Friday, August 7, 2009

Internet 2.0 and the Future of Collaboration

One of the things futurists often discuss is convergence and how future technology will make collaboration and the way we do business easier, more intuitive and more productive.

Remember the paperless office?

There's a new round of talk about the future of collaboration around social media. In a profile of John Chambers of Cisco that appeared in the Wall St. Journal ("Silicon Valley Survivor"), Michael Malone refers to the Internet 2.0.

Frankly, I thought we were up to Internet 3.0.

In a rare mention of one of our clients in this blog, Avistar has been doing more than talk about the future of collaboration via videoconferencing -- as Chambers does in Malone's article. Nice to see Avistar's vision being validated by Cisco.

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