Notes on "BPOS: Is It The Future" (Brendon Ford, Provoke)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Exchange, SharePoint, OCS and Live Meeting. if you have no disaster recovery approach, then perhaps BPOS can help out. - he showed a way of integrating other services into BPOS. Brendon Ford from Provoke Solutions in Wellington is now talking at the SharePoint Conference 2009 in New Zealand. BPOS is a subset of Microsoft Online Services (cloud-based services). BPOS stands for "business productivity online suite". Why BPOS? -

Conference Notes - Day 1 of New Zealand SharePoint Conference 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

Dave took the theory, and then Mark dived into Microsoft Online Services -- hosted editions of Exchange, SharePoint, Office Live Meeting, and Office Communications Server -- all at a reasonable per user per month cost. Milan Gross from Synergy Corporate Technologies (Australia) presented on the integration between Visio and SharePoint. I was interested to listen to the approach they took, and to hear their story on user adoption.

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News Updates (March 10, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

It is a live, hands-on environment - built by using CorasWorks modular application development software – and it runs on Microsoft SharePoint. 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. TimeBridge added a Web conferencing service to its meeting scheduling service. " Virtual meetings in SharePoint? CorasWorks Breeze.

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Microsoft's Unified Communications Predictions

Collaborative Thinking

I would add an open integration and interoperability framework - a UC platform should not equate to "single vendor". The idea of migrate at your own pace actually makes IBM's approach with its Sametime Unified Telephony approach suddenly look pretty good. UC will increasingly span across the PC, browser, and mobile phone for truly integrated voice calling, email, IM, conferencing and presence on the go.

Persistent Group Chat in Office Communications Server R2

Collaborative Thinking

I can understand the need for a dedicated client for someone who "lives" in this type of application but it seems that organizations will want a "lite" version that extends from MOC for the casual user. Live Meeting has an auditorium metaphor (as do other web conferencing tools) yet there does not seem to be any alignment or integration between the two - should there be? Could these types of chat rooms compliment Live Meeting as a better back-channel?

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Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I heard this from an organization about 2 years ago in a private meeting and have been hearing near similar statements since. business / enterprise) think that Sharepoint “as is&# is going to meet their needs?

Challenge: SharePoint and NGOs/NonProfits -go or no go? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I’ve heard that before with respect to Microsoft Live meeting shortcomings…) Post a comment if you want to play and a little bit about you.

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John Tropea - Delicious Community

CoP usage was not integrated into the corporate procedures, and CoP performance metrics were not tied to individual performance goals. From: Katrina Pugh , Worldwide Knowledge Management Consultant, Business Strategy and Knowledge Integration, Intel Solution Services Stan, I agree with your comments - especially the regular meeting and tiers. Need a networker between community meetings and team leads to represent stakeholders (e.g., meetings, forums, email).

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