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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Inside Office

Watch the DemosOffice 2007 can help you and your family get things done faster and easier. Like organizing your household budget, making great school presentations and creating all kinds of great-looking documents.

December 10, 2008

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Can IT strengthen the economy?

At the Garner IT Expo in Orlando, Fla., Cisco CEO John Chambers predicts that as the economy turns, many company heads will be looking for flexibility along with cost effectiveness--aspects that video conferencing and social networking provide. He forsees that, soon, IT and business strategy will be so intertwined we won't know the difference between them. Interviewers: Ken Dulaney and Tom Bittman of Gartner.

October 15, 2008

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Oracle unveils Beehive

At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, Oracle President Charles Phillips and Chuck Rozwat, the company's executive vice president of product development, announced the release of Beehive. Beehive is an open, integrated communications system that includes instant messaging, video conferencing, and e-mail. They explained that collaboration is a snap when users have all their communications in one system and are still able to use any client or infrastructure.

September 22, 2008

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Cisco CIO: Rebecca Jacoby

Rebecca Jacoby, CIO of Cisco talks to ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das about adding new collaboration tools such as TelePresence and Unified Communications inside the enterprise. She also shares her views on managing IT for more than 50,000 employees worldwide, and why she’s been called one of the most extroverted CIOs in Silicon Valley.

September 16, 2008

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Slide CTO: Jeremiah Robison

Jeremiah Robison, CTO of Slide, makers of popular social networking apps, SuperPoke, TopFriends and SlideShow talks with CNET News' Dan Farber about what it takes to develop a technology infrastructure to support applications across a host of social network sites. Miller also discusses the company's unique relationship with Facebook as both competitor and partner in the area of application development.

September 9, 2008

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Getting on board with collaboration tools

At the Office 2.0 Conference in San Francisco, tech executives discuss how they trained clients and employees to be more comfortable using online collaboration tools. Speakers include Greg Biggers of Chordiant, Len Devanna of EMC, Michael Pusateri of Disney, and moderator Sam Lawrence of Jive Software.

September 8, 2008

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Google Apps adoption rates up

At the Office 2.0 Conference in San Francisco, Matthew Glotzbach, product management director of Google Enterprise, discusses the user acceleration of its Google Apps software. Glotzbach also shows a chart on how the company's Google Docs word processing product has surpassed Sun’s OpenOffice in the last year and is slowly gaining on Microsoft Office.

September 4, 2008

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Business meetings in Second Life

Joe Miller, VP of platforms and technology development at Linden Lab, explains how Second Life has become a competitor to Cisco’s Telepresence in conducting international meetings, group projects, and even recruiting and job training.

September 2, 2008

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Democrats: Twitter, text, or telephone?

How are the Democratic delegates getting out their party's message while at the Democratic National Convention? Are they texting like Obama? Social networking on Twitter or Facebook? Or relying on the old standards: phone and e-mail? CNET's Kara Tsuboi wanders Denver's Pepsi Center to find out.

August 28, 2008

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