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One on One with Greg Lloyd of Traction Software

Greg Lloyd is the president and co-founder of Traction Software Inc., creator of the Traction TeamPage enterprise social software product. He's been involved in Enterprise 2.0 software for many

Quark XML 4.0 includes enhanced DITA mapping

Quark announced this week the release of Quark XML 4.0, the XML add-in tool for Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Word. Updates include enhanced DITA mapping and support for Microsoft Word 2010. Companies

VMware scoops up Socialcast

It's been a busy time for M&A activity and VMware continued its social shopping spree with the purchase of Enterprise 2.0 vendor Socialcast recently. The purchase comes on the heels of two other

Kofax bought Atalasoft for $5.5m

Last month Kofax bought Atalasoft for $5.5 million in cash (with another $4.2 million earnout for a potential total of $9.7M). Atalasoft makes imaging software development kits (SDKs). According to a

Content-friendly features in OSX Lion

In case you missed it, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) held its annual World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote yesterday and tucked in the announcement were some new features in the coming upgrade to

No escaping Google's search dominance

There has been a ton of talk about how well Bing might be doing in comparison to Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) in the United States. Yet any way you slice it, Google controls about two-thirds of the U.S.

One on One with Alan Nugent of Mzinga

Al Nugent is CEO at Mzinga, a social software vendor. He is widely recognized as an industry visionary and innovator in introducing emerging technology solutions for business to the market. We asked

Microsoft to Launch Office 365 on June 28

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) sent out invitations last week to an event to officially launch Microsoft's cloud-based tools suite called Office 365 on June 28 in New York City. The suite includes Exchange

Nuxeo Document Management 5.4.2 benefits from community contributions

One of the strengths of open source is a community of committed individuals and organizations working to improve the product and the new version of Nuxeo DM 5.4.2, released today, is a shining

Newsgator and Yammer get video

If you're looking for the next Enterprise 2.0 trend, look no further than the announcements from E20 vendors Newsgator and Yammer less than a week apart, that they are each adding video (or so-called

Wolfram Alpha celebrates second birthday

Wolfram Alpha, the search engine that was born in a wave of hype of hype in 2009, turned 2 years old earlier this month. No, it wasn't the "Google killer" early stories suggested it could be, but it

Adobe releases eLearning Suite 2.5 with monthly subscription plans

Last week Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) announced the release of version 2.5 of the Adobe eLearning Suite, the suite of tools designed for trainers and developers that includes Adobe Captivate 5.5, Adobe

Avoid these Drupal hosting mistakes

Guest post by Jason Burnett Drupal has emerged as one of the world's most durable, feature-rich and customizable open-source website content management systems. It has proven itself in one

When it comes to content, design matters

"All Things Digital," the technology site for the Wall Street Journal, got a makeover last week. The site, which includes respected journalists Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg, looks great too. It's

Metavis brings bulk file management to SharePoint ribbon

MetaVis, a Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) SharePoint partner announced a new product recently that enables users to bulk copy, import and classify content directly from the SharePoint 2010 ribbon. MetaVis

KnowledgeTree adds Android app

This week KnowledgeTree went portable introducing an Android app for tablets and phones that provides mobile access to the KnowledgeTree repository from supported devices. The company also announced

Barnes and Noble introduces paperback-sized Nook

Barnes and Noble released a new Nook today and this one aims for simplicity and portability over tablet-like functionality, like the more expensive Nook Color. The newest version weighs a mere 7.48

SDL LiveContent 2011 wants to transform tech docs

SDL announced this week the availability of its technical documentation platform, LiveContent 2011. SDL is hoping to transform stodgy technical documentation into an interactive, personalized

Symantec buys Clearwell

In a move I found somewhat surprising, Symantec bought eDiscovery vendor Clearwell Systems last week for $390 million. What's surprising is that as a security company, Symantec had never really

The portal is dead; long live the portal

Guest post by Zach Wahl Back in 1998, my company was a happy participant in the portal gold rush. Like any number of other management and technology consultancies, we eagerly answered the call from