Category: Industry Updates

News Updates (September 15, 2009)

IBM on Collaboration and Productivity … IBM announced a new set of offerings to help clients build collaborative and connected business environments. “Another leading component of this initiative is a set of IBM collaboration offerings that derive collective intelligence through crowd-sourcing and social dynamics. These include new social […]

News Updates (September 10, 2009)

Cisco on TelePresence … Cisco announced plans to extend the reach of its telepresence offerings around the world. “In less than two years, Cisco has enabled eight of the world’s top service providers spanning five continents to deliver intercompany Cisco TelePresence services, extending availability of the technology to […]

News Updates (September 9, 2009)

PaperPort 12 … Nuance released Paperport 12, with new features and SharePoint integration. “PaperPort Professional 12 is able to communicate with the Microsoft SharePoint Services 2003, SharePoint Portal 2003, SharePoint Services 2007 and SharePoint Server 2007 document management systems. Now you can get files from these systems, process […]

News Updates (September 8, 2009)

cBrain Knowledge Worker Desktop … cBrain announced an upcoming product line, the Knowledge Worker Desktop. “The knowledge worker is today using a number of stand-alone/best-of-breed IT tools, like Office Automation, email, CRM, Intranet, Information services, Business Intelligence and Document Management Systems. By integrating these tools into a single […]

News Updates (September 4, 2009)

EtherPad History … EtherPad, a collaborative document authoring service, added a document history visualization capability, for looking back and how a document changed over time. “EtherPad keeps track of all your typing in realtime. At any time during the course of typing a document on EtherPad, you can […]

News Updates (September 3, 2009)

Collaboration at 3M … BusinessWeek looks at how 3M forged a culture of collaboration. Key points: – 3M created the organizational systems and culture to encourage and support collaboration. – 3M has a database of technical reports, that can be used to demonstrate expertise and connect people. – […]

News Updates (September 2, 2009)

Silence in Virtual Teams … Phil comments on the destructive influence of silence on virtual teams, and what to do about it. “While the old adage says “Silence is golden” it could be eroding trust in your business or on your team. When working with others remotely – […]

News Updates (September 1, 2009)

Zoho and VMWare … Zoho partnered with VMWare, for easier behind the firewall deployment of Zoho’s software. “You probably know Zoho as a SaaS company with enterprise collaboration and productivity tools. What you might not know is that they also offer on-premise deployments for companies with more than […]

News Updates (August 31, 2009)

I’m back … although it will take some time to catchup. Three interesting things caught my attention as I prepared News today. Experiment … Tom reminds us of the need to explore, to experiment, to “play” … so as to push the boundaries and see what we can […]

News Updates (August 13, 2009)

Ad Hoc Collaboration … John comments on the need for a post-email way of creating ad hoc collaboration spaces on the fly. “A wall we are hitting at work is the need for ad-hoc group spaces to work on something rather than using email. Lots of people belong […]