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Tuesday, July 11, 2006

The Future of Online Collaboration: Stuart Henshall

What does the future of online collaboration have in store for us? In these fast changing times how are you going to work, communicate, exchange and show documents, ideas, pressing needs and information requests to your peers, when they are all working at a distance?

Why web conferencing and online collaboration development companies are missing out in understanding how critical and vital to their marketing success is the true enhancement of the real time experiences they enable?

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After a hiatus of a couple of years, I am back at looking at the future of online collaboration, as seen through the eyes of some of the most knowledgeable and tech-savvy individuals around the planet.

The first one in line is Stuart Henshall, founder and editor of the excellent Skype Journal, as well as CEO of a new company called Mosoci, made up of consultants with deep knowledge of mobility, social media and related needs and applications.

In this good conversation we talk about "presence", privacy issues, new modes of online collaboration, instant messaging, contextual collaboration, how to overcome IT departments resistance to the adoption of a new generation of sharing and collaboration tools, video conferencing, and more.

Together, we explore new application and uses, interesting new features, the design of interfaces for real-time collaboration tools, open-source, open standards.

Last but not least we look at what those who build these new technologies need to be paying attention to if they want to be successful at all in this new fascinating space.

If you are into better understanding the future of online collaboration and the technologies and issues that will be the key components of this process, this interview is for you.

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