. YOU ROCK!!! fantastic work!
. You understand the issue and that shows. Great research. I like what you are doing! Keep at it.
. you can also link to other parties driving forces
. have we set a meeting so I can help you determine your scenarios?
Mash-ups of everything imaginable are appearing all over the internet, from blogs and real estate, to social networking and traffic news. Information is now being repurposed in ways never thought possible before. In the course of structuring our approach through the future of mashups, you can find below the questions that we thought of.
"The Web was originally designed to be mashed up," says Google Web developer Aaron Boodman.
4. Ethics and Morals
RESEARCH QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
What is a mashup?
How does a mashup work?
What is an API?
What are some examples of mashups?
What are the advantages of mashups?
Why do existing websites let their information be used for mashups?
What are the limiting factors for ubiquitous adoption of mash-ups?
What is enterprise mash-up?
What is SOA, how does it resonate with mash-ups ?
What is SOBA, can SOBA be thought of enterprise mash-up?
What is the future of mash-ups ?
What are the disadvantsges of mashups?
Who are mashups targeted at?
What are the main issues with regards to mashups and copyright law?
Are there any changes being made with regards to mashups and copyright?
Security & Privacy with regards to Mashups
How can people learn more about mashups? Mashup camp?
What is REST, REST API?
What is Transactional Mashups?
What are the business implications of mashups?
Mashups – Application Exchange Services
Future of Microsoft Business Solution Apps
Before we get to the scenarios, let's focus on the underlying reasons for the mashup phenomenon.
Technologists creating for ‘fun’
More than ever, the user experience matters
The desire for software reuse
Ad-hoc demand for services
Desire to make information more accessible
Advent of new web client capabilities
New opportunity to service customers or users
Tendency to catch up with the new industry standards
Customised needs of users
Emergence of broadband / growing online community / a new culture
Below is the outcome of an out-of-the-box thinking session we had about mashups. We tried to eloborate on the different forces that have effect on the mash-up system.
As a result, we mainly concluded on the existence of four predominant elements that have effect on the dynamics of the mashup ecosystem:
Society - Technology - Industry - Legal/Government
Mashups, remix and copyright law, Damien O'Brien and Professor Brian Fitzgerald