Collaborative Thinking: Should NewsGator Worry About Microsoft?

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Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Social Presence: Time To Push The Reset Button | Main | More On Presence And The Social Feed » January 09, 2008 Should NewsGator Worry About Microsoft?

Intranets That Surprise and Delight (James Robertson, Step Two Designs)

Michael Sampson - Currents

James is the Managing Director of Step Two Designs - the company that presented the Intranets2012 conference. the design of things make a difference. -. method - involve great designers when producing intranet solutions. If you're spending half a million dollars on SharePoint, spend $20,000 on designers too. -. (2) Designed 6 years ago. Challenge everything in the design. They ruled the technology - SharePoint and NewsGator - for serving people. -.

NewsGator Offers Social Sites ™: A Comprehensive Enterprise Social Networking Suite | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Community

I have been a fan of NewsGator for some time as they were my first RSS reader in early 2004 (see F inally, I’m Scanning the Web through NewsGator ). NewsGator has always been close to Microsoft as their RSS reader integrates with Outlook. NewsGator ?

Collaborative Thinking: Building A Robust Feed Syndication Platform (Part 2)

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Part 2) » March 18, 2008 Building A Robust Feed Syndication Platform (Part 2) Lawrence was kind enough to respond to my earlier post on the infrastructure NewsGator has put together to build out its feed syndication platform.

Collaborative Thinking: Building A Robust Feed Syndication Platform

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» March 15, 2008 Building A Robust Feed Syndication Platform Interesting case study of NewsGators SaaS-based offering. With only three enterprise-class vendors in this space ( Attensa , KnowNow and NewsGator ), I remain amazed at how poorly large vendors (e.g., Business Situation NewsGator needed to enhance the relational database infrastructure it uses to support 2.5 NewsGator has been and will continue to be an excellent partner for us in this area. -LL

Kraft Foods on Social Collaboration - An Interview

Michael Sampson - Currents

In a couple of days, NewsGator is hosting a webinar with Kraft Foods to talk about the idea that "social business is not just about technology.". In advance of the session, read more about Kraft's approach via an interview between Rich Blank (from NewsGator) and Vinicius Da Costa from Kraft. For social capabilities, NewsGator brings more. The benefit of working with NewsGator, in this regard, starts to come together with the iPhone and iPad apps for Social Sites.

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News Updates (July 31, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

NewsGator Social Sites a Million. NewsGator said that one million business users are using Social Sites, its social networking integration for SharePoint. " For example, NewsGator counts the top five pharma/biotech firms as Social Sites customers, including Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research. NewsGator and Google Reader. NewsGator is dropping its online synchronization service for its RSS feeds, in favor of Google Reader.

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News Updates (January 25, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

NewsGator is hosting a series of 4 webinars on social computing adoption in the enterprise, in conjunction with the 2.0 experts via a 4-part webinar series sponsored by NewsGator. solutions continue to penetrate and proliferate, NewsGator understands that companies are at various stages of understanding, adopting and applying 2.0 We are hosting a 4 week webinar series designed to help companies at any stage of the process from selection to adoption.

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News Updates (December 3, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

NewsGator is hosting a webinar on December 15 looking at the social computing features in SharePoint 2010. Get a firsthand look at SharePoint 2010’s social features by joining Microsoft’s SharePoint Product Manager for Social Computing, Alina Fu, and NewsGator’s VP of Products, Brian Kellner, as they present the top 10 social computing features in SharePoint 2010. Overall, this book hits right where it was designed and keeps it short enough not to lose attention. Tungle.me

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News Updates (December 18, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The ATP designation validates Desca's role as a visual communications solutions provider and places the company among a select group of LATAM partners with the skills to distribute, design, install and support Cisco TelePresence solutions regionally. NewsGator and SharePoint. Holston from NewsGator about their integration with SharePoint. NewsGator is one of only a few companies that builds their solution directly on top of SharePoint. Twitter in 2009.

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News Updates (October 5, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

NewsGator Social Sites 3.0. NewsGator released Version 3.0 Understanding how people work and closely matching the system design is one step towards this type of simplicity. IBM vs Google Apps.

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News Updates (July 1, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

That means SharePoint configuration work needs to be well-planned and designed-not conducted in an ad-hoc fashion. NewsGator White Paper. NewsGator released a white paper on ensuring successful adoption of enterprise social computing. That’s why NewsGator, the social computing company, today released a six-step roadmap for successful enterprise social computing adoption. Collaboration Survey in Australia.

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The Cost of SharePoint = License Fee x9 (It's a Microsoft Figure)

Michael Sampson - Currents

One client had spent three-and-half-weeks trying to build a (simple) workflow using SharePoint Designer, and could not get it to work properly. Buy NewsGator Social Sites. In response to my post about making SharePoint not look like SharePoint , Mike asked where the figure I quoted came from. He said: " I would also like to see you cite your source for the statistic you quoted.

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Jakob Nielsen Takes on Enterprise 2.0

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Thanks to J.B.Holston at Newsgator for pointing it out to me. Designated community managers should serve as facilitators and moderators.” Jakob Nielsen is a guru on intranets.

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Enterprise RSS - RRW Readers Speak Out

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I strongly agree that those thinking about application design, information architecture, search, collaboration, portals, and so on need to think about feed syndication as another communication channel and user experience around feeds as the build and deploy systems. I like the light-weight feed reader within IE though - it is not designed for power users but it does what I expect it to do and no more. Either Microsoft or IBM should acquire NewsGator.

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News Updates (June 25, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

NewsGator Social Sites 3.0. NewsGator announced version 3.0 How you deal with team sites in SharePoint may be dependent on the larger SharePoint logical design. Logical Design – what does an eRoom community map to in SharePoint? Zoho Office for SharePoint.

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News Updates (October 8, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The new software version, clearly influenced by the success of Apple's iPhone, is designed to simplify the user experience and create a more "finger friendly" interface. The SharePoint integration will be a competitor to NewsGator Social Sites. Domino Designer for Free. IBM changed its pricing strategy for Domino Designer, offering a free edition for building Notes applications (as long as those apps are not connected to a Domino Server, eg, are run locally).

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News Updates (January 30, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Below you will find links to web pages, white papers, free webinars, blog posts, training classes and case studies - all pertaining to SharePoint workflows using the powerful toolset that comes with SharePoint Designer 2007. NewsGator SCORE. NewsGator released an online assessment tool to help organizations determine where and how social computing tools can help. " EverNote and Google Notebook. EverNote added an option to import entries from Google Notebook.

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2009: Enterprise 2.0 - Innovate Through Acquisition?

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Social Networks in '09: The Year of Consolidation, Not Innovation ": IBM, for its part, has more aggressively shown willingness to move forward with Lotus Connections, which right now has a better design than the social software features in SharePoint, which is largely still a document management system. NewsGator (Microsoft - relevant for its consumer, business application and enterprise collaboration/social computing efforts).

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Collaborative Thinking: Microsoft Announces FeedSync But Its Strategy Remains Un-Syncd

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This gap forced Microsoft to partner with NewsGator (i.e., Social Sites ), but even that integration does not eliminate the need for enterprise IT organizations to look at what Attensa , KnowNow and NewsGator offer themselves as complete feed syndication platforms. For now - Attensa, KnowNow and NewsGator remain the only credible options with perhaps Oracle as perhaps the only large vendor that could make a move here.

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Lotusphere 2012 - Opening General Session

Michael Sampson - Currents

For the wider Bayer, selected Connections over NewsGator and other tools. design for an audience not a technology. - In Domino Designer, adding a social toolbox for adding social content to applications. - Alister Rennie, General Manager. last year IBM introduced social business. Let's review what we've done in the past year, and what's coming up. Michael J Fox, "don't play the result". guest speaker for today. - "don't play the result - act in the moment."

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The True Nature of a Social Intranet

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

To really understand the true nature of a social intranet, one need to look beyond the features and user interface design and understand what role it has to play for both individuals and the enterprise in today’s increasingly knowledge-intense and collaborative work environments.

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Chess Match

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Microsoft has recently partnered with NewsGator (for feed syndication) and Atlassian (wikis). no Atom support) but obviously getting Attensa, KnowNow and NewsGator on board would help a lot.

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List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Small World Labs “Small World Labs provides the design, implementation, and hosting services for your online social or professional network.&#

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Telligent Releases an Integrated Suite of Collaboration Tools with High Powered Metrics | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Telligent has correctly recognized this and designed for integration. Web Apps Web Commuting Webinar Work Design Category Cloud AppGap Tips Artisan Economy Change Management Collaboration Collective intelligence Communities Culture Distributed Work Economic Development Enterprise 2.0

Collaborative Thinking: More On Presence And The Social Feed

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Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Should NewsGator Worry About Microsoft? FriendFeed and Plaxo Pulse let you designate friends, then easily add feeds of your activities from other sites. Connections Categories Attention Management AugmentedReality blogging Books BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment CiscoCollab Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0

Presence Is Too Important To Leave To UC Vendors

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My firm belief is that such a solution cannot be delivered by platforms designed (and biased) towards SIP/SIMPLE. Feed syndication platform vendors such as NewsGator and Attensa could play a partner role for larger vendors. The title of this post might seem to be self-contradictory.

Enterprise RSS: Changing the Way We Communicate Internally

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Perspectives from NewsGator About Take this blog with you. Categories Articles Case Studies Ideas on how to use RSS+Aggregator Media NewsGator NGES Research Roundup Web/Tech Weblogs « RSS Battles Information Under-Load, Too | Main | Battling Corporate Information Dysfunction » January 31, 2007 Changing the Way We Communicate Internally Karyn German had an interesting post about information under-load last week, and I wanted to add to the conversation by talking about how Web 2.0

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Collaborative Thinking: Adobe Expands Acrobat Family with New Acrobat Connect Product Line

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Connections Categories Attention Management AugmentedReality blogging Books BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment CiscoCollab Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0

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Collaborative Thinking: Social Software Vendor Roundup

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Socialtext Traction Software TeamPage Twiki Open Source Social Bookmark Systems BEA Pathways Cogenz Connectbeam IBM Lotus Connections dogear component Scuttle Open source Feed Syndication Platforms Attensa KnowNow NewsGator Social Network & Community Sites Typically offer a mix of user profiles, blogs, wikis, social networking, etc.

Collaborative Thinking: Of bread, butter, cheese, and mousetraps.

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Socialtext , NewsGator and Atlassian ( Confluence wiki ) are examples. So, it's not as perfect a layer of frosting over SharePoint as, say, NewsGator Social Sites. :-) Our APIs are well documented at the MOSS Dev Center ( [link] If your dev team has any questions, have them ping me directly, and I'll do everything I can to help. And that's exactly what NewsGator Social Sites provides on top of SharePoint. -LL

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Collaborative Thinking: Info 2.0: Harnessing the power of Web 2.0 and Enterprise Mashups

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Attensa, NewsGator or KnowNow). Connections Categories Attention Management AugmentedReality blogging Books BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment CiscoCollab Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0 Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Its All About Protecting The Member? Or, "How I Was Sold Out For 25 Cents".

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More Thoughts On Social Presence

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I would hope that UC vendors are getting ideas from folks like Attensa , NewsGator , RSSBus or Gnip ; leveraging work being done at Project Rome or Apache Abdera - and learning how to exploit microformats as well. It is gauche to design closed-system communications offerings (and social networking services, collaboration applications, etc.) There were two notable comments to my earlier post (and cross-post ) on the concept of social presence and the role (or non-role) of UC vendors.

Selling the Case for Accelerating Business Performance with Enterprise Collaboration Technologies: Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes

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  You need to design an executive pitch for support and budget. They include Jordan Franks, Traction, Brian Stern, NewsGator,   Omar Divina, Socialtext. Having said that he said that social software is designed to build human process systems to deal with things that do not go right and also to plan for new efforts. This is the first in a series of my notes on the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston , June 14- 17.

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: What Ill Be Looking For

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vendors become part of a broader Connections platform environment - wouldnt it be great to have Moveable Type of WordPress as blogging options - or to have Confluence or Socialtext as wiki options - or to have Attensa, KnowNow or NewsGator as feed syndication platform options? In this lab you spend 30 minutes with a designer or researcher from one of our product teams. The more we show our work as we design, the better our final products can be.

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Collaborative Thinking: Social Presence: Time To Push The Reset Button

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Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Socializing At Work - No Longer A Waste Of Time | Main | Should NewsGator Worry About Microsoft? Connections Categories Attention Management AugmentedReality blogging Books BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment CiscoCollab Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0

The value of what you write and the value of conversational data « Enterprise 2.0 and the collaborative workspace

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Traction is architected with the content at the center of the design — the format is separate and can be applied at will (the only other toolset I’ve worked with that had this sort of powerful architecture was Ventura Publisher — but a different sort of a tool entirely).

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The Manager Who Thought He Could Create a Community | Sweettt.com (with triple T's)

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Sweettt.com (with triple T's) Living on the bountiful net The Manager Who Thought He Could Create a Community 6 days ago By Matt Simpson In my practice, I see many people who are tackling challenges within the collaborative process.

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Getting started with enterprise social networking :: Blog :: Headshift

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

A good example of this is the way Newsgator produces recommendations of popular or relevant news feeds you might want to consume, based on what your colleagues are reading.

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Social Software Vendor Roundup

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta See how were connected Connections February 2009 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Categories Attention Management blogging BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0

The Essence of Collaboration Is Selfishness - Gartner Blog Network

John Tropea - Delicious Community

It requires the right incentives and rules to attract designers to contribute to solve a problem for a company. For instance, when I did user research for building a new, more collaborative intranet years ago, believe me: I heard a lot of stories from all levels of organizations about Sharepoint, Jive, Socialtext, Yammer, MediaWiki, Newsgator, etc.) Why Gartner. Analysts. Research. Events. Consulting. About. Sign In. Register. Andrea DiMaio. A member of the Gartner Blog Network.

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Collaborative Thinking: Social Networking (?) With Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

design. How many design assumptions are being made that the social networking capabilities only exist within a SharePoint world? If so - how realistic is this design assumption - especially when you think about social networks that might span organizational boundaries? I would question some of the underlying design assumptions here. Collaborative Thinking. Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta. See how were connected. November 2008. Categories.

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5 Predictions for the Future of Collaboration - The Platform

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Jose Tormo Apr 21, 2009 Peter Drucker wrote that there is no one right organization design nor one right way to manage people.