EchoSign launched the first Web 2.0 service that completely automates the
process of signing, tracking and archiving agreements. EchoSign dramatically
reduces the cost and complexity of managing signed documents and contracts
for small, medium and large businesses. There is no software to install, no
training required, and there are no new systems to learn.
With EchoSign, users have instant access from anywhere to all of their
agreements as well as their status -- which documents are still out for
signature; which ones have been signed; and which ones haven’t.
EchoSign both automatically tracks down written fax signatures, and also has
an optional e-signature feature that makes it even easier to sign documents
from any location. And EchoSign archives all of its users’ documents in
the standard PDF format, with the signature included.
“Every busines... (more)
In a keynote speech to leading technology executives, Rod Smith, IBM's Vice
President of emerging Internet technologies, declared that the technologies
underpinning blogs, wikis and innovative sites like Google Maps and Wikipedia
on the Web will transform the way productivity applications are developed -
in some cases in as little as five minutes - using the ever-expanding palette
of Web 2.0 components available for free on the Internet.
According to Smith, the rapid adoption of Web 2.0 technologies is encouraging
clients to experiment by marrying the growing combinations of online... (more)
Kapow Technologies (www.kapowtech.com), a provider of mashup solutions for
the enterprise, unveiled openkapow, a software service and developer
community designed to accelerate mashup adoption and industry best practices
in mashup design.
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Mashups represent a promising new development approach to building composite
applications and enabling easier integration of existing applications,
utilizing a host of Web 2.0 technologies such as AJAX, Ruby, RSS, ATOM, REST,
and SOAP-based web services. openkapow is based on the Kapow Mashup
Alfresco Software, Inc. announced an open source Social Computing Platform
for the enterprise. The release integrates Alfresco’s popular ECM
software with leading Web 2.0 tools and services such as Facebook, iGoogle,
Adobe Flex, MediaWiki, TypePad and WordPress.
This expanded version of the Alfresco ECM platform delivers people-centric
tools to let users develop next-generation rich Internet applications (RIAs),
mashup and present internal and external content, and bring social networking
capabilities into the workplace, while retaining choice over the selection of
best o... (more)
GigaTribe has launched GigaTribe in the U.S. market. A free software
community, GigaTribe lets you share entire file folders of photos, videos,
music, and other files with your "tribe" of friends, family, and coworkers in
a private, encrypted peer to peer environment.
Sharing large files or sensitive documents with friends, clients, and
coworkers shouldn't be as hard or as expensive as it is with other services,
which can charge up to thousands of dollars a year. GigaTribe is entirely
free, with the option of a GigaTribe "Ultimate" upgrade with more advanced
features (such as fa... (more)