Category: Industry Updates

News Updates (October 23, 2009)

Telepresence in Law … Red Hill Law Group is using BrightCom video conferencing equipment to create a telepresence solution for multi-site collaboration. “Red Hill Law Group lawyers can share information by posting images, documents and video in real time. Users log in to meetings through the Web via […]

News Updates (October 22, 2009)

Burton Group On-Demand Training … Burton Group Institute released new on-demand training on SharePoint and social networking. Eg, the 7 hour workshop on SharePoint and governance, “SharePoint 2007 has been a runaway success, offering Office-centricity and ease-of-use to workers interested in storing and sharing information. However, its ease-of-use […]

News Updates (October 21, 2009)

Jive Gets $12 Million … Jive took $12 million of Series B funding from Sequoia Capital. “Jive, the Social Business Software leader, today announced that it has received $12 million from Sequoia Capital in its Series B round of funding. Sequoia also funded Jive’s Series A round of […]

News Updates (October 20, 2009)

Central Desktop in Intuit App Center … Central Desktop announced that its collaboration services are now available through the Intuit App Center. “The Intuit App Center is featured in QuickBooks Pro and Premier 2010, providing users access to scalable, software-as-a-service business applications directly from within QuickBooks. The applications […]

News Updates (October 19, 2009)

Collaboration and the Intranet … A few analysts argue that the intranet is the natural home for collaboration tools. “Intranet managers should not only incorporate UC tools — video, wikis, blogs, micro-blogs, social networking, social bookmarking, document sharing — into their intranets, they should also discourage practices that […]

News Updates (October 16, 2009)

Tandberg Says No to Cisco … Tandberg has rejected Cisco’s $3 billion acquisition offer. “Tandberg shareholders there owning nearly a quarter of the company have rejected the deal. Now, there are several ways to look at this. One, Tandberg is in the videoconferencing space, which is hot these […]

News Updates (October 15, 2009)

ROI on Advanced Collaboration Solutions … Research sponsored by Cisco and Verizon found that firms who use advanced collaboration technologies for meetings get positive ROI. “So what did it find? Businesses and government agencies deploying increasingly more sophisticated collaboration tools — such as VoIP soft phones, immersive video […]

News Updates (October 14, 2009)

Bamboo and H3 … Bamboo and H3 Solutions (makers of Mobile Entree, for mobile access to SharePoint) announced a strategic partnership. “Leveraging the Mobile Entrée platform, Bamboo will develop mobile interfaces for the more than 60 essential solutions and add-ons Bamboo has developed for SharePoint.The Mobile Entrée platform […]

News Updates (October 13, 2009)

Google Docs Shared Folders … Google added a new shared folder option to Google Docs, its online document authoring and collaboration tool. “Today, we are happy to launch one of the most requested Google Docs features — the ability to share folders. Shared folders make it easy for […]

News Updates (October 12, 2009)

Sidekick Death … Microsoft lost user data for people with Sidekick devices; is this the end? “Microsoft announced that they had lost all Sidekick user data including pictures, contacts, calendars and other information from the Danger’s servers. Since the devices sync with the servers, the devices also lost […]