Archive for August 2008

GatherSpace Requirements Management Solution

Requirements management has always been one of the facets of software development dominated by traditional packaged software solutions. Over the years, the solutions of choice have moved from commercial packaged solutions to open source solutions. GatherSpace; headquartered in Santa Monica, was one of the first companies to move Software Requirements Management into an OnDemand Model.…

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OnDemand Speed Links Aug 22 2008

Buyers & Vendors Enterprise 2.0 Perspectives Bernard Lunn has composed a 2 part kickoff series on Enterprise 2.0 in Read Write Web. Part One focuses on Enterprise 2.0 from the Buyers Perspective while Part Two focuses on Enterprise 2.0 from the vendors perspective. If Enterprise 2.0 startups followed even half of Bernard’s tips they could avoid…

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Social Media In Plain English

The team at Common Craft have created a great overview of Social Media, especially showing how Social Media applies to a Business Environment. This is the video to show to that co-worker or boss who doesnt quite get that new fangled Social Media thing… BTW….My favorite ice cream is Butter Pecan…whats yours:-)

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Marketo Receives 8 Million In Series B Funding

Marketo; a San Mateo based provider of Business to Business marketing automation software, has received 8 million dollars in Series B funding from Storm Ventures and InterWest Partners. This follows an initial Seed funding round in 2007 from InterWest. Marketo offers two On Demand marketing automation solutions, Marketo Lead Management and Marketo Lead Insight for…

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A Tour of IBM Mashup Center

In conjunction with the recent release of IBM Mashup Center Version 1, IBM has posted a series of videos on YouTube that give both high level and detailed looks at Mashup Center. These videos are useful in comparing the overall look and feel of IBM MashUp Center with solutions from some of IBM’s more established mashup competitors like…

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IGLOO Ices Corporate Social Networking

Kitchener, Ontario based IGLOO’s foundation began with a not-for-profit research centre called the Centre for International Governance(CIGI) founded by Jim Balsillie, Co-CEO of Research In Motion (RIM) In 2003, CIGI, created a free online research network called IGLOO (International Governance Leaders and Organizations Online) that connected researchers, practitioners and educators around the world. By 2008 Igloo.org had…

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