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With Yammer, Microsoft Needs to Rethink the Office Suite

by Larry Cannell  |  November 9, 2012  |  6 Comments

Next week I will be at the SharePoint Conference, where Microsoft is introducing SharePoint 2013. While a big question on many people’s minds is Microsoft’s plans for integrating SharePoint and Yammer, we will also get a closer look at other social software improvements. The acquisition of Yammer and the changes in SharePoint 2013 show that […]


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Social Software at the Gartner Catalyst Conference

by Larry Cannell  |  July 6, 2011  |  Comments Off

There is less than three weeks to go until this year’s Catalyst Conference, taking place July 26-29, in San Diego. Catalyst is a favorite technology conference among many IT professionals because of its detailed and high-quality presentations, opportunities to talk with independent (and opinionated) analysts, and unmatched peer networking opportunities. We have a number of […]

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IT’s Frustration with Enterprise 2.0 (Free Gartner Webinar)

by Larry Cannell  |  July 5, 2011  |  Comments Off

Now that the Enterprise 2.0 conference is over, what can you do to move these ideas forward? If you are in IT, this can be a difficult question. For one thing, we have already seen a long line of innovative collaborative technologies over the years. A few have been successful, while many others have looked […]

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Pay Attention to Facebook Groups

by Larry Cannell  |  October 12, 2010  |  3 Comments

The blogosphere is worked-up again, this time over recent changes to Facebook Groups. Although I am skeptical, Facebook Groups is worth watching because the opportunities it could enable are huge. Here’s why. Many enterprises have been struggling to use their intranets for more than just pathways to applications or conduits for downloading documents (an intranet-as-plumbing […]


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Putting Social Software to Work

by Larry Cannell  |  July 15, 2010  |  1 Comment

At the North America Catalyst Conference, taking place in San Diego later this month, I will be presenting a session that addresses how social software can be used to improve worker effectiveness. It is entitled “Putting Social Software to Work: Adding Social to the Online Workplace Framework (OWF).” The benefits of social software are often […]

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