Category: Industry Updates

Weekend Reading 18.11

There are lots of other people doing interesting work around the world. Here’s a selection of the interesting ideas I have come across this week. Find yourself a coffee or tea, pull out your digital reading device of choice, and go exploring. 3 Collaboration Skills You Need for […]

Martin comments on HP and Autonomy

Martin comments on the news out of HP about the write-down of the Autonomy purchase price by $8.8 billion: “The wording is very definite. HP are not just raising the possibility of misrepresentations but is stating that they occurred. The writedown for Autonomy is around $5 billion, or […]

John Chambers on Cisco: We Will Make Changes

John Chambers, CEO of Cisco Systems, announced a range of changes to fix the ailing company: “Cisco Systems Inc. Chief Executive Officer John Chambers, after reporting disappointing earnings four quarters in a row, will makes changes aimed at regaining the company’s lost credibility and sharpening its focus. “You […]


CORUS Share is a new online collaboration tool for small businesses. The Corus team are focused on replacing email with a new way of interacting – with work, discussions, and sharing oriented around a “topic.” Here’s a scenario they discuss: “1. You manage multiple conversations on multiple topics […]

Collaboration Scenarios (April 6, 2010)

Okay, so this is an idea … re-orienting what I’ve historically done about new products and services in line with common collaborative processes. I’m not promising to do this again, or regularly … I’m just experimenting. Comments welcome. I’ll have to re-think this layout though … it’s hard […]

News Updates (March 1, 2010)

Sendmail App Store … Sendmail offers an App Store for its Sentrion Message Processor platform. “Unlike competitive offerings designed as specific-purpose products, the Sentrion Message Processor is a messaging platform with integrated enterprise messaging applications. With each new application, your email infrastructure improves and your total cost of […]

News Updates (February 26, 2010)

Central Desktop 2.0 … Central Desktop released a major update to its hosted collaboration service, with a revised UI, an online file viewer, improved wiki navigaton, and more. “In the crowded collaboration software market, Central Desktop remains the only full-featured SaaS collaboration solution designed specifically for the mid-market […]

News Updates (February 25, 2010)

TimeBridge … TimeBridge released a new service to simplify meeting scheduling. “MeetWith.Me works great for one-on-one meetings, and acts like a public calendar, but hides private details. This personalized URL lets colleagues and friends see busy and available time-blocks on users’ schedules so they know when the […]