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

Collaborative Thinking

Instant Messsaging, VoIP and other interaction patterns can also help us understand social structures. Over long distances instant messenging between just two people, rather than groups, is more popular (the application allows up to 20 people to chat at once).

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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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The AppGap » Connectbeam Offers New Social Networking Application Integration Possibilities : News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Connectbeam Offers New Social Networking Application Integration Possibilities by Bill Ives April 28, 2008 at 8:07 am · Filed under Reviews Recently, I had a chance to catch up with Puneet Gupta, CEO of Connectbeam. Application Companies are Blogging - Enterprise 2.0

Thoughts On Salesforce & DimDim

Collaborative Thinking

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. An IM function within an application platform creates numerous overlap situations with existing IM and presence infrastructure (e.g., Application Integration. UC platforms also need to offer a profile card of users that can be integrated and displayed across a variety of applications.

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Notes From Cisco WebEx Connect Session

Collaborative Thinking

Cisco Collaboration Architecture: higher level of services (presence, messaging), designed for other people to extend (mashups), designed for enterprise environment (policy management). 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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Boston E20 Notes: Building a Unified Communications and Collaboration Roadmap

Portals and KM

Then you turn it over to the architect to design and build it.  There is a shrinking of VOIP deployments.   Many traditional VOIP vendors are hardware centric and expensive so there are challengers. Question: Are you virtualizing UC application servers?

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Presence Is Too Important To Leave To UC Vendors

Collaborative Thinking

Today, companies worry about different vendors' PBXs talking to phones and to each other, as well as to applications such as contact centers. Presence, not VoIP is the Foundation of Unified Communications. Presence, not VoIP, should be thought of as the foundation for UC.

News Updates (January 29, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

3Step Share is an affordable and easy-to-use plugin application for Microsoft Outlook that enables you to share your Outlook calendar, contact, task and mail folders. Eg, on long distance call cost savings, Mike says " Thumbs-Up: It's important to note here the different between channel switching (from telephone to IM or VoIP chat) vs. time-saved by reducing phone calls. The sleek, attractive design of the Profile also incorporates recyclable aluminum materials. 3StepShare.

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News Updates (October 23, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

We're not trying to design the future; we're trying to invent it as we go." He said that when he talks to enterprise customers, they complain about their existing solutions, particularly in the mobile applications world. Customers want things like secure mobile applications and document retention policies. Adobe LiveCycle Collaboration Service is a development tool that enables developers to build collaborative capabilities into their applications. Telepresence in Law.

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News Updates (October 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Businesses and government agencies deploying increasingly more sophisticated collaboration tools -- such as VoIP soft phones, immersive video and fixed mobile convergence -- saw a corresponding improvement in business results relative to the amount invested. Glasscubes released its namesake collaboration service, saying it's the "simplist application in the world". ROI on Advanced Collaboration Solutions.

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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. With UC-enabled applications, communicating becomes a natural and intuitive part of the workflow integrated at the desktop, mobile phone or browser. Expect UC-enabled applications to spread into a wide array of industries and markets.

News Updates (October 13, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

n my opinion, the discussion of user acceptance of certain SharePoint-based applications may point to a deeper and more troubling set of issues within the architecture of SharePoint itself. The bug, users said in a well-read thread on Apple's support forum, resets all settings on the Mac, resets all applications' settings and erases the contents of critical folders containing documents, photos and music. Google Docs Shared Folders.

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In The Next Version - It’s Like Facebook For Work. Wait It Is Facebook For Work

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

This private version of the popular social network is designed to provide employees a place to collaborate securely with their colleagues. Application Assets: Facebook has several applications outside of the news feed that could provide the foundation for a useful business platform.

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Collaborative Thinking: Adobe Expands Acrobat Family with New Acrobat Connect Product Line

Collaborative Thinking

In this case, some people might not think of Adobe Connect as being applicable outside an Acrobat context.

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Collaborative Thinking: Getting Started With Web Conferencing

Collaborative Thinking

Specialists : There are vendors in the market that focus on specific solutions that generally fall into the web conferencing domain but might emphasize a particular function, such as screen/desktop sharing or application sharing or remote control. Understand usage models ("use case scenarios") Another important consideration if you need to make some decisions regarding web conferencing technology is to know about the type of applications a vendor supports.

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Twitter Compared to IM, Email and Forums

Collaborative Thinking

Most IM systems and applications also support some form of group chat. People not involved in the instant messaging or group chat session cannot view the content of those communications through the IM client applications. This enables IM conversations to escalate from a text-based interaction to a VoIP call for instance. APIs allow numerous applications to extend Twitter in a variety of ways. Twitter is designed for channel-switching of messages.

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Instant Communities: List of companies that provide Web Collaboration Suites or Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Our applications range from corporate in-house collaboration to global user created networks. &# Central Desktop “Central Desktop provides simple project collaboration tools for business teams.

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iTWire - Employers block Facebook at their peril

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

applications in the workplace, organisations should at the very least implement employee policies for use at work.” applications.

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Being social at work: which communications model to adopt for the enterprise? | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Network

BroadSoft Takes VoIP into Enterprise 2.0 Check out the review which calls QuickBase a "a surprisingly simple and elegant application." Which development platform can help individuals and organizations build better online databases, Web based applications, and HR solutions?

Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

8apps.com - A mixture of social network and productivity applications. ConceptShare.com - Share concept designs and allow invited workers to mark-up, comment, and give feedback. Huddle.net - Designed for collaborative work in the fields of PR, advertising, marketing, design and more. Longjump.com - Offers standard collaboration, but also the ability to build new applications for your team to use and even market.

A Practical Guide to Implementing Web 2.0 (aka Social Networking Tools) in Your Organization

How to Save the World

like SharePoint) designed to improve internal collaboration, that actually discourages collaboration. Groupware, of which the most notorious example is SharePoint, was designed to facilitate 'communities of practice' (CoPs). Free, simple screen-sharing applications like Vyew.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

A study done by one largemultinational organization discovered their actual user audiencecomprised, in order: Needless to say, since the website was designed for customers, itwasnt reaching its intended audience, and wasnt meeting the needs ofits actual audience.

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Facebook as a Corporate Portal Platform

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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. Facebook applications seem to revolve principally around people rather than groups, which can be inconvenient for professional collaboration (where typically micro-applications are applied selectively to workspaces). Design Thinking 3.0 Facebook as a Corporate Portal Platform?

Forrester Wave Report: The Leaders in Community Platforms for Marketers (Part 4/4)

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Fortunately, the Forrester Wave reports are designed to segment crowded industries. social applications?) If/when we update the Wave (no plans in the near future) we’ll consider them both for the running, and all other applicants.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

A study done by one largemultinational organization discovered their actual user audiencecomprised, in order: Needless to say, since the website was designed for customers, itwasnt reaching its intended audience, and wasnt meeting the needs ofits actual audience.

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An adoption strategy for social software in enterprise. Strange Attractor: Picking out patterns in the chaos

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

With a background in journalism, publishing and web design, Suw is now one of the UK’s best known bloggers, frequently speaking at conferences and seminars. It the use and immiediate value of the application needs to be so obvious that training would be viewed as silly.

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Video and Debate: Who really owns the Community?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The only way to have relevance is to give benefit, either in the form of a flow of useful information, such as for the ski resort mentioned earlier, or in the case of a news agency; or to provide an interactive benefit, through applications, competitions etc.

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Implementing the Cisco Collaboration Framework

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

applications, text messaging, Internet phone services, and as-if-you-are-there video meetings. business management model applicable to any. applications—and there will be many more. foundation to support those applications. Networks ideally should support: • Voice over IP (VoIP) to provide fully integrated. web applications • Video capabilities, especially to facilitate. Cisco on Cisco Implementing the. Cisco Collaboration.