Little Black Rain Clouds

Michael Sampson - Currents

With many vendors offering cloud delivery of applications and services, the issue of changing what is delivered becomes critically important. With cloud delivery, one of the value propositions in the eyes of providers is the ability to get new features and capabilities out to market much faster, and indeed while it can be delivered much faster, the change can cause multiple problems. Now, it looks like Microsoft may drop the public sites feature in SharePoint Online.

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The Art of the Possible in London – with Automated Intelligence, Microsoft UK, and Others

Michael Sampson - Currents

On the Tuesday in London I attended and participated in The Art of the Possible , a one-day conference hosted by Automated Intelligence and Microsoft UK, at the new Microsoft premises at Paddington. Conference Notes Microsoft Office 365

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Trending Sources

Should You Move Your Email To The Cloud?

Portals and KM

It “shares the latest trends in technology adoption and how firms forge better business outcomes from a more mobile, social, and virtual workforce.” 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. When you move to the cloud mobile device options are limited. What are the issues in the move to the cloud?

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The Further Integration of Cloud Services

Portals and KM

While the PaaS (platform as a service) market is currently smaller than both IaaS and SaaS segments of the cloud computing industry, Forrester says this technology could be one of the most important cloud-based services for businesses moving forward.  The cloud is growing.

Making Microsoft Office More Collaborative: The Google Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

Google will soon release a new tool, Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office, that enables users to upload their Microsoft Office documents to Google Apps, and then work collaboratively on them with others. Google plans to formally introduce the new Google tool, called Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office, later this week after releasing it to early testers in November. Cloud Connect is free to individual users and paying customers for Google Apps. ".

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No Laptop Onboard. Now What?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft sells the Universal Foldable Keyboard that supports multiple types of devices, and there are other alternatives too. Tools & Technologies Almost a decade ago I wrote about my mobile office using an iPAQ 212 and foldable Bluetooth keyboard.

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Microsoft's Unified Communications Predictions

Collaborative Thinking

I thought I would offer some comments on some UC predictions offered by Gurdeep Singh Pall, who heads Microsoft's UC group: No Jitter | Microsoft: Gurdeep's UC Predictions. A single identity with presence at the core is spot on - but it makes you wonder why Microsoft does not openly share its rich presence information? If identity and presence are at the core of UC - then Microsoft needs to open up how it federates presence to other systems beyond "basic presence".

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Collaborative Writing Tools And Technology: A Mini-Guide

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

March 1, 2007 Collaborative Writing Tools And Technology: A Mini-Guide Collaborative writing tools are those technologies that facilitate the editing and reviewing of a text document by multiple individuals either in real-time or asynchronously. EditGrid supports Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla FireFox (Safari coming soon). In no way this mini-guide intends to be a comprehensive and complete list of all tools and technologies for a specific use.

Collaborative Thinking: What A Yahoo! Acquisition Might Mean To Microsoft

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Enterprises Not One Dimensional - Technology Not the Only Influence on the Future Enterprise | Main | Tag Clouds: Patterns As Well As Folksonomy » February 01, 2008 What A Yahoo!

Collaborative Thinking: Tag Clouds: Patterns As Well As Folksonomy

Collaborative Thinking

Acquisition Might Mean To Microsoft | Main | The Value Of Being A "Generalist" » February 02, 2008 Tag Clouds: Patterns As Well As Folksonomy Imagine having such a tool available within productivity tools, content systems, media players and browsers to generate this type of visualization in an on-demand manner to better highlight patterns and themes (in this case, speeches). Findability future_technology gaming geotagging Gov 2.0

How Procter & Gamble Got Employees to Use Social Networking at Work - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Subscribe to Careers Subscribe to ERP APPLICATIONS CLOUD COMPUTING DATA CENTER MOBILE NETWORK SECURITY VIRTUALIZATION Drilldowns APPLE CAREERS DEVELOPMENT MICROSOFT OUTSOURCING WEB 2.0 src = [link] } NEWSLETTERS CIO.com updates, insights and advice on technology, management and your career. McAfees Seven Technologies for Advanced Email Protection Learn about a technology blueprint for enterprise email security.

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Forrester on Enterprise Content Management Suites, Q4 2011

Portals and KM

It has the subtitle, EMC, IBM, OpenText, and Oracle Lead, with Microsoft Close Behind. Transactional ECM supports back-office processes with imaging, document output management, and business process management form the backbone of the transactional content technologies. Add to this mix are open source, industry specific, and cloud solutions and the filed is becoming more complex rather than narrowing.

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NZ Post's Experience with Google Apps for Business - "Collaboration is About Culture, Not Technology"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Miles Fordyce spoke at the recent CIO Summit in New Zealand, about NZ Post's experience with Google Apps for Business: " Collaboration tools in large enterprise is not all that it is cracked up to be, especially if collaborating is not inherent in the culture of your company, says Miles Fordyce, group technology manager at NZ Post. Fordyce's role sees him lead technology strategy across NZ Posts various properties, including Kiwibank, Courier Post, and Localist.

Moving Beyond “Collaboration” Meaning Video and Calling: Cisco Partners with Jive

Michael Sampson - Currents

When I first wrote the Seven Pillars of IT-Enabled Team Productivity (in 2005), I focused on the needs of collaborative teams from technology. Fast forward to last month, when I was reviewing a “cloud collaboration” offering from a vendor. Cisco and Jive plan to progressively link these products at a technology level so they work in a more integrated fashion.

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Collaborative Thinking: The Value Of Being A "Generalist"

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Tag Clouds: Patterns As Well As Folksonomy | Main | Bloggers Interview: Mike Rhodin, Lotusphere » February 04, 2008 The Value Of Being A "Generalist" What does it take to be "good at everything but nothing in particular"? Findability future_technology gaming geotagging Gov 2.0

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My Reflections on the Mobile World Congress

Nancy White

Over my career I have become a technology "conference veteran" beginning with Comdex in the 80’s. The buzz was about Android, security, services, reliability, mHealth, the Microsoft/Nokia partnership, femtocells, NFC, cloud services, mobile money and global opportunities for mobile. As with most technology conferences 3LAs (three letter acronyms) were everywhere including NFC, GPS, LTE, WAC, LBS, RCS (and definitely app, although not an acronym.)

My Favorite Tweets for May 15 - 30 2011

Portals and KM

RT @rossdawson : SkyNews on future of tech: Cloud, Privacy, Big data, Reputation [link]. Facebook to assemble global team of 'diplomats' [link] 3rd largest "nation" RT @ZDNet : "65% of business leaders have plans to buy technology for their group without involving IT at all." RT @gyehuda : Blog post: KM issues not solved by, but enabled, by technology. 60% Of CIOs Ready To Turn To Cloud Computing [link].

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Community management: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts | ZDNet

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Enterprise software Linux Microsoft Office Open source Software as a Service Virtualization Web browsers Microsoft Windows 7 4G iPhone Android Nokia BlackBerry Smart phones Windows Phone 7 Malware Patches Vulnerabilities McAfee Symantec Zero Day Blog SmartPlanet Forrester Galleries IT Failures TechRepublic Pro Reviews White Papers Videos Podcasts Special Reports ZDNet 20th Anniversary Special Happy birthday, ZDNet! Microsoft Office Green tech Enterprise Web 2.0

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Collaboration Loop - Collaboration is About More Than Just Technology

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Ingres and Alfresco have teamed to create an open-source alternative to Microsoft’s SharePoint platform for document collaboration and management. Recently, a colleague attended a cloud-computing workshop and mentioned a bit of trivia.

SharePoint: Is It Worth Using as a Collaboration Tool?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Vision and Reality view comments The True Nature of a Social Intranet view comments Is Your Enterprise CMS Ready to Move to the Cloud? Vision and Reality view comments The True Nature of a Social Intranet view comments Is Your Enterprise CMS Ready to Move to the Cloud?

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Building Great Enterprise 2.0 Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

EMC, Microsoft, OpenText Among Gartner Enterprise CMS Magic Quadrant Leaders. Phrases like "the cloud," "web service" and "web 2.0" social and collaboration technologies have expanded into the enterprise, been rebranded enterprise 2.0 is implemented using relatively new technology, but it actually works because of concepts much older and primal (but no less complex) — human interaction and engagement. about us. research resources.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Microsoft Kills Off Zune Music Player "Is this payback time? Is Microsofts fate with their new products that have competition a result of years of high prices, monopoly and bad to no support?" Top 20 Add-Ons For Microsoft SharePoint. MORE SLIDESHOWS >> Enabling People and Organizations to Harness the Transformative Power of Technology. Cloud Connect. Bank Systems & Technology. Insurance & Technology. Wall Street & Technology.

Collaboration Personas - A Novel Perspective on User-Centric Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Microsofts BUILD Conference Windows 8 Blowout #bldwin. As organizations move from social media to social business , the benefits of collaboration are often used as the core business case for investment in technology. Services Project Manager at Microsoft. Part Time Writer/ Contributor: LED Technology (Work From Home) at LEDinside. Director Technology at Disney Interactive Media. In the Cloud, the Role of IT Changes. about us. research resources.

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Share2011 - The Seven Most Important SharePoint Success Factors (Richard Harbridge, Allin Consulting)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Success principle 1 - map the needs of the organization to the technology. With all of the technologies available from Microsoft, maybe SharePoint is not the right answer. You might need to buy Microsoft CRM, not create it in SharePoint. -

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The True Nature of a Social Intranet

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Vision and Reality view comments The True Nature of a Social Intranet view comments Microsoft, Nokia Plan the Windows 7 Phone Future view comments Amazon Sells More E-Books Than Print, But Wait view comments Yammer Reveals 3 New Business Integration Tools view comments Interview: Top SharePoint Records Management Blogger, Don Lueders, Has Some Choice Words For You view comments Is Collaboration the End of Process? view comments Is Your Enterprise CMS Ready to Move to the Cloud?

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Vodafone’s Future:Now Roadshow in Wellington – Some Reflections

Michael Sampson - Currents

” - Unified Communications was a Vodafone presentation about Vodafone’s current delivery and future roadmap for a network / cloud / hosted unified communications service, as opposed to an on-premises approach.

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Communities and Collaboration » Maximising the power of collective knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Tag Cloud. Technology Stewardship. cloud computing. Microsoft. Social Bookmarks -- Powered by Category Cloud Other blogs and resources. Steph Gray – Helpful Technology. Steph Gray – Helpful Technology. Communities and Collaboration. About. Speaking Engagements. Subscribe. Perceptions about learning and sharing in a virtual world by Steve Dale. Communities and Collaboration.

2011 17

Employee Engagement Affects Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

HP to Use OpenStack for Cloud Services Project. Key Location-Based Technology Stats & the Effect on Social Business #SocBiz. Bing Search Gets Handy Tools as Microsoft Continues to Invest. Key Location-Based Technology Stats & the Effect on Social Business #SocBiz. HP to Use OpenStack for Cloud Services Project. about us. research resources. contact us. advertise here. Newsletter. Latest News. Features. Interviews. Product Reviews. Web CMS. Enterprise CMS.

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SharePoint Conference 2011

Michael Sampson - Currents

The 2011 Microsoft SharePoint Conference is happening this week in Anaheim. customer case studies), and looking forward to what's coming up in the next few years (especially the cloud opportunity and the partner ecosystem).

CleverWorkarounds » The facets of collaboration Part 2–Enter the matrix!

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

In my first post in this series, I introduced you “Jane” and a true story about her missteps when implementing popular social networking technologies within her organisation. The cloud isn’t the problem–Part 5: Server huggers and a crisis of identity. Cloud compouting.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

survey of 466 executives, is a mix of technologies including virtual environments and social media to get the job done fast and efficiently. Shacklett The Clouding of IT Practices, Part 1 9|29|10 4 comments Scott Koegler Get Your Free Tablet Inside!

The Essence of Collaboration Is Selfishness - Gartner Blog Network

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Top Technology Predictions for 2013 and Beyond. cloud. cloud computing. government cloud. Microsoft. private cloud. Gartner Technology Research. Gartner Technology Events. Cloud Computing. Cloud Computing. The Nexus of Forces: Social, Mobile, Cloud and Information. Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends. Cloud Computing. Why Gartner. Analysts. Research. Events. Consulting. About. Sign In. Register.

IA Webinar: Real-time Working with Collaboration | Information Architected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

by Attendee to seminar hosted at Library of Congress Fans Tagged assessment business model innovation Carl Frappaolo change management cloud computing Collaboration Content Delivery Convergence creative problem solving culture Dan Keldsen disruptive innovation e-Discovery E2.0

On Collaboration – confused of calcutta

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The Social Enterprise addresses this in two ways: openness and transparency within the enabling environment (as evinced in the Cloud Principles here) and customer-controlled management of entitlements. Any computer you like as long as it was grey and Microsoft. One-way data aggregation is sufficient there is often no need for 2-way synchronisation which simplifies the technology. Hey Microsoft! Skip to content. confused of calcutta. a blog about information. About me.

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What is Next for Desktop Productivity Tools?

Portals and KM

by Sheri McLeish with Matthew Brown and Joseph Dang, Microsoft Office continues to dominate both in the enterprise and at home to no surprise. The report indicated that though most enterprises have long-term plans to continue using Office, alternative productivity tools will remain in the mix by leveraging the tools employees access for do-it-yourself technologies, such as those through mobile devices and the cloud. Google’e move caused Microsoft to drop its prices.

News Updates (February 8, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Another surprise was the improved integration with Microsoft Outlook and Office. Microsoft and NSF on the Cloud. NSF researchers can get free access to Microsoft's Windows Azure cloud for the next 3 years. Research projects focused on cloud computing will have access to Windows Azure for three years as part of the deal. The focus will be on finding new ways to use the cloud in research. More on the Oracle Cloud Office. Write and Google Wave.

Forrester on Real-Time Collaboration

Portals and KM

  In this report, Ted writes that real-time collaboration technologies are getting better. He says that five dynamics that will shape the real-time future: B2B teams will become more important, presence will slowly become federated, cloud-based collaboration platforms will emerge, technology populism will fuel cool tool adoption, and process and data widgets will show up in collaboration tools.  vendors are offering cloud platforms.

Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Lots of technology here. It's very simple to use, you can take advantage of calendar, wiki, blog, messages, tag cloud, sharing documents and manage your tasks and milestones with projects and interaction with your team. linkedin Lists MARKETING mashable microblogging microsoft Mobile 2.0

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. Microsoft: Move from Lotus. Microsoft announced free training for 500 Notes pros wanting to shift across to the Microsoft office and collaboration stack. HP and Microsoft on the Cloud.

News Updates (December 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

HyperOffice released a beta edition of its new cloud computing collaboration service. technologies power improvements in performance, scalability and security. A recent survey by Deloitte offers insight into why organizations are resisting new collaboration technologies.