D. Cases and Data Collection

The preliminary list of cases include:

  • development tools: Java Integrated Development Environment (Object Technologies International / IBM) → Eclipse application frameworks (Eclipse Consortium) → Eclipse open development platform (Eclipse Foundation)
  • instant broadcast messaging: IBM Community Tools (IBM internal Webahead virtual team) → Sametime 7.5 (IBM product)
  • wikis: JSPWiki (Lesser GPL) → Instawiki (IBM internal) → w3 Wiki Central (IBM internal on Atlassian Confluence) → Lotus Quickr (QWiki template by SNAPPS)
  • blogs: Roller (Apache license) → IBM DeveloperWorks (IBM corporate) → w3 Blog Central (IBM internal) → Lotus Connections (IBM product)
  • digital media repositories: Webahead Podcasting Pilot (IBM internal "virtual team") → w3 Media Library (IBM internal Technology Adoption Program)
  • situational_applications: Enterprise Mash-up Maker (IBM Software Group Emerging Technologies) → QEDWiki (IBM Alphaworks) → Sitational Application Envionment (IBM internal Technology Adoption Program)