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

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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A closer look at Office Starter 2010

A closer look at Office Starter 2010

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.

June 14, 2010 by in Collaboration

Image Gallery: Quickoffice for the Apple iPad

Image Gallery: Quickoffice for the Apple iPad

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.

June 10, 2010 by in CXO

Image Gallery: Verizon HTC DROID Incredible; Functions and Applications

Image Gallery: Verizon HTC DROID Incredible; Functions and Applications

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.

April 21, 2010 by in Smartphones

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

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 by in Collaboration

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 by in CXO

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 by in Collaboration

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 by in Enterprise Software

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 by in Social Enterprise

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 by in Collaboration

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 by in Microsoft

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