The availability of applications such as ColdFusion, Dreamweaver, and Access makes it possible for almost anybody with minimal or no skills in computer programming to design their own personal interactive website. Designing and developing a personal independent interactive website will endow the individual with autonomy and the freedom of choice to decide what and how information is consigned to the site. Designing a Personal Interactive Information Management Site (PIIMS) enables the individual with the ability to maintain and control the information gathered. It allows for the collection of information into a private database. The information can later be made available for analysis and management. The main advantage of a personal interactive information management site is the increase ability to present and gather data for multiple uses. The premise of this article is on how to set up your own interactive website as a personal location for all your sites, files, information, etc. it will be your own personal interactive Internet central location. The site will provide the individual with the ability to design the content and to communicate with a large Internet audience. The individual will no longer be a passive participant in Web 2.0 but the creator of his own site without depending on a commercial or Internet provider.
|Keywords:||Web 3.0, Interactive Website, Dynamic Website, Creating an Environment Using Dreamweaver, ColdFusion and Microsoft Access, Personal Interactive Website, Personal Interactive Information Management Site|
Doctoral Student (University of Houston) and Manager (St Luke's Hospital), Pathology Department (St Luke's Hospital), University of Houston, St Luke’s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA