Friends Report, June 24

Craig Aitken Becomes a Movie Maker … My first internal customer at Telecom New Zealand, back in the mid-1990s, was Craig Aitken, head of Telecom’s messaging products. He’s done some amazing things since those days, and just yesterday announced to the world that he and a group of […]

Team Collaboration Report, June 20

Foldera Ready to Go Note: This is awesome company that I work for! Foldera announced that its web-based organizer and messaging/collaboration service is ready to release into beta, starting June 19. The first wave of beta accounts will be released in conjunction with the start of the Collaborative […]

Mobility Report, Jun 20

Open-Xchange and ChatterEmail in Mobility Partnership Open-Xchange and ChatterEmail announced a partnership to promote standards-based mobility solutions. Open-Xchange offers Open-Xchange Server 5, a Linux-based collaboration server that supports access from mobile devices, amongst other clients. ChatterEmail extends this with push-based email to Palm Treo devices. Source: PRWeb Tags: […]


I had to share a collection of files with a client in the US today. There were about 15 files, totalling 20 MB or so. I didn’t want to email them through, so I used I was able to drag-and-drop the files into a specific subdirectory, and […]

May/June edition of Messaging News is out

The May/June edition of Messaging News features an article I wrote entitled Collaborative Approaches to Solving Document Chaos (see pp.24-26). This article arose out of my thinking in preparation for the Solving Document Chaos: Collaborative Document Construction the Productive Way session at the Collaborative Technologies Conference this week […]

Friends Report, June 17

Eric’s second to last excuse crumbles … Parallels Inc. released Parallels Desktop, which enables Intel-based Macs to run Windows simultaneously with Mac OS X. Permits users to run a number of virtual machines at once, and work with them at full screen mode. The final frontier for Eric, […]

Team Collaboration Report, June 16

WYSIWYG in Near-Time Near-Time is working on a WYSIWYG authoring environment for the blog and wiki components of its hosted collaboration service. It looks like it will be released at CTC 2006 next week in Boston. Source: CTC 2006 Tags: near+time Microsoft and Verizon Study on Collaboration Microsoft […]