Microsoft is taking steps to improve integration between its instant-messaging and Web-conferencing applications. Next year, Microsoft will ship a new version of its Live Communication Server instant-messaging software that will be fully integrated with Live Meeting, the hosted Web-conferencing technology Microsoft acquired when it bought PlaceWare early last year, sources familiar with the plans say.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?