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Archive for the ‘Collaboration tools’ Category

July 27th, 2007

Backpack gets refreshed by 37Signals

Something for all you Backpack fans…
37Signals relaunched their Backpack service today. The app’s back end code was completely rebuilt from scratch, according to Jason Fried, and the service also got a new UI to match some of 37Signals’ other recently updated products (such as Basecamp). The design still feels very familiar to any 37Signals app […]

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July 11th, 2007

Download the beta of CrossLoop early…try the new features early

CrossLoop is a simple and easy remote access and control application that I’ve tried and used before…with great results.  I got an e-mail from them this week letting me know that some new features were on the way.  Profy.com beat me to the punch with a review…
So what’s new in this release? First of all, […]

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July 3rd, 2007

Zoho comes to Facebook…Facebook ready for business

Just last week the question of whether Facebook could be used as a collaboration tool on the cheap.  Now Zoho has announced that it released a Facebook application to connect to its online office suite:
Also included in the release is a central control panel where users can manage all of their private and shared documents […]

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June 30th, 2007

Facebook as collaboration on the cheap?

With all the new social media tools out there, you might wonder if I could use stuff like Ning or even Facebook for business.  Well I guess if Twitter could be for business…, Chris Brogan thinks Facebook might just be the ticket…
Chris Brogan: What if you had a completely turnkey solution for managing multi-threaded interactions with […]

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June 29th, 2007

TwitterMail is the piece to make Twitter work business

Via Twitter, of course this morning, I found out about TwitterMail which lets gives you a special e-mail address that you can use to e-mail in Twitter updates:
How TwitterMail works
When you give us your Twitter credentials we supply you with a TwitterMail email address. For instance [email protected] If you send an email to that address it […]

By Tris Hussey -- 4 comments

May 31st, 2007

Microsoft Surface as the desk of the future

While the world seemed to be ga-ga over Microsoft Surface, Michael Sampson had some of the best, OMG this could be used for…thoughts I saw:
And … if Surface can work like this … then there’s going to be a huge revision in office desking and tables in the decade ahead. This is a sea-change for […]

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May 31st, 2007

Making the case for Enterprise 2.0

Are you trying to bring Web 2.0 into your work place?  You know that wikis, RSS, blogs, and other apps will save you time but you can’t quite get the boss to sign on?
I know the feeling.  I’ve snuck more than my share of apps over the years into companies.  The only way got away […]

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May 30th, 2007

MindManager 7 is shipping-try it now

I got an e-mail from the folks at MindJet today letting me know that MM7 was now available. Disclosure: Because of my participation in the beta and other MM7 events I received a free license to MM7 Pro.
MindManager 7 helps users and workgroups “mind map” — lay out concepts and manage information visually. The technique […]

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May 26th, 2007

Expanding the top 5 Web 2.0 apps into the virtual office

Gili over on Connected Internet (one of my fav sites for new and opinion, btw) has picked the top 5 Web 2.0 apps for the enterprise. They are:

Zoho office
Google Apps

I haven’t tried Salesforce.com or Zoho yet (though I keep meaning to), they rest I have tried and I can recommend them without hesitation. I […]

By Tris Hussey -- 4 comments

May 26th, 2007

Trying FeedDemom again-new shared items feed

I don’t know what it is with me and RSS readers. I seem to switch every few months. I’ve been Google Reader for a while and would still recommend it for new users but…
But well, I just have to wonder if I’m missing out on something. I’m a restless RSS soul I guess. The newest […]

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