Category: Industry Updates

News Updates (December 10, 2009)

TimeBridge and Box … TimeBridge announced an integration with, to support file and document sharing before, during and after meetings. “Powered by’s customizable OpenBox API, this new integration allows users to collaborate on relevant files and documents in their TimeBridge Meeting Room so each individual attendee, […]

News Updates (December 8, 2009)

Google Wave for Business … Dipanker takes a punt on some of the scenarios where Google Wave will be useful in a business context. “Wave helps employees collaborate in simplistic way. Today many corporates use Microsoft Share Point as Document Management System. If you’re working with a document […]

News Updates (December 7, 2009)

Building Trust … Tom reports from a recent discussion about building trust with other people. “Early on, I treasured the flow that one panelist, Terry Emmel, provided. Diagrammatically, it looks like this: Promise, Hope, Hope fulfilled, Trust. This suggests that leaders must be selective in making promises, then […]

News Updates (December 3, 2009) Update … Tungle released various updates for, including a profile bar, custom availability, and free time display. “This week we released exciting new features on, your personal scheduling page. These features: (1) Let you personalize your page to truly make it your own, and (2) […]

News Updates (November 27, 2009)

Delivering SharePoint Success … Dux is presenting a two-day workshop in Alexandria VA entitled “Delivering SharePoint Success: Mentoring Workshop”. “In order to achieve this goal, effectively managing SharePoint 2007 and 2010 projects is paramount. Executive support, proper planning, and appropriately managing expectations are crucial to ensure SharePoint success. […]

News Updates (November 25, 2009)

Glowpoint ScheduleSync … Glowpoint released an integration between its telepresence equipment and Microsoft Exchange, for scheduling meetings. “ScheduleSync is a downloadable application that resides, and is configured, on an organization’s Microsoft Exchange server and is designed to automatically enable end-users to analyze free/busy status for prospective telepresence and […]

News Updates (November 23, 2009)

SharedDoc … SharedDoc is a new document commenting service, for collaborative document reviews. “Once you upload a Word or Google Docs document to SharedDoc’s platform, you can send email invites to a friends or colleagues to comment on the document. In order to comment, a user needs to […]

News Updates (November 20, 2009)

Play to Learn … Phil recommends the use of a “sandbox” to encourage people and teams to consider new technology for collaboration. “The biggest stumbling block is getting your team comfortable with the new software or service and truly understanding the benefits it provides. In short, why would […]

News Updates (November 19, 2009)

Drug Company Collaboration … Drug companies are exploring collaborative approaches to bringing better drugs to market faster. “[The] linear, trial-and-error method is no longer a sustainable model for big pharmaceutical companies … Now big-picture thinkers, within the industry and outside it, are re-examining every stage of drug development […]

News Updates (November 18, 2009)

Standardization of Collaboration Tools … The EU has been giving funding towards the standardization of online collaboration tools. “One of the biggest barriers to effective online group working has been the need for everyone to work on the same software package. Often many in the group have to […]