9 Web Conferencing Platforms for Education and Collaboration 2.0: What Should Your Organization Use?Screenshot of me using Adobe Connect Have you ever been in a classroom and had the teacher ask, “If you can hear me please click on the smiley face?” If so, you have tasted education 2.0—impersonal yet far-reaching and convenient. There are several web conferencing platforms that individuals, organizations, schools, and businesses have to choose from.
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This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum , where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. In honor of Community Manager Appreciation Day on Jan. 23, we asked several leaders in community management about the apps and tools they swear by for their social media management. Whether it's filtering through mass amounts of content, managing a project or professionally presenting a company, community managers provide and mediate communications both inside and outside of the business. Fortunately, there are a lot of resources small businesses can utilize for better productivity. Are there other tools or tricks you use to manage a community?
They say a house is only as good as its foundation, and we believe the same holds true for web applications like Google Docs. With our old foundation, we could continue delivering most features you wanted quickly, but over time it became clear that some just weren’t possible. So we decided to rebuild the underlying infrastructure of Docs to give us greater flexibility, improved performance and a better platform for developing new features quickly.
This list is divided into proprietary or free software, and open source software, with several comparison tables among different product and vendors characteristics.