The team at OnTime announced the upcoming release of its group calendar product for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365. OnTime has worked with group calendaring for many years, with much of its historical work focused in the IBM ecosystem.
The Office Team announced another round of improvements to Yammer. The changes are part of an ongoing effort to make Yammer better for teams – those focused on projects and initiatives – as opposed to more loosely defined groups or communities of interest / practice. The new changes […]
A couple of weeks ago I flew into an overseas city on a Sunday afternoon in advance of a week at a client’s site. That evening I ate dinner in the hotel restaurant, which is something I don’t normally do. While I was enjoying a quiet dinner ahead […]
At the Windows 10 event today, Microsoft announced Surface Hub. It is intended to be used for collaborative meetings, brainstorming, and other group activities. It integrates with OneNote (for whiteboarding), Skype for Business (previously Lync) (for remote conferencing), and supports ink and touch as input methods. Price not […]
In How Ford reimagined IT from the inside-out to power its turnaround from mid-2012, Jason writes about changes at Ford’s IT department. Among other changes, he comments on the new approach Ford IT took with helping users understand how to make use of the various tools available to […]
In my book Collaboration Roadmap (2011) I talk about managing meetings as one of the “collaboration scenarios” that can be enhanced / improved through new tools. Within the context of SharePoint 2013, AvePoint offers a Meetings App for this scenario. In the video above, Jeremy Thake (who is […]
Collaboration technology is reshaping how people meet. Blue Jeans Network looks at the current state of meetings, and highlights the changes in an infographic.
In the busyness of my research, travels, and consulting in recent years, I have struggled to find enough time to read and review the great work my colleagues are doing around the world in areas adjacent to my own. I have quite a backlog of articles, reports, and […]
New Zealand’s news website, Stuff, is reporting today on Loomio, a new group decision making software offering. “The cloud-based software lets users put forward “proposals” that can then be discussed, modified, voted on and – if allowed by the organisation – vetoed, through an iterative process on an […]
The Microsoft Office 365 team recently announced some upcoming changes in the Office Web Apps in Office 365. The announcements were intended to set the scene on what is being worked on over the next 12-18 months. Here’s the list: – Incorporating more Office features in Office Web […]