Collaboration and Communications

  • New Regs Drive Content Management Business
    Companies have been glutted with data for years, but a raft of post-Enron regulations have now made it imperative for them to get a better grip on their information and how it can be parsed, sorted and managed.
  • Microsoft Spills More SharePoint Details
    Continuing its iWave push, Microsoft this week is expected to spill more details on its SharePoint Portal Server and underlying collaboration services to be bundled with Windows 2003 server.
  • Greenwich Server Gets Pushed Back
    Microsoft took a good first step by moving its Real-Time Communications (RTC) server into beta testing last month, but the release date is being delayed until at least October, channel sources said.
  • Groove Eyes Small Businesses With Collaboration Starter Kits
    Groove Networks, a Beverly, Mass.-based company backed by funding from Microsoft, has made a play for the small-business market and now offers a scaled-down version of its Groove Workspace software that can set a small shop on the path to online collaboration for less than the price of a new PC.
  • Demo 2003: Products That Will Save the Day
    The power-user of the future will be mobile and nearly spam-free; he or she will communicate and collaborate seamlessly with friends and colleagues, sending text, multimedia files and even spectacularly rendered photographs across secure wired and wireless networks as quickly and easily as sending an e-mail is today. Think Flash Gordon meets Inspector Gadget.
  • PeopleSoft Brings IM To Enterprise Apps
    Instant messaging keeps working its way deeper into business processes. In the latest indication of IM's rising status as a business-communication tool, PeopleSoft said Friday that it will integrate IM capabilities from IBM, Microsoft, and Yahoo into its suite of enterprise applications, starting with the vendor's Enterprise Portal 8.8.
  • Novell Debuts GroupWise 6.5 At CeBIT
    Novell put its stake in the corporate instant messaging business and enhanced its e-mail story with the debut of a major GroupWise upgrade at CeBIT on Wednesday.
  • Sun Touts Enhanced JXTA 2.0
    Sun Microsystems Tuesday announced the release of an enhanced version of JXTA as it attempts to push its Java-based peer-to-peer platform for the Web services era.