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Stories from the Trenches: What the New Workplace Survey is Telling Us

In the New Workplace survey, we ask survey takers to tell us a specific example of when they used technology to make themselves more productive and to provide us with a description of being confronted with a problem and using software in a clever way to solve it. I thought I would share some excerpts with […]

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What We’ve Learnt from Our New Workplace Survey: Week 1

The New Workplace survey has been underway for ca. one week.  Several hundred people have already participated – if you haven’t, please go to http://www.basex.com/officesurvey.  We will send you an executive summary of our findings after the survey with our compliments, and one lucky survey taker will win a new Microsoft Zune digital music player. Although it’s […]

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Open Text Adopts the One Environment Rule

This week at its annual user conference, LiveLinkUp (which I am attending), Open Text unveiled Livelink ECM 10.  Livelink ECM 10 is Open Text’s strongest move yet into supplying the tools necessary for enterprise customers to build Collaborative Business Environments that will make their knowledge workers more productive. In compliance with the One Environment Rule […]

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How Do You Work in the New Workplace?

Regular readers are aware of the changes we are undergoing as we move from an industrial age mind set to the knowledge economy.  One of the intangibles we have yet to define is the issue of knowledge worker productivity.  We all know WHEN we are productive but that really is more of an impression, analogous […]

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Google Goes Wiki with Jotspot

Google acquired JotSpot, a Wiki company.  The transaction itself was – appropriately enough – announced through separate Weblog postings on the Google and JotSpot Web sites.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. A few months ago, JotSpot unveiled JotSpot 2.0, a wiki that went beyond the traditional boundaries of a Wiki by allowing the […]

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