Scanned by: Alvis Brigisover 5 years ago
Bring on the autonomous helper agents.
VIRTUAL WORLDS NEWS: Holly is an experimental avatar, a sort of automated concierge that right now sits on top of any Web page, but may eventually find a place in fully immersive virtual worlds. One potential goal for Holly, as Lange puts it, is to have a central point of contact in Web 2.0.
Cisco wants to build its human network to organize communities within the company and externally, not based on the organizational hierarchy, but on interests, skills, and practices. That takes time, though, not just for the company, but each individual. Holly could act as "multi-dimensional search person for us," said Lange.