The collaboration market has grown rapidly over the past few years, with many companies trying to grab a slice of an ever-expanding pie. The result of this healthy competition is that there’s now more choice than ever before:
Entrepreneur and VC Mark Suster believes that in-person teams are much more effective than those that collaborate remotely. Suster says that it’s hard for distributed teams to communicate effectively with fewer non-verbal cues and no in-office chatter? But can better technology bridge that gap?
Apple’s hotly-anticipated new smartphone, the iPhone 4, went on sale today. While there were long lines at many retail outlets as people clamored to get their hand on the new phone, there have also been reports of reception problems caused by the design of the device.
It’s been a week since the rollout of the new version of Hotmail began and I’m still waiting for my account to be updated. While Liz described the new Hotmail as “no knockout” over on GigaOM, I’m keen to try out the new release.
Google occasionally incorporates Labs features into Gmail, but many of them seem destined to remain stuck in Labs forever, so probably won’t be seen by most Gmail users. With that in mind, which Gmail Labs features you think should “graduate” and become part of Gmail itself?
Aaron Stannard has written an interesting and very candid post about his recent experience of doing what many developers dream of: taking an unpaid, month-long leave of absence from his regular job to try and create his own web-based startup company.
Safari 5, released for both Windows and Mac yesterday, is a major update to to the browser. It boasts improved support for HTML5, a new “Safari Reader” view that makes it easier to read articles online, better performance and (still to come) browser extensions.
I’m happy with my two current bags, but am looking for another. Why? Neither have enough space for other stuff when I’m traveling, which means I always have to take another bag, even on really short trips. What would you suggest I buy?
I believe there are valuable lessons that corporations can take from web workers to help their workforces. Many of the struggles that we’ve had will be experienced by corporations over the next few years as more of them adopt flexible working practices.
Next month will see our cloud computing conference, Structure, returning for its third year, which got me thinking about the impact of cloud computing on web working. It is amazing how cloud computing has revolutionized the web working landscape in such a short space of time.