Category: Industry Updates

News Updates (August 11, 2009)

Exchange 2010 Review … Paul reviews some of the changes coming up in Exchange 2010. “With this release Microsoft is going to take Exchange, a stalwart of messaging in both large enterprises and small business, to both cheap hard drive storage and to the cloud. The former is […]

News Updates (August 10, 2009)

SharePoint in Recession … SharePoint continues to sell well, according to Microsoft, even in recessionary times. “Think of SharePoint as the jack-of-all-trades in the business software realm. Companies use it to create Web sites and then manage content for those sites. It can help workers collaborate on projects […]

News Updates (August 7, 2009)

Voice Workflow at Law Firm … A Minnesota law firm has implemented a voice workflow system to help improve productivity. “Quinlivan & Hughes, P.A., a Minnesota-based law firm, has announced it has realized considerable efficiency gains and cost savings from implementing BigHand voice productivity software. The software has […]

News Updates (August 4, 2009)

SharePoint is Core Infrastructure … Joel’s in Africa, and reports that SharePoint is seen as core enterprise infrastructure now. “I had to put in a short blurb about one of the greatest achievements a product can make. Today here at Teched Africa I was talking to a guy […]

News Updates (August 3, 2009)

Facilitating Distributed Meetings … Rachel has pointers about facilitation of distributed meetings, from an Agile perspective. “Gary is a project manager who is being asked to use an Agile approach and at the same time work with a team with members dispersed between different countries. He can see […]

News Updates (July 31, 2009)

NewsGator Social Sites a Million … NewsGator said that one million business users are using Social Sites, its social networking integration for SharePoint. “For example, NewsGator counts the top five pharma/biotech firms as Social Sites customers, including Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research. Other customers include two of the […]

News Updates (July 30, 2009)

Sidekick Sync … T-Mobile added integration between the Sidekick LX and Exchange Server. “According to T-Mobile, Sidekick Sync will support real-time push e-mail, the viewing of attachments, full sync capabilities, and feature full read and respond functionality, as well as the ability to configure sync schedules. The syncing […]

News Updates (July 29, 2009)

Government 2.0 … Embracing Web 2.0 technologies in the public service requires a culture shift. From Australia, “As governments and the public sector start to do the same [get value from Web 2.0], they will encounter the same challenge as others have, which is that these new tools […]

News Updates (July 28, 2009)

Socialtext Appliance … Socialtext released an appliance edition of Signals, its micro-blogging product. “Socialtext Microblogging Appliance provides security and control in a cost-contained package. It gives IT the option of deploying secure microblogging and social networking company-wide, right away …. Users can access Socialtext from a browser, and […]

News Updates (July 27, 2009)

Benefits of “Enterprise Twitter” … Sean outlines the benefits of using Twitter-like capabilities inside the enterprise. “The key benefit to implementing microblogging withing your organizations is collaboration. I am a firm believer that any tool that gets your organization “talking” and sharing information is a good thing. There […]