The Further Integration of Cloud Services

Portals and KM

Their platform offers a means for workers with little coding experience to create applications and workflows that integrate with its core SaaS CRM offering. It is also a good thing as it enhances the integration required to really make enterprise 2.0

2013 181

Polycom Integrations and Extensions for Lync 2013

Michael Sampson - Currents

At the Lync Conference, Polycom announced new capabilities for integrating Lync 2013 with Polycom equipment: " Together, Polycom® RealPresence® video and voice solutions and Microsoft Lync unify communications across work environments - on the go, home and work offices, conference rooms, and immersive theaters. Integrations include: - A forthcoming room based video conferencing system, that integrates with Lync 2013.

2013 118

Newsgator Integrates Social Software into Core Work Process

Portals and KM

When asked how can NewsGator make social more useful, they were told to integrate it into work processes. This was already happening for some work with their SharePoint integration. Below you can see a sample workflow request.

Integrating the Interactions with the Transactions

Portals and KM

I recently read about the Five Top Challenges of Integrating Social Media Data with Business Applications by Elias Terman on the CTOEdge. However, as I wrote in Putting Social Media to Work , to be effective these systems that support interactions have to integrated with the systems of record that support transactions.  The biggest failure is the lack of workflow integration to  drive culture change.”.

BroadVision’s Clearvale Offers Integrated Enterprise Social Networking Platform

Portals and KM

However, these are often different programs using different tools that are not integrated.   You can create separate networks for each group but manage them as an integrated system. If they had done both he asked how many have integrated the two.

Novell Vibe 3.3 Includes Seamless Integration with Microsoft Office

Portals and KM

offers integration with Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010 as one of the major enhancements. This integration provides rich additional functionality to Office users. It includes tight integrations with Novell GroupWise 2012, giving users access and interaction across Vibe and GroupWise content from one place, bridging the gap between personal and team productivity to make people more efficient throughout their work day.

2012 183

Socialtext Continues to Focus on Workplace Integration

Portals and KM

Eugene said that when Socialtext Signals and its microblogging capability, was introduced in 2008 the focus was on integration from the start. As I wrote in my 2010 interview with Ross Mayfield, it is fully integrated with the complete Socialtext platform. I recently added in a post, Putting Social Media to Work , this integration is what enterprise 2.0 The platforms that Socialtext can easily integrate with include SharePoint and

Moxie Integrates with Collaboration and Communication Software

Michael Sampson - Currents

Moxie Software announced new integration options between Employee Spaces and various other enterprise collaboration and communication tools, including SharePoint, Outlook, Skype (for presence availability), and Atlassian Confluence, among others: " Microsoft SharePoint Integration. Microsoft Outlook Integration. Moxie Software has built bi-directional integration between Microsoft Outlook and Employee Spaces.

Collaborative Thinking: Marketwire Unveils Social Media 2.0

Collaborative Thinking

Marketwire, a full-service newswire and communications workflow solutions provider, today introduces Social Media 2.0, Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Yahoo! Nokia?

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Work Life Integration

2011 264

10 Strategies for Integrating Learning and Work (part 2)


In my last post I listed ten strategies for integrating learning with work. They are a combination of concepts and methods that build knowledge and bring learning into day to day activities and workflow. 10 STRATEGIES FOR INTEGRATING LEARNING AND WORK. However, from the perspective of integrating learning and work, social media is a technical platform (like none before it) for sharing, collaborating and communicating while work is being accomplished.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

s products also includes enhancements that address the issues that have impeded the adoption of community-driven collaboration technologies in the enterprise, such as integration with existing business applications, manageability, ease-of-use, measurability and ROI.

‘Communities’ and ‘Networks’: A Conceptual and Linguistic 2.0 Mess | Sonnez en cas d'absence


Reply Giles (Webconomist) says: 02/12/2009 at 14:16 Great write-up; added to the complexities of the technology is how workflow and communications amongst various elements in an organization are governed.

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Cisco Acquired Versly - to Connect Collaboration Tools with Microsoft Office

Michael Sampson - Currents

Based in San Francisco, Versly integrates collaboration capabilities via a plug-in into Microsoft Office applications, simplifying the way people work by enabling more effective collaboration around content in documents, spreadsheets, presentations and email. Furthermore, the integration with Versly will drive productivity improvements for organizations and their knowledge workers, many of whom are among the 600 million Microsoft Office users." ".

Aligning Collaboration with Business Processes

Portals and KM

He adds, “To realize benefits of collaborative business processes, though, (implementations professionals) must work to integrate these tools into business processes like product development and workflows.”.

2011 198

WebDAM and Box Collaborate to Streamline Digital Asset Management and File Sharing

Portals and KM

  Ron said that Box has adopted a great strategy of integrating with best of breed complementary apps. They paired up with WebDAM to establish a two-way integration capability. It gives them streamlined workflow and automates many steps. Now you can send files into Box for collaboration and into WebDAM for workflow tasks, such as approvals.

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Community mapping with Kumu: making sense of your community network

Making CommunitySense

Web-based environment , so that parts of maps and views – each with their own permalink – can be shared and integrated with the daily activities of participants. Collaborative sensemaking.

2016 205

Putting Social Media to Work

Portals and KM

For years I saw and wrote that the only knowledge management efforts (where I had direct contact) that were successful were those that were integrated into work processes.  A number of the vendors that I have been talking with are coming to this conclusion and making integration with workflow oriented enterprise apps a priority.  The biggest failure is the lack of workflow integration to  drive culture change.”

News Roundup – Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014

Michael Sampson - Currents

Nintex customers are “ are embracing the Nintex mobile and cloud-based digital forms, together with the workflow systems, to drive efficiencies within operational processes and to enable a stronger management support framework. “ Colligo Briefcase for Mac … Colligo released Colligo Briefcase for Mac , which integrates SharePoint into the Finder application on a Mac. Nintex Workflow for Office 365 won three awards, and Nintex Forms for Office 365 won two awards.

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Review of Digital Workplace Trends 2013: Part Three – Selected Details

Portals and KM

As I wrote, it is integrating the interactions with the transactions and tying the social to business process where real change will occur.  The biggest failure is the lack of workflow integration to  drive culture change.”. Always think integrated.

2013 205

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


It integrates fully with a whole bunch of third party apps as well, which is a really nice capability to have, but the one that makes it even worth while on its own is the integration with Slack. Well, that app is Workflow.

2016 169

My New Role with AppFusions

Portals and KM

Off-the-shelf integration solutions can enable serious breakthroughs in establishing essential Enterprise application connections quickly, and efficiently. They believe, and I agree, that business information and process management should be handled by a collection of systems that make up an integrated whole. AppFusions integration connectors bring together engineering and business systems. Jive’s Platform Enables Comprehensive Enterprise Integration.

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Notes on "Social Business: Moving the Business Needle Forward" at AusLUG 2013 - Chris Crummey, IBM

Michael Sampson - Currents

For social areas - social networking, social analytics, social content, and social integration. It's integrated and seamless by design. -. integrating Connections into Notes 9 Social Edition, Microsoft Outlook and Office, and Mobile Clients. Various Microsoft customers say, "IBM integrates better with Outlook and Internet Explorer than Microsoft does." Want to integrate other applications into there. Can approve an SAP workflow item. -.

2013 146

News from the SharePoint Conference 2012

Michael Sampson - Currents

Nintex released updates to Nintex Workflow and Nintex Forms to support SharePoint 2013. Both products include new mobility support (for Windows 8 and iOS), social capabilities (for connecting with and provisioning to social tools and services), and cloud compatibility (for running workflows in the cloud). Nintex Integrates with Yammer. Nintex announced that its workflow product now integrates with Yammer.

2012 122

Boston E20 Notes: Designing Social Applications

Portals and KM

Most organizations will adopt a commercial or open source enterprise social platform rather than trying to create their own, but they still will face the challenge of adapting it to their environment and integrating applications that predate the social software era.”. Ellen discussed a chart on common need use case integrations driving platform E2.0   There are many system platform types, many E20 system flavors, and common needs/use case integrations

Giving Social Media a Good Job

Portals and KM

Social Task Management - When Social Business Got Down to Work , provides a very useful set of tasks that can help integrate social media into work processes. This is an issue I have been discussing here (see for example - Putting Social Media to Work and Integrating the Interactions with the Transactions ) but Luis takes the argument to a more precise level by giving social media an excellent job. One of Luis Suarez’s several commentaries on the Boston Enterprise 2.0,

2012 126

Enterprise Social Software Will be Pervasive by 2016 - Perhaps

Portals and KM

If social software is outside the workflow and not integrated with traditional apps then it is facilitating coffee room conversations. You have to integrate the new social tools with the traditional apps. You have to link the new school systems of engagement with the old school systems of record (see - Integrating the Interactions with the Transactions and Maybe Enterprise 2.0

2016 169

Igloo Offers Comprehensive Platform for Social Business

Portals and KM

  Set up is easy as it integrates with Active Directory and provides a comprehensive means for application integration that I will cover later. There are pre-packages integrations with widely used tools like Salesforce and SharePoint.

2012 198

SpringCM Enhances Its Mobile Capabilities and Offers Enhanced Support for

Portals and KM

I like their more to integrate with the most prevalent cloud based CRM system. I have written about how the newer systems of engagement need to integrate with the older systems of record for real progress to be made. Here is a sample screen showing Saleforce integration.

2011 169

LumoFlow - "Social Workspaces" Designed for Distributed Teamwork

Michael Sampson - Currents

A variety of tools so teams can work together, such as calendars, tasks, and project plans including the ability to estimate upcoming workflow. Bart from Lumo Research left a comment on my blog post re "email vs. collaboration tool" from earlier this week.

Document Co-Authoring - Recent News (Monday, June 21)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Integrates with major document management systems. Harmony is a sidebar for Outlook, for integration with SharePoint. - TextFlow released an integration with Google Docs. The Google integration is one of three editions of TextFlow that's available. New options to better support a collaborative document creation workflow. Litera IDS is a collaborative document co-authoring solution.

2010 104

What Does It Actually Mean to Offer a "Platform"? - Reconsidering the SharePoint Decision

Michael Sampson - Currents

email integration between Outlook and SharePoint for dragging-and-dropping email messages and attachments into a SharePoint document library, and records management that works. Workflow functionality. Firms often need to buy Nintex Workflow or K2 to make workflow usable.

2011 167

My App Gap Posts for September 2009

Portals and KM

Features, and SAP Integration. RightNow Enhances Cloud Monitor and Graphical Workflow Design Capabilities. My App Gap Posts for September 2009. Here are my App Gap posts for September. In addition to the Fast Forward blog (see side bar for links), I am writing in another Corante blog, the App Gap, sponsored by QuickBase, The posts began toward the end of January 2008. In this case, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in.

2009 116

Share2011 - Keynote: Looking at the Business Solutions of SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Online (Jerry Smith, Microsoft)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Organizations should see SharePoint as an in integral part of your information management strategy. When the order is submitted, it kicks off an approval workflow in SharePoint. Jerry from Microsoft is at the Share conference for the second year.

2011 142

Enterprise 2.0 User Profile from Forrester

Portals and KM

tools, they remain on the periphery of an information worker’s workflow.” These results show that enterprise social media needs to be further integrated into the workflow to be relevant and effective. Forrester has released a useful report, The Enterprise 2.0 User Profile: 2011 , by TJ Keitt with Matthew Brown, Rob Koplowitz, and Heather Martyn.

2011 141

Interactions 2012 - Intranets that Delight and Amaze - James Robertson #iic12 @s2d_james

Michael Sampson - Currents

CRS Australia integrated outstanding tasks from SAP to the intranet. using workflows and approvals to get away from dumb, manual processes. James Robertson from Step Two Designs is presenting the opening keynote at Interactions 2012 in London, on intranets that delight and amaze. Key points: - Intranets are changing. But what are we working towards? We need to aim for something more than meeting a minimum standard - eg., search works.

2012 117

Moxie Spaces Enhances Customer Engagement

Portals and KM

Moxie has taken this a step further with an integration of these domains. But this is a product that is integrated with the externally facing one. I have written Moxie before see ( Moxie Provides a Social Workspace Through Employees Spaces ).

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IGLOO Software Embeds MicroStrategy BI Tools for Social Insight

Michael Sampson - Currents

IGLOO Software announced a partnership with MicroStrategy , for the integration of MicroStrategy's business intelligence tools into IGLOO's social business suite: " The solution will allow IGLOO customers to track user participation, influence, activity and engagement in a social intranet or extranet. As social technologies are introduced to business, workflow and employee interactions become more and more visible.

News Updates (June 5, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

This is a Software-as-a-Service application which permits companies to create private workspaces, upload company documents and share large files at the same time maintaining full version control and document integrity. Nintex Workflow. The latest edition of Understanding SharePoint is focused on explaining Nintex Workflow, a third-party workflow tool for SharePoint. IBM Touting Customer Wins.

2009 89

Delivering Success with SharePoint: Jumpstart Session (Share2012, Atlanta)

Michael Sampson - Currents

It integrates with other Microsoft products, eg, Outlook for calendaring. - (2) SharePoint enables the business - for automating processes, or developing solutions. -. Very easy to use out-of-the-box workflows for routing items. Dux is kicking off the Share 2012 conference in Atlanta. The conference starts tomorrow morning, and this afternoon is the pre-conference jumpstart. There's about 180 people attending.

Notes on “Deployment of SharePoint 2013 document, records and collaboration solution at AUT” (Alan Marshall, Stephen McWilliams, Shelley Tasele)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Plus various AUT wide information, events, and processes. - … … governance included decisions around authentication, integration with other systems at AUT, etc. - … … using RecordPoint for records management. Day two of the New Zealand SharePoint Conference is starting.

2014 156

Are We In A "Post E2.0 Era"?

Collaborative Thinking

Free of up-front workflow. Portals represented the best-in-class capability back then to enable contextual collaboration since application and collaboration portlets could be composed into a single, integrated user experience. While there were plenty of technology limitations, it’s important to historically note that today’s siren call to integrate social tools into business apps and processes is not a new idea.

2012 168

News Updates (January 26, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Collaboration: Workflow, not Tools. Jono talks through his thinking around focusing collaboration on the workflow, not the tooling. " The natural temptation was to say “let’s just set up a wiki and be done with it”, but instead we sat down and explored our workflow. Biscom supports the integration of faxing with SharePoint libraries. TimeBridge Business Plus. TimeBridge added a new business plan to its meeting scheduling service.

2010 109