Web 2.0 applications change future customer interaction. This paper develops a framework that enables companies to assess their current stage of Web 2.0 maturity. It enhances existing approaches by adding customer-focused Web 2.0 design patterns and applies it at the case of six top-ranked international banks. The results reveal that the potentials of customer-bank interaction through Web 2.0 within the banking industry are not fully tapped yet.
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