"an application that makes creating a team web site as easy as editing a document. With Google Sites, people can quickly gather a variety of information in one place including videos, calendars, presentations, attachments, and text and easily share it for viewing or editing with a small group, their entire organization, or the world."
For the past few years, Google has been making steady inroads into Microsoft's traditional turf of building software for knowledge workers. Google's worker productivity tools now include:
Enterprise search and desktop search
Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Talk
Google Docs (documents, spreadsheets and presentations)
and the newly created Google Sites
Comparing Google's business productivity tools to Microsoft's is not exactly an apples to apples comparison but it is still very interesting to see Google's business applications suite growing and wonder if they'll ever be able to unseat the mighty Microsoft.
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
What The Business Really Thinks Of IT: 3 Hard TruthsThey say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. The news isn't great.