Articles about Collaboration
The fatal flaw for the latest round of technology to help us collaborate and communicate: We don't need technology to help us communicate. We need to be taught how to communicate.
IBM's reinvented email and collaboration software, dubbed Verse, comes with a Watson option where you can ask a question and get an email answer. Here's what I'd really want Watson to do for me.
Using GoGrid's 1-Button Deploy orchestration process, Cloudera users can begin a trial using the company's Cloudera Live CDH distribution in a matter of hours.
Cisco is busy retooling its collaboration portfolio with a telepresence system that uses less bandwidth and power and Project Squared, a mobile app that offers video conferencing, document sharing and other tools.
IT managers are also getting some attention in the way of more control over what Dropbox for Business users can share.
The app upgrades are the first major update from the enterprise cloud business since its customer conference, BoxWorks, in September.
Microsoft's Sway aggregation/presentation app offers clues about the company's future intentions in the productivity and platforms space.
Microsoft is attempting to redefine 'productivity' with new apps like Sway and the coming 'Revolve' contact-calendar app that embed more intelligence inside.
Packed with new features for non-Office 365 subscribers, Microsoft's updates to its Office apps for iPhone and iPad are highly welcomed, but device limitations reach a peak.
Microsoft is making available new versions of its Office apps for iPads and iPhones, and is making more of the core Office functionality available for free to consumers.
Microsoft is opening up its preview program for Office for Android and plans to deliver the final version of the suite in early 2015.
Wall Street was already bracing for a loss of nine cents per share on revenue of $44.31 million.
Microsoft and Dropbox are partnering to improve integration between Dropbox and Microsoft Office.
Today's digital workplace is constantly inundated with new applications and devices, as tech investment also decentralizes. Top technology leaders are seeking an orderly path to improvement, yet the the way forward remains more turbulent than ever. Fortunately, there are perspectives that can help.
Microsoft is targeting the second half of calendar 2015 as its latest release target for both its next-generation Office client and server applications.
Running through basic office work or academic tasks using Office's web applications.
Yesterday those passionate about information technology gathered to listen to a debate about the future of email, with a panelist consisting of IBM and Research In Motion executives, as well as a futurologist and an anthropologist.
Wherever you are - be it at home or on holiday - you'll need these to keep you ticking over through the summer months, from multi-protocol instant messengers to multi-device tools.
The Apple iPad can be a very useful work device and with the latest crop of Office capable applications you can possibly leave the laptop behind. In addition to Apple's iWork suite, the Mobile Gadgeteer blog post includes a video walk through Documents To Go, Office2 HD, and Quickoffice.
Office 2010 Starter is a new option that replaces the old, time-bombed trial versions from earlier Office versions. This no-nonsense splash screen explains what’s available in the “reduced functionality” version and includes one of many Purchase buttons available throughout the program.
The competition to the iWork suite of software is coming out hard and fast and it looks like Quickoffice was able to add the functionality of Documents To Go with the eye candy and user interface elements of iWork. IMHO, it is a steal at the $10 introductory price and highly recommended.
Google’s message is that Wave is for groups of people who want to get things done. How can you can see an organization putting Wave to work?
Office 2010 is now available to business buyers. We show some of the new functionality on offer.
A look at the live production environment of Outlook Web App as a Live@edu user.
As part of the Grand Designs Live show taking place at London's Excel center, tech companies have been showing off their vision for the home of tomorrow
A first-hand look at the Facebook integrated Office Web Aps.
The HTC DROID Incredible is getting quite a few people excited about the next Google Android device on Verizon Wireless and in this image gallery we present a much closer look at functions and applications. Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync is supported quite well and we present screenshots of this, along with the text input options, document viewer, Skype Mobile, and NFL Mobile.
A look at both the Beta of Office 2010 and the recently updated Google Docs suite.
Google is expanding its Gmail to make it easier to share information, photos, videos, links and more with your friends.
A look at the (will be) widely available paid-for version of the Office 2010 "OneNote Web App".
Dan Darling, CIO of Turner Broadcasting System, says that the company's most important technology is telepresence. Through teleconferencing, they have been able to build a new facility in Buenos Aires with much more collaboration between the divisions—saving money and speeding up the process.
Brendan Eich, CTO of Mozilla, says that people are communicating differently using less email and more text messaging. As Firefox evolves, he plans to build whatever features users need into the browser. Eich predicts that eventually email clients could be entirely consumed by the web.
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.
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.
Rebecca Jacoby, CIO of Cisco, describes how the company is using collaboration tools, especially their video conferencing system TelePresence, to cut costs and connect customers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.