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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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 in Collaboration

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 Vator.tv.

August 5, 2009 in Collaboration

Is AT&T slowly dethroning the almighty iPhone?

ZDNet Senior Editor Sam Diaz shares his views on the release of Apple's new iPhone 3G S. Diaz says there is a dark shadow being cast over the new device because of its exclusive relationship with carrier AT&T, while users complain about two-year contracts and lack of support for MMS messaging.

June 23, 2009 in Collaboration

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 in Collaboration

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 in Collaboration

A world without Windows?

ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks with senior editor Sam Diaz about new "instant-on" features that allow a PC to boot up without using Microsoft Windows. They discuss how tech companies such as Dell and Intel are all working on new technologies that enable users to get faster access to e-mail, calendars, and Web browsing.

August 15, 2008 in Collaboration

Scaling fast-growing Facebook

Jonathan Heiliger, vice president of technical operations at Facebook, talks with CNET News.com Editor in Chief Dan Farber about devising the infrastructure to support the social network's hypergrowth.

June 23, 2008 in Collaboration

Loopt launches new app for iPhone

At Apple’s WWDC 2008 in San Francisco, Sam Altman, CEO of Loopt, previews a new application for the iPhone that uses location-based services. The new app blends social networks with the Maps application, so you can see where your friends are. You can also go to their journals to see what they've been doing today, what pictures they've added, and so on. This app will also be free.

June 9, 2008 in Collaboration

Enterprise 2.0

Vince Casarez, vice president of product management at Oracle, explains how Web 2.0 technologies, such as tags, wikis, and mash-ups, can be applied within an organization.

May 14, 2008 in Collaboration

Cisco shows off collaborative whiteboarding

At the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Las Vegas, Guido Jouret, chief technology officer of Cisco's Emerging Markets Technology Group, demonstrates how two people will one day be able to collaborate on a whiteboard simultaneously though they are a far distance apart.

April 9, 2008 in Collaboration

Virtual business

Brent Arslaner, VP of marketing at Unisfair, explains how virtual environments can increase productivity in marketing, sales and human resources departments within a company.

January 22, 2008 in Collaboration

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