Below is a video demonstration of some of Quad's main features.
Cisco is also integrating its Show and Share video technology into Quad, so users can quickly and easily post video. And there are APIs for integrating functionality via widgets. Cisco talked about integrating Salesforce, or project management. All of this will extend to the iPhone and the iPad, and, naturally, Cisco's Cius when it ships (this is the Cisco tablet).
If you're curious about Cisco Quad (re: what is it, how does it work, what can it integrate with, and what the user experience is like), watch the above video and read the entire story at Information Week. Anther good overview article can be found on TMCnet blogs: "Cisco Quad Points To Communications Future"
Doing What You're Passionate About
Tue, Oct 30th 2012 10:16a Mike Gotta If you’re lucky, there is some aspect of your professional
life that your passionate about – something that sparks your intellectual
curiosity, something that compels you to advocate for something or someone –
something that actually inspires you.
While I’ve truly enjoyed my last two years working at Cisco,
I could never quite shake the sense that my passion, as described here, was
best found by being in an inter-disciplinary role that combined different types
of research (related [read] Keywords: collaboration
Can Ethnography Save Enterprise Social Networking
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 11:09a Mike Gotta To read the full article: Can Ethnography Save Enterprise Social Networking (guest blog post on Ethnography Matters)
Editor’s note: Enterprise software systems. Sounds a bit boring and inhuman. But they’re not! This month, Mike Gotta from Cisco Systems, makes the case for bringing the human back into enterprise software design and development, starting out with enterprise social networking (ESN). Recently, Cisco’s collaboration blog featured an essay by Mike Gotta, Design [read] Keywords: collaboration
Abstract: Social Capital (Key Ideas)
Sat, Dec 31st 2011 1:11p Mike Gotta Field, J. (2008). Social Capital (2nd ed.). Routledge.
John Field is Director of the Division of Academic Innovation and Continuing Education at the University of Stirling. His book, Social Capital, is part of a complimentary collection of essays to the series, Key Sociologists. The author continues to focus on the topic of social capital as it apples to lifelong learning. In this publication, Field adopts a social networking centric view of social capital. The connections people es [read] Keywords: collaboration