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Wikis for Small Businesses

Wiki CustomerVision just announced RapidWiki, a Wiki service for small business. The $100 a month Wiki service gives companies what they would expect from a Wiki - editable pages, ability to post a wide range of media, and a variety of templates.

August 28, 2007 by Dave Greenfield


Verizon's New Collaboration Service

Verizon Business just announced its Integrated Communications Package (ICP) as part of its VoIP portfolio. As discussed in a post back in May, this Unified Communications service will enable customers of its Hosted IP Centrex service to control their core communication functions from software on their PCs.

August 21, 2007 by Dave Greenfield


Microsoft-Cisco: Let The Cold War Begin

Today's joint press conference from Cisco CEO John Chambers and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer contained the usual blather about "cooperation," "interoperability,"and the "importance of working together" that accompanies these sorts of announcements. You can see/read the gory details here.

August 20, 2007 by Dave Greenfield

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Quantifying the Impact of Information Overload

Thanks to Intel's Nathan Zeldes, David Sward, Sigal Lounchheim for such a thorough job quantifying the impact of information overload or what they call "Infomania":On average, knowledge workers can expect three minutes of uninterrupted work on any task before being interrupted. Sources of interruption include e–mail, instant messages, phone calls, text messages, co–workers, and other distractions.

August 15, 2007 by Dave Greenfield


Gazool: A New Kind of Enterprise Search

Startup Attomic Labs has a fresh take on social networking in the enterprise. It’s Gazool search engine, still in alpha, is the first enterprise-oriented, community-based metasearch tool that I’ve come across.

August 15, 2007 by Dave Greenfield


The Essence of Team Think

If you're like me then you've worked as part of a team of one kind or a another. And perhaps you too have grown frustrated over how difficult it can be to get folk to work together.

August 14, 2007 by Dave Greenfield