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.

2012 211

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). Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « What A Yahoo!

Facebook as a Corporate Portal Platform

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Facebook as a Corporate Portal Platform? There are some definite limitations to Facebook as a portal. The inconsistent behavior and security profiles of different Facebook applications will be familiar to any portal developer struggling with third-party portlets or Web Parts.

Share2011 - On the Exhibition Floor - with Quest Software

Michael Sampson - Currents

Can take information out of file system to SharePoint too, both on-premises and cloud. Quest Software is exhibiting on the show floor at Share 2011. They are showing some of their SharePoint related tools: - Migration tools, for moving from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 and Office 365.

2011 148

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 ). 

2013 151

Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

Instead they ‘use the hash of the data or content as an address, enabling the data to be distributed across the cloud’ , thus creating a content addressable resource. The Learning Portal OER Toolkit. In this video, posted for the fifth week of the E-Learning 3.0

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Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 – Some Highlights

Michael Sampson - Currents

Video Portal. Microsoft showed its new Video Portal for Office 365, that enables the secure storage, sharing, and discovery of videos. Microsoft announced OneDrive for Business, a stand-alone product for secure cloud-based file storage, synchronization, and sharing. OneDrive for Business can be integrated with SharePoint 2013, so that while SharePoint remains on-premises, its files are actually stored in the cloud.

2014 149

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: IBM Social Business Partners

Portals and KM

Participants included: Jim Engelking, Genus Technologies; Jebb Dykstra, Meetrix Communications; Robert Al-Jaar, Silanis: and Flavien Boucher, Global Lead IBM Cloud collaboration. Robert said that they have been integrated into a number of bank portals to support transactions.

2011 173

Colligo's White Paper on SharePoint Adoption

Michael Sampson - Currents

Colligo Networks recently published a white paper, SharePoint, ECM, and Cloud Storage Adoption (PDF). Key business activities on SharePoint are (1) collaboration, (2) document management, (3) corporate Intranet / portal.

IBM Connect 2013: Ed Brill on Reinventing the Inbox

Portals and KM

Within IBM as an organization, Connections has replaced the portal as the first place people go. Notes can also be in the cloud. And the number of respondents whose companies have substantially implemented cloud is expected to grow from 13 percent today to 41 percent in three years.

2013 194

JackBe Expands Real-Time Operational Intelligence with its New Offering

Portals and KM

Data centers have become more core to organizations and maximizing efficiency is key to getting the investment returns that the shift to the cloud offers. They have three big areas of focus: SharePoint, portals, and mobile.

2012 187

Looking Back - Moving Forward

Collaborative Thinking

enterprise content management, portals, search, identity, security, CRM, BPM). SaaS/Cloud, on-premises, and hybrids). SaaS/Cloud) and solutions (e.g., Friday, August 6th was my last day at Gartner … and my last day as an industry analyst.

2010 280

Enterprise 2.0: A Transition From Destination Site To Platform Services

Collaborative Thinking

related solutions will expand from social network sites to social applications hosted on the social network site itself and social networking services capable of adding social context to productivity suites, collaboration tools, enterprise portals, business processes, and mobile applications. productivity suites, collaboration tools, enterprise portals, business processes, and mobile applications). on-premises, cloud, hybrid)?

2011 157

CoP Series #8: Content and Community

Nancy White

In the new Ufi learndirect Childcare portal pilot (reminder: this series was originally written for Darren who works at Ufi) , learners can create “their learning plan&# and can draw on learndirect content and bookmark and rate content.

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Jackbe Releases Presto 3.0 and Opens Enterprise App Store

Portals and KM

A few months ago I covered Jackbe’s preview of this release (see JackBe Provides Enterprise Mashup Platform on the Cloud and Previews Presto 3.0). JackBe will also be making a cloud-based Developer Edition of Presto 3.0

2010 215

Looking at the Social Enterprise with eXo CEO Benjamin Mestrallet

Portals and KM

provides a foundation for portal-based enterprise apps.    It describes itself as a “user experience platform” for creating modern, user-centric Java applications that can be deployed on premise or in the cloud. It provides what can be called a social portal. Now much smaller companies are looking into the social aspects of company portals. ?Much has happened to bring social applications into the enterprise in the past few years.

2011 126

Understanding Cisco's Collaboration Strategy (Part 4)

Collaborative Thinking

Some strategists include content management, search, portal, and Enterprise 2.0 However, there are strongly related segments such as unified communications (a segment Cisco knows well), content management, search, portal and Enterprise 2.0 Finally, and this is a challenge for all vendors in this space – Cisco needs to not only offer a mix of SaaS/Cloud and on-premises solutions but also need aligned strategies that unify enterprise and consumer solutions (social media).

2009 130

Understanding Cisco's Collaboration Strategy (Part 3)

Collaborative Thinking

Cisco needs to compare/contrast its approach with Microsoft’s BPOS – not just e-mail but overall to equate synergies from other WebEx Collaboration Cloud services. Will the portal be available for both on-premises and SaaS? Does Cisco believe that it is now competing in the portal market with Microsoft, IBM, Oracle? The following is Part 3 of a series on today's announcement by Cisco. Clarifications & Questions.

GE Goes Box (What about Its Other Collaboration Tools?)

Michael Sampson - Currents

“ GE’s IT organization, tasked with bringing innovative, cutting-edge technology to roughly 300,000 employees located in more than 170 countries, selected Box to: - Make it easy for employees to collaborate across business units and with external parties; - Unify business information across applications, thanks to Box’s open platform and integration with other cloud and on-premise solutions; and. Box announced a new strategic customer : GE.

2014 129

Cisco WebEx Connect Questions

Collaborative Thinking

The evolving puzzle pieces will lead to an maturing SaaS, PaaS (Platform as a Service), and Cloud play. This will be a "cloud based" IdM play - not on-premise (to which it would federate with existing solutions). The cloud-based identity service will be key to expand on social networking aspects that will emerge around WebEx Connect. Will there be a UM story (Unity in the cloud)? What about portlets for integrating WebEx Connect with other portal platforms?

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

  AFL uses a portal a single point of entry that provides a role-based content. They are now going to expand the portal with analytic capabilities and allow each team have more capability.   Lotus Live users can now run Domino apps in the IBM cloud.

2011 179

Qontext.com Brings Greater Context to Enterprise Collaboration

Portals and KM

Organizations can also use the Qontext suite as a stand-alone collaboration portal.

2011 164

My Favorite Tweets for July 1 - 15 2010

Portals and KM

RT @ DearingGroup : Enterprise Social Software: Second Coming of Enterprise Portals? cloud 3:53 PM Jul 10th. RT @ SmartDataCo : Actionable Information Management Principles: People [link] #cloud > nice look forward to more   Jul 4th. Here is the twenty first in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. 

2010 130

Thoughts On Salesforce & DimDim

Collaborative Thinking

They also expect integration with enterprise portals. Web conferencing vendors have had to integrate with office productivity suites, e-mail/calendaring clients and even with enterprise portals (“My Conferences”, “My Recordings” portlets). A "platform" approach (cloud or on-premises or both) needs to handle a broad array of business requirements. Old habits die hard with this post.

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SharePoint 2009 Conference: Morning Keynotes

Collaborative Thinking

Collaboration, analytics, social networking, content management, portal, workflow, etc etc. Cloud, discussion on hybrid split between SP online and SP on-premises. Important: Still no parity still between SP2010 in cloud and on-premises - better, but not 100%. Note: When will cloud/SaaS be the primary target environment for SP releases? Internet-facing SP: SP in cloud for intranet different than customer-facing Internet. Notes from Steve Ballmer keynote.

2009 106

My Favorite Tweets for February 15 - 28 2010

Portals and KM

RT @ mariaazua : Cloud Computing Interview today [link]. less than one third of small businesses considering the cloud [link] 2:57 PM Feb 18th RT @ VMaryAbraham : Top 10 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Blog Using LinkedIn [link]. RT @ SBoSM : Facebook surpasses Google as top traffic driver to portals: [link] 4:40 PM Feb 15th Olympics as World's Largest Social Media Experiment HBR [link].

2010 126

The Connection Between Metadata, Social Tools, and Personal Productivity (Christian Buckley, Axceler) - Share 2012, Atlanta

Michael Sampson - Currents

cloud adoption - a move away from hardware. common migraines - inconsistency taxonomy, people author locally, ad-hoc content migration leads to junk in the portal, etc. Christian Buckley from Axceler is talking about the connection between metadata, social tools, and personal productivity. Note that Christian is one of the co-authors of Microsoft SharePoint 2010: Creating and Implementing Real-World Projects. Key points: - is a Microsoft SharePoint Server MVP.

2012 126

Understanding Cisco's Collaboration Strategy (Part 2)

Collaborative Thinking

Flexible deployment models: Cisco intended to offer application and infrastructure services for different computing models including SaaS/Cloud and on-premises, or hybrid combinations of both. introduces an updated Desktop Video portal (Show and Share) – a social collaboration platform that mimics YouTube that includes many collaborative functions (e.g., client, delivered by WebEx Collaboration Cloud with IronPort; US and Canada.

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ECMHUB 2.0 – Another Comprehension Resource for ECM

Portals and KM

They then built "cloud communities" around the feeds adding comments, ratings, web conferencing, and 3D chat. They have a tag cloud for their communities, ECM, KM, and Web 2.0 They have this blog, Portals and KM, appearing in the KM community and this is appreciated. This seems to month for new ECM sites. First, I mentioned Fierce Content Management, Last Friday, it was Informatics by AIIM. Now I recently heard about ECMHUB 2.0.

2008 100

First Take: Microsoft Business Productivity Suite Online - Communications Online

Collaborative Thinking

Longer term, I think Microsoft has to rationalize Live Meeting and OCS web conferencing as the collide in the cloud. Once the other components of OCS are moved to the cloud, then what happens to all those protocols OCS is based on?

News Updates (January 15, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's one of the biggest cloud computing deals to date. today announced the availability of Alfresco Content Services for Lotus social collaboration products, an integration between the Alfresco open source enterprise content management (ECM) system and IBM Lotus Quickr, Lotus Notes, Lotus Connections and WebSphere Portal. HP and Microsoft on the Cloud. HP and Microsoft announced a joint $250 million investment in cloud computing. Panasonic to IBM.

2010 109

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Social Business for SMBs

Portals and KM

Cloud will be big in the SMB market for both cost and staff savings.  They have several WebSphere portals. This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year.

2012 182

IBM Connect 2013: Tuesday Opening Session Notes

Portals and KM

The issues that have been discussed all apply to government: big data, collaboration, analytics, cloud, and mobile. Thee hundred volunteer households were given a portal looking at water use. This is another in a series of my notes on IBM Connect 2013.

2013 201

Lotusphere 2010: Notes from Day 1

Michael Sampson - Currents

Capabilities from Project Vulcan will be integrated into future editions of products, eg, LotusLive, Notes and Domino, Connections, Quickr, and WebSphere Portal. Day 1 of IBM annual Lotusphere conference was today, in Orlando. Here's what I've seen announced or discussed during the day.

2010 127

Lotusphere 2012 - Opening General Session

Michael Sampson - Currents

in WebSphere Portal Next - will enhance with data sharing, people directory, and more. Wanting it to become a social portal. - 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. private banking cloud, with browser-based delivery.

2012 120

News Updates (December 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

HyperOffice released a beta edition of its new cloud computing collaboration service. HyperOffice Update.

2009 127

Understanding Cisco's Collaboration Strategy (Part1)

Collaborative Thinking

Cisco can leverage this alliance as it attempts to influence/control its role and infrastructure solutions in the SaaS/Cloud market. Simultaneously, Cisco hopes to build momentum (via WebEx Collaboration Cloud and Enterprise Collaboration Platform), to solidify its collaboration story. Its new portfolio component, enterprise social software, positions Cisco more broadly across multiple market segments associated with collaboration (content management, search, and portal).

RightNow Introduces RightNow CX, the Customer Experience Suite

Portals and KM

The RightNow Web Experience includes Customer Portal (for web and mobile self service), Chat and Co-Browse, Email Management and Web Experience Designer.  With the release of RightNow November ’09, also announced yesterday, the HiveLive technology has been fully integrated and is now part of the RightNow Social Experience which includes Cloud Monitor, Support Community, Innovation Community, and Social Experience Designer. 

Custom 130

IBM Connect 2013: My Opening Session Notes

Portals and KM

Everything will be available in the Cloud. Once selected an on-boarding portal streamlines the process. This is the first in a series of notes on IBM Connect 2013. I am very pleased to be back again after the last two years thanks to IBM’s support. Here are my notes from 2011 and 2012.

2013 164

Microsoft's Unified Communications Predictions

Collaborative Thinking

Today, MOLM has a different management console (Intranet Portal) and has very little integration with OCS (other than leveraging a common front-end). So my prediction: Live Meeting eventually becomes OCS under the covers (hosted), or is simply replaced by OCS in the cloud. UC goes to the cloud The ability to use on-premises software with cloud-based services is changing the way IT departments deploy and manage their systems.

Enterprise 2.0 for an Enterprise of One – Part Five - Content Publishing and Archiving

Portals and KM

My main blog, Portals and KM, is approaching its fifth anniversary and I find it a valuable record for me, even if no one else reads it. I have not yet seen a reason to shift to a cloud solution now that I have the Time Machine hard drive backup. So there is a mix of cloud and desktop solutions here but I try to keep the numbers of tools to a minimum. This is the final part of a five part series on how enterprise 2.0

News Updates (February 12, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Funambol v8 features a new AJAX web portal that makes it easy to sync PIM data, email and multimedia content between billions of mobile phones, the Internet cloud and desktops. Funambol MobileWe enables device manufacturers, mobile operators, portals, service providers and ISVS to rapidly offer a next-gen push email and mobile sync solution. MeGlobe for IM with Translation. MeGlobe released its name-sake service for real-time language translation in IM. "

2009 89

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!

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