What if Yammer, BaseCamp, Zoho and DropBox all had a baby?

Social enterprise is all the rage these days, as traditional enterprise software vendors try to incorporate social aspects into their platforms and other companies build cloud-based services to compete with the incumbents. One

Published on: November 16th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Zoho Docs offers comfortable, flexible productivity suite

Among online productivity suites, Zoho Docs brings a unique third-party perspective to the mix. Microsoft and Google are each entrenched in their own cultures and tools, but Zoho Docs takes a moreflexible cross-platform

Published on: August 31st, 2011 Tony Bradley

Web Office Suite showdown: Microsoft vs. Google vs. Zoho

A spreadsheet in your browser ? A word processor on the Web? These days, SaaS (software as a service) is all the rage, and the success of Web-based upstarts like Salesforce.com has sent

Published on: October 8th, 2009 Neil McAllister

13 Facebook apps that let you accomplish just about anything

We'll concede that the average Facebook user is doing nothing productive with their day, likely burning hours on end playing Mob Wars or agonizing over the finer points of a 25 More Things

Published on: April 6th, 2009 Christopher Null

Web start-ups get early Christmas gift from Microsoft

Microsoft is giving away free software to early-stage Web start-up companies as part of a worldwide program called BizSpark launched on Wednesday.BizSpark aims to help startups get off the ground by providing production

Published on: November 6th, 2008 James Niccolai

Three fantastic online alternatives to Microsoft Office – Part II

In Part 1 of this article we discussed features of three Web-based office productivity suites – Google Docs, ThinkFree, and Zoho. We outlined key improvements to these three online suites – and asked

Published on: July 23rd, 2008 David DeJean

Three fantastic online alternatives to Microsoft Office – Part I

For quite a while, Web-based suites -- which offered word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and other tools associated with desktop office suites -- were extolled not because they did these things well, but because

Published on: July 22nd, 2008 David DeJean

Ready to switch from Microsoft Office to something “better”?

If there's one application that everybody has, and depends on, it's Microsoft Office. The newest Office, though, has met with a mixed reaction, thanks to a changed user interface that caused concern in

Published on: July 17th, 2008 Curtis Franklin Jr.