Collaboration on the move has a long way to go, survey finds

A new survey by collaboration tools company reveals that working while you’re on the go is far from painless, finding that while mobile working is hugely common, remote collaboration tools are still slowing productivity, leading to errors and causing headaches.

Why is Facebook addictive but enterprise social adoption a challenge?

Harvard Business Review’s Tammy Erickson ponders a puzzling question for forward-thinking businesses – while most workers have trouble turning off the likes of Facebook in their personal lives, getting the same folks on board with enterprise social is a challenge. Why is that? adds social collaboration tools to Outlook 3.0, is an Outlook add-on that’s adding new social and collaboration features. The new “people” tab in the sidebar lets users see colleagues’ profiles and availability, displays an activity stream, and lets workers call, chat or videoconference directly.