[vimeo 29619307 w=640 h=386] Google Wave was a colossal flop. So why are the founders of Stypi trying to revive the idea of Wave-style collaborative software?
Google released a slew of updates for its social network Google+ today. With these new updates, Google+ is turning into the social network of choice for web and mobile collaboration.
It’s easy to see why smaller companies ditched popular office software suite products like Microsoft Office in favor of cloud-based solutions as provided by Google Apps. However, for larger companies, neither option is ideal.
Enterprise social networking provider Yammer will now include data from customer relationship management software provider Salesforce.com.
Cloud storage provider Box.net announced today that it is launching a web-based HTML5 version of its mobile application that will bring the company’s tools to any mobile device running an HTML5-powered mobile web browser.
Business social-networking site LinkedIn chief executive Jeff Weiner said he expects to include internal enterprise communication tools like those seen in Salesforce.com’s Chatter and Yammer within LinkedIn.
Business social networking company Jive published a study conducted by Penn Schoen Berland today that shows more than three-fourths of the top executives in large enterprises consider collaboration software like Yammer and Huddle a top priority.
DoubleDutch, a startup that produces enterprise mobile applications, announced the release of its new HYVE suite of enterprise apps at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference today.
Users of Yammer, a social networking service for enterprises, can now embed Yammer feeds and activity streams into just about any business application through the use of embed codes, the company announced today.
Cloud storage provider Box.net announced today that it is adding an extra feature that will allow users of EMC’s document management application, Documentum, to sync their files to a Box.net public cloud account and modify them like traditional Box.net files.
Google has introduced a new comment stream feature in its online document sharing and editing program, Google Docs, in an effort to promote the service as an online collaboration tool.
HBMG is one of 53 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2011 event taking place this week in Palm Desert, Calif. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.
Cisco announced today that it is launching a small number of collaboration services from its enterprise social network, Quad, as a separate, lite service called Jabber.
Y Combinator alum Crocodoc is launching an HTML5-based version of its online document-viewing service today.
Chatter.com, customer relationship management software provider Salesforce’s enterprise-style social network, is going live on Monday and the company is sparing no expense to try to capture a market that has mostly jumped on board with other collaboration startups like Yammer and Box.net.
The race between enterprise-focused social networking services Chatter, run by Web-software giant Salesforce.com, and Yammer, a darling of the venture-capital set, goes on.
Oh how the tables have turned.
William Adams, better known as Will.I.Am of the music group Black Eyed Peas, said he isn’t sure what the cloud is. But he knows what he wants it to do for his fans.
Mikkel Svane, CEO of help desk ticketing provider Zendesk, said that his company’s most recent round of funding worth $19 million might be its last.
Yammer, which develops and distributes an enterprise-focused social network similar to Facebook, announced today it has raised an additional $25 million in funding to help expand globally and triple its engineering team.
Hatsize, a service that helps companies demo and test new technology, announced today that it has raised $5 million in its first round of funding to execute its plans for aggressive global expansion.
Not even the enterprise application ecosystem is safe from the invasion of freemium services.
Dear Google: If you keep this up, I won’t have any more excuses to be unproductive on my phone in transit.
Salesforce.com missed an opportunity when it marketed its collaboration application Chatter, opening the door for collaboration startups like Yammer, a social network for enterprise users, to come in and take over the collaboration sector, said Kevin Spain, a partner with Emergence Capital Partners.
Xobni, which provides users with a customized version of Microsoft Outlook with advanced search options, announced today it is launching a new line of plugins for Microsoft Outlook users that will let them see previews of images, videos and other information feeds from Flickr, Yelp, Huddle and YouTube without leaving their email inbox.
Chuck Dietrich, CEO and founder of SlideRocket, has a problem with PowerPoint and other presentation platforms: They haven’t fundamentally changed in 25 years. Enter SlideRocket, an online presentation platform that brings interactivity and collaboration to a market otherwise dominated by Microsoft’s PowerPoint.
Picture this: Your sales support is on the East Coast while your business development is on the West Coast. Some of your corporate information is stored in the cloud, while the rest is on a server humming away in a closet in your headquarters. And a $10 million deal you’re about to pitch is about to fall apart because you can’t share ideas and files effectively.
Salesforce.com is upgrading Chatter, the Facebook-style social network for businesses that it made fully available in June.
Editor’s note: This story is part of our Microsoft-sponsored series on cutting-edge innovation. Alex Mermod is CEO of collaborative-email company Calinda Software.