The Intranet as an information space for Content, Communication, and Collaboration


Intranet as Communication Space

Purpose

Sharing of information between individuals and groups

Applications and Tools

Applications
    Example Tools
E-mail
  • POP/SMTP
  • IMAP
  • HTML mail
Newsgroups
  • NNTP as URL protocol
  • Supported by most browsers

Web-based discussion forums
  • WebBoard (O'Reilly)
  • HyperNews
  • Collabra Share (Netscape)
Real-time chats and conferences
  • Rooms (iChat)
  • eShare Expressions (eShare Technologies)
Internet Telephony
Video Conferencing
  • Internet Phone (Vocaltec)
  • CU-SeeMe (White Pine)
  • Net Meeting (Microsoft)
Links with customers, suppliers, partners
  • Extranets
  • Virtual Private Networks

Issues