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ITerating Offers Comprehensive Wiki-Based Software Guide

Users can create, edit and share product feature matrices within online software community

ITerating, a free Wiki-based software guide covering open source, commercial, and hosted software, has added a Feature Matrix that allows users to dynamically create customized, side-by-side feature comparisons of software solutions within seconds. Users can use the feature matrices to evaluate software solutions and make more informed product selection decisions. As an online guide, ITerating allows users to search across all software types, find detailed product information, read user reviews, and create and share comparative matrices – all from one site.

The ITerating Feature Matrix provides a list of products within a product class and allows the user to select products for comparison. All of the information contained within the matrix is editable using ITerating’s user-friendly online interface, which does not require knowledge of HTML. Users can create or edit product features and build a matrix specifically tailored to their needs. Once the products and features are selected, a customized Feature Matrix is dynamically created within seconds.

The Feature Matrix offers Web developers, IT managers, and programmers a quick resource for creating customized software comparisons that can be freely shared with an online community. Using ITerating’s dynamic matrix builder, users can create comparative charts on demand, reusing content on the site or adding more. Users can also share a customized matrix with their internal team or colleagues by simply copying it into an e-mail, slide, or document.

ITerating currently has over 16,000 products listed with new products continually being added by users and ITerating contributors who are experts in the field. Unlike other online software resources, ITerating’s content is predominantly user-generated, providing non-biased information and reviews to users. The site uses an approval process similar to Wikipedia to ensure the accuracy of all content submitted.

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