Category: Industry Updates

News Updates (May 29, 2009)

Scan to SharePoint … Dark Blue Duck offers an add-on product for SharePoint that enables people to scan paper and documents directly into SharePoint document libraries. “The main Dark Blue Duck Scanning EnablerTM product enhances Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 (MOSS) and Windows® SharePoint® Services 3.0 (WSS) adding […]

News Updates (May 27, 2009)

Training Approaches … Tiffany writes about different training approaches and the audiences they appeal to. Eg, “Executives – one-on-one – 15-20 mins in their office, at their desk. Teach them how to approve a workflow. Admin sends it, Executive gets the email, clicks on the link, opens the […]

News Updates (May 26, 2009)

Central Desktop Shared Folders … Central Desktop is adding a Shared Folders feature to its online collaborative workspace service. “This will give you the ability to Share Folders ACROSS workspaces, reducing the need to upload redundant content to multiple workspaces …. The Shared Folders feature will be available […]

News Updates (May 25, 2009)

SmartVault and InsynQ … SmartVault announced a partnership with InsynQ, for document management services for hosted QuickBooks users. “The combination will provide InsynQ subscribers an award-winning on-demand document management solution that is uniquely optimized for QuickBooks, allowing users to easily scan and attach documents, e-mails, and notes directly […]

News Updates (May 21, 2009)

Ozzie on the Shift to Cloud Computing … Ray Ozzie recommends that firms get first-hand experience with cloud-based services, by moving email and collaboration there. “Speaking at a JP Morgan event in Boston, Ozzie said that enterprises still don’t trust that they will be provided with the high […]

News Updates (May 20, 2009)

Socialcast Embraces Email … Socialcast integrated email into its enterprise social media platform, to allow users to interact with Socialcast via email. “Socialcast’s new email integration feature allows users to post news messages, questions, and ideas to Socialcast by emailing them to The system will also pick […]

News Updates (May 19, 2009)

Web 2.0 at Work … Oscar comments on technology without culture. “Setting up blogs and wikis in your organization without understanding the need to allow, enable and encourage such things as transparency, openness, sharing, informality, interactivity and visibility of people and their contributions will take you nowhere. You […]

News Updates (May 15, 2009)

Regus Drops Cisco for Polycom … Regus, a provider of rented space and service for businesses, is dropping its Cisco telepresence suites in favor of Polycom equipment. “In March 2007, just months after the system was introduced, Cisco announced that Regus would set up TelePresence suites in 50 […]

News Updates (May 14, 2009)

Harold on PKM … Harold talks about personal knowledge management as a sensemaking activity. “Internally, we go through a process of looking at bits of information and try to make sense of it by adding to our existing knowledge or testing out new patterns in our sense-making efforts. […]

News Updates (May 13, 2009)

Notes and Domino 8.5.1 … IBM announced the beta of Notes and Domino 8.5.1, with new mobile device support, eg, the iPhone. “IBM designed Lotus Notes 8.5.1 with agile development practices using social media such as blogs and Twitter to collect and make hundreds of refinements suggested by […]