Industry Updates

Daily Report, Nov 2

Team Collaboration

  • Yon Software MeetingSense … Yon Software released MeetingSense, a meeting management software tool. “Yon Software’s MeetingSense works directly with Microsoft Outlook and other widely-used technologies to enhance meeting preparation, execution and control. During a meeting, MeetingSense is used to capture all of the essential information exchanged, including audio, notes, action items and much more. Following each meeting, organizers can customize and then instantly distribute critical information via a comprehensive e-mail summary. All contextually linked meeting information is then archived into an intuitive dashboard for total meeting information lifecycle management.” Available immediately. MeetingSense
  • Office Live is Coming in November … Microsoft announced that its Office Live set of online services for US-based small businesses will be available from November 15, and equally that new beta sign-ups will be accepted from a number of international countries. Depending on the plan, Office Live offers an online web site, online communication applications, and online shared workspaces. Microsoft, and see also CNET News and InformationWeek
  • Lotus Expeditor … IBM announced Lotus Expeditor, a development environment for building Eclipse-based and Web 2.0 applications. “Lotus Expeditor provides the underlying programming model for a universal, end user experience across all the Lotus product portfolio including Lotus Sametime 7.5, Websphere Portal 6.0, and the upcoming release of Lotus Notes, code-named Hanover.” Includes a developer toolkit, composite application development support, and support for integration with mobile devices. Available 4Q2006. IBM Press Room and Product Page
  • PeopleCube Updates WebEvent … PeopleCube released an updated version of WebEvent, its online event scheduling and calendaring solution. Includes new capabilities for administrators (.csv importing, new Windows installer) and end users (single-sign on, local time zone support, and more). Available immediately. PeopleCube

Mobility

  • Sybase iAnywhere Afaria 5.5 … Sybase iAnywhere released Version 5.5 of Afaria, a management and security solution for mobile devices. Includes wireless device provisioning, remote control for Windows Mobile devices, and interoperability with push email solutions, among others. Available 4Q2006. iAnywhere
  • OneBridge 5.0 … Sybase iAnywhere released Version 5.5 of OneBridge, its platform for extending email and applications to wireless devices. Includes new secure mail capabilities, extended device support (more than 130 devices), and better scalability, among others. Available 4Q2006. iAnywhere, see also SearchMobileComputing
  • Idokorro Mobile File Manager for BlackBerry … Idokorro Mobile released Version 2.0 of Mobile File Manager, a file management add-on for BlackBerry devices. “Mobile File Manager gives users the ability to access and manage remote and local files and folders with their BlackBerry handset. A common use scenario for Mobile File Manager is to securely connect to a remote computer back at the office, and then email files that are stored on the remote computers. Mobile File Manager can be also used to edit web pages and deploy sites, upload photos to websites, transfer files, view graphics on remote computers, edit configuration files, and much more.Idokorro

Productivity

  • Guarantee Failure by Waiting for Motivation … David looks at the dynamics at play in whether he’s motivated to act or not. David Seah

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