Category: Scenarios

TextFlow: Overview

TextFlow from Nordic River Software in Sweden is a document co-authoring service, or what the Nordic River people describe as a “parallel word processor”. That means that multiple people can work on the same document at the same time, without requiring a manual process for bringing the different […]

Introducing Tungle Accelerate

Last week Tungle Corporation, a developer of software to reduce the pain of scheduling meetings between people, released a new web-based service called Tungle Accelerate. The service has been under development for a year and half, and greatly extends the capability of Tungle’s offering to streamline and simplify […]

Meeting Maker to add CalDAV

The next release of Meeting Maker, a calendaring program, will support the CalDAV standard. “PeopleCube, provider of intelligent workplace and resource management technology, today announced that it’s upcoming release of the Meeting Maker group scheduling application will support CalDAV. The CalDAV standard enables users to share scheduling resources […]

CalConnect at Microsoft

The next CalConnect Interoperability Test Event is being held in February 2009 at Microsoft in Redmond. For a long time Microsoft wasn’t a member of CalConnect, but are now … and that bodes well for improved calendaring interoperability in the future. Michael’s hope: that the SharePoint team goes […]

TimeBridge Daily Brief Launched

TimeBridge introduced the Daily Brief, an enhancement to its calendaring service that shows each user their agenda for the day, as well as supporting material to provide travel directions and background information on meeting attendees. “TimeBridge introduced the public beta of a new enhancement to its Personal Scheduling […]

Briefing with Rajesh Setty on iPolipo, July 10

Earlier today I had a neat discussion with Rajesh Setty, one of the co-founders of iPolipo, an online meeting scheduling service. Finding better ways to schedule meetings outside of email is a big professional interest of mine (eg, see the Messaging News (May/June 2007) cover story on calendaring), […]

Briefing with Tungle, April 17

Just finished up a call with Marc Gingras, the CEO of free/busy aggregator new entrant Tungle (see my March 27 Daily Report for earlier coverage). Tungle isn’t a new calendaring client per se, but rather a way of sharing free/busy information within groups and definitely across organizational boundaries. […]