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From Richard Hirsch <hirsch.d...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Collaboration with #ubimic
Date Tue, 10 Nov 2009 20:26:33 GMT
Started a wiki page with more detailed ideas for the SAP Bot
http://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/ESME/Collaboration+with+ubimic

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 5:37 PM, David Pollak
<feeder.of.the.bears@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 7:12 AM, Richard Hirsch <hirsch.dick@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi Martin,
>>
>> Thanks for contacting us regarding a collaboration.
>>
>> I think it would great to collaborate on a  SAP-related use case. We
>> already have a series of ABAP bots that create ESME messages based on
>> certain activities (check-out of development components, etc.)  What
>> about looking an an older use case with xRPM integration that we
>> talked about in a blog (http://blog.esme.us/esme-bots/).
>>
>> We would be glad to help you in setting up an environment and we could
>> also look at using our Stax test environment to integrate with the SAP
>> systems on the university.
>>
>> What about this idea. The Stax test installation is the microblogging
>> environment. An ESME bot sits in your university's network and listens
>> to the message flow in this environment (using our new API). When
>> messages with a certain tag are delivered, your bot then reformats
>> these messages and then they are posted to the SAP system. A response
>> message is then posted to the Stax user saying that the operation was
>> a success / failure.
>>
>> I think the next steps would be to further refine this idea (or
>> another idea) so that a developer could develop a quick prototype.
>>
>
> I am very keen on collaboration.  The whole Actions thing was a bit of
> brain-vomit on my part that happened over a 24 hour period.  Other folks,
> notably Vassil, have fleshed out and improved Actions over time.  However,
> I'd be very interested in enhancing what can be done with Actions... I think
> they, along with real-time information flow, distinguish ESME from most
> other micromessaging platforms.
>
>
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
>> D.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 1:28 PM, Martin Böhringer
>> <martin.boehringer@wirtschaft.tu-chemnitz.de> wrote:
>> > Hi ESME community
>> >
>> > You discussed our suggestion for a joint project with #ubimic
>> > (http://ubimic.org) last week and I wanted to get back to you with our
>> > thoughts on possible collaboration scenarios.
>> >
>> > First, I should tell you about #ubimic. We are a group of university
>> > researchers interested in microblogging from different points of view
>> > (computer science, information systems, organizational science). Together
>> we
>> > think that microblogging has great potential when it comes to integrating
>> > normal users and things like sensors, machines and software. We are
>> > experimenting with different microblogging tools and scenarios. For
>> example
>> > we have a current project where we use a little factory built with LEGO
>> to
>> > simulate how sensors (RFID) could participate in microblogging.
>> >
>> > For us, two things are really cool with ESME:
>> > - the "action" / "ESME bots" functionality
>> > - the ESME community with its background in enterprise applications (SAP)
>> >
>> > Therefore, I could think of different levels of collaboration:
>> > a) loosely coupled collaboration; we share information and include each
>> > other in publications (ESME could have a place as associated partner of
>> > #ubimic if you're interested)
>> > b) shared work on a SAP use case: it would be really cool, if we could
>> > define a concrete use cases of tweeting SAP systems. For example tweeting
>> > Purchase Requisition or Open Items. What would be benefits (easy access,
>> > easy possibility to retweet and enrich with hashtags, ...) and what would
>> be
>> > problems (rights management!, implementation costs)? What's with the
>> other
>> > way round (create actions in the SAP system via microblogging postings)?
>> We
>> > could write a joint blog posting for each use case (or maybe even a
>> > publication/white paper).
>> > c) implement a SAP use case: that would be perfect. We have running SAP
>> > systems at the university and I could try to get a student for the
>> > implementation work. However, I have no knowledge of ESME and I am sure
>> that
>> > your system has much more to offer (actions, ESME bots)... so I would
>> need
>> > someone who supports us here.
>> >
>> > Let me know what you think!
>> >
>> > Btw: just to let you know in advance: we are working on a study on
>> > enterprise microblogging tools. We might come back to you in a view days
>> in
>> > order to get some information on ESME (we have a standardized
>> > questionnaire)...
>> >
>> > Cheers
>> > Martin
>> >
>> > ---
>> > Dipl.-Wirt.-Inf. Martin Böhringer
>> > Technische Universität Chemnitz, Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften,
>> > Professur Wirtschaftsinformatik II
>> >
>> > Web:     http://tu-chemnitz.de/wirtschaft/wi2
>> > Email:   martin.boehringer@wirtschaft.tu-chemnitz.de
>> > Xing:    http://xing.com/profile/Martin_Boehringer
>> > Twitter: http://twitter.com/boehr
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>>
>
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