Category: Industry Updates

News Updates (March 24, 2009)

Collaborative Strategy Guild … A group of collaboration industry analysts launched a new service for commenting on collaborative strategy, and maybe doing consulting projects together. More Third Party Offerings for SharePoint … Andrew addresses potential problems in using third-party offerings with SharePoint. “However, my experience over the last […]

News Updates (March 23, 2009)

Requirements for SharePoint … Dux argues that proper requirements gathering (and stating) is essential to the success of SharePoint. “You see, in some instances, SharePoint is deployed without rhyme or reason. How can you measure its’ effectiveness and success if there are no metrics established? These metrics are […]

Intranet Innovation Awards 2009 … Now Open

Step Two Designs in Australia has opened the doors for submissions for the 2009 Intranet Innovation Awards program. “The Intranet Innovation Awards are global awards that celebrate new ideas and innovative approaches to the design and delivery of intranets. The goal is to find these ideas (whether large […]

News Updates (March 10, 2009)

CorasWorks Breeze … CorasWorks released the Beta of Breeze, a hosted collaboration service built on Microsoft SharePoint, and combined with other CorasWorks tools. “Breeze is an example of a virtual workplace. It is a live, hands-on environment – built by using CorasWorks modular application development software – and […]

News Updates (March 5, 2009)

Socialtext Signals … Socialtext released Signals, a new information sharing tool. “Socialtext Signals™, the Twitter-style social messaging interface for the Socialtext platform. Socialtext Signals provides customers simple and efficient information sharing capabilities, and further expands the company’s enterprise social networking and collaboration platform. Socialtext also announced the public […]

News Updates (March 2, 2009)

Taming SharePoint … Some comments from AIIM about taming SharePoint, including governance issues. “Whether the organization is using Share- Point alone or in coexistence with other ECM solutions, a phased and measured approach is warranted. As users and industry insiders attest, the solution gets out of hand quickly […]

News Updates (February 27, 2009)

Jive vs IBM vs Socialtext … Jon puts Jive Clearspace, Lotus Connections and Socialtext through their paces. “The three leaders in this space are Jive Clearspace, Lotus Connections and Socialtext. Having used all three, I thought I’d take a look at what they offer, how you might decide […]

News Updates (February 26, 2009)

Collaboration on Intranets … James is seeing an increased interest among firms about exploring how to support collaborative work through the intranet. “But there is no doubt that Web 2.0 is in some way influencing both what is possible and what people think is possible. The net result […]

News Updates (February 24, 2009)

Three Cs of the Intranet … To describe why you need an intranet, consider this one: connect, communicate, and collaborate. This is a far-cry from “publish”, however … and points to the intranet becoming a place for work rather than a place for reference. And finally, it sounds […]

News Updates (February 17, 2009)

Verizon Adds IM … Verizon announced that it is integrating its Verizon Conferencing service with popular instant messaging services, so that enterprise customers can initiate a Verizon audio conference from within IM. Available immediately for “IBM Lotus Sametime Unified Communications and Collaboration; Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005; […]