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3 reasons collaborative writing for businesses is overrated

  • By Fabrice Talbot
  • November 05, 2010

There’s a lot of hype around collaborative writing these days.  Online editors such as Google Docs seem very powerful indeed compared to the classic Microsoft Office approach where you write documents locally and use email attachments to send files to collaborators. But similar to Google Wave before, online collaborative writing may be overrated and provide [...]

How to collaboratively review documents with clients

Collaboration is a buzz word used by many IT and software providers. This article explores a specific aspect of collaboration: client review of business documents, such as proposals, legal documents, and project documentation. We look at three different collaboration approaches commonly used and outline some of the pro and cons.     Email attachment – [...]

Agile business concepts – How to put them in practice? (part 1)

Agile: In a new era, agile has taken on a new meaning. The traditional definition, according to Webster’s, is: “quickness, lightness, and ease of movement; nimble; mentally quick or alert: an agile mind.” An agile mind! Working “agilely” creates an agile mind, and an agile process is possible with an agile mind. The purpose of the agile [...]

FlexBooks opensource textbooks using DocBook

  • By Fabrice Talbot
  • February 13, 2009

By using DocBook. Basically CK-12 is bringing the power of single source to textbooks and putting it all in the hands of the teachers. You can create a Flexbook to suit your class needs, download it from Flexr, and then plug it into LiveTechDocs to review it efficiently and conveniently in collaboration with other teachers,