What's the difference between a Resource, a blog post, and a discussion?

Wiki resources, blogs, and discussions were born and raised on the Web, so you use them in Clearspace as you would there. The following table suggests ways to think about the content types.

 

 

 

 Resource
Blog
Discussion
PurposesCollaborate with others on a single document; capture information that should be available for a while; create a report, agenda, or meeting notes. See What can I do with documents?
Express a point of view; call something timely to others' attention; make a proposal to get feedback from others; ponder an idea. See What can I do with blogs?
Ask a question of the community; ask for suggestions; make a short observation or assertion to get feedback; report a problem. See What can I do with discussions?
Format
Most of the content is in the document itself, with some added in comments by readers and authors.Most of the content is usually in the initial post, with other content added through comments by readers.
Most of the content tends to be in responses to the initial question.
StyleMore formal, often in the third person.
Informal, usually in the first person.Informal, usually in the first person.
Authoring
Editor — rich or plain text with preview. Same as for blog and discussion posts.Editor — rich or plain text with preview. Same as for documents and discussion posts.Editor — rich or plain text with preview. Same as for documents and blog posts.

 

I am reposting from the user guide & I believe this helps clear up how we use the 3 different areas of the vPro Expert Center.

 

Thank You

 

Josh