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BlackBerry PlayBook for Business - Connecting RIM PlayBook and the RIM BlackBerry

Michael Sampson - Currents

John from Research in Motion recently posted a video showing the integration between the RIM PlayBook and the RIM BlackBerry.

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Bravo! RIM - BlackBerry Client for Microsoft SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Research In Motion announced the BlackBerry Client for Microsoft SharePoint , an app for BlackBerry devices: " Connectivity between BlackBerry smartphones and SharePoint servers is made possible with the market-leading BlackBerry Enterprise Server software. This is a good addition by RIM to the BlackBerry line.

BlackBerry: Back to Enterprise, But Has the Enterprise Moved On?

Michael Sampson - Currents

BlackBerry is re-emphasising its focus on the enterprise market : For the past six months BlackBerry has been planning a resurgence in the enterprise space. Until the release of the BlackBerry Z10 and BB10 mobile OS, the company’s main focus had been providing enterprise software in the form of BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

RIM BlackBerry World

Michael Sampson - Currents

Research In Motion hosted BlackBerry World 2011 this past week, in Florida. As an avid BlackBerry user, while I didn't attend, I was interested in the following: 1. The new BlackBerry Bold smartphones , that combine a keyboard and a touch-sensitive display. A new video chat application for the PlayBook. Enterprise Mobility

5 Minutes with the BlackBerry Playbook

Michael Sampson - Currents

A FedEx package arrived to the office this afternoon in Geneva, and inside was a 7" BlackBerry Playbook. When you swipe your finger on the word "BlackBerry" at the bottom on the Playbook (or whatever is the "bottom" of the screen based on orientation), you head back to the main screen. Some immediate comments: 1. Oh well.

BlackBerry: Not Just for Office Guys

Michael Sampson - Currents

Looks like Vodafone in India is working to show the greater reach of BlackBerry outside of the office. Enterprise Mobility

BlackBerry 10 - New Capabilities, Coming in January 2013

Michael Sampson - Currents

In late September RIM showed off BlackBerry 10. a range of new touch gestures, for using the BlackBerry and moving around within applications.

BlackBerry Client for Microsoft SharePoint — Update on Calendar Integration

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week I pointed to RIM's announcement on its BlackBerry Client for SharePoint. Enterprise Mobility

BlackBerry Management Center - An Online Management Service for Small Businesses with BlackBerries

Michael Sampson - Currents

The service is designed for businesses with up to 100 BlackBerry smartphones that access email services from an ISP or web-based email services like Gmail, Hotmail, and Yahoo! With competition from the Apple iPhone, making it easy for the SMB market to centrally manage BlackBerry devices is a good move. My Comments.

One US Government Agency Dropping the BlackBerry - Hello iPhone

Michael Sampson - Currents

The US Immigration & Customs Enforcement agency is dropping the BlackBerry for 17,600 employees and moving to the iPhone. To say that RIM has a lot running on BlackBerry 10 to reignite commercial viability, its reputation for innovation, and new love from consumers is an understatement. Michael's Comments. Poor commercial viability.

RIM BlackBerry Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

Research In Motion announced BlackBerry Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office 365 : ". a new RIM-hosted online service for midsized businesses and enterprises that extends Microsoft Exchange Online to BlackBerry® smartphones, and allows organizations to self-manage their BlackBerry deployments in the cloud. My Comments.

[Podcast] This Week in Lotus 018: A World Without Email? Or Blackberries?


here we go, once again, getting immersed on that regular blogging schedule. Because you do still listen to podcasts every now and then, right? Me, too!

RIM Unveils the BlackBerry PlayBook ("BlackBook" would be a better name)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Research In Motion took the wraps off a new addition to its device line up today - the BlackBerry PlayBook.

How to Write a Social Media Press Release #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Let’s tame it. What are the Main Features of a Social Media Press Release? Strong visual branding (colours and logos, and header images).

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Kindle edition of Digital Habitats

Digital Habitats

It has been a while in coming! People have been asking about an e-book version of Digital Habitats since it was published almost 3 years ago!

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IBM Support for Collaboration on Mobile Devices: An Update

Michael Sampson - Currents

I was mocked for the statement, but not only do I stand by it, I feel like we are even further out front now. How so? Ouch. That's a pity.

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RIM PlayBook - Four Models are Coming

Michael Sampson - Currents

RIM has now announced plans to offer four BlackBerry PlayBook tablets: - BlackBerry PlayBook with Wi-Fi. Read more: Research In Motion.

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Mobile Iron for Managing Mobile Devices with Corporate Data

Michael Sampson - Currents

Research In Motion enables security of BlackBerry devices via profiles, configuration settings, and encryption. My Comments.

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Technology Friend or Foe for Work/Life Balance?

Ant's Eyeview Blog

What I struggled with for years was how to put down the technology that tied me to the office - at Dell it was my blackberry, aka crackberry.

Trade Offs: Weight vs. Keyboard

Michael Sampson - Currents

I’m a keyboard guy … I always loved the BlackBerry for its physical keyboard, I always pair my iPads with Logitech keyboards, I love the slimline Apple wired keyboard, and I’ve invested the time to learn to type well (even when that involved switching from QWERTY to Dvorak some years ago). He wasn’t playing a game.

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Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Occupy Wall Street or #OccupyWallStreet – the demonstrations have turned nasty with NYPD arresting, macing hundreds of people. God Forbid.

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Microsoft + Nokia: Can Two Losers Collaborate to Win?

Michael Sampson - Currents

The integrated BlackBerry Messenger is a key strength. There was one Windows Phone in the room, one Android device, and the rest were split equally between BlackBerry and iPhone. Late last week, Microsoft and Nokia announced a "broad strategic partnership to build a new global mobile ecosystem". My reaction is. Nokia is struggling.

A RIM PlayBook App for RBS Clients

Michael Sampson - Currents

The advent of this new, richly-featured mobile app for the BlackBerry PlayBook will provide RBS’s GBM clients with instant access to thought-provoking FICC commentary and strategy reports while on the move. My Comments. There's no mention of Android support, however. Enterprise Mobility

ThoughtFarmer 5.0: Improved Mobile Capabilities

Michael Sampson - Currents

ThoughtFarmer released ThoughtFarmer 5.0, the latest edition of its intranet software : " The biggest change in ThoughtFarmer 5.0 My Comments.

2011 35

Teaching with mobile devices: FAQs [part 1]

e-Moderation Station

There is a good reason for my 3 month blogging hiatus. And especially on the use of mobile devices in language teaching. Question 4: A good question.

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Kerio Workspace 1.1

Michael Sampson - Currents

an online file and content sharing platform with a new touch-based mobile web interface for the iPhone, Android and BlackBerry smartphones.

2011 10

IBM adds New Mobility Options to LotusLive Notes

Michael Sampson - Currents

A new service, IBM LotusLive Notes Hosted BlackBerry, offers a fixed-price, pay as you go full BES capability listing at US$10/user/month. Read more: Ed Brill, LotusLive Notes adds Hosted BlackBerry, Android, other new features. Today's service update is notable mainly for the improvements to mobile access for LotusLive Notes.


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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Mobile, Bring Your Own Device

Portals and KM

First there is the existing corporate deployment on Blackberry and about 30,00 employees have this. This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year.   In the past 12 months they have released many apps for end user collaboration. There are now two ways to get mobile at IBM.

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Collaboration on Mobile Devices - Only for Viewing Documents?

Michael Sampson - Currents

If David is only referring to small form-factor devices, like the iPhone and BlackBerry, then I'd be in greater agreement. Both the iPhone and BlackBerry support editing of Microsoft Office documents - given that a light touch may be all that's required, perhaps it is possible. I agree with some of what David says, but not all of it.

IBM Enables Cloud-based Social Business for Government

Portals and KM

 It also includes support for popular mobile devices including Android phones and tablets, Apple iPhone 4 and iPad, BlackBerry, and Nokia Symbian platform. IBM introduced a new set of social collaboration offerings on t he IBM Federal Community Cloud. The government plans to reduce that total by at least 40% by 2015. I can support that.

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IBM Connections Conversations 1: Review of 3.0

Portals and KM

You can download native apps from the major app stores such as iTunes, Andriod Market, and Blackberry App Worlds. This is the first of a three part series on IBM Connections , their collaboration platform for social business. I recently had an extended conversation with Suzanne Livingston, Senior Product Manager for Connections.

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12 Ways to DO and NOT DO a Social Media Press Release – MSF Medecins Sans Frontieres

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Journalists ignore PDFs (on their ancient blackberries ) as much as we bloggers do. Oh and more spamming of social channels as broadcast sites.

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My Favorite Tweets for February 1 – 15 2011

Portals and KM

RT @ darwineco : on Bloomberg today - IBM Aims to Bring Corporate Social Network to IPhone, BlackBerry [link] #ls11. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.  I spot tested the reduced shortened urls and they all should work. RT @ elsua : ? RT @ elsua : ?

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Moxie Employees Spaces - Now for Mobile and with Rich Media

Michael Sampson - Currents

A couple of notes: - there is an app for the iPhone, and an enhanced experience for BlackBerry and other devices. Collaboration Software

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Social Business for SMBs

Portals and KM

They are half Android, quarter Apple, and quarter Blackberry. This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I agree.

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Android - 1st, Windows Phone - 2nd, iPhone - 3rd (IDC, for 2015)

Michael Sampson - Currents

IDC believes iOS will be in third and BlackBerry will be in fourth. IDC gives its forecast about the state of mobile device rankings in 2015 , with Windows Phone projected to rise from the dead: " Last year, Android took second place in 2010. What may be a bit more surprising is the expectations IDC has for the Nokia-Microsoft deal.

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Convofy Provides Comprehensive Collaboration with Enterprise Social Networking

Portals and KM

There is also mobile, as Convofy works well on popular phones like your iPhone, Android and Blackberry and is designed to work on any modern device.

The Future of the WorkPlace – Social Business


So whether employees use a BlackBerry or an iPad or an iPhone, whether they’re on a Mac or PC, our goal is to let employees choose their devices.

Evernote Updates the Evernote iPhone App

Michael Sampson - Currents

So I have the same data available on my iMac, HP Mini, iPad, and BlackBerry. It's a great service. I can't live without it. My Comments.