledge and skills are common challenges that large organisations face. This can lead to knowledge workers re-inventing the wheel due to problems in the retrieval of information from both internal and external sources. Web 2.0 tools aim to address this type of issue facilitating collaboration and knowledge sharing in a corporate setting. This paper describes the benefits and constraints associated with the use of Web 2.0 tools and identifies the drivers behind the adoption of such tools in industry. A number of landscape overview models are presented here that attempt to describe the effect of using Web 2.0 tools on a knowledge based organisation. An organisation, active in the construction industry, is the focus of a case study where Web 2.0 tools are matched to real knowledge sharing and collaboration problems.

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Tiwari A., Navarro Fontestad R. and J. Turner C. (2010). DRIVERS AND BARRIERS TO THE ADOPTION OF WEB 2.0 . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technology - Volume 2: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-674-025-2, pages 375-378. DOI: 10.5220/0002711803750378


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist10,
author={Ashutosh Tiwari and Rafael Navarro Fontestad and Chris J. Turner},
title={DRIVERS AND BARRIERS TO THE ADOPTION OF WEB 2.0},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technology - Volume 2: WEBIST,},
year={2010},
pages={375-378},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002711803750378},
isbn={978-989-674-025-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technology - Volume 2: WEBIST,
TI - DRIVERS AND BARRIERS TO THE ADOPTION OF WEB 2.0
SN - 978-989-674-025-2
AU - Tiwari A.
AU - Navarro Fontestad R.
AU - J. Turner C.
PY - 2010
SP - 375
EP - 378
DO - 10.5220/0002711803750378