Welcome back to Point of View- Point Alliance’s official e-newsletter!

Our last edition focused on content management systems and provided some insight into web content management and tips on selecting a suitable solution.

This month, we explore web applications and collaborative tools and how these interactive web environments are continually changing the way we communicate with one another creating an enhanced user experience.

What's New at Point Alliance?

Point Alliance Announces Upcoming 6 in 60 Breakfast Session on Wednesday, May 12th

Point Alliance a Guest Speaker in Upcoming IBM® Cross Country Lotus User Group Event

Point Alliance Nominated for Microsoft® Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) Awards

Point Alliance Nominated for 2010 IBM® Beacon Awards

Launch Pad for Web (LP4W®) Domino® Edition Releases Latest Version-2010-03

Toronto Lotus User Group’s First Event of the Year a Success!

Feature: Web Applications & Collaboration

Web 2.0. You’ve heard the term before. But do you know what it is and how it is used?

Despite its influence on how we interact and communicate online every day, many people are still unable to pinpoint what exactly Web 2.0 is, and what it can do for their organization. However, it is still beneficial to learn more about this technological phenomenal, how it works, and more importantly, how it can improve your organization.

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Why Web 2.0?

5 ways Web 2.0 can help your business

We can all agree that the sophisticated and collaborative nature of Web 2.0 tools makes it an intriguing topic to explore. However, with the hype and geeky buzz-words aside, one must beg the question- how can these tools help my business?

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How can Point Alliance help?

Specializing in collaborative and web application solutions, Point Alliance are experts in leveraging Web 2.0 tools to develop and implement custom applications designed to fit your needs.

We work closely with clients throughout the entire project experience from requirements gathering and finalization, to the solution development, and application implementation. We offer an array of web solutions and custom development services to specifically meet our client’s needs. Some of these solutions include:

Compliance Management Solution (LCMS)
A centralized and automated tool designed to empower organizations to easily track and achieve regulatory compliance

Branch Management Solution (BMS)
A PCI-compliant solution that enables charitable or not-for-profit organizations to automate and streamline their donation and payment collection process.

Launch Pad for Web (LP4W)
A user-friendly, customizable, and scalable web content management solution that will enable business users to efficiently create, deploy, and manage web or intranet sites.

To learn more about our work - please join us at our ‘6 in 60’ Breakfast Session on May 12, 2010. At the upcoming event, we will be showcasing a number of proven web applications and collaborative solutions developed by Point Alliance, while our experts share interesting insight on various aspects surrounding this topic.

For invitation and registration details, please visit: www.pointalliance.com/6in60

How can Point Alliance help?

As experts in CMS, Point Alliance offers multiple CMS solutions, including our very own Launch Pad for Web (LP4W). We work closely with clients to identify their needs to ensure a smooth transition into a CMS environment. Here are a couple of the CMS solutions we offer:

Launch Pad for Web (LP4W): LP4W is a full featured web content management solution designed to update and publish content for internet and intranet portal sites in a time and cost efficient manner. LP4W is available in both a Domino and .Net version, depending on your environment.

Microsoft SharePoint: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server is an integrated suite of server capabilities that can help improve organizational effectiveness by providing comprehensive content management and enterprise search, accelerating shared business processes, and facilitating information-sharing across boundaries for better business insight. Click here for more information.

As you can see, implementing a CMS may be a challenging, but rewarding task. Hopefully we were able to provide you with some insight on what to look for, and give you a snapshot of a few CMS that are in the market.

How can Point Alliance help?

As experts in CMS, Point Alliance offers multiple CMS solutions, including our very own Launch Pad for Web (LP4W). We work closely with clients to identify their needs to ensure a smooth transition into a CMS environment. Here are a couple of the CMS solutions we offer:

Launch Pad for Web (LP4W): LP4W is a full featured web content management solution designed to update and publish content for internet and intranet portal sites in a time and cost efficient manner. LP4W is available in both a Domino and .Net version, depending on your environment.

Microsoft SharePoint: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server is an integrated suite of server capabilities that can help improve organizational effectiveness by providing comprehensive content management and enterprise search, accelerating shared business processes, and facilitating information-sharing across boundaries for better business insight. Click here for more information.

As you can see, implementing a CMS may be a challenging, but rewarding task. Hopefully we were able to provide you with some insight on what to look for, and give you a snapshot of a few CMS that are in the market.

We hope you have found this month’s edition of Point of View to be helpful and informative. Look out for our next instalment in July, as we continue to deliver Point Alliance news, and explore additional IT opportunities.

We want to hear your point of view!

If you have any ideas, suggestions or any questions about our newsletter, please contact us at: info@pointalliance.com.

Warm regards,

Point Alliance Team