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IT Manager's Journal: Roll Your Own Social Network with Elgg

Mar 14, 2007, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mayank Sharma)

"First, blogs moved from personal platforms to corporate tools. Now, wouldn't it be great to put social networking to work in your organization? Elgg is an open source application for creating social networks. It can be customized with themes and extended with plugins to work with other social networks or plug into an organization's existing wiki and forum boards. It lets users collaborate on projects within organizations or share notes within a university.

"In addition to collaborative applications MediaWiki, Moodle, and Drupal, Elgg works with the two most popular Virtual Learning Environments (VLE), Blackboard and WebCT..."

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