Making the Connection

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In this weeks edition of the Vancouver Business Journal I was quoted in an article about Web 2.0 and social software:

Vancouver-based Elguji Software LLC creates and sells social networking software. Its flagship product, IdeaJam, is a virtual suggestion box that allows businesses to collect ideas, solicit and manage feedback and use the “wisdom of the crowd” to rank ideas.

The application has won several awards for its innovative approach.

“People are already talking about your company,” said Bruce Elgort, adviser to the Elguji team. “So you should give them a place to talk and talk with them.”

Elguji offers IdeaJam on a per-server license basis ($12,000 per server), or on a Software-as-a-Service basis, in which the application is hosted off-site on the Internet for $1 to $5 per user.


Elguji tests its own software at a public website,, where customers can comment on IdeaJam and make suggestions for improvements. “We’ve added 140 features based on customer feedback,” Elgort said.

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