Archive for the ‘Information Worker’ Category

Avanade collaboration study, and what can we learn from it?

In the beginning of June, Avanade published a study on collaboration practices (press release [PDF], executive summary [PDF]) in enterprises. Here are some of the key findings from the study, spiced with some of my own views. Target group: 538 executives, IT decision-makers and business unit leaders in 17 countries. 80% of executives see enterprise-wide […]

June 24, 2010 · Jouni Heikniemi · No Comments
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So what’s this OfficeTalk?

At a meeting today it was revealed that not all my colleagues had yet heard of OfficeTalk. Since they’re probably not the only ones, here’s a short summary. OfficeTalk is a research project by Microsoft’s Office Labs, a group that researches things in the information worker domain. Very, very little has been said about OfficeTalk, […]

March 24, 2010 · Jouni Heikniemi · 3 Comments
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Too early to talk about Office 2010 “missing the online boat”

In his VentureBeat column, the SlideRocket CEO Chuck Dietrich is ready to bury Office 2010 as a dinosaur incapable of extending to the online world. Given his perspective as the chief of perhaps the most credible PowerPoint competitor, it’s no surprise he attacks PowerPoint. But does he have a point? Dietrich's message is that the […]

November 20, 2009 · Jouni Heikniemi · 5 Comments
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SharePoint Conference 2009 Keynote Highlights

It was as we expected. Put Steve Ballmer on the stage, and you have lots of Supers and other traditional Microspeak expressions. But also, you got a surprisingly solid, clear vision of where Microsoft is going with SharePoint. Jeff Teper then went on to discuss some of the new end-user features with no less passion. […]

October 19, 2009 · Jouni Heikniemi · One Comment
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39 hours until we know more of SharePoint 2010

If you work with Microsoft technology, chances are your paths have crossed with SharePoint. Perhaps you have used an intranet built on it, or perhaps you’ve been lured to even work with it. If you have missed it, your chances of staying in the dark are getting slimmer. Version 2010 is coming, and the real […]

October 18, 2009 · Jouni Heikniemi · No Comments
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