Office News & Articles
| Friday Jul 2, 2010
Big G has made good on its long-time promise of Google News redesign. The new look is personal, centering around a stream of headlines that auto-adjust to a user’s interests.
| Thursday Jun 3, 2010
The release of SAP’s Business ByDesign suite next month will offer SMBs fully integrated on-demand business processes. Microsoft and HP continue to target the SMB market, this time in the Unified Communications space.
| Tuesday Jun 1, 2010
Cloud-just-about-everything provider Zoho (news, site) adds integrated search to its range of productivity tools, to help workers find references, data, documents and people from within the cloud-stored archives.
| Monday Mar 8, 2010
Online presentations can benefit from some extra jazz, thanks to productivity outfit Zoho's (news, site) update to its Show product.
| Thursday Aug 13, 2009
What are you doing reading the Web Publishing Roll Up? You should be out there hoarding free news from the Wall Street Journal or New York Times. They are just giving the stuff away -- but not for long! So hurry and get it while you can.
Rupert Murdoch has been talking again and this time he's saying that come 2010 his newspapers will be charging fees for reading the paper online. It's a move to save his empire from more financial losses and an effort to take back the newspaper from the endangered species list. He's in "to win" but he doesn't say at what cost. So go, go, go. Get all the news while you still can.
| Tuesday Jun 30, 2009
eXpresso Corp (news, site) offers a way to make collaborating online using Excel files less of a hassle, improving productivity and awareness when sharing data.
| Monday Feb 2, 2009
The decrease in RSS in favor of lifestreaming and micro-posting has, according to some, turned the Internet into a wasteland of incomplete sentences and bad acronyms. A far cry from what was once a watering hole for both the established and budding writer, today’s wordsmith may find their online writing experience saturated in services that seem to encourage the familiar saying, “less is more.”
Here to reinstate the power of creativity -- and, you know, actual writing -- is none other than Jason Shellen, the guy responsible for a little thing you may have heard about called Google Reader. His new steeze? A “content encouragement” tool called Plinky.
| Thursday Jul 24, 2008
There are numerous ways to market your product or service these days. One way that appears to be happening more and more is the application marketplace. Similar to Salesforce.com’s AppExchange, these marketplaces allow you to build up a suite of services and manage them all from a single interface.
Etelos Marketplace is an example of this type of marketplace and eTouch’s SamePage enterprise wiki is one the latest services to be available in their marketplace.
| Friday Apr 11, 2008
Remember that Web 2.0 Google Developer Event we were telling you about? You know the one where you can learn all about web development the Google way? Well there’s a reason for you to attend that event for sure now…
Google has just released, in private beta, a new service called the Google App Engine. Now you host your web applications on Google’s servers and get all the benefits of a fully integrated application environment.
But there’s a catch…
| Thursday Apr 10, 2008
Well they’ve gone and done it. Google has finally enabled offline access to Google Docs using their Google Gears plug-in. A little late considering Zoho did the same for Zoho Writer way back in November 2007 — also using Google Gears.
Google Docs and Zoho have always been rather handy for people on the go Ė you can access your documents from anywhere you can get online, you arenít having to email yourself documents and itís dead handy for teamwork, with users finding very useful the potential for sharing and collaboration that applications such as these provide.
| Friday Apr 4, 2008
Enterprise infrastructure software purveyor and valiant digital copyright protector Autonomy has announced the availability of new advanced features for its Pan-Enterprise Search platform, IDOL (Intelligent Data Operating Layer). These features include drag and drop personalization, video indexing, and intent-based ranking among other new additions.
| Friday Oct 19, 2007
Seems like everyone is working to advance workflow these days. SpringCM is no exception.
A leader in on-demand document management and workflow, they’ve released SpringCM 4.0, which offers Advanced Workflow and business process management (BPM) capabilities.
| Friday Oct 19, 2007
It’s easy to get lost in the piles of digital data that accumulate over the years. For businesses looking to better manage troves of data stored in content repositories, Teragram comes to the rescue.
| Monday Oct 1, 2007
Microsoft just can’t get any peace. With Google Apps eroding the need to own a copy of Microsoft Office, and Zoho improving where Apps leaves off, the Word/Excel monopoly may be fast seeing sundown.
And the end may be sooner than expected, now that Adobe’s announced it’s going to purchase Virtual Ubiquity, the company that produces an offering called Buzzword.
| Tuesday Sep 11, 2007
Even if Microsoft can’t completely get its act together when it comes to virtualization (cough-cough-Viridian), aficionados who see a niche to fill may still save the day.
Yesterday, and to raucous applause on our end, Michael Robertson launched ajaxWindows.
Imagine having your desktop — no, your entire computer — fully-functional and accessible from any system (Mac, Microsoft or Linux) and any browser.