Beyond Email: The Potential For Collaborative Tools
MLA Meeting - 25 February 2005

Brian Kelly gave a seminar on Beyond Email - The Potential For Collaborative Tools at a meeting of MLA at MLA's offices, London on 25th February 2005.

The seminar took place in the Tatchell Room at No 1 Queen Anne's Gate from 14:00 to 15:30 and was open to all MLA staff.

Note that a planned talk on About UKOLN has been cancelled.

Biographical Details

Brian Kelly is UK Web Focus - an advisory post responsible for providing advice and support related to use of the Web. Brian is funded by MLA and JISC to support the cultural heritage sector and Higher and Further Education communities.

Brian was an early adopter and advocate of Web technologies, having helped established a Web services at the University of Leeds in January 1993. He has spoken widely about the Web both within the UK and at several international conferences.

Brian is based at UKOLN, a national centre of expertise in digital information management located at the University of Bath.


Beyond Email - The Potential For Collaborative Tools
The use of email is now pervasive across many organisations. However a new generation of communications and collaborative tools are now becoming available which have the potential for complementing - or even, in some cases - replacing use of email. This seminar will describes the potential of technologies such as newsfeeds, instant messaging, Blogs and Wikis in the cultural heritage sector.
The seminar will provide an opportunity for participants to discuss the potential of the technologies to support the work of the cultural heritage sector.
The seminar take place from 14:00-15:30.



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