News Updates (October 21, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lotus Notes or hosted iNotes is for email, tasks and calendaring. Address Book integration, for task resource assignments. Four options for integrating iCal events and to-dos with maps, including "Smart Calendar To Dos". Jive Gets $12 Million.

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News Updates (May 7, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Virtual meetings are only one element of a broader corporate strategy for environmental stewardship. According to the WWF study, some research indicates that videoconferencing may actually have a neutral or negative impact on employee travel because travel time and budgets associated with internal meetings are shifted to strategic meetings with contacts outside the organization. Zurich Financial Services has implemented telepresence to make global meetings easier.

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News Updates (March 10, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Breeze is an example of a virtual workplace. It demonstrates how you can use modular software to design and build a web-based, virtual work environment. 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?

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News Updates (June 26, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

of Community Software, its community and social networking application that can integrate with SharePoint. Scalix announced a new integration for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, for wireless email and calendaring. Meet Virtually, Save Big Time.

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News Updates (February 18, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Better Virtual Meetings. Citrix is hosting a webinar on effective online meetings next week. Learning points: " (1) the 3 most common mistakes made in online meetings, (2) how to engage remote meeting attendees – and keep them engaged, and (3) what to do about mixed online and in-person audiences. Start Chattering. Salesforce introduced an invite-only beta for Chatter, its forthcoming collaboration service.

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News Updates (September 4, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In its next evolution, email will remain at the heart of communication but it will be tightly integrated with a variety of collaboration approaches. Email integrated with social collaboration becomes a tool for both ad-hoc and process-driven workflow, from brainstorming to supply chain management to project monitoring to community interaction. This includes all web parts, libraries, lists, calendars, wikis and discussions. Meeting Productivity. EtherPad History.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

doesnt integrate with yourpersonal calendar (e.g. Google calendar), or your GTD activities list,and none of these help you cope with all the just-in-time decisions(phone calls, drop-ins, things that break down etc.) Ive recentlytaken a leap of faith and opened up my work calendar to many of thepeople who work with me. That means instead of me deciding whether toaccept a meeting with them, I just let them put meetings in mycalendar.

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