Hot Off the Press: Salesforce Buys DimDim

TechCrunch reports today that the CRM vendor Salesforce has purchased the webinar product DimDim. Details of the purchase can be found here. There is some conjecture that Salesforce will integrate DimDim into its enterprise communications program called Chatter, a product that from what I can gather runs behind a corporate firewall, facilitating a private chat[…]

What Should a Webinar Attendee Expect?

Most webinars about webinars are aimed at the presenter or moderator. This coming Thursday, December 16, I will be offering a webinar aimed at the webinar attendee. For one hour we will be discussing the issues of webinar pricing, webinar technology and webinar ethics. You won’t want to miss it! If you are a webinar[…]

Adobe Connect 8: Simpler Yet Stronger

Today Adobe announced Adobe Connect 8, a great step forward in their webinar platform. Last Friday, I had the privilege to sit down with Adobe’s Michael Londgren, Director of Product Marketing and Peter Ryce, Senior Technical Evangelist to learn more about the new release. Things get simpler right from the brand name. Adobe has finally[…]

Jane Tells Sam About “Webinerrrs”

Text to speech software has existed for some time now. How about text-to-movie? Thanks to the folks at Xtranormal, we can now produce short “movies” just by inputting a script and using some icon-based camera commands. Check out our first effort. We’ll be adding more videos with short chats about webinar related topics. If you’ve[…]

ConnectSolutions Rolls Out Podium 2

This morning the California based collaboration company, ConnectSolutions announced the launch of its new webcasting product, Podium 2. I had the privilege of meeting with ConnectSolutions CEO, Michael Fitzpatrick last week and getting a sneak peek at the new release. One thing I like about ConnectSolutions is that they are not trying to be all[…]