Category: Industry Updates

Daily Report, May 22

Team Collaboration Intergen ActionThis … Intergen (New Zealand), a Microsoft partner, is putting the final touches on ActionThis, a system for team, task and project management. Page 8 in Intergen’s SMARTS Issue 13 newsletter has more (PDF, 466 KB), including “What we need is a new technology that […]

Daily Report, May 17

Team Collaboration Hart Howerton Goes Newforma … Hart Howerton implemented the Newforma Project Center for firm-wide project management and collaboration, rather than Microsoft SharePoint. “After evaluation of multiple solutions, including development initiatives based on Microsoft SharePoint, Hart Howerton selected Newforma based on the degree to which the solution […]

Daily Report, May 16

Team Collaboration ThoughtSlinger Beta … ThoughtSlinger released Thoughtslinger, a collaborative text editor for Windows. It supports multiple people authoring and editing a document simultaneously, change tracking, revision acceptance/rejection by the document owner, and support for limiting editing access to certain parts of the document. Available immediately.ThoughtSlinger Kerio MailServer […]

Daily Report, May 14

Team Collaboration SQL Server 2008 “Katmai” … Microsoft outlined plans for the 2008 release of SQL Server, with a policy-based framework for managing database operations–rather than scripts–the biggest change. Other changes include support for geographical content, support for storing documents and images, and deeper integration with Microsoft Office […]

Daily Report, May 12

Team Collaboration SharedView Goes Public … Microsoft rebranded “Tahiti”, its small group collaboration service, as “Shared View”, and rolled it out for public download. “Microsoft SharedView is a fast and easy way to share documents and screen views with small groups of friends or coworkers; anytime, anywhere. Use […]

Daily Report, May 10

Team Collaboration Collanos Workplace 1.1 … Collanos Software released Version 1.1 of Collanos Workplace, its peer-to-peer team collaboration solution. New features: a central user directory of all Collanos users, a way of flagging (and thus resolving) conflicting changes, Vista OS support, and more. Available immediately. Collanos Mobility No […]

Daily Report, May 9

Team Collaboration Sametime 7.5 Review … Instant Messaging Planet reviewed Lotus Sametime, the enterprise IM and presence offering from IBM. Talking points: a streamlined user interface, Web conference re-connection on disconnection attempts, a new plug-in interface for developers, a multi-protocol gateway for federation, and multi-client support, among others. […]

Daily Report, May 8

Team Collaboration Colligo for SharePoint 2.1 … Colligo released Version 2.1 of its offline clients for SharePoint, Colligo Reader (read-only) and Colligo Contributor (bi-directional synchronization). The big new feature is an add-in for Microsoft Office Outlook, for synchronizing SharePoint document libraries to Outlook folders, drag-and-drop of emails / […]

Daily Report, May 7

Team Collaboration Confluence Hosted … Atlassian released a hosted edition of Confluence, its enterprise wiki offering. Key features: unlimited spaces/pages, 10GB space limitation, SSL for security, and more. Pricing is based on the number of users accessing the system. Atlassian, Social Computing Zimbra and Comcast … Zimbra announced […]

Daily Report, May 3

Team Collaboration Tivoli for SharePoint … IBM released the Tivoli Storage Manager for Microsoft SharePoint, providing new backup and recovery options. Supports SharePoint 2003 and 2007. “TSM for Microsoft SharePoint is aimed at reducing data loss and minimizing risks associated with organizations accessing, sharing and managing projects and […]