Groove and the Extranet Collab Toolkit

New Solution Accelerator just released:  Extranet Collaboration Toolkit for SharePoint Do you need tools to collaborate securely with others across the Internet?  The Beta for the Extranet Collaboration Toolkit for Sharepoint has just been released.  Inside you’ll find "Choosing a Collaboration Solution", a paper focused on helping you get the most out of the Office…

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Virtual Earth gets groovey

Cool update to Michael Scherotter solution for running Virtual Earth inside of Microsoft Office Groove workspaces.  Here’s what it can do: Secure geo-collaboration It is part of a Groove peer-to-peer workspace which includes other tools like discussions, files, chat, and other tools Easily configurable and adaptable to solution needs Here is an invite to the…

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Field Tested Tools: Toucan Navigate for Groove

Field-Tested Applications for your Organization Mapping Tools The folks at InfoPatterns have a long history with Groove.  (Side note: I’ll take some pride of ownership in initiating Tim Boyd into Groove several years ago as his TS).  One great app they developed addresses “Geo-collaboration” – that is, collaborative teams that need to work with geospatial data.  Toucan Navigate integrates geo-spatial data…

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The Bottleneck is at the top of the bottle

I’m not a rabid Tom Peter’s fan or anything (yet), but when my uncle pointed me to the blog, Dispatches form the New World of Work , I was struck by three things that I wanted to share: 1) The New World of Work is popping up everywhere!  2) “The Bottleneck Is at the Top of the Bottle”—…

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Groove vs. SharePoint

I get asked a lot about Groove and SharePoint. They both support collaboration, right? Why do I need both? Can ‘t I just do all my work in _______? While each is a strong product in its own right, they are really targeting different types of activities. Deploy them together, and you can get some…

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