Over the past couple of years, the application of social technologies in the context of product development has been discussed quite a bit. I’ve written about many software provider’s efforts to include social technologies in their offerings, including Vuuch not just once but twicePTC and Nuage. There are also offerings out there from Dassault Systemes, Autodesk, OneDesk and TeamPlatform. I am sure there are others.

The reason why I’m writing about social technologies in product development today, however, is because of a post I ran across a little while ago.

You can read the full post over at