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. usability, communities, wiki) rather than dramatically improving its integration with SharePoint (adopting a "surround and extend" tactic).

BlogBridge Integrates Twitter with Its Latest Release

Portals and KM

This is smart move to integrate two content discovery tools as they did with del.icio.us. Recently I caught up with Pito Salas, founder of my favorite RSS reader, BlogBridge.

Integrating a 1-to-1 tablet initiative at primary level

e-Moderation Station

In this guest blog post Dimitris shares his experience from Doukas school in Athens which integrated ICT into the syllabus (one tablet PC per student) in 2009 and has become a Microsoft Case Study for adopting this approach. ICT educators: Dimitris Primalis. Image by gterez.

MicroGuilds Musings on Scrum and Team Integration

Evolving Web

Scrum and Agile are wonderful team organizational systems. It’s been easy to see the benefits, but over time, we’ve started to see some issues appear. Since the benefits are measurable and the battle to get Agile accepted has been hard-fought, those that have suggested there may be improvements to the system have been treated with suspicion. No one wants to go back to the mistakes of the past. Guilds are rarely discussed now, except as anachronisms.

News Updates (November 19, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Thanks to SharePoint's tight integration with Microsoft Office, editing documents is as easy as clicking them to open, making a change, then saving it directly back to SharePoint. The solution is fully integrated with SharePoint 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0,

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News Updates (October 5, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

It doesn't support Exchange integration on Snow Leopard (yet). Status updates can be contributed via email to make it easy for people to push updates remotely and API’s allow integration to and from other systems. IBM vs Google Apps.

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News Updates (December 8, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

According to a 2009 study by MIT’s Sloan School, well-managed virtual teams can potentially outperform teams sharing a location. Google Wave for Business. Dipanker takes a punt on some of the scenarios where Google Wave will be useful in a business context.

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News Updates (November 18, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The integration and incremental value-add delivered by each component of the Microsoft communication and collaboration platform, businesses can adopt all or part of the platform depending on cost and available resources. Better integration with Visual Studio. -.

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News Updates (November 25, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Glowpoint released an integration between its telepresence equipment and Microsoft Exchange, for scheduling meetings. Swyx is about to release an integration between its UC system and Lotus Notes. MindTouch Cloud is built on MindTouch 2009. Glowpoint ScheduleSync.

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Open Text Adds Social Media, More Web 2.0 Features, and SAP Integration

Portals and KM

organizations to intelligently manage and deliver a broad set of corporate information to users over the Web, and features extensive usability upgrades, a new technology foundation, and deeper and more comprehensive integration with the Open Text ECM Suite and the SAP NetWeaver¿ Portal component.? Now it is 2009 and social media is entering the enterprise. This will better support their work process integration.

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SharePoint Conference 2009: Notes from Day 1

Michael Sampson - Currents

Day 1 of the Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2009 is underway. There are a range of new features in SharePoint 2010, including the Office ribbon interface, tighter Office integration, rich media support, and more. Here's what I've seen announced or discussed during the day.

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News Updates (December 10, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

TimeBridge announced an integration with Box.net, to support file and document sharing before, during and after meetings. TimeBridge and Box.

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News Updates (December 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

HyperOffice Update. HyperOffice released a beta edition of its new cloud computing collaboration service.

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News Updates (April 27, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Process efficiency, increased effectiveness, content integrity and in line capture of organizational knowledge can all be achieved through process automation and enterprise content management. Integrating Lotus Connections and SharePoint. The Kyocera EOS is coming, by Christmas 2009.

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News Updates (October 8, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jive announced a new connect and integrate (rather than replace) strategy, for integrating with other enterprise systems. The first module under the new strategy is the Jive SharePoint Connector, a deep integration between Jive SBS and Microsoft SharePoint. The integration with SharePoint be available later in 2009. - A Documentum integration will ship in 2010. - The SharePoint integration will be a competitor to NewsGator Social Sites.

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News Updates (October 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The new site offers subscription-based access to Workgroups 2010 Online, the hosted version of MetaCommunications’ flagship Workgroups 2010 suite containing integrated tools for workflow management, document management, document review and approval, and financial productivity management. ROI on Advanced Collaboration Solutions. Research sponsored by Cisco and Verizon found that firms who use advanced collaboration technologies for meetings get positive ROI. " So what did it find?

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News Updates (November 2-6, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

It includes integration with Google Wave. It] has released a fully-featured set of Web Services APIs to enable integration between its system and other software products used by its clients. Long catch-up post today, with news from last week while I was busy in Singapore. Microsoft BPOS Price Reduction. Microsoft reduced the price of its Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS). "

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News Updates (October 20, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Zoho announced an integration between Zoho Projects and Google Apps. Zoho Projects for Google Apps allows customers to enjoy the functionality of Zoho Projects while at the same time having an integrated experience with their Google Apps account. Central Desktop in Intuit App Center.

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News Updates (October 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The handset will also work with corporate Google Apps thanks to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server integration, and users can get personal push e-mail from Web-based providers like Gmail. Tandberg Says No to Cisco. Tandberg has rejected Cisco's $3 billion acquisition offer.

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News Updates (September 10, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Metalogix Software, a leading provider of migration, restoration, and archiving solutions for Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft SharePoint®, today announced that it is actively building the company’s global channel partner network of systems integrators and distributors for its award-winning product line of solutions for email archiving, SharePoint backup and SharePoint migration. Cisco on TelePresence.

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News Updates (October 21, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Address Book integration, for task resource assignments. Four options for integrating iCal events and to-dos with maps, including "Smart Calendar To Dos". Jive Gets $12 Million. Jive took $12 million of Series B funding from Sequoia Capital.

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News Updates (June 25, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Zoho announced an integration between its Zoho Office suite and SharePoint. Available July 2009. Jive and SAP integrated a couple of products to enable social business intelligence. Zoho Office for SharePoint.

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News Updates (September 21, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Among other topics, we will explore the management of secure groups, Active Directory integration, access rights and authentication and the impact of regulatory compliance. Making Collaboration Work. Cisco released findings from a recent study of collaboration tools and users. "

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News Updates (October 2, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

conceptClassifier for SharePoint is fully integrated with SharePoint 2007, SharePoint 2010, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Enterprise Search and FAST. This change took place in July for Windows Live, and is scheduled for AOL in October 2009. Cisco Wants TANDBERG. Cisco made a US$3 billion offer for TANDBERG, and TANDBERG's board of directors likes the sound of it.

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News Updates (October 29, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Microsoft Office integration is powered by DocVerse. - SharePoint Conference 2009 Review. Day 2 , all about SAP and SharePoint integration. - Jive Social Business Software 4.0. Jive announced Version 4.0 of Social Business Software, its enterprise collaboration offering. Jive SBS 4.0 enables organizations to extend SBS across every level of an enterprise to literally transform how people work, partner, and address the marketplace.

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News Updates (November 12, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Founded in 2003, LifeSize expects approximately $90 million in revenue in calendar 2009, with 2010 revenue expected to grow 40 percent to 60 percent, Logitech said in a news release. billion in revenue in its fiscal year 2009. Discussions with a number of ECM practice leads at major SIs (System Integrators) have told me that SharePoint is no longer perceived as a silver bullet by larger enterprise customers. Logitech Acquired LifeSize.

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Top 10 Twitter-LinkedIn Integration Takeaways

Online Social Networking

Take for example the recent integration of LinkedIn with Twitter. The Twitter-LinkedIn integration helps LinkedIn by adding new life and meaning to its neglected status-update function and by adding much more dynamic content to the site as a whole. The Twitter-LinkedIn integration helps Twitter by attracting new professional users from LinkedIn who were previously too skeptical to join.

Collaborative Thinking: Integrating SharePoint And Confluence

Collaborative Thinking

It would be valuable for Microsoft to continue down this path of providing well-defined and public interfaces (as opposed to vendor point-to-point deals) so that other blog and wiki vendors could integrate with the platform.

News Updates (July 30, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

T-Mobile added integration between the Sidekick LX and Exchange Server. These technologies will help to lift the overall email experience by providing a true integration of social media and other technologies. Sidekick Sync.

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News Updates (November 27, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Delivering SharePoint Success. Dux is presenting a two-day workshop in Alexandria VA entitled "Delivering SharePoint Success: Mentoring Workshop". " In order to achieve this goal, effectively managing SharePoint 2007 and 2010 projects is paramount. Executive support, proper planning, and appropriately managing expectations are crucial to ensure SharePoint success. How would you like to spend two days learning from Innovative-e?

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News Updates (June 30, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

of SmartSearch, with Gmail integration, better Mac support, and mobile device support. Gmail integration is another popular enhancement for SmartSearch users and mobile recruiters. Oliver on the Enterprise 2.0 Conference. Oliver comments on the recent Enterprise 2.0 conference.

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News Updates (June 26, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

of Community Software, its community and social networking application that can integrate with SharePoint. Scalix announced a new integration for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, for wireless email and calendaring. Evernote for Groups.

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News Updates (October 9, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Box.net is delivering enhancements to its service faster than ever with recent additions that include Web Documents, full-text search, workflow and branding tools, OpenBox Mobile for integrating Box.net into mobile app platforms and now rich document and media viewing from Increo. Socialcast Analytics. Socialcast released a suite of analytics tools, to help organizations improve collaboration.

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My App Gap Posts for September 2009

Portals and KM

My App Gap Posts for September 2009. Features, and SAP Integration. Here are my App Gap posts for September. In addition to the Fast Forward blog (see side bar for links), I am writing in another Corante blog, the App Gap, sponsored by QuickBase, The posts began toward the end of January 2008. In this case, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for September. There will be more in October.

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News Updates (October 27, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Eg, " Yammer, the leader in enterprise microblogging, will announce further Microsoft integration, including Outlook 2003 and SharePoint. Yammer already integrates with Outlook 2007 and Windows Mobile. SharePoint and Mac. The Mac BU at Microsoft is working on an offline SharePoint tool for Mac users, but it's not just a Mac edition of SharePoint Workspace. "

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News Updates (June 10, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

They need to be integrated with existing sales processes not sit outside them. MemberToMember increases the efficiency of team collaboration by giving team members professional social networking tools integrated with SharePoint's out of the box features.

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News Updates (September 1, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Tokbox integrated EtherPad into its video-chat service, for real-time document collaboration. Small also mentioned that EtherPad will be integrating TokBox into their service in the next couple of weeks. Zoho and VMWare. Zoho partnered with VMWare, for easier behind the firewall deployment of Zoho's software. " You probably know Zoho as a SaaS company with enterprise collaboration and productivity tools.

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News Updates (December 3, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Since the SharePoint Conference in October 2009 where Microsoft unveiled SharePoint 2010, organizations have been eager to learn more about the new features available in the release. On the other hand, Office 2010 may create a completely new ecosystem of online integration opportunities for solution providers by allowing them to create new ways for their customers to share and store documents/spreadsheets/presentations. Tungle.me Update.

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News Updates (October 14, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

There was some discussion, apparently, about an integration between Oracle Beehive and SharePoint. Genius Project For Domino, designed for Lotus Notes users, also integrates with Microsoft Project for cross-platform communication. Bamboo and H3. Bamboo and H3 Solutions (makers of Mobile Entree, for mobile access to SharePoint) announced a strategic partnership.

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News Updates (October 30, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Created by John Jantsch, Duct Tape Marketing is the first small business marketing program that treats marketing as an integrated system. Colligo Webinar on Exchange and SharePoint. Colligo is hosting a webinar on November 18 about migrating Exchange Public Folders to SharePoint. Exchange Public Folders are being replaced by SharePoint in many organizations, because it is a better choice for document sharing and collaboration applications.

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News Updates (September 2, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

My big question is how well Cisco will integrate its currently disparate collaboration products and services; will be interesting to see what's announced.). Author-it and Syrinx announced a partnership, for integration between SharePoint and the Author-it publishing environment. Silence in Virtual Teams. Phil comments on the destructive influence of silence on virtual teams, and what to do about it.

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News Updates (September 3, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The effort aims to integrate real-time online meeting and collaboration directly from within the Box.net service. Document Locator is a paperless document management software system for businesses that is tightly-integrated with Microsoft operating systems and applications, making it easy for people to manage, store, control, and share documents and information. Document Locator also integrates with Outlook. Collaboration at 3M.

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Enterprise Micro-Messaging: Standalone or Integrated with Comprehensive Collaboration Platform? Or Both?

Portals and KM

Here is a post on the collaboration platforms that are integrating micro-messaging. There is a population that sees integration of microblogging with other collaboration tools as necessary for far reaching adoption.”. Most IM systems are no longer standalone but integrated with email and other communications systems. In fact, another comment raised some excellent issues with the integrated approach. What if email and collaboration both integrate microblogging?