Industry Updates

Daily Report, Jan 8

Team Collaboration

  • Review of Coversant SoapBox 2007 … InfoWorld reviews Coversant SoapBox 2007, an XMPP-based enterprise presence and IM platform. “Yet after a first look, I found that Coversant’s SoapBox Platform 2007 demonstrated better performance, more extensive integration tools, and lower cost than the competition …. What I can say is that communications through my test server using a mix of clients — Trillian Pro 3, Apple iChat, Google Talk, and SoapBox Communicator 2005 (desktop and mobile versions) — worked quickly and flawlessly. My colleagues and I effortlessly traded IMs and collaborated in conference rooms. Offstage, the system precisely logged messages, presence, and chat room conversations — a must-have capability for an EIM to satisfy compliance auditing.InfoWorld. IM Planet also has thoughts.
  • Syncura 1.5 … Syncura released Version 1.5 of its namesake team collaboration product, for peer-to-peer document sharing. Enables people to share documents in private invitation-only document workspaces, will full synchronization for anywhere access. Available immediately, for Windows only. PRWeb
  • GooSync … GooSync enables over-the-air synchronization of Google Calendar data with mobile devices and PDAs. GooSync. Scott tried it out and was pleased with the results, although he wants a bit more now.


  • The Week of the Apple iPhone? … There’s evidence that it might be, but we’ll have to wait for a few days to find out. CNET News


  • Project Skills … A number of good reminders about planning for projects, and important related skills to master. Daily PlanIt

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