Category: Industry Updates

News Updates (July 24, 2009)

CorasWorks Department Dashboard … CorasWorks released Department Dashboard, a collaboration solution for departments using SharePoint. “This free download includes an extensive set of department collaborative capabilities and the ability to integrate departmental business applications and processes. In addition, customers running the Data Integration Toolset can streamline department functions […]

News Updates (July 22, 2009)

SaaS Drivers … Craig comments on some recent Burton Group and Gartner research around software-as-a-service. “All this reiterates the key findings we published in July of last year and unveiled at our Catalyst conference: (1) SaaS implementations aren’t all about saving money. They are mostly about avoiding IT, […]

News Updates (July 21, 2009)

Mike on Cisco and Collaboration … Mike comments on the collaboration technology moves being made by Cisco. “All of this means that “Cisco Watchers” need to broaden the breadth of events and activities they observe if they want to correlate Cisco’s strategic moves effectively. The actions Cisco takes […]

News Updates (July 20, 2009)

StoragePoint … StoragePoint released a set of adapters that allow SharePoint content to be stored outside of SharePoint. Bob from StoragePoint writes, “I couldn’t think of a better way to promote our new tagline “SharePoint without Boundaries” than to record a video demonstrating our Cloud StoragePoint Adapters. The […]

News Updates (July 17, 2009)

SharePoint Online for Exchange Public Folders … Exchange Online does not support Public Folders. The Microsoft Online Services team released a white paper exploring how SharePoint Online can help instead. “Exchange Public Folders are widely used in on-premises Exchange environments. However, Exchange Online does not support Public Folders. […]

News Updates (July 16, 2009)

SharePoint 2010 … Details on SharePoint 2010 from Microsoft: – SharePoint 2010 is less about the technology capabilities and more about business applications. – there is an invitation-only technical preview on offer. – SharePoint 2010 gets the Office 2007 ribbon interface. – It’s 64-bit only. – Live integration […]

News Updates (July 15, 2009)

Xobni Plus … Xobni released Xobni Plus, a premium-edition of its Outlook plug-in for email management. “Xobni Plus’ main focus is on stronger search capabilities …. The initial version provided results for keywords and people, but now users have other search fields, such as for appointments and tasks. […]

News Updates (July 13, 2009)

Don’t “Drive” Adoption … Paula argues that adoption of Enterprise 2.0 tools can’t be “driven”. “While some of these authors have introduced critical elements to address — seamlessness via platforms, work specific, governance & roles — they all use the phrase “drive adoption”. This is the antithesis of […]

News Updates (July 10, 2009)

KM and Enterprise 2.0 … Greg talks about the relationship between knowledge management and Enterprise 2.0, and Doug chips in with this comment: “Personally, I think of Enterprise 2.0 as more analogous to the personal knowledge management. These are tools focused on the individual or small groups. That […]

News Updates (July 9, 2009)

Telstra on Telepresence … Telstra Australia introduced a telepresence interconnectivity service for organizations with Cisco Telepresence equipment. “In an Australian first, Telstra today launched Business to Business TelePresence, giving Australian organisations the ability to collaborate with each other using Telstra’s Cisco TelePresence Managed Service. Telstra Business to Business […]