Workplace collaboration on the 3D web

A news item Shel and I discussed in FIR #390 yesterday was a report in the Wall Street Journal’s Technology Blog about a partnership Linden Lab, the developer of Second Life, is announcing this week with Rivers Run Red, a developer of content, applications and tools for virtual worlds like…

Enterprise Twitter heats up with Present.ly

Last week, Yammer grabbed everyone’s attention as the Twitter-like tool to use behind the corporate firewall, where employees can enjoy the benefits of the informal and quick-fire interactions between people that characterize Twitter but in relative privacy. I tried it out and think it’s pretty cool, as do quite a…

Easy collaboration with Dropbox

I’m a big fan of Live Mesh, the service from Microsoft that is a great productivity tool when working with colleagues and clients in different locations, where you can synchronize different devices used by different people to share files. I’m also starting to be a big fan of Dropbox, a…

Twitter for the enterprise from Yammer

However new start-up Yammer describes itself, I guess it’s inevitable that people are going to think of it as “Twitter for the enterprise.” The comparison is a good one, though, as what Yammer offers is, broadly speaking, the features and functionality of Twitter but in a more private way that’s…

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