Content Sharing Technologies Making Huge Strides

The word “Collaboration” is used to describe way too many tools that are part of a collaborative eco-system but do not define collaboration itself. Many of the vendors are calling their content sharing technology “collaboration technology”. But content sharing is only one aspect of collaboration and only for real-time collaboration.

Has video conferencing crossed “The Chasm” to the mainstream market?

Author Geoffrey Moore, is probably best known for his book, “Crossing the Chasm”, in which he describes the stages of adoption a technology must go through if it is to be used by the vast majority of people. The Chasm, is a critical section in the “Early Adopters” stage where a technology either makes the critical leap or never makes it past the “Early Adopters” stage.

New Collaboration Tools That Fit Your Strategy

Collaboration is a hot word amongst the leading IT companies: companies like CISCO, IBM and SAP are all using ‘collaboration’ as a catch all word to describe the new ways that staff and customers can interact with each other. The word means slightly different things to each of these companies, but on the whole they describe both a physical, and virtual way that we can talk, share and interact with each other, which makes use of a variety of technologies.