When I heard that B2B journalist Paul Conley was writing another white paper for Central Desktop, my inner word nerd turned a few cartwheels. This guy is a great writer – with a fresh and interesting take on cloud collaboration. In this insightful and entertaining piece, Paul goes beyond the practical realities of online collaboration, [...]Read more
Having to change your name is a hassle, but Shakespeare was on to something. A name matters less than the substance it is referencing. And, HOW you build your brand over time matters more than the name. As such, we find ourselves moving from Common Ground to SocialBridge for our new social collaboration solution aimed [...]Read more
Social collaboration is here to stay. In less than five years, the dialogue around social collaboration has shifted from skepticism to “expecticism.” In the near future, software vendors won’t differentiate on whether or not they are social – virtually all business software will be inherently social. The intranets of tomorrow will ALL be like Facebook. Rapid [...]Read more
Over the last 2 months, I’ve been fortunate to work with many companies
that are evaluating collaboration solutions. The fact that most were
from completely different industries and have totally unique use cases
seemed to confirm that collaboration truly is a universal solution!
Merriam Webster’s Dictionary defines the word
collaboration as “to work jointly with others or together especially in
an intellectual endeavor.” Below is a cross – sample of the companies
that I’ve spoken to recently that are looking to do just that.
- eLearning Company: A company that does online and custom
training for the corporate, educational, and government verticals was
looking to consolidate 3 applications into 1 by rolling
file-management/document versioning, project-management, and Google
Documents under one umbrella with a seamless single sign-on to
- Advertising Agency: A major Chicago-based agency was
looking for a way to differentiate the type of service offered to their
clients by offering client workspaces to upload documents, files,
artwork, and create automated business processes for alerts and task
- Senior Care Franchise: Aiming to manage Senior Care
franchises in a common environment that allows for file sharing, task
assignment, and document management.
- Nationally Syndicated Radio Show: Looking for better ways
to collaborate and develop content with journalists that are constantly
on the road for a weekly radio show that has new content every 7 days.
Welcome to the Weekly Buzz Round-Up! Here’s what was buzzing about Central Desktop in the News, Blogosphere and Twitterverse this week.
News and Blog Mentions
My Favorite Tools and Processes to Automate the Routine – Duct Tape Marketing
Central Desktop, ActiveWord Partner – socalTECH.com
donaldalwa rt: RT centraldesktop Great news! RT lukehohmann: We\’ve completely converted from SharePoint to CentralDesktop. 8QDcUX !Read more
Thanks for tuning in to our Weekly Buzz Round-Up! Here’s the buzz on Central Desktop in the News, Blogosphere and Twitterverse this week.
News and Blog Mentions:
Top 10 Online Small Business Collaboration Tools – ReadWriteStart
Human Resources Has a Q-C Quotient – Lightner Group
Online Collaboration Software – Hot Companies Finalist
We don’t like to brag but we’re proud to announce today that Central Desktop has been named a 2010 Hot Companies finalist by Network Products Guide! The award recognizes technology companies of all sizes and around the world so this is a huge honor for us. We were judged based on Network Products Guide’s “4Ps” selection criteria – Products, People, Performance and Potential – and well as assessed for other aspects of our business including experience, revenue-growth model and expansion strategies.
We actually already consider ourselves to be pretty “hot” but it’s always great to receive this type of industry recognition. It’s validation that we’re on the right track and renews our dedication to providing the best possible product and service to our customers.
The 2010 Hot Companies winners will be announced at the Technosium 2010 Presentations and Dinner in San Francisco on March 18 so keep your fingers crossed for us!Read more