Measuring Economic Impact of Using Cloud-Based Services: Google Apps

Portals and KM

As most of you know, Google Apps is a cloud-based messaging and collaboration platform that includes mail, calendaring, IM, as well as Web-based collaborative documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and sites. These seem consistent with the claims for cloud-based saving.

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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. There is also integrated calendaring and scheduling.

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Trending Sources

Should You Move Your Email To The Cloud?

Portals and KM

I attended the session, Extending Workplace Strategies To The Age Of Distributed Work - Should You Move Your Email And Collaboration To The Cloud? It was twice as many as evaluating options to move to the cloud. Chris’ data support that the challenge is email as over 90% of firms are now keeping email on premise while many other collaboration apps are moving to the cloud. When you move to the cloud mobile device options are limited.

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eXo Provides Cloud Workspaces to Enable Flexible Social Intranets

Portals and KM

He said that the goal with eXo Cloud Workspaces is to provide an easy-to-use social intranet so work teams can start to collaborate in a fully functional space.  So they are now offering eXo Cloud Workspaces to fill this gap. on-premise or in a private cloud.

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Alfresco Now Offers Cloud-based Open Source Document Management

Portals and KM

In response to the changing market, they have added a cloud version to the existing on-premise offering. The cloud version (sign-up at is truly Alfresco in the cloud, with the same user experience and core features as Alfresco Enterprise 4. 

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Huddle vs. SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Ben on Cool Tools writes about his use of Huddle , and positions it against SharePoint due to Huddle's cloud strategy: " Huddle is a great alternative to SharePoint, as we were not on the same network, intranet, or VPN. Being cloud-based, it was also easy to access from home, remote, or office locations. Huddle allowed us to break free from that and “go cloud.”.

Traction Team Page 5.1 Integrates Project Management Capabilities

Portals and KM

with the new Proteus skin that provides faster performance and a cleaner interface using Google Web Toolkit user interface technology New features then were the inclusion of profiles, Twitter-style status updates, tag clouds,  and enhanced metrics.

Review of Huddle - Part 1. What is Huddle?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Huddle is on online service, hosted in the cloud, so both internal employees and external people can access a Huddle account. Huddle offers a variety of tools to support project management - such as document sharing, calendars, and tasks.

2011 10 Provides Social Email to Push Enterprise Collaboration Adoption

Portals and KM

Previously branded Mainsoft SharePoint Integrator for Lotus Notes, this email sidebar transforms Lotus Notes into a collaborative workspace through access to SharePoint documents, email management, calendars, and enterprise social networks within the Lotus Notes ® and Lotus Sametime ® interfaces.

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"The Adoption and Use of the Tools is the Biggest Challenge" - Melanie Kittrell

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lamont shared his vision of next-generation team communication , with ideas such as: - Cloud-based team collaboration spaces; - Artifacts are in the tool, not in email; - The project workspace will be the key organizing metaphor; - My "calendar" and "task list" is an aggregation of items from many places, two things which I talk about in Pillars 4 and 6 ; - and more.

Interact Offers an Intranet for Enterprise 2.0

Portals and KM

The tag cloud in the screen above is generated in several ways that can be configured. Filters include: documents, people, forums, calendars posts and questions.

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Notes on INV101 Strategy in Action: Messaging and Collaboration

Michael Sampson - Currents

shipped Notes/Domino 8.5.3 - improvements in mail, calendar, designer, and Traveler. true hybrid architecture, for having some people served onsite vs. some in the cloud. -. can click on URLs in edit mode, rolling calendar views, etc. -. iNotes Social Edition - theme updates, calendar and meeting notices, integration with Connection Files and IBM Docs, and more. -.

Lotusphere 2012 - Opening General Session

Michael Sampson - Currents

Email is also integrated into the home page, along with calendar entries. New home page - activities from Connections, along with mail and calendar items. - cloud technology provides an opportunity for reinventing business, unlocking value, speeding time to value, etc. - Using the cloud means that business gets done better, it's easier to go into new geographies, new mobile device types are supported, and IT can do other things. Alister Rennie, General Manager.

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary


Like I have been saying in a good number of occasions, there are a couple of incredibly good use cases for corporate email to still survive nice and dandy: 1) Managing Calendaring & Scheduling events and 2) Hosting 1:1 confidential, or rather sensitive, conversations in a private manner.

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Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration - Centralized cash flow, documents, calendars and more for a team or small business. - A full work suite for project teams including spreadsheets, file sharing, calendar and more. - Built for families or small groups to organize and share contacts, calendars, and projects. They also offer databases, tasks, calendars, contacts, links and other tools that work in a similar fashion.

Google Opens Apps Marketplace and Zoho Joins with CRM and Project

Portals and KM

By integrating with user account and application data stored in Google Apps, these cloud applications provide a simpler user experience that can increase business efficiency and reduce administrative overhead. It is another step in Google’s move to become a player in the productivity software space, especially the cloud version. Users can also import contacts from Google Apps to Zoho CRM, view Zoho CRM calendar events in Google Calendar, and more.? 

Organizational Collaboration: Four Foundations - Overview

Michael Sampson - Currents

He attends a lot of face-to-face and virtual meetings about "Widget 15", and these are scheduled using the calendar in the team's collaborative workspace. When someone is looking into "Widget 15" -- via a search or on a tag cloud -- Julian should be flagged as a relevant person (foundation 2).

Cisco Finds New Path Towards Collaboration

Collaborative Thinking

arena that leverages WebEx Connect as another SaaS/cloud option. s Collaboration Platform through a Linux-based email, calendaring and collaboration software solution. s email and calendaring software has: --native compatibility with Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Exchange. a provider of innovative email and calendaring software. Moving into adjacent markets takes time ??? more than people might expect ???

Communities and Collaboration » Maximising the power of collective knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Tag Cloud. cloud computing. Social Bookmarks -- Powered by Category Cloud Other blogs and resources. Calendar. Communities and Collaboration. About. Speaking Engagements. Subscribe. Perceptions about learning and sharing in a virtual world by Steve Dale. Communities and Collaboration. Communities and Collaboration » Page Maximising the power of collective knowledge. Wikisummarizer Summarize. Peer Assist. Podcasts. Linked Open Data. Infographic.

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Internet Evolution - Executive Clan Editor's Blog - Social Net-Based Onboarding Boosts Productivity

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Shacklett The Clouding of IT Practices, Part 1 9|29|10 4 comments Scott Koegler Get Your Free Tablet Inside! CLICK FOR MORE Cloud Copes With Special Order Supply Chain Scott Koegler Say youre a retail auto supply store.

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Blog>> Personal KM vs Team Collaboration

Green Chameleon

Some people might relate Personal KM to Personal Information Management (PIM); typical the organisation of e-mail, contacts, calendar and tasks. Today, for most aspects of knowledge we can find a web application in the cloud. When you store your knowledge in the cloud, then you can also easily share it with your friends and colleagues; most tools allow an automatic sharing. OK, we started to store our knowledge in a transparent manner on some tools in the cloud.

eXo Announces Plans for eXo Release 4.0 and Codenvy

Portals and KM

I have written about eXo, the user experience platform-as-a-service (UXPaaS) company that supports developers, several times before (for example see: Benjamin Mestrallet, eXo CEO, Looks at the Social Enterprise and eXo Expands its Cloud IDE Cloud-based Development Platform ). 

What Makes A Successful Community Manager? - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Cloud Connect. Cloud Connect Blog. Reprints TechWeb Digital Library / White Papers TechWeb Events Calendar Login | Register | Membership Benefits. COMMENTARY. WHITEPAPERS. SLIDESHOWS. VIDEOS. EVENTS. ABOUT. BRAINYARD COMMENTARY. ABOUT THE AUTHOR. Jamie Pappas. Jamie is Vice President of Social Media at AMP Agency , the leader in inspiring brands with integrated digital and. Read Full Bio >> See More From This Columnist >> SHARE. Facebook. LinkedIn.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

There is a shared calendar in Notes Next client.   Lotus Live users can now run Domino apps in the IBM cloud. Suzanne Livingston showed us real time collaboration in the cloud, including email. This is the first in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011.

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The Essence of Collaboration Is Selfishness - Gartner Blog Network

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View Events Calendar. View Webinar Calendar. cloud. cloud computing. government cloud. private cloud. Cloud Computing. Cloud Computing. The Nexus of Forces: Social, Mobile, Cloud and Information. Cloud Computing. Why Gartner. Analysts. Research. Events. Consulting. About. Sign In. Register. Andrea DiMaio. A member of the Gartner Blog Network. Select a Gartner Site. Gartner Japan. Gartner Accessibility Website.

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News Updates (November 25, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Intelligent call routing is also possible by accessing information within Lotus Notes Calendars and re-directing calls according to availability. MindTouch Cloud. More on the recent announcement of the MindTouch Cloud, a hosted collaboration service. Glowpoint ScheduleSync.

Where do we gather on Big Society – besides London and Twitter?

Social Reporter

The online content will be dispersed in the cloud of continuing chatter, and those interested in Big Society as friends, critics, or critical friends will go their various ways until the next meeting. There are plenty of Big Society events, which you can find on a calendar compiled by Paul Webster … but no pulling together of discussions. Big Society events calendar.

News Updates (January 15, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

As part of this investment in open IBM technology, Panasonic will migrate employees from Microsoft Exchange or other collaboration software to LotusLive for email, calendaring and contact management. It's one of the biggest cloud computing deals to date. TimeBridge and Google Calendar. TimeBridge updated its meeting scheduling service, with enhanced support for Google Calendar users. Google Calendar integration is a longtime feature of TimeBridge's service.

News Updates (June 2, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

It’s automatically added to your calendar and he gets an email confirmation to add to his calendar. TeamDrive announced a new collaboration tool for the Sun Cloud, to enable secure file sharing. " Tungle added

News Updates (October 21, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM and Canonical announced a new cloud- and Linux-based desktop package for companies looking to save money on IT. " Lotus Notes or hosted iNotes is for email, tasks and calendaring. Four options for integrating iCal events and to-dos with maps, including "Smart Calendar To Dos".

News Updates (July 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Google Calendar. Google removed the "beta" tag from Google Calendar, and added new capabilities. " The standard new features for Google Calendar are the capability to install a background image (to prettify your calendar); attach Google documents to meeting invitations; a world clock for simplified planning; a jump-to-date feature to rocket you to future appointments; next meeting to inform you how much of your coffee break is left; and free or busy to block off schedulable time.

IBM Connect 2013: Ed Brill on Reinventing the Inbox

Portals and KM

Provides an easy-to-use, single point of access to everything you need to get your work done quickly, including business applications, email, calendars, feeds, and more. Notes can also be in the cloud. This is another in a series of my notes on IBM Connect 2013.

Jive Adds More Team Collaboration Capabilities to its Social Platform

Michael Sampson - Currents

Producteev is a leader in cloud-based social task management with customers around the world. Real-time capabilities were the focus of Pillars 3 (Real-Time Joint Editing), 4 (Calendaring), and 5 (Social Engagement). Jive has offered a social collaboration platform for some years, and is one of the leading vendors.

Surrounded by lows

Chris Corrigan

It’s free on my calendar, so it must be okay! But now the rainy weather has moved in, the Pacific high which gets established over the Gulf of Alaska every summer, is yet to settle in so it’s bright grey cloud with light rain, moderate temperatures and no wind.

Lotusphere 2011 - Some Notes from Afar

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM published two primary Lotusphere 2011 press releases: Social That's Mobile-Enabled and Cloud Supported. Secondly, there's a set of cloud computing offerings, including an office productivity suite.

Notes From Cisco WebEx Connect Session

Collaborative Thinking

Widgets: calendar, task, bulletin board, but can create customized widgets. PostPath provides e-mail and calendaring. Calendar), access Outlook e-mails from the WebEx Connect client (e.g., Summary: platform approach, collaboration outside/inside the firewall, cross-company collaboration, support multiple user experiences and cloud-based economics.

Lotusphere 2010: Notes from Day 1

Michael Sampson - Currents

From IBM's press release about LotusLive : - IBM created LotusLive Labs, to bring together IBM Research and Lotus around enhancing cloud collaboration services and capabilities. Day 1 of IBM annual Lotusphere conference was today, in Orlando.

News Updates (December 11, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM Cloud Computing Lab. IBM announced a new lab in Hong Kong, focused on IBM's cloud computing portfolio. " IBM said Thursday that it opened a research lab in Hong Kong dedicated to developing products and services for the cloud computing market. IBM currently counts more than 18 million users of LotusLive, which offers Web-based access to e-mail, instant messaging, calendaring, and other collaboration tools.

News Updates (February 10, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Social Collaboration adds new support for Social Calendaring. With an enhanced drag-and-drop calendar component, online marketers can now easily create and target different displays of upcoming events,including daily, weekly, monthly, and agenda views. Social Calendaring now includes automatic RSS feeds and iCal event subscription to enable easy out-of-the-box synchronization with personal and corporate calendars. Day CQ 5.3. Day Software released version 5.3

News Updates (July 30, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The syncing capabilities will extend beyond e-mail and include contacts from corporate directories, as well Microsoft Exchange calendar events. Beta 14 of Postbox, a new email client, added calendaring capabilities, along with a slew of new capabilities. Sidekick Sync.