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Adoption Strategies at Firms Using Central Desktop

Michael Sampson - Currents

In a month I’ll be attending and speaking at Collabosphere 2015 , the PGi / Central Desktop user conference in Austin TX. In advance of my two sessions I spoke with some Central Desktop customers about their adoption framework, and it was heartening to hear the strategies employed. – Making it fit to purpose.

Central Desktop: 9 Types of Collaborators

Michael Sampson - Currents

Collaboration

Central Desktop User Conference - September 2011

Michael Sampson - Currents

Central Desktop have announced today its first ever user conference - coming up in September 2011. Learn more: Collabosphere 2011.

Central Desktop - Web Based Team Collaboration and Productivity Software

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Quick Tour Central Desktops SaaS social technology platformis built for next-generation business teams that want to save time, cut costs and manage daily workactivities. Web-Based Software Central Desktop for Salesforce.com Why Central Desktop? What Others are Saying See How Customers are using Central Desktop!

Common Ground - by Central Desktop

Michael Sampson - Currents

Common Ground is built on Central Desktop's award-winning collaboration platform and is the first solution on the market to integrate an online review and approve process for creative files. As I've said before on this blog, I have long been impressed with what Central Desktop has developed over the past 5 years. My Comments.

Moxie Offers Free Desktop Sync Capability for Moxie Spaces

Portals and KM

The desktop sync capability provides the ability to work offline in the Windows desktop environment. You can see a sample screen below.

Collabosphere 2012—Central Desktop's Annual Collaboration Conference

Michael Sampson - Currents

Central Desktop's annual collaboration conference for customers and partners is happening October 21 to 23 in Santa Monica. Conference Notes

Kudos to Central Desktop - User Adoption & Training

Michael Sampson - Currents

Link: Central Desktop Help Center - User Adoption & Training. And, without a doubt, I appreciate the link to my book in there too.

What is Next for Desktop Productivity Tools?

Portals and KM

According to a new Forrester report, The Next Wave of O?ce ce Productivity. by Sheri McLeish with Matthew Brown and Joseph Dang, Microsoft Office continues to dominate both in the enterprise and at home to no surprise. However, changes are affecting enterprise productivity strategies, such as Web 2.0, enterprise 2.0, and the consumerization of IT.

Intuit QuickBase Moving Desktop Database Users into Enterprise 2.0

Portals and KM

There is both an increase in cloud offerings to enhance connectivity and an increased connectivity between desktop applications and web services.

User Adoption Strategies: The Central Desktop Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

This report analyzes the use and effectiveness of user adoption strategies for the Central Desktop service, among a reference group of current Central Desktop client organizations. Central Desktop Plus Other Tools (Question 1). Smaller Organizations Use Central Desktop (Question 2). Published: March 2010. Strategy 1.

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User Adoption Strategies: The Central Desktop Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

This report analyzes the use and effectiveness of user adoption strategies for the Central Desktop service, among a reference group of current Central Desktop client organizations. Central Desktop Plus Other Tools (Question 1). Smaller Organizations Use Central Desktop (Question 2). Published: March 2010. Strategy 1.

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Desktop Search: What Would You Recommend?

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of my clients is looking for a search product, at the desktop level. they disallow Google search on the desktop, due to performance reasons. Here's the situation: - they use Exchange 2007 and Outlook 2007. they use Symantec Enterprise Vault to archive email. they find the search tool in Outlook 2007 no good.

Box SimpleShare: Seamless Integration Between Desktop and the Cloud

Michael Sampson - Currents

Box announced SimpleShare , a desktop application for seamlessly sending files, images and screencasts to the cloud: " Today, the Box team is happy to introduce our newest desktop application, SimpleShare. You can even drag files from your desktop to the SimpleShare icon to instantly send them to Box. ". Collaboration Software

New Report: User Adoption Strategies for Central Desktop Users

Michael Sampson - Currents

The first document is now done: the analysis of the results from over 200 organizations using the Central Desktop service. Somewhere people have to be trained on the basic concepts of the tool—how to describe Central Desktop, what its various tools are, how it works conceptually. However, that’s only half of the truth.

Make or Break User Adoption Strategies – my talk at Collabosphere 2015

Michael Sampson - Currents

In late September I had the privilege of attending and speaking at the Collabosphere 2015 conference in Austin TX, hosted by Central Desktop. Thanks much to the Central Desktop team for their scheduling flexibility at the last minute. It was great to be there. It’s #5 in the above playlist, if it doesn’t display directly.

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Central Desktop Using Twitter for Sales, Service, and Brand Monitoring Conversations

Portals and KM

I have written about Central Desktop several times (e.g. Central Desktop Moves Up with Enterprise Edition and How Barack Obama is Using Web and Enterprise 2.0 in the US Primary Campaign Through Central Desktop ). If they saw conversations about Central Desktop or relevant social media issues, they would join the conversation.

The dangers of mixing web and desktop

Web Community Forum

Making web apps more desktop-like means removing security features. …might be overplayed. On one level it sounds a little ridiculous.

The dangers of mixing web and desktop

Web Community Forum

Making web apps more desktop-like means removing security features. …might be overplayed. On one level it sounds a little ridiculous.

Google’s Purchase of Video Compression Provider On2 Moves it Closer to Desktop TV

Portals and KM

Google recently purchased video compression provider On2 Technologies for about $106.5M. As Gartner’s Andrew Fran k writes, this is a “relatively small sum in the heady world of Internet valuations, for a company that’s been steadily losing money on less than $20M in annual revenue.” Google appears to want to be a player in the future of television.

Collabosphere – a Month Away

Michael Sampson - Currents

In a month I’ll be in Austin TX for the Collabosphere conference hosted by Central Desktop / PGi.

Collabosphere 2015 in late September (Austin, TX)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In late September, Central Desktop, a PGi company will be hosting its annual conference in Austin TX – Collabosphere 2015. Sad but true.

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Crap free computers | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have let my replacement cycle get out of synch and am going to have to replace both my desktop and my laptop, but the laptop is more mission critical. I’m currently keeping my laptop together with tape and prayers. My Mac friends chide me to go Mac. I dread Vista, but I am also fed up with the religious zeal part of the Mac/PC debate.

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Surface Studio – the Surface Hub for Professionals?

Michael Sampson - Currents

At its reveal event in New York yesterday, Microsoft introduced the Surface Studio, its first desktop computer under the Surface brand.

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Aligning Collaboration with Business Processes

Portals and KM

Forrester recently issued a new report, The State Of Collaboration Software Implementations: 2011 by TJ Keitt with Matthew Brown and Joseph Dang.

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Questions about Emergent Learning

Jenny Connected

Have the following documents either printed out or downloaded onto your desktop. But two have stuck in my mind: 1. Palette 2.0.1.png.

Rethinking File Access

Michael Sampson - Currents

Project Infinite will enable users to seamlessly and securely access all their Dropbox files from the desktop, regardless of how much space they have available on their hard drives. Everything in the company’s Dropbox that you’re given access to, whether it’s stored locally or in the cloud, will show up in Dropbox on your desktop.

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Rethinking File Access

Michael Sampson - Currents

Project Infinite will enable users to seamlessly and securely access all their Dropbox files from the desktop, regardless of how much space they have available on their hard drives. Everything in the company’s Dropbox that you’re given access to, whether it’s stored locally or in the cloud, will show up in Dropbox on your desktop.

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April Fool’s Day

Michael Sampson - Currents

Changing my mother’s desktop background—a picture of our family—to the same picture with my youngest brother’s face pasted over everyone else’s. I was subjected to a number of April Fool’s Day pranks today, as recounted by one of my sons : Happy April Fool’s Day! Last night and this morning provided a lot of laughs for me.

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April Fool’s Day

Michael Sampson - Currents

Changing my mother’s desktop background—a picture of our family—to the same picture with my youngest brother’s face pasted over everyone else’s. I was subjected to a number of April Fool’s Day pranks today, as recounted by one of my sons : Happy April Fool’s Day! Last night and this morning provided a lot of laughs for me.

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Adoption Strategies for Unified Communications

Michael Sampson - Currents

An engineering firm expanded from Europe into the United States, and was able to use desktop video meetings to keep managers aligned and in touch with each other. Desktop phones are removed. During 2014 I expanded the scope of my adoption research to the unified communications (UC) area. Organizational Chaos (from stage 1).

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Outlook 2016

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week Microsoft announced details of Office 2016 for the Windows desktop. The details included new features for Outlook: - We’ve replaced the RPC-based sync with a new Internet-friendly MAPI-HTTP protocol that supports Exchange/Outlook connectivity. Microsoft Office 365

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Round-Trip Editing in Connections Content Manager

Michael Sampson - Currents

For example, a Word document, will be opened with the desktop app of Office 365. As part of the announcement around Mac Sync, Luis from IBM also mentioned that round-trip editing is available for Connections Content Manager : IBM Connections Content Manager (CCM) users can now do round-trip editing. At least that’s what I hope it means.

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Tablets in the Enterprise in 2011

Portals and KM

  Ted notes that desktop virtualization may be the answer.  By running client applications on a server or an employee’s PC, you can make them available safely through a virtual desktop. He adds that tablets may be the killer motivator to embrace desktop virtualization. Over 15 million iPads have been sold.

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Jing Project: Visual conversation starts here. Mac or Windows.

Delicious/tag/cp2tech02

Snap a picture of anything on your desktop. Weblog. Send Feedback. Video Tour. Capture, record, share. Communication is evolving. Capture Images. Record Video. Record video of what you do, or what you see. Share Online. Instantly uploaded. Share in email, IM, or blogs. Download. For Mac OS X. Download. For Windows. Video tour. Try it, youâ??ll

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Microsoft OneNote for Mac

Michael Sampson - Currents

direct scanning from desktop scanners to OneNote. - … and more. OneNote for Mac. Your notes can be styled however you like. Comments.

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How To Add Custom URL to Google Plus G+

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

A: Currently, the claiming process is only supported on desktop. How to get a custom URL for Google Plus. Replaces gplus.to Pro tip! A: No.

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harmon.ie Goes Mobile, Bringing SharePoint to the iPad

Portals and KM

Now business users can work on a presentation from their desktop, drag-and-drop it to SharePoint, and send a link to colleagues using harmon.ie I have written about harmon.ie several times. See for example - Harmon.ie Provides Social Email to Help Drive Enterprise Collaboration Adoption. in Microsoft Outlook or IBM Lotus Notes.

My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #2

Elsua

I use it on my Web browsers on my Mac or the desktop app to save items to read later. Thus without much further ado, here we go: . It’s Blogo.

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NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint

Portals and KM

The desktop client allows you to participate in the Social Sites environment without being inside the platform. platform so I am staring here.