Proton Media's Immersive, 3-D Collaboration Software: Video Tour
ProtoSphere application organizes its three-dimensional, immersive environment around the data we use every day. Take a video tour in this clip from InformationWeek's Valley View Web show.
From Lotus Notes to Wikis, technology has tried to solve the need for the enterprise to collaborate. Put differently, in organizations with far-flung employees working from home or around the globe, harnessing and enabling collective knowledge sharing has been the Holy Grail. Unfortunately, while many intriguing tools and products have cropped up since the late 1980s, none have licked the problem completely.
Still, so many companies keep trying, many unabashedly flying the "like Facebook for the enterprise" flag.
Along comes Proton Media, with ProtoSphere, an application that claims to organize its three-dimensional, immersive environment around the data we use every day, starting with the Microsoft communications stack (with Lync, Sharepoint, and Outlook integration). ProtoSphere uses Lync presence, text chat, and voice. It allows application sharing (with annotation) and supports video.
In the video below, Proton Media CEO Ron Burns provides a demonstration of the technology, including 3-D data visualizations. He's also pretty funny. Take a look.
InformationWeek is conducting a survey to get a baseline look at where enterprises stand on their IPv6 deployments, with a focus on problem areas, including security, training, budget, and readiness. Upon completion of our survey, you will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive an 16-GB Apple iPad. Take our InformationWeek IPv6 Survey now. Survey ends May 11.
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security EnterpriseTo learn more about what organizations are doing to tackle attacks and threats we surveyed a group of 300 IT and infosec professionals to find out what their biggest IT security challenges are and what they're doing to defend against today's threats. Download the report to see what they're saying.
Digital Transformation Myths & TruthsTransformation is on every IT organization's to-do list, but effectively transforming IT means a major shift in technology as well as business models and culture. In this IT Trend Report, we examine some of the misconceptions of digital transformation and look at steps you can take to succeed technically and culturally.