This weekend saw the start of the 2010 SXSW (South by Southwest) media conference and festival held in Austin, Texas. The interactive portion, which lasts through March 16, has received a lot of media attention, especially two specific topics- privacy and a new use for GPS-like service.
David Greenfield delivers practical information about tools and technologies that enable organizational teams to work more effectively with one another.
Less than two weeks ago the newsroom at AT&T went crazy releasing two, three, even four times the number of stories that are typically released in a day's time. What was all the hype?
Hearing about the Toyota recall and extent to which the company has gone towards compensating Toyota owners makes me wonder what would happen if software manufacturers had to live up to the standards placed on car companies?Imagine, the letter from Microsoft, for that matter, addressing Windows operators (as the PC Guy attempts to shrug off the consolation of his Mac counterpart):Dear Loyal Windows User (they hope!
In light of the recent Google hacking, businesses might reconsider their cloud-based strategies. Ostensibly cloud-based services can offer business a better security profile at a lower price point than would be possible if companies built the services themselves.
Salesforce, Inc has been receiving a lot of attention recently because of the release of the beta version of their new collaboration application- Chatter. Now the company is pushing the mobile as well.
The private beta of SalesForce Chatter has gone live for one hundred companies with much excitement. As you might recall, we covered Chatter last November.
An annual appreciation for European Technology is once again set to take place. On Thursday, March 11, 2010, showcasing companies, live speakers, judges, and a public crowd will participate in this year's Plugg Conference at the Belgacom Surf House in Brussels.
Motorola has grabbed some serious attention in the cell phone market at the start of 2010 with three new smartphone designs. The Backflip, DEVOUR, and Cliq have or are planned to hit the market in the very near future, and there is one for nearly everyone as they have been picked up by three of the top cell phone carriers in the country- AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile.
BlackBerry mobile smartphones are meant to make life easier, while making you more mobile and with the right applications, it will do just that for the business professional. Here's five apps that we really like.
Real-time meets wiki meets click to call at PBWorks. The hosted collaboration company just added PBVoice - a new click-to-call feature called that aims to provide instant conference calling to any member of the wiki group.
If you have not heard of the new Apple iPad . . . Seriously, who hasn’t?
Another low-cost HD video system introduced today is the latest sign that 2010 will be spent pushing megaprecise video tech into our businesses and homes. To me that's all very nice, spending an inordinate amount of time overseas, but the reality is that before any HD video play has much play at home or work, interoperability is going to have to be addressed.
More often than not these days, I’ve seen SharePoint function moving towards the platform of group collaboration activity. In August, for example, Spigit moved its innovation management platform onto SharePoint, bringing prediction and idea markets to the group platform.
Salesforce is announcing today a Salesforce Chatter, an enteprise collaboration application akin to Facebook. The move puts SalesForce in competition with offerings from other providers, including IBM Lotus.
A few weeks after Cisco's Tandberg acquisition, peripheral manufacturer Logitech has announced that it was acquiring LifeSize for $405 million in cash. LifeSize provides high definition (HD) video communication solutions.