Messaging & Online Collaboration: LABS GALLERY: Liaise Leverages Outlook for Project, Task Management

 
 
By Jim Rapoza  |  Posted 2009-11-11 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
There are many systems available today that are designed to help workers manage tasks and projects, ranging from classic project management platforms to portals to SAAS-based business collaboration tools. But nearly all of these applications force users to leave the collaboration platform in which they are most comfortable—namely, e-mail. Liaise, a new product that debuted at the recent DEMOfall show, addresses this by letting users stay in e-mail—building tasks and action items based on what a user types in an e-mail. But while Liaise is intriguing, the current beta is still fairly limited and works only as a Microsoft Outlook plug-in.
 
 
 

LABS GALLERY: Liaise Leverages Outlook for Project, Task Management

By Jim Rapoza
LABS GALLERY: Liaise Leverages Outlook for Project, Task Management
 
 
 
 
 
Jim Rapoza, Chief Technology Analyst, eWEEK.For nearly fifteen years, Jim Rapoza has evaluated products and technologies in almost every technology category for eWEEK. Mr Rapoza's current technology focus is on all categories of emerging information technology though he continues to focus on core technology areas that include: content management systems, portal applications, Web publishing tools and security. Mr. Rapoza has coordinated several evaluations at enterprise organizations, including USA Today and The Prudential, to measure the capability of products and services under real-world conditions and against real-world criteria. Jim Rapoza's award-winning weekly column, Tech Directions, delves into all areas of technologies and the challenges of managing and deploying technology today.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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