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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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 penalties...

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Office productivity: Has Microsoft blown it?

Office productivity: Has Microsoft blown it?

Microsoft has dominated the 'office productivity' tools market for decades and is a de facto way of working in most companies. Having significantly held back innovation in the last 10 years, Office is arguably reaching the end of its useful life as modern digital tools make it look like an old bureaucratic anachronism.

July 22, 2015 by in Enterprise Software

Motorola introduces Motoblur

At the Mobilize conference held in San Francisco, Motorola unveiled a new user interface based around social networking. The Android OS-based skin will feature live widgets for integrating sites like Twitter, Facebook, and MySpace, as well as aggregating contact details, and displaying recent status updates during calls.

September 10, 2009 by in Mobility

Doing business on Facebook: What are the risks?

At the Always On Summit at Stanford University, business executives discuss the risks involved in developing applications and businesses on social networks with proprietary platforms. Panelists include Gerry Campbell, CEO of Collecta; Max Ventilla, CEO of Aardvark; Shervin Pishevar, CEO of Social Gaming Network; and moderator Bambi Francisco, CEO of

August 5, 2009 by in Collaboration

Cisco CEO: 'Video is the killer app'

At Cisco Live in San Francisco, CEO John Chambers talks about the key technologies he envisions growing the Internet of the future. Chambers discusses video as an important part of the company's strategy, enabling better collaboration technologies such as Cisco's TelePresence.

June 30, 2009 by in Cisco

Google demos prototype of mobile Gmail app

At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Google VP of Engineering Vic Gundrota showed off the prototype of a new Web-based Gmail app that could one day be used on any smartphone. By using HTML 5 standards, he predicts, developers will no longer have to choose just one platform to write for. When the app is released, users will be able to archive and use their e-mail even when not online. Moderator: Tim O'Reilly, founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media

April 3, 2009 by in Enterprise Software

Palm announces WebOS platform, Mojo messaging service

At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Palm Senior Vice President of Applications and Services Michael Abbott announced an early access program of the company's new developing platform, WebOS. The new platform will run apps natively on the device and enables greater integration with cloud applications like Google and Facebook. Abbott stressed that the company is looking for developer feedback and that the platform is evolving.

April 2, 2009 by in Social Enterprise

April showers in tech conferences

ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to senior editor Sam Diaz about the month ahead and what the tech industry is expected to announce. Some highlights include, Intel's new Xeon 5500 processor, Skype for the Blackberry and iPhone, and the adoption of Cisco's TelePresence in the enterprise

April 1, 2009 by in Enterprise Software

iPhone OS 3.0: MMS

The iPhone finally gets multimedia messaging, letting you text message photos, calendar invites, and even contacts to another phone. Apple iPhone software guru Scott Forstall demonstrates.

March 17, 2009 by in iPhone

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