Popfly and SharePoint Integration

Here is a great post by Mike Gannotti – how to integrate Popfly mashups with SharePoint.  He also published a screen cast.  What I think is compelling about this – he was able to create a mashup with Popfly that can be published to any web page, SharePoint site, or as a Gadget on your Vista…

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A Balanced View of Open XML and ODF as XML File Formats

There has been a lot of controversy about these formats recently, but the reality is both will be around for a long time.  I don’t think it is an either – or proposition. Michael Scherotter at Mindjet Labs just posted about the ability for MindManager to export both OpenXML and ODF type documents.  He takes a realistic and…

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Webcast on Word 2007 and MindManager

On Tuesday, January 30, Michael Scherotter from Mindjet and I will be giving a free technical webinar on how the Word 2007 Map Editor for Mindjet MindManager works.  Here’s the description: Join Don Campbell, Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, and Michael Scherotter, Solutions Platform Evangelist for Mindjet, to see a demonstration solution from the Mindjet Labs that uses the Open…

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Bill Gates and Steve Jobs: Keynote tag cloud

I love this tag-cloud generator tool –  Todd Bishop did an analysis of the keynotes that Steve Job gave at Macworld and Bill Gates gave at CES.      It’s interesting to see the kinds of terms they each use, and how often.  Bill likes to say “great” and Steve said “phone” a LOT.      The Seattle…

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MindManager mind maps and OneNote 2007

The prolific Mindjet labs has produced another great integration with Office 2007, this time with OneNote 2007.  This integration allows you to From MindManager, you can easily map out the Notebooks, Sections, and Pages, including hyperlinks to the notebooks, sections, and pages: Select File…Open…OneNote 2007 Notebooks. From MindManager, you can send the current map to…

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Mindjet, OpenXML and the Ribbon UI

I’m a big MindManager fan.  Mind maps help me organize my thoughts and plans – they just work the way I think.  They engage both the right and left brain.  I’ve been working with Michael Scherotter at Mindjet Labs, and he has come up with this outstanding integration between MindManager and Word 2007.  This is such an excellent example of the types of things…

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Diggriver – Digg on Your Mobile Device

Nice – Digg.com now has a no-nonsense page for mobile devices called Diggriver.  Now I can check Digg on my Treo 700W super fast.  Simple but so useful if you’re a Digg addict…

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ClearContext for Office 2007!

I know a lot of people depend on ClearContext to help with their e-mail overload.  And if you are like me you’ve been running Office 2007 Beta 2 for a while; which means no ClearContext.  Until now.  Deva and Brad from ClearContext stopped by to show me their latest version of ClearContext IMS Pro for…

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Blogs, RSS and Wiki Capabilities!

We recently posted a Channel 9 Interview that shows our new Blogs/RSS/Wiki functionality in Windows SharePoint Services v3. This is very exciting stuff to be able to talk about finally. We’ve been using this functionality more and more internally at Microsoft, and you can try it out as part of the Office 2007 Beta 2. I can’t…

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Microsoft buys Lookout

I first read about Lookout in Omar’s post, Outlook is a platform.  I use it everyday to search my Outlook 2003 inbox, calendar and contacts.  Microsoft just announced today they bought Lookout: http://biz.yahoo.com/rc/040716/tech_microsoft_search_1.html “Lookout is a small software add-on to Microsoft’s Outlook e-mail, contacts and scheduling program that allows users to bypass the search tools…

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