Collaborative Thinking: AP-AOL Instant Messaging Trends Survey

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Forty-three percent of teen IM users say they have used instant messaging to say something they would not say to someone in person. Teens today are more likely to upload photos (42 percent in 2007 vs. 34 percent in 2006) while instant messaging.

Thoughts On Salesforce & DimDim

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Below, I’ve outlined some of the those issues organizations should consider when this type of situation arises in the market: Instant Messaging (IM) & Presence. Application vs. Infrastructure. The industry views IM as an infrastructure service (rather than an application tool) and as a feature-set within a Unified Communications platform. Enterprise IM platforms do not naturally “plug and play” to exchange messages and share presence information.

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Collaborative Thinking: Peter Saint-Andre on Presence

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We tend to put XMPP in a box (yet another protocol for instant messaging that also happens to handle presence). XMPP has a diverse range of possible applications - for instance, theres a lot of talk lately about the synergy between XMPP and lifestream tools (e.g.,

A Simple Recipe for Great Mobile Application Design

Web Social Architecture

But I actually do have a theory about how to design great mobile apps. Here it is: There are two things about mobile that are fundamentally different from web designed for the desktop / laptop, two things that are really cool about mobile. And great mobile design taps into them both.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Applications: Leave The Rough Edges Alone

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Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Designing & Enabling Communities | Main | Enterprise 2.0 Decisions on the design and deployment of social applications can be influenced by managements expectations of enabling certain outcomes (e.g.,

Collaborative Thinking: Tagging Beyond Content: Applications & People

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» March 28, 2006 Tagging Beyond Content: Applications & People This post was originally contributed at CollaborationLoop. Historically, developers have provided a variety of interfaces that enabled users to flag applications or add unstructured information to them (e.g., Tag buttons added to browsers could be used to tag application-related data in the same manner that they are used to tag content.

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Collaborative Thinking: Designing A New User Experience

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The Innovation Lab will kick off its business therapy public forums with a presentation by Heidi McBride on how to harness art and design to impact the customer experience and build recognition for your business. -- Civil War Tail Gat e -- Dec.

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Collaborative Thinking: XMPP and Microblogging (Twitter)

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The example application that illustrate this article is a distributed Twitter-like microblogging platform. Introduction Since I designed the first version of the pluggable pubsub module for ejabberd in early 2007, I had in mind to turn it into a powerful application server. Customizable services based on pubsub is XMPP (eXtensible Messaging and Presence Protocol) at its full speed.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Small World Labs “Small World Labs provides the design, implementation, and hosting services for your online social or professional network.&# Five hosted web apps comprise the application suite – each adding core, must-have features to thriving websites.

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Collaborative Thinking: Meanwhile, Over At WebEx: A New Sheriff In Town

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Collaborative Thinking: Sametime 7.5 Asterisk

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& Asterisk IBMs approach to unified communications is anchored around applications, an important distinction from the current state of Microsofts effort which has been more centric to platform convergence.

Collaborative Thinking: Analytics: Key To Understanding Social Media

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Sentiment Analysis: A Focus on Applications Published: February 19, 2008 Text analytics can be applied to extract and analyze attitudinal information from sources as varied as articles, blog postings, e-mail, call-center notes and survey responses. Last month, I looked at Sentiment Analysis: Opportunities and Challenges , promising a follow-on focus on applications.

Collaborative Thinking: March Madness: That Time Of Year Again.

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Heres the mens bracket - my prediction at least: This is a screen shot from the CBS Facebook application. Connections Categories Attention Management AugmentedReality blogging Books BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment CiscoCollab Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0

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Collaborative Thinking: Innovation Has Its Own Personality

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While the article focus is on architectural design, there are several key points (see below) worth remember and translating into your own organizational context: A firm’s culture, as succinctly characterized by Jean Valence, Hon.

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: IBM Research - Glimpsing The Future

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Cisco Expands Its Cloud Collaboration Strategy

Portals and KM

  So I was pleased to recently speak with Murali Sitaram, vice president and general manager of Cisco’s Cloud Collaboration Applications Technology Group (CCATG), to discuss Cisco’s cloud collaboration strategy.

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Cisco Broadens Foray Into Collaboration Market

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Mail, messaging and presence tools. Cisco WebEx Mail is on-demand, highly available, and designed to free IT departments from the burden of email infrastructure management and operation. Using technology gained through the acquisition of Jabber , Cisco today announced it has integrated the XMPP standard to provide secure, federated presence across its collaboration portfolio , starting with Cisco WebEx Connect Instant Messaging and Cisco Unified Presence 8.0.

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IBM Connect 2013: Ed Brill on Reinventing the Inbox

Portals and KM

Ed runs product management for messaging, collaboration, and unification. One capability I really like, is the ability to act on a message directly. Offers advanced replication technology to enable you to work with email and applications even when disconnected from the network.

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News Updates (February 17, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Verizon announced that it is integrating its Verizon Conferencing service with popular instant messaging services, so that enterprise customers can initiate a Verizon audio conference from within IM. You'll get all your e-mail on your laptop exactly as you'd see it on a BlackBerry, with these exceptions: you'll get the full file of an e-mail message (instead of the 32K size allowed by a BlackBerry), and you'll get any attachments in their native format. Verizon Adds IM.

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Notes From Cisco WebEx Connect Session

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Cisco Collaboration Architecture: higher level of services (presence, messaging), designed for other people to extend (mashups), designed for enterprise environment (policy management). Instant Messaging. Application development framework API, Connect Platform Services API, security framework, common services, application services, administration services, all exposed via REST and web services interfaces.

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Re-Thinking Follow Models Within The Enterprise

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The concept is not actually without precedent – instant messaging (IM) systems have included the notion of “presence” for some time. If we take a broader view of “following” for a moment, a wide variety of applications over the years have adopted alerting features (e.g., auto-generated e-mail messages) to notify people that there was a state-change in whatever it was that someone had wanted to “follow” (e.g., Right now, the follow model is application-dependent.

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News Updates (December 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Blackberry owners can access App World via wi-fi or mobile networks to access a range of applications across categories such as entertainment, IM and social networking, news, weather, and productivity. App World has a number of features including top downloads, search/filter, reviews, recommend apps, applications storage, and application archiving. AOL may sell its ICQ instant messaging service. Coveo on Value of Search.

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First Take: Microsoft Business Productivity Suite Online - Communications Online

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What this is: Primarily (overwhelmingly for that matter), this initial offering will be about hosted instant messaging (IM), presence and web conferencing. Remember, OCS was never designed to be a cloud system - it was always designed to be on-premises.

Collaborative Thinking: Its All About Protecting The Member? Or, "How I Was Sold Out For 25 Cents".

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In a move that Valley guys are deriding as ham-handed, Microsoft is offering a quid pro quo: Third-party sites can access Hotmail contacts if they make Microsofts instant-messaging client available to their users - for 25 cents per user per year.

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News Updates (January 21, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

BlueTie added Apple Safari support to its messaging and collaboration service. BlueTie Collaboration is a business-class suite of applications including email with virus and spam protection, shared contacts, calendars, and files, instant messaging, and mobile access. BlueTie is designed to make it easier for businesses to communicate more effectively, and work together more efficiently. BlueTie for Mac.

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News Updates (November 13, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

TextFlow announced the release of its API, so developers can integrate TextFlow into their own applications. If you are a web application developer you can now integrate TextFlow as your visual version management tool. Along with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, Exchange Server 2010 is part of a generation of solutions designed for increased business productivity and cost savings. offers a universal inbox , for email, text messages, instant messages, and voice mail.

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News Updates (February 9, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Facebook is rolling out a new redesign, but the big change, a transformation of its instant messaging product into a full fledged Web mail application, is being developed behind the scenes, says Fox News. Co-Working.

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Activity Streams: Moving Beyond Event Aggregation

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However resulting “stream glut”, interoperability, and security-related issues will threaten benefits unless better user experience design, filtering, standardization, permission models, and back-end analytics are applied. . Detail : The concept overall is compelling – activity streams allow applications to publish events that are captured by aggregators that serialize the items into a sequence of posts (listed in reverse chronological order, newest entry first).

Collaborative Thinking: Social Networks: Dont Forget Real-Time Communications

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Instant Messsaging, VoIP and other interaction patterns can also help us understand social structures. Six degrees of separation in instant messaging According to Nature in ‘ Six degrees of messaging ,’ computer scientists at Microsoft Research Redmond lab have logged a full month of instant messengers using — logically — Microsoft Messenger. It's great to see that Milgram's 6-degrees idea validated in messaging networks.

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Cisco and WebEx Combine Strengths to Launch New Enterprise 2.0 Collaboration Platform

Portals and KM

Cisco has launched a new collaboration platform with its acquisition WebEx, Cisco WebEx Connect , a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that integrates, presence, instant messaging, web meetings and team spaces with traditional and web 2.0 business applications.

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Web Conferencing: It's About Adoption Not Deployment

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Certainly there are examples of specific applications where web conferencing has seen tremendous success: marketing webinars, virtual classrooms, and in certain custom service scenarios. e-mail, face-to-face meetings, instant messaging, telephone, workspaces). Customize the web conferencing system if possible and integrate the tool within existing applications where needed.

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News Updates (January 28, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

IntraLinks was able to quickly and easily deploy PingFederate thanks to its pre-designed connection templates and automated user provisioning for SaaS applications. Project Vulcan is described as combining email, calendars, profiles, instant messaging, and to-do lists.

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News Updates (January 15, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Panasonic will adopt IBM's LotusLive.com services for Web conferencing, file sharing, instant messaging and project management. Microsoft also is introducing new methods for migrating customer Notes applications to the Microsoft platform that it says are more cost effective and accurate. TimeBridge users have been able to view their own calendar details and access their Google contacts from within the TimeBridge application. Panasonic to IBM.

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News Updates (December 8, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

You might imagine the messages which appear on your computer screen for only a few moments do not affect your work. But researchers say that even brief pop-up messages interrupt what you are doing and break your train of thought. Google Wave for Business.

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Twitter Compared to IM, Email and Forums

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It's a great question - my thoughts below: Enterprise Instant Messaging (IM). Most IM systems and applications also support some form of group chat. Most systems allow instant messages to be logged. People not involved in the instant messaging or group chat session cannot view the content of those communications through the IM client applications. The "@" message is viewable. Twitter is designed for channel-switching of messages.

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Collaborative Thinking: The Value Of Being A "Generalist"

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By definition, generalists tend not to focus (actually, they do focus but just not to the extent that specialists do), they don’t often travel in groups (lacking common associations, designations, and unions), and their shape-shifting versatility changes them frequently.

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Collaborative Thinking: Info 2.0: Harnessing the power of Web 2.0 and Enterprise Mashups

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Webcast Notes (I assume that replay information will appear at the site): The Good Need to move way from rigid applications to a more free-flowing approach is correct (synergistic with emergence, user-generated content, architecture of participation and other trends re: Enterprise 2.0) message with other messages coming from Lotus. applications that receive feeds) and providers of information delivered through feeds, often based on Extensible Markup Language (XML) (e.g.,

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Collaborative Thinking: The impact of technology on peoples everyday lives

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Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « AP-AOL Instant Messaging Trends Survey | Main | The Viral Classroom » December 07, 2007 The impact of technology on peoples everyday lives Very interesting presentation - well worth downloading.

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News Updates (March 5, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Socialtext Signals™, the Twitter-style social messaging interface for the Socialtext platform. Socialtext also announced the public beta availability of the Socialtext Desktop, a rich desktop application powered by Adobe® AIR®, for monitoring and participating in social networking, collaboration and social messaging. It is " designed to ensure that SharePoint sites are managed according to appropriate security policies and industry best practices. Socialtext Signals.

2009 89

Collaborative Thinking: OLPC in NYC

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Second, we will test this environment in conjunction with a curriculum designed to improve teacher practice in the teaching of writing. The curriculum has been designed to take best advantage of one to one computing environements.

2008 130

Collaborative Thinking: Microsoft UC (OCS) Presentations and Demos

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Collaborative Thinking: Legal Profession Explores The Value of Social Network Sites

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Unlike established professional networking sites such as LinkedIn, which is essentially an online directory of business cards, Legal OnRamp shares many of the same features that have turned Facebook into a global addiction, such as "walls" where users can post messages to each other, group functions which are closed to nongroup members and open forums for discussion and document sharing.

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Collaborative Thinking: Jabber XCP Delivers Eventing via Pubsub

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