Screencasting captures what words can’t

Screencasting captures what words can’t

Screencasting and screensharing are two easy tools at your disposal when you want to share best practices and details that might otherwise be lost

02/08/16

The art of working globally, office not included

The art of working globally, office not included

Working remotely has real advantages, but when you're a global team without a home base, sometimes everyone has to get in the same room

12/21/15

Break the tyranny of native mobile apps

Break the tyranny of native mobile apps

Once freedom reigned in the form of Web apps that worked across every platform. Mobile apps have taken a big step back with platform lock-in -- but there's hope

12/07/15

Trello: Collaboration is in the cards

Trello: Collaboration is in the cards

Trello lets workgroups develop and track their workflows collaboratively using a familiar card metaphor -- and provides APIs for further customization

11/23/15

Windows 10 hardware tale has a happy ending

Windows 10 hardware tale has a happy ending

It took four units, but convertible laptop glory was eventually attained. Now one more tweak might win a few more Windows 10 converts

11/02/15

Windows 10 hardware is off to a shaky start

Windows 10 hardware is off to a shaky start

Following the Windows 8 debacle, you'd think top-tier Windows 10 hardware vendors would be extra careful to ensure their shipping laptops actually work

10/19/15

Microsoft doesn't get collaboration -- but it might

Microsoft doesn't get collaboration -- but it might

Despite a mix of solutions from SharePoint to Office 365 Groups, Microsoft's approach to collaboration is stuck in the past -- it doesn't have to be that way

09/28/15

Google falls behind the curve in collaboration

Google falls behind the curve in collaboration

Google Drive and Docs live on their own quirky island, limiting interoperability and usefulness in helping groups get work done

09/14/15

Where GitHub, Slack, and Trello fall short for collaboration

Where GitHub, Slack, and Trello fall short for collaboration

GitHub combines many desirable features for project management and teamwork, but it can't quite meet everyone's needs or preferences

08/17/15

Soon everyone will be annotating the Web

Soon everyone will be annotating the Web

As Web pages become apps, they will also become collaborative spaces where anyone can annotate -- and the rules of engagement will take a while to work themselves out

07/27/15

Hands on: Slack gets a real-world teamwork test

Hands on: Slack gets a real-world teamwork test

Newly arrived, Slack is already changing the way our workgroup collaborates, but the provisions for integration with other apps need help

07/13/15

Why is automating simple tasks so hard?

Why is automating simple tasks so hard?

It should be easy to configure office software to perform repetitive workgroup tasks -- but it isn't, even in the Google Apps era

06/29/15

After Yahoo Pipes: Back to square one?

After Yahoo Pipes: Back to square one?

With Yahoo Pipes out of the picture, we need to take another look at enabling communication between feeds, notifications, and mobile devices

06/15/15

Working observably: The next best thing to being there

Working observably: The next best thing to being there

Collaboration platforms aren't just about online meetings. With the right software and culture, the virtual equivalent of water cooler conversations thrive

06/01/15

Training and bug reporting should be part of every app

Training and bug reporting should be part of every app

We all live with the disconnect between user frustration and developers' attempts to fix problems. In an ideal world, the ability to bridge that gap would be part of the build

05/26/15

For remote collaboration, Google Apps still can't be beat

For remote collaboration, Google Apps still can't be beat

Successful team meetings require input from everyone. When you can't be in the same room, Google Hangouts and Google Drawings offer an effective virtual alternative

05/18/15

In search of the Holy Grail of audio and video editing

In search of the Holy Grail of audio and video editing

Imagine editing audio and video by manipulating text in a corresponding transcript; that day is almost here

05/04/15

Online identity: Where collaboration and innovation get stuck

Online identity: Where collaboration and innovation get stuck

Innovation and collaboration go together, but to work together across platforms we need an independent identity scheme over which users have full control

04/20/15

A better way to capture team meetings

A better way to capture team meetings

With Google's Hangouts on Air, you can skip the live note-taking and share a richly annotated recording instead

04/13/15

Transform your email server into a collaboration platform

Transform your email server into a collaboration platform

Many attempts at business collaboration have failed because they established environments separate from email. Here's how one can become an extension of the other

04/06/15

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