Social business is a billion-dollar industry, evident with how big companies like Microsoft are willing to acquire startups like Yammer in their quest to dominate the enterprise market. However, there is one factor that service providers seem to miss: small businesses.
Following a well-publicized security breach that was discovered last month, document sharing service Dropbox is launching a beta test of two-factor authentication with some users. The new security feature, made available on Friday, August 24 to early Dropbox adopters using Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux PC, sends users a one-time mobile security code they must enter in addition to their standard password.
Is the iPad becoming a laptop replacement? That’s the question three panelists at ILTA sought to answer on the first day of sessions. As iPads become more popular and used within the workplace, it’s not uncommon for lawyers and other professionals to use their iPad to complete work-related tasks. While everyone loves the flexibility that the tablet device provides, not everyone agrees that it’s the right tool for every job.
KnowledgeTree is back in the news after raising US$ 4.75 million in capital funding at the beginning of July. This time, the cloud-based document management vendor is announcing the release of Web Documents, which the company says will make collaboration a core business function.
SharePoint 2013 is out in preview and it has a number of enhancements that everyone seems to like. But that version of SharePoint is at least one to two years away. So we are curious to know what you think SharePoint's best feature is today, with SharePoint 2010. Hence we ask:
Our poll is open until August 25th, but give us your thoughts now, in case we change our mind and close it early (or you head out for a much needed vacation!).
Since its creation in 2006, KnowledgeTree has been developing its SaaS document management solution in a way that is quite unique. While the emphasis has been on document management, it has also underlined the social aspects of managing documents, and will use a US$ 4.75 million Series B funding round to continue this development.
It may be a short week, but there’s still plenty happening. There are ongoing rumors that Office 15 will go into public beta any day now, Foxit offers PDF management for Surface, ABBYY and SoftCo partner, while WatchDox offers a Dropbox, Box alternative. Huddle is also offering syncing functionality for iPad.
You really know you’ve made it when someone names a sickness after you. Such is the case of Dropbox, and what is known as Dropbox syndrome. We’ll get to that in a minute after looking at WatchDox’s sync feature which is due to be released next month.
This week IBM released Content Navigator that enables users to access documents on the go, Alfresco’s cloud offering leaves beta and goes on general release, Accusoft offers a scanner for Android, FileHold and Cirilab Partner for unstructured content analysis, and Australian AsdeqLabs offers repository access through iPad.
Box has made a business of being adaptable. At this stage there must be very few online business applications that it doesn’t integrate with. It works with Google and Salesforce, and today, it has just announced that it will work with LiquidPlanner.
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