Accellion kiteworks Flies Higher

Tweet It’s no secret that I have been critical of Accellion’s user interface in past mobile offerings. As a [former] enterprise IT architect, I have always praised Accellion for its security, collaboration features, and passionate focus on mobile app integration. Getting an enterprise mobile solution right is not easy; few companies have created experiences for […]

 

VIPOrbit: Contact Management That’s Out of this World

Tweet Reviewing VIPOrbit was a difficult task and ironically, a key element of VIPOrbit is all about managing tasks. It was difficult because I’m clearly not in the cross-hairs of the user segment that this product seems ideally designed for. I’m an outlier and I’ve said it many times here and over on Google+. I […]

 

Free eBook Recommends ‘10 Ways to Build a Better Business Network’

Tweet (Ed note – I’ve started using this app and while I’m a poor judge of what works best for contact management, there’s something compelling about VIPorbit because it organizes information in the context of relationships and the conversations that ensue – i.e., “orbits”. I still have lots to learn about the approach designed into […]

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5 Million Presentations Uploaded to SlideShark

Tweet The headline is a story that will break in a few hours (see press release). It’s a well-established factoid that about 30 million PowerPoint slide decks are created every 24 hours.  I’m happy for Brainshark and most important, their enterprise SlideShark customers who are getting their arms around the growing crisis in presentation content […]

 

70″ Klipfolio Dashboard In About An Hour

Tweet Three years ago a client asked me to configure and install a 70″ flat panel dashboard with three rotating screens of KPIs using the Klipfolio dashboard. Setting aside the build-out effort for the three screens of KPIs, the total estimated cost was north of $10,000 and potentially many days to configure and implement the […]

 

Canva: Gateway to InfoGraphics?

Tweet I just received beta access to a pretty cool graphs design system – Canva. It presents itself as neither a BI tool nor an InfoGraphics tool. But it could play a peripheral role in both BI and InfoGraphics with one small creative tweak. More on that shortly. What is Canva? It’s a simple and […]

 

Editorial for iPad, a Content Production Factory

Tweet When I first cracked open this new text editor for for iPad it evoked an eons-ago sensation that I had with BRIEF, the programmers editor from the 80’s. That’s not a typo; almost 30 years has passed since BRIEF swept into the world of software development and fundamentally changed the code editing game forever. […]

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Five Factors for Producing Mobile Productivity Magic

Tweet Worker mobility comes with the assumption that modern mobile devices are able to deliver on promises of high productivity and out-of-office performance. This hypothesis falls into the category of a “no-brainer”. It stands to reason that if a worker has unfettered access to voice and digital communications, productivity will certainly rise. Expanding on this […]

 

GeckoDocs, Now with Push API Support [GeckoDocs II]

Tweet Note: GeckoDocs is no longer available. Geckoboard has introduced a number of ways to integrate dashboards with Google Docs. If you believe you need scripting services to meet your business requirements, please contact me directly. Bill French bill.french@gmail.com   Geckoboard, which I’ve written about frequently at iPadCTO, continues to be one of those tools that […]

 

The New Definition of Mobile Worker [InfoGraphic]

Tweet Today FileMaker released the results of a study concerning mobile applications and the new definition of “mobile worker”. With millions of deployments, including more than 500,000 downloads of FileMaker Go, a free app for accessing FileMaker databases from iPad and iPhone – surveyed customers included almost 500 who have deployed FileMaker solutions on iOS […]

 

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