Integrating Groove into your Enterprise Aaron Saikovski Senior Consultant, Readify (Founder of www.ozmoss.com) E: aaron.sa...
Agenda <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>What is Groove?  </li></ul><ul><li>Demo – Using Groove Client </li></ul><ul>...
Introduction
The New World Of Work One world  of business Always on, always connected Transparent organization Simplify working togethe...
The World became “flat” We need to work together regardless of geography, time zones, or affiliation Disconnected employee...
Disconnected employee Customer Off-site  employee Employee Employee Flatten Your Software Really, use technology to make y...
Common Business Challenges <ul><li>Assemble teams quickly across any boundaries </li></ul><ul><li>Work together dynamicall...
What is Groove?
What is Groove? <ul><li>Microsoft® Office Groove® 2007 is a collaboration software program that teams can use to work toge...
Who gets the most value?
Pulling It All Together Groove Workspace (Always-On Encryption) Fabrikam Chuck’s Groove Relay Cloud Northwind Bob’s Groove...
Demo <ul><li>Using Groove client </li></ul>
Key Features
Key Features <ul><li>Document collaboration tools </li></ul><ul><li>Threaded discussions  </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting tool a...
Groove and SharePoint
Better Together SharePoint is at the center of the organisation providing search, portal, long term storage, etc The edge ...
Groove and SharePoint <ul><li>SharePoint – “Source of Truth” for knowledge assets with versioning, search etc </li></ul><u...
Demo <ul><li>Groove and SharePoint </li></ul>
Questions?
For more information about Groove <ul><li>Trial:  office.microsoft.com/groove </li></ul><ul><li>Dev:  msdn2.microsoft.com/...
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    1. 1. Integrating Groove into your Enterprise Aaron Saikovski Senior Consultant, Readify (Founder of www.ozmoss.com) E: aaron.saikovski@readify.net W: www.readify.net B: http://ruskydotnet.blogspot.com/
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>What is Groove? </li></ul><ul><li>Demo – Using Groove Client </li></ul><ul><li>Key Features </li></ul><ul><li>Groove and SharePoint </li></ul><ul><li>Demo – Groove and SharePoint </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
    3. 3. Introduction
    4. 4. The New World Of Work One world of business Always on, always connected Transparent organization Simplify working together Find info and improve business insight Secure and manage content Workplace Trends Role of Software
    5. 5. The World became “flat” We need to work together regardless of geography, time zones, or affiliation Disconnected employee Off-site employee Customer Partner Employee Employee I need to work with content even when I am offline Our email system cannot handle large attachments I need to send files securely – this is sensitive content! VPN is too slow or just does not work – how do I work together?! Where is this personal touch you talked about when I became a customer?
    6. 6. Disconnected employee Customer Off-site employee Employee Employee Flatten Your Software Really, use technology to make your topology appear flat Contractor
    7. 7. Common Business Challenges <ul><li>Assemble teams quickly across any boundaries </li></ul><ul><li>Work together dynamically and effectively </li></ul><ul><li>Access team information anywhere/anytime </li></ul><ul><li>Increase productivity by sharing content easily </li></ul><ul><li>Retain key outcomes of team work </li></ul><ul><li>Co-Exist with our existing infrastructure </li></ul>
    8. 8. What is Groove?
    9. 9. What is Groove? <ul><li>Microsoft® Office Groove® 2007 is a collaboration software program that teams can use to work together dynamically in collaborative workspaces from virtually any location. </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Peer to peer desktop collaboration client </li></ul><ul><li>Targeted towards small/medium groups </li></ul><ul><li>Secure - 192 bit security </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitates document sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic synchronisation </li></ul><ul><li>Operates in offline and online mode </li></ul><ul><li>Spans geographic and network boundaries </li></ul>
    10. 10. Who gets the most value?
    11. 11. Pulling It All Together Groove Workspace (Always-On Encryption) Fabrikam Chuck’s Groove Relay Cloud Northwind Bob’s Groove Relay Cloud x <ul><li>Scenarios: </li></ul><ul><li>Alice creates workspace </li></ul><ul><li>Alice invites Dave to join </li></ul><ul><li>Dave accepts the invitation and acquires an initial copy of the workspace to be stored locally </li></ul><ul><li>Dave then invites more members </li></ul><ul><li>Members introduce deltas </li></ul><ul><li>Groove synchronizes deltas </li></ul>x Fabrikam Chuck Northwind Bob Contoso Alice Contoso Dave Contoso Eddie x All members are in sync. Workspace acceptance may be processed by any known member Least Common Denominator: HTTP outbound connection TCP/2492 open TCP/2492 blocked TCP/2492 Contoso Intranet
    12. 12. Demo <ul><li>Using Groove client </li></ul>
    13. 13. Key Features
    14. 14. Key Features <ul><li>Document collaboration tools </li></ul><ul><li>Threaded discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting tool and Calendar tool </li></ul><ul><li>Custom forms with InfoPath or Groove Forms </li></ul><ul><li>Alerts </li></ul><ul><li>Workspace Chat </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office Communicator 2007/2005 integration </li></ul><ul><li>SharePoint Integration (WSS/MOSS) </li></ul>
    15. 15. Groove and SharePoint
    16. 16. Better Together SharePoint is at the center of the organisation providing search, portal, long term storage, etc The edge of the organisation – hard to access resources through this barrier Groove then logically sits here – loosely coupled on the edge providing services for external collaboration, taskforce formation, and other edge activities SharePoint
    17. 17. Groove and SharePoint <ul><li>SharePoint – “Source of Truth” for knowledge assets with versioning, search etc </li></ul><ul><li>Groove – Team collaboration tool used with constantly changing data </li></ul>
    18. 18. Demo <ul><li>Groove and SharePoint </li></ul>
    19. 19. Questions?
    20. 20. For more information about Groove <ul><li>Trial: office.microsoft.com/groove </li></ul><ul><li>Dev: msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/office/bb308957.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>ITPro: technet.microsoft.com/groove </li></ul><ul><li>Blog: blogs.technet.com/groove </li></ul>

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