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My Favorite Tweets for July 1 - 15 2011

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RT @CommunispaceCEO : Microsoft will open 75 more stores next 3 yrs: like Apple Stores, but with more color: [link]. AIG’s Advisor Group Kicks Open Door to Social Media For Reps [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason.

SharePoint Conference Australia and New Zealand: Workshops and a Session

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In July I will be attending and participating in both the Australian SharePoint Conference (Sydney, July 15-16) and the New Zealand SharePoint Conference (Auckland, July 22-23), put on and coordinated by Debbie Ireland and her team at ShareThePoint. This is on Monday July 14 in Sydney and Monday July 21 in Auckland. This will be on July 16 in Sydney (at 2.45pm) and July 22 in Auckland (at 11.30am).

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Keynote at the Digital Workplace Conference NZ

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In addition to the two workshops I will be presenting, I am delighted to announce here that I will be presenting the opening keynote for the conference. I counted back to check, but yes, I was there at the very first one in July 2009; and actually, it was at that first event that I released my second book SharePoint Roadmap. ). Conference Notes Michael's Happenings Microsoft Office 365In 5 weeks I’ll be up in Auckland for the Digital Workplace Conference.

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Microsoft SharePoint - Recent News (July 5, 2010)

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Means that users can preview documents and files within SharePoint, without opening the associated document or file. Layer2 offers Auto Tagger for SharePoint 2010. - For the automatic reasoning of tags to be assigned to list items and documents. - The reasoning engine analyzes a variety of inputs to decide which tag items to apply, including the contents of documents or files. - For SharePoint 2010. Available immediately.

News Updates (July 27, 2009)

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Roger comments on the possiblities opened by high-definition video and telepresence, as good alternatives to business travel. " Microsoft claimed that 4.7 In our last fiscal year (July 2008 - June 2009), more than 4.7 Benefits of "Enterprise Twitter".

Novell Vibe 3.3 Includes Seamless Integration with Microsoft Office

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  On a recent call I spoke with Tracy Smith, Senior Product Manager, and Julie Jones, Product Marketing Manager about the latest release of Novell Vibe.    Their current strategic direction is to focus on existing Novell customers with GroupWise, Open Enterprise Server and ZENworks and providing increased services to them. offers integration with Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010 as one of the major enhancements.

News Updates (July 8, 2009)

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The OffiSync add-on for integrating Microsoft Office and Google Apps will enter general availability in July. Once installed, the plug-in appears as a new tool bar in Microsoft Office applications and allows users to save their Office files online for access from any desktop or laptop computer using Google Apps and Docs; find specific files with Google search; and collaborate on documents with coworkers through Google Docs. Avanquest CallXpress 8.

News Updates (July 1, 2009)

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The survey is open from Monday 22 June 2009. " Cisco is contemplating the development of an online alternative to Microsoft Office. is considering development of a Web-based alternative to compete with Microsoft Corp's Office software. ThinkFree Server Enterprise furthermore offers the best round-trip Microsoft Office compatibility of any alternate office suite. Collaboration Survey in Australia.

News Updates (July 15, 2009)

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Xobni initially used the open-source Lucene search engine, but has created its own search technology to power Xobni Plus. Microsoft released three overview videos of SharePoint 2010, for IT pros and developers. Very cool and now developer can push the products to the business because of the tools Microsoft is about to supply. Xobni Plus. Xobni released Xobni Plus, a premium-edition of its Outlook plug-in for email management.

News Updates (July 31, 2009)

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I often find myself staring at Microsoft SharePoint and wondering how I can do more with it to enable a 21st century law firm; one in which attorneys, clients and staff can easily share ideas, expertise and information across time and distance. Open-Xchange 6.10 NewsGator Social Sites a Million. NewsGator said that one million business users are using Social Sites, its social networking integration for SharePoint. "

News Updates (July 24, 2009)

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Called Google Wave, the open-source tool will initially be offered to about 100,000 people who have volunteered to provide feedback. Binary Tree updated its Notes to Microsoft migration tools. CorasWorks Department Dashboard. CorasWorks released Department Dashboard, a collaboration solution for departments using SharePoint.

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

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Acquisition Might Mean To Microsoft Notes from the conference call this morning: Press release : "Transaction valued at approximately $44.6 helps Microsoft when it comes to search/advertising. Solid business boost for Microsoft without doubt.

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

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Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Social Software Vendor Roundup | Main | AP-AOL Instant Messaging Trends Survey » December 06, 2007 Microsoft Announces FeedSync But Its Strategy Remains Un-Syncd Personally, I find this very confusing. It also leaves Microsoft clients without a clear framework for how XML feeds and feed syndication comes together for those investing in the Microsoft platform.

Collaborative Thinking: Opening Up The Social Graph: An Identity Perspective

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Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « More On Presence And The Social Feed | Main | Google FeedServer » January 10, 2008 Opening Up The Social Graph: An Identity Perspective A worthwhile blog post from our Identity group.

Collaborative Thinking: Microsoft Eyes Future of Teleconferencing with RoundTable

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Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Reuters/Second Life US Congress launches probe into virtual economies | Main | Exchange Server 2007 Availability service » October 23, 2006 Microsoft Eyes Future of Teleconferencing with RoundTable Ive tracked the development of RoundTable for some time. Microsofts OneNote is an example but these types of tools typically dont receive a lot of strategic attention.

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Share2011 - On the Exhibition Floor with Open Text

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Key things: - talking about SharePoint site provisioning and archiving - see the product OpenText Application Governance & Archiving for Microsoft SharePoint. OpenText's biggest partners are Microsoft and SAP. Recently won Microsoft Global ISV of the Year (in July 2011).

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Opening Session

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Alistair Rennie Jeff Eisen (client), Russ Hoden (server): Version 8: Notes 8 UI improvements, open client, mentions Sametime Unyte. betted ID management, opening up Domino Directory, new data store (reduce mail file store, attachments, etc), Lotus Protector for e-mail security, Domino Design for Web 2.0

Collaborative Thinking: Getting People On The Same Page

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Main | Apple snags 14 percent of US-based PC retail sales in February » March 18, 2008 Getting People On The Same Page A challenge for many large organizations and not just vendors: Tim OBrien must have one of the more difficult jobs at Microsoft.

Twitter is Not a Social Network

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Social Network as the New Platform It’s not a perfect analogy, but Facebook is on its way to building a general purpose computing and communications platform with the same kind of power Microsoft held in its hay day.

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

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Open_Source. July 2008. With Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. This situation can influence decision-making - people may prefer to evolve with Microsoft over the next couple of years as they figure this space out - especially for internal deployments. Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog : Enabling and managing social networks (for business use) with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Microsoft Knowledge Network Team Blog.

Collaborative Thinking: Are Old-Tech Companies In Search Of A Fountain of Youth?

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that fountain of youth for Microsoft? Very astute (and intriguing) angle re: generational transitions - argued in the article below - especially given the departure of long-time Microsoft leadership recently. If Microsoft was willing to use Yahoo!

Collaborative Thinking: The Value Of Being A "Generalist"

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Facebook Developers | Integrating Facebook Chat Everywhere Subscribe to Collaborative Thinking Add me to your TypePad People list Archives May 2010 April 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 More.

2008 43 Raises $1.1 Million And Goes Open Source - ReadWriteWeb

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Million And Goes Open Source Written by Frederic Lardinois / June 28, 2008 11:00 AM / 6 Comments « Prior Post Next Post » The San Francisco based social groupware provider Going Open Source In open-sourcing its application,

Collaborative Thinking: Its All About Protecting The Member? Or, "How I Was Sold Out For 25 Cents".

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Interesting article from Fortune - on the one hand, it is comforting I suppose to see Microsoft (as well as other sites) concerned about the confidentiality aspects of harvesting contact information and correlating relationships across sites.

Collaborative Thinking: Integrating SharePoint And Confluence

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It would be valuable for Microsoft to continue down this path of providing well-defined and public interfaces (as opposed to vendor point-to-point deals) so that other blog and wiki vendors could integrate with the platform.

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

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IBM, Microsoft) are responding to this strategic middleware/infrastructure requirement that large enterprise customers will need as part of Web 2.0/Enterprise 2.0 Additionally, Microsoft needs to be much more clear on where it will be implementing Atom and AtomPub within SharePoint.

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Chess Match

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This represents the opening moves in a chess match between IBM anbd Microsoft that will evolve over the next two years. But what does this mean re: Microsoft? Microsoft offers extensions to the base product on Codeplex (e.g.,

Collaborative Thinking: Videos from ODC 2008

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Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Augmenting Search Via Tags & Bookmarks | Main | New Additions To My Bookshelf » February 22, 2008 Videos from ODC 2008 Some entertaining videos from the Microsoft Office Developer Conference.

Collaborative Thinking: Sametime 7.5 Asterisk

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& Asterisk IBMs approach to unified communications is anchored around applications, an important distinction from the current state of Microsofts effort which has been more centric to platform convergence. plug-in and integration with Asterisk (an open source PBX).

Lockheed Martin Launches Open-Source Social Networking Project - Application Development from eWeek

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Lockheed Martin, the nations largest defense contractor, has launched a new open-source project for enterprise social networking called Eureka Streams. " Eureka Streams provides an open platform to support agile decision makingand innovation, Lockheed Martin officials said.

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

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They were of the mindset that open sharing & having the organization and individuals benefit from a social platform. Jon Husband has forwarded this post to a SharePoint person at Microsoft.

Collaborative Thinking: Panning For Yahoo! Gold

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Given its focus on Microsofts offer - and survival in general - would the company welcome such deals? The Open Road - The Business and Politics of Open Source by Matt Asay - CNET Blogs February 14, 2008 in Commentary | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Panning For Yahoo!

/Message: The Architecture of Sociality: Building In Openness

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/Message « Blogs Go Mainstream: Advertising Toilets | Main | Stowe Boyd » September 05, 2007 The Architecture of Sociality: Building In Openness by Stowe Boyd A lot of discussion boiling recently about openness in social applications (like the Bill Of Rights movement manifesto and supporting comments , and Brad Fitzpatricks Thoughts On The Social Graph. I offer a thought about deductive openness, by which I mean a path of low resistance for developers of application.

Collaborative Thinking: LiquidTalk - Filling In The Daily Gaps

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Spy » January 31, 2008 LiquidTalk - Filling In The Daily Gaps Intriguing idea but not sure theres a long-term business model here - technically, the barrier to entry seems small (re: IBM, Microsoft, Oracle or some other best of breed vendor). Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Delver - Social Search As Another Relevancy Filter | Main | Ajaxonomy Hacks Together

FastForward Blog Says Farewell - Keep Connected

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  We began working with FAST, the search company and then Microsoft acquired them and continued the blog. He began in July 2007 and asked himself what were all these new tools going to be about? Large businesses that do not adopt the culture of openness and connectivity that the tools enable will miss much of the opportunity. After over fours years of posting the FastForward blog has closed. We started in December 2006.

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Open Parenthesis » Liveblogging Enterprise 2.0 - Jeffrey Stamps and Jessica Lipnack - Decide to Network

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Open Parenthesis » Liveblogging Enterprise 2.0 - Jeffrey Stamps and Jessica Lipnack - Decide to Network Adam Kovitz Says: June 19th, 2007 at 12:17 pm Despite the uphill battle of progress, we are seeing overwhelming evidence that there is a movement, albeit, a scattered one. Director at Optaros , a professional services firm offering strategy, design, development, and consulting services to enterprises interested in leveraging free and open source software.

Communities and Collaboration » Maximising the power of collective knowledge

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Linked Open Data. Open Source. Microsoft. July 2011. July 2010. July 2009. July 2008. July 2007. July 2006. We wanted to reduce development costs and open up the architecture to enable developers and entrepreneurs to create additional value. We would use open source software and adopt open standards (e.g. Communities and Collaboration. About. Speaking Engagements. Subscribe.

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Boston E20 Notes: Organization Next Workshop: Bridging the Participation Gap – Networks, Learning, and "Play"

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Julie LeMonie and Jim Kendall came up next. Julie has been involved in social computing and augmented realities for several decades. Microsoft did this for Windows7 release. Julie said that recreational gaming is different than enterprise gaming. They also found ways to get non-sales people involved in sales as experts by making to process more open. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston.

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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.

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

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Weinreich, personal communication, July 11, 2007). Microsofts Windows Live Spaces (a.k.a. Then, in July 2005, News Corporation purchased MySpace for $580 million (BBC, 2005), attracting massive media attention. Retrieved July 30, 2007 from [link] Backstrom, L.,

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