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Archives for September, 2008


Are we worried about private email in work time, or work email in private time?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  September 26, 2008  |  3 Comments

Tom Austin blogged about some of the implications of a Pew report on the mingling of private and work email. As well as his points, it occurs to me that many of the discussions I have with clients are missing the point. The issue of allowing access to private email in work time (not to [...]

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All about me

by Jeffrey Mann  |  September 25, 2008  |  1 Comment

Really, what else is a blog for, but to talk about yourself? Actually, I have a private blog where I do that occasionally, but I noticed that several other analysts have a posting where they introduce themselves, so I thought it would be a good idea, a best practice even. Here is what I look [...]

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Cisco and Jabber: Is the target Microsoft, Google, or something else?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  September 20, 2008  |  2 Comments

Big news always seems to come when I am either traveling, when there’s not much time to react. This news came, appropriately, during Gartner’s Portals, Content and Collaboration conference in Los Angeles. Plenty of chances to talk with other analysts and delegates about what it means, but it takes time on a flight to get [...]

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Starting out

by Jeffrey Mann  |  September 16, 2008  |  Submit a Comment

Well, we’ve been released to blog so now its up to me to come up with enough interesting things to say to make it worthwhile. I intend to use this blog to air the ideas and realizations that don’t merit publishing in a formal research note. I will continue to blog sporadically on my existing [...]

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