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Newsgator Integrates Social Software into Core Work Process

Portals and KM

I have written about NewsGator on a number of occasions (see for example:  NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint ).

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

The relationship between Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office is roughly analogous here. There, I said it. How about Amazon ? Windows?

The Cost of SharePoint = License Fee x9 (It's a Microsoft Figure)

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's a Microsoft number. ComputerWorld article about SharePoint from April 2010 has these two paragraphs: " Microsoft may tout SharePoint's myriad features, but if you don't find what you need out of the box, a third-party solution might be your best bet, says Byrne. My Comments. 1. Here's what I found. 2. In 2011? 20 years. 6.

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NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint

Portals and KM

NewsGator recently launched Social Sites 2010 2.0, the next version of their flagship enterprise social computing software. This is a good move.

Notes on CCS105 Bayer MaterialScience - Integrating IBM Connections and Microsoft Technologies

Michael Sampson - Currents

Bert Oberholz and Cindy Schlebusch from BMS are talking about BMS's implementation of Connections, and the integration with Microsoft technologies. in 2010, more focused approach - to introduce Connections with the new personalized work place (a new standard laptop image). -. integration challenges: -.

Australia Sharepoint Conference June 16/17 2010

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Microsoft provides certain built-in functionality, and third-party developers can also develop custom modifications to extend functionality.

Microsoft SharePoint - Recent News (July 5, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Layer2 offers Auto Tagger for SharePoint 2010. - For the automatic reasoning of tags to be assigned to list items and documents. - The reasoning engine analyzes a variety of inputs to decide which tag items to apply, including the contents of documents or files. - For SharePoint 2010. Supports SharePoint 2007 and 2010.

Internet Evolution - Executive Clan Editor's Blog - Social Net-Based Onboarding Boosts Productivity

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Reddit Email This Tweet This If you believe the tea leaves , executives are looking to 2010 as a year for growth. Case in point: IBM Corp.

Community Input: SharePoint 2010

Collaborative Thinking

Many organizations have invested in Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007 as strategic infrastructure for content management and collaboration. IBM, Jive) delivered social platforms that were far superior to what was delivered out-of-the-box by Microsoft. Microsoft partners (e.g., wanted to obtain feedback though. Enterprise 2.0,

Collaborative Thinking: Integrating SharePoint And Confluence

Collaborative Thinking

While Confluence is popular, customers should be able to integrate other blog and wiki vendors as well(e.g., Your comment could not be posted.

IA Webinar: Real-time Working with Collaboration | Information Architected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Do you believe that your organization has pulled together a suitably versatile and agile collaboration toolkit? for Innovation? Contact us now at ?617-933-9655

My App Gap Posts for July 2010

Portals and KM

Central Desktop Adds Microsoft Office Integration. Here are my AppGap posts for July. I am also writing in another Corante blog, FastForward (see right side bar for links), The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.   Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in.

Share2011 - Keynote: Looking at the Business Solutions of SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online (Jerry Smith, Microsoft)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jerry from Microsoft is at the Share conference for the second year. SharePoint works with a whole lot of other Microsoft products.

Will Google Succeed with TV Where Apple and Microsoft Have Fallen Short?

Portals and KM

But also notes the not-so-successful forays of Apple and Microsoft to bring the internet to TV with Apple TV and MSN TV. Leslie D'Monte recently covered Google's linking of TV and the Web. She notes that Google believes there is a huge market opportunity in this space with around 4 billion people across the world watching TV.  

News Updates (February 9, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

LotusLive Labs will be available, with a range of pre-production services that are fully integrated with LotusLive, later this year. Co-Working.

News Updates (January 20, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

consequence of the Lotusphere 2010 conference this week. Mainsoft Integrating Notes and SharePoint 2010. Windows Mobile 7.

Collaborative Thinking: Microsoft UC (OCS) Presentations and Demos

Collaborative Thinking

Just follow the link below to Bretts blog to download several decks on Microsofts UC solution (decks are on PPT 2003 as well as PPTX format).


News Updates (January 18, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Gmail 2010 vs Lotus Notes 1995. Network World lists 10 firms that threaten Google in 2010, including Amazon and Apple. CASAHL Update.

Collaborative Thinking: Should NewsGator Worry About Microsoft?

Collaborative Thinking

That could change of course if Microsoft wanted to improve IE7s feed reader beyond its rudimentary features at some point. My opinion is: No.

Welcome to 2010: Its Time for Social TV

Portals and KM

  This is the time of year for predictions and Steve Rubel predicts that television will integrate social media (see: What To Watch In 2010: Social TV ). People certain talk about TV on the Web and through social media but the is discussion has not been integrated into the TV set itself. Happy New Year’s Day.  

News Updates (February 8, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Wrike announced an integration with Google Wave, for better task tracking. " Now people who use both Wrike and Wave just need to add Wrike as a contact to a new wave, and this wave will be automatically turned into a task in Wrike. Another surprise was the improved integration with Microsoft Outlook and Office. Sametime 8.5.

IBM Plugging Holes In Connections/SharePoint Integration

Collaborative Thinking

this type of integration could help people understand what the resulting user experience would be like. Despite this plug-in, I still believe IBM has made a fundamental and perhaps unrecoverable competitive mistake by not being radically more aggressive regarding SharePoint integration. Good Enough For “SharePoint Shops”? lbenitez.

News Updates (February 26, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Eg, " Oracle Beehive Extensions for Outlook: Ability to access Oracle Beehive Team Collaboration from Microsoft Outlook, Display Beehive shortcuts, Redesigned workspace management UI, View booking characteristics for Resources, and Ability to apply server-side rules to team workspace folders. Central Desktop 2.0. Central Desktop 2.0

News Updates (February 22, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

As a mobile client for NewsGator Social Sites, the social computing environment most deeply integrated into the SharePoint collaboration platform, the iPhone client accesses all the relevant updates from the user's colleagues and communities. Microsoft: More Total Value than Google Apps. NewsGator for iPhone and iPad.

News Updates (January 15, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

As part of this investment in open IBM technology, Panasonic will migrate employees from Microsoft Exchange or other collaboration software to LotusLive for email, calendaring and contact management. Alfresco announced an integration with Lotus software. Microsoft: Move from Lotus. HP and Microsoft on the Cloud. Teambox.

News Updates (February 18, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Marc (Salesforce CEO) positions Chatter as follows : " The end of legacy collaboration software like Microsoft SharePoint and IBM Lotus Notes is here. ". Is Microsoft cool again, in the smartphone world? With Windows Phone 7, however, it seems Microsoft finally has some skin in the non-PC game. Available March 2010.

News Updates (February 4, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Oracle Beehive is a unified collaboration solution providing a complete range of integrated collaboration services including conferencing, instant messaging, email, calendar, and team workspaces that can be deployed either on premise or as a hosted service. Is SharePoint 2010 for ECM? Tricia from Microsoft is the guest speaker.

News Updates (January 22, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents added an integrated file viewer to its service, enabling users to view files in the browser without having to open the actual authoring application. " You can now view files instantly, without ever leaving your browser. Newsgator has always had deep ties with Microsoft. Microsoft seems to look kindly on Newsgator as a partner.

Enterprise 2.0 Boston June 2010 Highlights: Making Technology Work in Organizations

21st Century Organization

The winner, Baydin , offered an "unsearch" solution for Microsoft Outlook email while Doodle helps teams more efficiently schedule meetings.

News Updates (February 15, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft After RIM. Is Microsoft about to make an acquisition of RIM? Such an acquisition would strengthen Microsoft's ability to compete for mobile customers against Google and Apple. Microsoft unveiled the next iteration of its Windows Mobile offering -- Windows Phone 7 Series. Twitter for RIM. Windows Phone 7.

News Updates (February 25, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

This feature is especially useful for sales professionals who need to meet with prospects during regular business hours. " It also released a new LinkedIn integration. OCS 2010 is Coming. The 2010 edition of Office Communications Server is coming. SharePoint 2010 out-of-the-box does a lot better than 2007. MeetWith.Me


Collaboration – If it Were That Easy We Would all Do It – Well

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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News Updates (January 21, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Yuuguu Corporate is also setting a new standard in custom branding of web conferencing sessions by enabling companies to integrate their own corporate identity into the login screens and background of a conferencing session. Quest Software released a new version of its Notes to SharePoint migration tool, with new support for SharePoint 2010.

SharePoint 2010 for Intranets: Post-Webinar Comments

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier today, the Intranet Benchmarking Forum hosted a 90-minute webinar on SharePoint 2010 for Intranets. Martin set the scene, drawing on the SharePoint 2010 for Intranets report he wrote, and that was just published by the IBF. SharePoint 2007 was "good", but there has been a lot of interest in SharePoint 2010. and so on.

News Updates (February 12, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft announced details of Office for Mac 2011, with plans for better compatibility with Windows, improved collaboration tools, and a better UI. Also, as Microsoft announced last August, the suite will include Outlook for Mac, which replaces Entourage as Office's e-mail client. Office for Mac 2011. MindTouch and Paper. Web 2.0

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Formicary Offers a Trial of Group Chat in Lync Server 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

Formicary launched a free evaluation of Microsoft Lync Server 2010 , to allow firms to experience the benefits of real-time group chat before paying up: " Formicary Collaboration Group, a provider of real-time team collaboration solutions, has launched a hosted Group Chat evaluation portal. My Comments. 1. Well done to Formicary. 2.

News Updates (March 1, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Unlike competitive offerings designed as specific-purpose products, the Sentrion Message Processor is a messaging platform with integrated enterprise messaging applications. Excel hell is not an evil Microsoft plot, or some sort of madness that descends upon otherwise sane managers and knowledge workers when they open the PC.

Collaborative Thinking: What A Yahoo! Acquisition Might Mean To Microsoft

Collaborative Thinking

Acquisition Might Mean To Microsoft Notes from the conference call this morning: Press release : "Transaction valued at approximately $44.6

SharePoint Server 2010 Adoption Best Practices White Paper

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week Microsoft published a new white paper (written by Scott Jamison and Susan Hanley), on adoption for SharePoint 2010. Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 provides a vast number of capabilities that empower business users. Link: SharePoint Server 2010 Adoption Best Practices White Paper.

Conference Notes - Day 1 of New Zealand SharePoint Conference 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

Day 1 of the 2010 New Zealand SharePoint Conference was today. went mainly to the business sessions; here's some notes: Ryan Duguid, the Senior Product Manager for SharePoint ECM from Microsoft Redmond, gave the opening keynote. My 'note-to-self': check out the Microsoft Online Services story for my business. I'm tired.