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Tech U: The World Is Our Campus

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

Web conferencing software lets colleagues, students and researchers fromall over the globe collaborate. We tested nine products and awarded our Editor'sChoice to two: One for its hosted offerings; the other for its in-houseapplications.

Centerfold: Winemaker Stores No E-Mail Beyond Its Time

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

Foster's Wine Estates America's new e-mail management system provides the company with archiving to improve storage and access as well as e-discovery to help comply with regulatory audits.

Review: E-Mail Outsourcing Services

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

Outsourcing your e-mail can streamline IT operations and cut costs. We sent an RFI to hosted e-mail providers on behalf of our fictional engineering services firm. The highest marks went to the provider with the most features and 99.99 percent uptime.

Analysis: Unified Communications

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

Vendors are aggressively pushing consolidated voice, IM, videoconferencing and e-mail, which can accelerate business communications and enhance productivity. But putting all your communications apps in one basket means a single point of failure. We assess

New Media in the Enterprise

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

Blogs, wikis, podcasts and other new communications mechanisms improve interaction among employees, customers and business partners, but the transparency can put your business resources--not to mention your reputation--at risk. Here's how to make it all m

TechTracker: Spoken Word Search Analyzes Audio Content

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

Innumerable audio files available on the Web make searching based on keywords or metadata tricky. But spoken-word search technology is making it easier for enterprises to find the right audio content online.

Survivor's Guide to 2007: Messaging & Collaboration

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

Success in 2007's new world of user/community-driven content will involve increased maturity in corporate blogs, wikis, podcasts and Webcasts, and more experimentation with video as a sales and marketing tool. Plus keep watch for advances in enterprise e-

InformationWeek Chief of the Year: Better Medicine Through Technology

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center CIO Dan Drawbaugh is writing the prescription for health care transformation.

IM Security Appliances

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

More employees are communicating with coworkers, vendors, clients and customers over public IM, leaving your enterprise vulnerable to IM-borne malware. But open doesn't have to mean insecure. We tested three appliances that promise to help readers granula

MIT's iFind Service

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

The Wi-Fi-based iFind provides a novel way to let groups of people find one another, set up meeting times or work together. Although ideal for a campus environment, iFind could have plenty of commercial practicalities as well.



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