Making Conference Calls Sound Better - Dolby and BT Conferencing

Michael Sampson - Currents

This approach creates the impression that sounds are coming from unique points in space (as they would in real life), so call participants can easily identify who is speaking and what they are saying. This has been upgraded to a platform based on voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) and is a key part of BT's audio and video conferencing solutions.

Thoughts On Salesforce & DimDim

Collaborative Thinking

Integration requires vendor cooperation to deliver a supportable configuration. Application Integration. Organizations have come to expect IM/presence platforms to integrate with desktop productivity tools (office suites, e-mail clients). They also expect integration with enterprise portals. UC platforms also need to offer a profile card of users that can be integrated and displayed across a variety of applications. e-learning/LMS integration).

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Notes From Cisco WebEx Connect Session

Collaborative Thinking

Need a new architecture and approach. SAML supported, directory integration, full policy management framework (user, groups, roles), centralized management at workspace level, audit and logging and network-based policy enforcement; policies apply to IM, file transfer, meetings, video, voice, etc. Microsoft integration: with Outlook/Exchange (e.g., Also integrated with on-premise communications such as Call Manager (leverage CUCM architecture, dial plan, VoIP and toll bypass).

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Collaborative Thinking: Microsoft UC (OCS) Presentations and Demos

Collaborative Thinking

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Presence Is Too Important To Leave To UC Vendors

Collaborative Thinking

Presence, not VoIP is the Foundation of Unified Communications. Presence, not VoIP, should be thought of as the foundation for UC. Many people consider presence to be a companion technology that goes along with instant messaging, telephony/VoIP, conferencing and mobile technologies.

UC And ROI: IBM's Truth And Fiction Example

Collaborative Thinking

Thumbs-Down: The concern I have here is that the total cost of ownership is not clearly outlined, a reasonable TCO model would establish a timeline (say 3 years) and include the total costs, including various weighting factors for planning, operational support, integration costs, help desk, change management, and so on. 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.

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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.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

This is software you can brand and integrate tightly into your existing domain. Awareness builds these features into complete communities for companies, or customers use the Awareness API and widgets to integrate Web 2.0 approach !

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Of course it also has lots of CMS functionality builtin, such as versioning, flexible workflows, locking support, link integrity checking, an AJAX-interface for editing pages (just click any element on the page and edit it in-place) and much more.

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The new employee connection: Social networking behind the firewall - Computerworld

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Thisfall will see theintroduction of Google Wave ,an open platform that integrates e-mail,IM, Twitter-type services, and to some extent blogs, into multimedia,flowing "conversations". Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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

How to Save the World

This fall will see the introduction of Google Wave , an open platform that integrates e-mail, IM, Twitter-type services, and to some extent blogs, into multimedia, flowing "conversations". This presentation has suggested an approach you can use to gently move your organization from Web 1.0

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

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

How can the software be simply integrated into their existing working processes? In my spare time I’m an avid PC gamer, using differing communication methods - from wikis, forums, VoIP and blogs to discuss the gaming topics of the day.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Thisfall will see theintroduction of Google Wave ,an open platform that integrates e-mail,IM, Twitter-type services, and to some extent blogs, into multimedia,flowing "conversations".

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Implementing the Cisco Collaboration Framework

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

had approached this process without a vision. you with guidance about how to approach. management approach will fail to gain. a tactical, fragmented approach to a truly. strategic approach to collaboration that can be. to integrate packages of tools into a single. Networks ideally should support: • Voice over IP (VoIP) to provide fully integrated. available through the corporate network • Integration with internal systems for.