Trending Sources

Portals or Content Service - The Future of Newspapers?

Green Chameleon

We have been hearing about the imminent collapse of the newspaper business for the past few years. Click to Enlarge]. Click to Enlarge].

Enterprise 2.0: A Transition From Destination Site To Platform Services

Collaborative Thinking

related solutions will expand from social network sites to social applications hosted on the social network site itself and social networking services capable of adding social context to productivity suites, collaboration tools, enterprise portals, business processes, and mobile applications. This first post concerns Enterprise 2.0

2011 49

Facebook as a Corporate Portal Platform

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Facebook as a Corporate Portal Platform? There are some definite limitations to Facebook as a portal. The inconsistent behavior and security profiles of different Facebook applications will be familiar to any portal developer struggling with third-party portlets or Web Parts. Business Model 2.0 Good grief. Tune in here.

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 has not yet been posted.

Is Oracle Beehive DBA(Dead Before Arrival)?

Michael Sampson - Currents

I haven't heard anything from Oracle in quite a while about Beehive, its next-generation collaboration suite. Is it DBA - dead before arrival? The Beehive Collaboration Software product page on Oracle gives the impression it's still available. There are PDFs pointing to features in Beehive 2.0. The Oracle Beehive blog is abandoned.

eXo Announces Plans for eXo Release 4.0 and Codenvy

Portals and KM

They want it to be simple and affordable, as well as business centric. We discussed two main things: the release of Codenvy and eXo 4.0.

Rex's Thought Spot: Beyond Serendipity for Enterprise 2.0

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

This on-line collaborative event leverages various social media tools for mass collaboration but focuses participants on a specific challenge or issue.

The Art Of The Possible

Collaborative Thinking

Basically - Oracle knows the meta model of work, the meta data in work, the activities in work as they are expressed through all the applications and supported processes  (Note: this is the wedge issue for Oracle and collaboration - collaboration in-flow of work - just wonder why its not leveraged more vs. Microsoft and IBM).

Traditional Knowledge Management Systems - Adapt or Die


One of them, perhaps one of the most powerful and traditional ones, was IBM ’s Global Business Services ‘ Learning and Knowledge.

The Essence of Collaboration Is Selfishness - Gartner Blog Network

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Andrea Di Maio is a vice president and distinguished analyst in Gartner Research, where he focuses on the public sector, with particular reference to e-government strategies, Web 2.0, the business value of IT, open-source software… Read Full Bio. Business Process Management Summit. portal. Business Intelligence. Analysts.

Focus 13

Understanding Cisco's Collaboration Strategy (Part 4)

Collaborative Thinking

Some strategists include content management, search, portal, and Enterprise 2.0 However, there are strongly related segments such as unified communications (a segment Cisco knows well), content management, search, portal and Enterprise 2.0 Collaborative applications provide tremendous business value. What should Cisco do?

Jackbe Offers Real-Time Intelligence

Portals and KM

JackBe has been in the mashup and application development business for some time and I have covered them on several occasions. like this.

Thoughts On Salesforce & DimDim

Collaborative Thinking

Decision-makers can allow for exceptions from IT standards (if they exist) when there is unique business value offered by an embedded IM/presence capability. There is a standard for how organizations can leverage gateways to interoperate with public IM systems (e.g., They also expect integration with enterprise portals. Summary.

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Wild Apricot “Build a professional looking website without having to call up expensive nd busy web experts. Momo “Got a brand?

2007 20

Understanding Cisco's Collaboration Strategy (Part 2)

Collaborative Thinking

Interoperable, Open Architecture: Given the strategic focus on inter-company collaboration, Cisco plans to leverage open source, open protocols, and modernized methods of interoperability (e.g., SOA, Rest) to enable any device or application to leverage a consistent set of core of collaborative services. What is Cisco announcing?

Understanding Cisco's Collaboration Strategy (Part1)

Collaborative Thinking

Cisco believes that the collaboration market is in transition – that there are structural changes in the market that opens the door for Cisco to leverage its assets (voice, video, and networking) in ways that will enable it to take a leadership position. Capitalizing on video trends keeps Cisco on a necessary business trajectory.

Social Network Analysis in the public sector

Collaborative Thinking

Alexis Naibo of the SAP BusinessObjects Innovation Center gave a demonstration of the SNA technology, explaining how it can import data from a wide variety of sources including internal business applications, corporate databases, and external interfaces. Interesting application of SNA re: collaboration, transparency, etc. .

Bridging the Participation Gap – Networks, Learning, and “Play”

Collaborative Thinking

As much as the industry talks about social business and the need for organizations to become more “people-centric”, our conversations too often focus on the merits of social applications and platforms. IT organizations are experienced at designing and delivering systems that support well-known, structured business activities.

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Opening Session

Collaborative Thinking

Larry Bowden Added accelerators for portal (collaboration, learning, content, etc) Now focusing on industry accelerators (vs. general productivity etc) New dashboard builders (Cognos, etc) Seems like mashup technologies being positioned to re-energize portal interest. Leave, travel expense processing from Lotus Notes. Workflow.

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

Collaborative Thinking

Solid business boost for Microsoft without doubt. Also, Microsofts ability to leverage the install base of people using Yahoo! Yahoo!

Oracle's View On Enterprise 2.0

Collaborative Thinking

Andrew McAfee, Harvard Business School. Organizations would love to have healthy and vibrant cultures where communities thrive and people are passionate about business success - but that's often not the starting point for E2.0. Thumbs-up: Sure - contextual integration with business applications I buy. and ECM, at Oracle.

SharePoint 2009 Conference: Morning Keynotes

Collaborative Thinking

Collaboration, analytics, social networking, content management, portal, workflow, etc etc. Business Connectivity Services (next generation of business data catalog). Note: so far, 45 minutes into keynote, not a single message that would be considered a message to a "business decision maker" - interesting.

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Keynote

Collaborative Thinking

Business partner community essential. Quickr and Connections introduced last year. Client: Rheinmetal. chosen (IBM over two other competitors).

Collaborative Thinking: Organizational Effectiveness

Collaborative Thinking

The new collaboration will be built on technologies that enable easy knowledge sharing outside the firewall. Where should they start? Please try again.


Why Lotusphere 2009 Is Important

Collaborative Thinking

There's no need to resurrect all the obvious and painful mistakes made by IBM as it attempted to "kill off" Lotus Notes and shift the install base over to a more portal-centric and J2EE-based platform architecture. Which evolved into a more business-centric "Workplace" theme. It started with the "Dual Highway" message. Sametime 7.5

Collaborative Thinking: Thinking In Terms of "Literacy"

Collaborative Thinking

» January 31, 2008 Thinking In Terms of "Literacy" Valid perspective. Are kids today smarter than previous generations? Thats nonesense.

Communication (and Coordination?) in a Modern, Complex Organization

Collaborative Thinking

Business_IT_Alignment. Portals. Leveraging Employee Social Networks. We measure three general types of boundaries: organizational boundaries (strategic business unit and function memberships), spatial boundaries (office locations and inter-office distances), and social categories (gender, tenure within the firm). design.

News Updates (March 10, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Breeze environment integrates an intranet, portal, and extranet and contains more than forty-plus business applications and processes that flow across 7 departments of an organization. Jive Social Business Software 3.0. Leveraging Virtual Teams and Social Tools Forum. CorasWorks Breeze. Available next week. So then.

Microsoft's Unified Communications Predictions

Collaborative Thinking

UC applications spread The next wave of UC will bring communications capabilities directly into business applications of all kinds. Today, MOLM has a different management console (Intranet Portal) and has very little integration with OCS (other than leveraging a common front-end). reduced latency, coordination costs, etc). 5.


Notes on "Apply Strategy and Governance to Social Computing Initiatives" (NewsGator)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Although the call was about "social computing", Stacy started talking about intranet and portal governance. Metrics (that matter to the business, quantitative and qualititative). Stacy talked about connecting with the business strategy, eg, for driving innovation, delivering better service, encouraging collaboration, and more.

Collaborative Thinking: Socializing At Work - No Longer A Waste Of Time

Collaborative Thinking

Investments in human capital rise only when the risk to the core business model is self-evident (e.g., Intuitively, strategists recognize that personal contacts, casual conversations and informal information sharing (whether done face-to-face or digitally) can be a valuable, if not essential, business activity. command and control”).

Collaborative Thinking: Should NewsGator Worry About Microsoft?

Collaborative Thinking

NewsGators move to free is an interesting risk for a changing business. Interesting post by Niall Kennedy. My opinion is: No. And Yes. Trust Us.

Collaborative Thinking: Enterprises Not One Dimensional - Technology Not the Only Influence on the Future Enterprise

Collaborative Thinking

Only when you address "change" across business, organizational and technology do you catalyze new work models and new ways of working.

News Updates (November 19, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The influence on business decisions by online communities is at its highest in three years. Drug Company Collaboration. Kiiro for SharePoint.

Breakfast with Alistair Rennie in Sydney - Some Notes

Michael Sampson - Currents

Enables key business changes, around leveraging innovation, mobilizing people, improving business process, and societal intelligence. Alistair then made some comments on other areas: IBM WebSphere Portal provides a single platform to address many different business needs. It becomes a "collaboration dashboard".

Collaborative Thinking: Build Your Companys Receptor Capacity

Collaborative Thinking

He also suggests that an enterprise needs to gauge its own RC. Verify your Comment Previewing your Comment Posted by: | This is only a preview.

Collaborative Thinking: Economic Concerns Will Renew Interest In Web Conferencing

Collaborative Thinking

Some strategists may be encouraged to leverage business interest in travel-related cost reduction as justification to pursue standardization efforts (e.g., Business Week: Companies curtailing travel budgets So far, travel bookings are holding up. The leaders in the web conferencing space remains relatively unchanged. percent.

News Updates (September 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM announced a new set of offerings to help clients build collaborative and connected business environments. IBM is also helping business people solve their own daily challenges through new mashup software and delivering new solutions for unified communications, mobile collaboration and portal communities. IBM Get Up and Talk.

Vignette Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Part of the foundation of the Vignette Web Experience Platform, Vignette Collaboration can contribute to business process improvements by fostering the free flow of information and ideas in an engaging and interactive environment. Empowers business analysts to create customized workspace templates without IT assistance. tools).

Notes on ASK102 Ask the Product Managers

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jessica - SmartCloud, works with business partners. Have a certification program for business partners around this. There is a lot of focus and effort across IBM, we'll keep on it. - (Jeanette) You need to make this a request for Business Partner day. May be able to leverage some of the work in Connections Mail. 8. Files.