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User-centric knowledge curation

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User-centric knowledge curation

 

What a ride: Can you believe Memonic has been live for almost 15 months now?

The note-taking space has certainly come a long way. When we started to think about Memonic – back in 2007 – the online note-taking arena was virtually empty (even Evernote was only launched in 2008). Sure, Delicious and similar bookmarking services were already around… but they were quite limited in their scope, offering not much more than bookmarking. One Note was around – but it was bound to the desktop. It was a clear, blue ocean.

Since then, a lot has happened. We currently track well over fifty note-taking or closely related applications – and many are blossoming. In many ways, it reminds me of the early days of local search – my previous startup. Six years ago, the local search space was still quite fresh, there was no dominant design for it, and many different approaches were tested in real life out there. Today the market has been developed, and dominant design patterns are clearly recognizable. What we see today is a limitation of note-taking to a single use case: Storage of digital notes, clips, pictures, etc. But we know – that just like local search came a long way, so will note-taking.

And believe you can do much more with this basic idea. As we look back in amazement at all which has been accomplished by us and by our peers, we think this is a good time to look ahead.

What’s Next?

From the start, we envisioned more for Memonic, and thus built in multiple sharing and integration possibilities at the onset. Sharing clippings and information with friends is easy with Memonic: Click on the Share button, and you can get a short URL to any note or set (folder), serving as a guest pass for private items; you can share everything on Facebook and Twitter and by mail, and more. Further, you can include any set (folder) with our badge into a webpage. And you can subscribe to all your items as an RSS feed.

The buck does not stop here, and in the next few paragraphs, we’d like to outline our vision of where we want to take Memonic.

Manifest Destiny:

Research (University research and our own) shows that an “information worker” – what so many jobs today essentially are – spends up to half her time re-finding information (meaning: searching for information which has already been found). We think this deserves better solutions than those, which are available (time consuming, and clumsy) today.

With Memonic, there’s a better way. Our tool can now go beyond note-taking, with a process we have coined user-centric knowledge curation. We are particularly proud that a number of blue-chip companies today already use Memonic for their internal information gathering and knowledge curation needs – and thus, need is again, as always, the mother of invention.

How does it work? You can split the process in four steps:

  • Search & collect any digital content and knowledge snippets
  • Organize and condense your notes (Thus transforming information into knowledge) and access your knowledge anywhere
  • Collaborate actively or passively (recommendations anyone?!) with your peers on your notes and you knowledge
  • Share and use your knowledge notes – in groups, and with external contacts.

We hope this is the start of a wonderful friendship, and the beginning of doing more with information for companies and for individuals.

If your enterprise or company has been searching for just such a solution to upgrade your own CRM or OSM platform *(think Salesforce, Sharepoint, etc); if you are interested to hear more, or if you would like to give us your feedback on how you think this could be implemented or made better – we would love to hear from you! Please feel free to comment below, or email us at comment@memonic.com.

Thanks for being part of the revolution!

 
 

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Curation

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Curation

Curation is generally the selection of, care for and presentation of the objects entered into a collection, whether that collection is physical (such as items in a museum) or digital (such as entries in Wikipedia). The emphasis of curation may vary among:

  • The selection process -- such as the use of expertise or expert advice to decide what items or content should be added to a collection or archive.
  • The caretaking process -- controlling the decay of historical object (such as census records) or biological specimens (such as insects or flowers).
  • Presentation -- determining how objects or records are displayed, including what metadata will be displayed along with them.

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The so-called Fairy-Tale Wedding/Wedding of the Century/Wedding That Will End All Weddings doesn't happen for another two days, but the British are already starting to celebrate.

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Buddakan

 
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(between 15th St & 16th St)
New York, NY 10011
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Live Flamenco music on Mondays beginning at 8 p.m.

 

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