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.
Whitney Tidmarsh Bouck is excited about Box’s future and its potential to build a smarter enterprise. At info360 today, Whitney presented about how big data is transforming how the cloud, social capabilities, and a web of integrated applications are creating a far more personalized technology experience for the enterprise.
This week, there have been a number of interesting releases, including haromon.ie’s app for document collaboration for SharePoint accessible on iPad, Halcyon has updated its document management software for IBM i, Sertifi is offering free e-signing in Salesforce and Accusoft offers cloud capture for Silverlight.
This week, the question of the timing of the Office 15 release came to the fore again with a leaked document appearing on the Web, while Office 2007 support seems to have been extended for a few months. Perceptive offers a document viewer for iPad with an Android viewer due, Yammer bought document collaboration vendor OneDrum, while DocuWare expanded in Canada.
ownCloud, an open source file-sharing project, announced that former SUSE and Novell executive, Markus Rex, will be joining the company as CEO and CTO. Rex and Frank Karlitschek, ownCloud founder, will work together on the new commercial entity they formed around the project.
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