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Novell debuts new collaboration tools

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With a focus on helping organisations improve workforce productivity, Novell
today announced the availability of the Novell Teaming Starter Pack program,
which includes 20 free user licenses. Novell Teaming is a flexible
collaboration solution designed to help groups successfully work together,
regardless of location.

Available as an easy, pre-installed download with a quick start guide and
tutorial videos, the Starter Pack is a risk-free way for organisations to
try next generation collaboration tools and experience more productive and
creative teamwork to drive better business results.
Simon Coombs, executive vice president and chief financial officer at
Kempinski Hotels said "Being a hotel that operates on four continents with
more than 60 hotels, we are always exploring technology solutions that allow
us to increase our efficiency. Novell Teaming is an excellent way for
Kempinski Hotels to enable high-performance teamwork and increase our
workforce productivity around the world."
Through this no-cost program, customers and partners looking to try
collaboration solutions in their environment are now able to leverage Novell
Teaming to gain hands-on experience with team workspace and enterprise
social networking solutions.
With integrated blogs, wikis, discussion threads, expertise search and other
real-time collaboration tools, Novell Teaming boosts team productivity by
bringing people together to create, share, discuss and manage information.
Additionally, both the self-management functionality and the ability to
design custom applications and workflows allow users to make the tools fit
their work needs, without requiring additional administrative time or
support.
"Collaboration tools are quickly becoming an essential requirement for
successfully working in today's global and distributed business
environment," says Kent Erickson, senior vice president and general manager
of Novell Workgroup Solutions.
"Empowered teams need to leverage expertise, regardless of where their
experts are physically located. Novell Teaming Starter Pack is an excellent
way for both customers and partners to get their feet wet with collaboration
software and immediately realize the productivity benefits and cost savings
that this solution delivers."

  • Proofhub is another great collaboration tool. It offers tools for scheduling, workflow management, online proofing and review, chat, discussions and file sharing.