Management &Web 2.009 Aug 2008

mixin : A twitter alternative. What’s your agenda ?

mixin : A twitter alternative. What's your agenda ?mixin more a agenda/plan manager rather than mere posts of what you’re doing. Each scribble is about a plan with the time after an “@” sign. Which shows, when, what and where. It can also be further classified as “Plans”, “Would like to”, “is available”, “proposes”. It can can be updated by SMS, IM or Email. A time line of the plans is also shown on the top.

mixin is the place where people can easily share their micro-agenda. By micro-agenda we mean all the small info that is interesting when it is about getting organized with friends. In mixin you can easily say where you are, what you do, suggest and discuss ideas or just say that you’re available. mixin helps you do more activities with your friends by letting you mix your agendas and identify opportunities.


Management &Web 2.007 Aug 2008

ididwork : A twitter like service for the employees.

ididwork is a web-based service lets employees keep record of work they have completed. Employees can then submit a weekly or monthly report to their manager in the form of a chart, graph, or simple summary, and receive feedback through the system. It is designed to be useful solely from the employee’s perspective, letting them track their own progress and analyze trends over time. The service does not have to serve the enterprise, but rather can spread amongst individual users.

The idea seems simple but it tackles a big problem: it is difficult to judge productivity in big companies. In employee reviews managers often have very little idea of what an employee has done, which leads them to make judgments based on behavior that seems productive; like staying late everyday, or sending out company wide emails at three in morning. It also gives employees an idea of what their associates are working on with a news feed, eliminating the need for status meetings.

- Techcrunch