Collaboration

For many companies, collaboration remains the Holy Grail. Key players include Citrix, Cisco and Microsoft as well as many startups aiming to bring collaboration to the enterprise. The big question: Will collaboration be a new market or a feature in larger enterprise applications from the likes of Oracle and SAP?

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TechLines 3: mining social info for business

At the TechLines future of email debate held this month, IBM general manager of Lotus Software and WebSphere Portal Alistair Rennie said that social networking will be useful in the business, not necessarily for communications purposes, but rather to glean data to improve the workforce.

August 27, 2010 by Suzanne Tindal

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TechLines 1: avoiding email bankruptcy

Everyone complains about the volume of email and says they can never be on top of it, but according to a recent technology panel discussing the future of email, that's because we're not using the technology properly.

August 22, 2010 by Suzanne Tindal

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TechLines Live Stream 2010

On August 12, at noon, ZDNet Australia presented a live broadcast on the future of email. Featuring a panel of local and global communications experts, this discussion delved into the issues and challenges facing email in its current state, and looked at how social media is changing the way we exchange information.

August 11, 2010 by Staff Writer

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Facebook's competitive advantage

At a Churchill Club event in Mountain View, Calif., All Things Digital's Kara Swisher talks to David Kirkpatrick, author of "The Facebook Effect," about why the company is now the No. 1 social network. Kirkpatrick points to genuine identity and authentication, and a focus on technology as key factors for its success.

June 28, 2010

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Instant Messaging Policy

TechRepublic's Instant Messaging Policy covers the use of instant messaging software and services by employees. It can help you establish both guidelines for proper use of instant messaging and...

March 3, 2013

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IBM: Rethinking mobile e-mail

At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Jeff Pierce, manager of Mobile Computer Research at IBM, shows off the company's prototype mobile e-mail client. He also compares different usage patterns for how people use e-mail from their mobile devices and desktops.

May 6, 2010

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A case study: The danger of 'freemium'

At mediabistro.com's Freemium Summit in San Francisco, Mailchimp CEO Ben Chestnut discusses the abuse that ensued after his e-mail marketing service Mailchimp started using a "freemium" model for his business. While user base grew 240 percent in seven months, he also faced new obstacles such as "fuzzy spam." Chestnut talks about his business challenges with spam and what he's doing now to fight it.

March 31, 2010

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Cracking the carpool conundrum with new collaboration software

Getting employees to rideshare has always been a difficult challenge for businesses. But Paul McGrath, CEO of Ridespring may have an answer. He’s developed web-based software that organizes carpooling into a one-stop destination, so users can share their daily commute information across the organization more easily. The software also has incentives built-in, so the more employees carpool the more likely they are to be rewarded for ridesharing.

March 25, 2010

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The Future Of... Data Encryption

Digital memories are long. Emails, images, and documents sent today can resurface years from now, but new software could help ensure that what happens online, doesn't have to live there eternally. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explains how 'Vanish," the work of researchers at the University of Washington, Seattle, uses peer-to-peer networks to create unique encryption keys.

February 1, 2010

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Do you Google Wave?

If you want attention online, then mention that you have a couple of Google Wave invites to giveaway and watch all manner of people you've never met pander to be worthy of your generosity. But what about in the real world? Do people even know what Google Wave is?

December 15, 2009 by Colin Ho and

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The decade in tech: Top 5 stories of the 00s

From the Google IPO, to the rise of social networking, it's been an important decade for tech innovation, CBSNews.com Executive Editor Charles Cooper talks to ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan about the five most important tech events of the decade and what they mean for the technology industry going forward.

December 15, 2009

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Walt Mossberg: What's new in tech this holiday season?

At a Churchill Club event, ZDNet talked with Wall Street Journal personal technology columnist Walt Mossberg. He showed us some new gadgets for the holidays, including the new Barnes & Noble Nook; Bayer's new USB-enabled diabetic monitor; the iLane, a portable e-mail messaging device for your car; and the Acer Netbook running Google's Android OS.

December 4, 2009

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Applying unified communications

Sponsored: Thuy Ha, director of product management at Qwest Communications, discusses a practical framework for unified communications. Ha explains how to build a foundation on a converged network, then add layers such as mobility, conferencing and collaboration.The content for this video was sponsored and provided by Qwest Communications.

October 1, 2009

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