Category: Industry Updates

News Updates (February 22, 2010)

NewsGator for iPhone and iPad … NewsGator released two new mobile clients for its add-on to SharePoint, for the iPhone and iPad. “The iPhone client, and a companion client for the soon-to-be-released iPad, provide on-the-road users with direct access to their enterprise social computing environments without the need […]

News Updates (February 18, 2010)

Start Chattering … Salesforce introduced an invite-only beta for Chatter, its forthcoming collaboration service. “Chatter, which Salesforce unveiled at its Dreamforce conference in November, is essentially a social networking system for businesses to use within their organizations. It’s slated to be generally available sometime this year …. Chatter […]

News Updates (February 15, 2010)

Microsoft After RIM … Is Microsoft about to make an acquisition of RIM? “Arguments for a possible acquisition, in McKechnie’s opinion, include RIM’s “dominant position in the enterprise, which MSFT could [make use of] to [improve] its Exchange business and add up to [about] $5 billion in recurring […]

News Updates (February 12, 2010)

Office for Mac 2011 … Microsoft announced details of Office for Mac 2011, with plans for better compatibility with Windows, improved collaboration tools, and a better UI. “Also, as Microsoft announced last August, the suite will include Outlook for Mac, which replaces Entourage as Office’s e-mail client. And, […]

News Updates (February 11, 2010)

Synchronica MessagePhone … Synchronica released MessagePhone, a low cost smartphone with a keyboard, aimed at emerging markets. “MessagePhone enables operators in emerging markets to bring mobile data services to the mass market and to combat churn. MessagePhone, which is available in two models, is distributed by Brightstar, a […]

News Updates (February 10, 2010)

Day CQ 5.3 … Day Software released version 5.3 of its content management system, and included new social collaboration capabilities, among others. “Social Collaboration adds new support for Social Calendaring. With an enhanced drag-and-drop calendar component, online marketers can now easily create and target different displays of upcoming […]

News Updates (February 9, 2010)

Co-Working … Co-working provides an opportunity for people working remotely from work to still have time with others. “Though working from home has advantages – increased autonomy and no need for a lengthy commute, for example – the solitude can sometimes drain motivation. However, a growing trend called […]

News Updates (February 8, 2010)

Write and Google Wave … Wrike announced an integration with Google Wave, for better task tracking. “Now people who use both Wrike and Wave just need to add Wrike as a contact to a new wave, and this wave will be automatically turned into a task in Wrike. […]

News Updates (February 4, 2010)

Oracle Beehive 2.0 … Oracle posted version 2.0 of Oracle Beehive for download. “Oracle Beehive is a unified collaboration solution providing a complete range of integrated collaboration services including conferencing, instant messaging, email, calendar, and team workspaces that can be deployed either on premise or as a hosted […]

News Updates (February 3, 2010)

Gartner on Social Media at Work … Gartner offers 5 predictions for 2010 and beyond about social software at work. #1 is, “By 2014, social networking services will replace e-mail as the primary vehicle for interpersonal communications for 20 percent of business users: Greater availability of social networking […]