Zoku Collaborative Systems™
Group software for your business, team or tribe™

"People working together need to coordinate
their activities regardless of where they are located
or when they are working together.
This need will never go away."

- Peter William Lount, 1998
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“First build a strong base."
- Sun Tzu

“Three helping one another will do as much as six working singly."
- Spanish proverb

“I must create my own system or be enslaved by another man's."
- William Blake

“As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This express my idea of democracy. Whatever differs from this, to the extent of the difference, is no democracy."
- Abraham Lincoln, August 1st, 1858

“Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality. It is the words that speak boldly of your intentions. And the actions which speak louder than the words. It is making the time when there is none. Coming through time after time after time, year after year after year. Commitment is the stuff character is made of; the power to change the face of things. It is the daily triumph of integrity over skepticism."
- Shearson Lehman, American Express

“Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always inneffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definately commits oneself, then providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occured. A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one's favour all manner of unforeseen incidents and meetings and material assistance which no man could have dreamed would come his way.
Whatever you can do or dream you can do begin it.
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Designing an object to be simple and clear takes at least twice as long as the usual way. It requires concentration at the outset on how a clear and simple system would work, followed by the steps required to make it come out that way -- steps which are often much harder and more complex than the ordinary ones. It also requires relentless pursuit of that simplicity even when obstacles appear which would seem to stand in the way of that simplicity.
- T.H. Nelson, The Home Computer Revolution, 1977

“There is great satisfaction in building good tools for other people to use."
- Freeman Dyson, Distrubing the Universe , 1979

“The real question before us lies here: do these instruments further life and enhance its values, or not?"
- Mumford, Technics and Civilization, 1934

Zoku, a Japanese word that means group, family or tribe.

Zoku, a set of collaborative technologies from Zoku.com.

Zoku is an idea, a way of thinking about people working together, a way of exploring how people work together to produce results, a perspective on getting things done with others.

Zoku is a collaborative system, made up of various software and hardware, that empowers people to work together to achieve their commitments and goals.

If you work, live or play with other people then you are in one or more "zokus". How many different zokus, or groups, are you a part of?

Zoku allows you to build applications customized to meet the needs of your business, team or tribe. A system that enables you to share you work with others as you are working on it. A system that moves the information around your team of people so that your work flows as efficiently as possible.

Zoku.com synthesizes, innovates, integrates, delivers, provides collaboration solutions for your project, family, home, group, collective, community, cooperative, common, commune, monastery, church, congregation, conflux, congress, organization, friends, party, school, neighborhood, contesseration, concourse, convergence, common ground, concentration, body, board, unit, regiment, corps, brigade, battalion, union, fellowship, muster, attroupement, ship, peers, rabble, crowd, throng, state, country, pariliment, legislature, senate, troupe, task force, profession, tribe, squad, team, department, division, company, and of course, business.

One of our current service offerings is our Zoku.net Web Hosting which uses the existing technologies of the Internet and World Wide Web to bring your Zoku together.

We are working diligently to bring you the most advanced collaborative software technologies available using currently available commodity computing hardware. Our software technologies are an integration of revolution and evolution, a synthesis of what is known to work really well with the way you really want it to work, a meeting of the tried and true with human sensibilites taken into account, a technology that is forgiving of machine and human faults.

Zoku.net™ Web Hosting Services
Low Cost Zoku.net Web Hosting, Email and Internet Services

Our current Zoku.net web hosting service provides you with a simple yet effective collaborative technology to enable your group to stay connected. We are working to bring our advanced collaborative technologies to the Zoku.net to enhance the collaborative aspects of the Internet and Web.

What is Zoku?
“The wheel is an extension of the foot,
the book is an extension of the eye,
clothing, an extension of the skin,
electric circuitry, an extension of the central nervous system."

- Marshall McLuhan and Quentin Fiore, The Medium Is the Message, 1967

“Zoku is an extension of the individual, team, business or tribe."
- Peter William Lount, 1999

Empowering People to Work Together
Zoku is a collaborative system that empowers people to work together to achieve their commitments and goals. It allows you to build custom applications that meet the needs of your business, team or tribe. A system that enables you to share you work with others as you are working on it or after you've completed it. A system that moves the information around your team of people so that your work flows as efficiently as possible.

Forming Communities, Teams and Tribes
Zoku's a technology that aims to bring people together to form communities, teams, and tribes where they can coordinate their actions and produce real results. It enables a diverse group located in different locations to work together at the same time or at different times.

New Media and Time Travel
Zoku's a new media format that solves the problem of being in different places at the same time. It allows you to time travel in the sense that voice mail lets you leave a message for someone to hear in the future. It lets you hear what was said to you from the past.

Zoku's got your intuition in mind, and by extension to your group, Zoku has got your organization's intuition in mind. Zoku is about harnessing the power of the collective inituition of people in your group and enabling them to communicate it.

Proactive Safe Computing
Zoku's a system that protects your data and applications with fault tolerance so that you can concentrate on your task at hand. A system that practices safe computing. A system that provides robust industrial strength storage of your data and applications.

Graphics - 2D, 3D & Animation
Zoku's a system that provides powerful professional quality 2 and 3 dimensional graphics that any serious publisher would be proud to print. When you bring time into the mix you get animation.

Human Interface
Zoku is interactive, fast, and presents a familar graphical human user interface that is easy to use yet powerful for any application.

Application AND Database
Zoku allows you to construct your collaborative applications and build a database of information and publish it on paper, online or on the web.

Summary and Details
Zoku's a system that lets you see your data in detail or in summaries. You choose what you want to see and when you want to see it.

Active Information. It's Alive!
Zoku is an active system that can be running all the time (if you choose). This allows your team members actions to be happening and supported around the clock. Information on paper is static while Information in Zoku is active, dynamic and flexible. "It's alive" you might say.

Automation for Creativity
Zoku's a system that automates the boring, repititive stuff and lets you be creative.

Incorporates Feedback
Zoku's a system that grows over time. It is constantly being improved. It takes your feedback, incorporates it, and distributes it back in a symbiotic-bio-feedback cycle.

Dynamic, Flexible, Easy and Scalable
Zoku's a system that enables end users who have the level of skills to use a spreadsheet to be able to build dynamic and flexible applications that can be used to drive a large, medium, small or rapidly changing business. From a one person operation to a large bank, Zoku, provides technology solutions that scale to your needs.

Be Informed
Zoku's a system that lets your team members be informed about the progress of a project and allows them to contribute appropiately as needed to produce the results your aiming towards.

Cold Heat
Zoku's cool technology that's hot...

Contact Us
Zoku Collaborative Systems™, a division of
Active Information Corporation
1917 West 4th Avenue, #14
Vancouver, BC, CANADA
V6J 1M7

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