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Day: November 30, 2020

Collabio Spaces debuts at Web Summit 2020

XCDS announced the Collabio Spaces team collaboration app will debut at Web Summit 2020. After several years of stealth mode development, the team which includes former QuickOffice engineers released their alternative view on collaboration around documents and co-authoring. Their software works with the majority of popular office document formats and enables real time collaboration even without Internet connection and clouds. Collabio Spaces allows you to share access to your documents whilst keeping them exceptionally and solely on your private mobile or desktop device. XCDS is a software development company that creates user-friendly and efficient office software for iOS, macOS, Windows and Linux devices, and now — our new iOS app.

https://collabio.com

The Internet Society and IETF announce new strategic agreement on Open Standards work

The Internet Society and the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) announced a new long term strategic agreement that will ensure the continuity of the IETF’s critical work in creating open standards that make the Internet work better. The IETF has been at the center of technical innovation for the global Internet for nearly 35 years. Open standards allow devices, services, and applications to work together across the tens of thousands interconnected networks that make up the Internet and everything it enables such as the Web and email.

The Internet Society provided the organisational home for the IETF until 2018 when the IETF Administration LLC was formed to support its ongoing operations. Under the new six-year agreement, the Internet Society will provide financial support in two areas: IETF’s work through the LLC, and a new donor match program in support of upcoming fundraising efforts for the IETF Endowment, which is designed to provide long term funding for the IETF’s mission. The new agreement will go into effect on January 1, 2021 and run through December 31, 2026.

https://www.internetsociety.org, https://www.ietf.org

Gutenberg Technology adds features to CMS

Content management platform provider, Gutenberg Technology (GT), unveiled new platform features to help content authors rapidly create and deploy new products, including advanced functionality that empowers publishers, corporations, and higher education institutions to create audience-specific digital and print content products from within a single workflow. The GT Platform helps content authors across publishing, education, and corporate training create, reuse, and distribute knowledge through:

  • Simultaneous digital/print workflow for different audiences: Sophisticated content reuse tools, including the new contextual audience tagging feature, empower education customers to create specific product versions for teachers, students, and other audiences, simultaneously.
  • Derived products: GT’s platform enables organizations to create derived products using legacy content. By leveraging metadata coupled with contextual audience tags, companies can get new products to specific learners on any device quickly.
  • Create once, publish to any LMS: GT supports the Learner Tool Interoperability (LTI) standard so online program managers (OPM) and certification companies like CompTIA can create content once and publish it to multiple learning management systems (LMS) at different universities. The LTI capabilities give content creators more control over the content being published to LMS systems and enables them to rapidly make changes and updates to courseware in real-time.

https://www.gutenberg-technology.com/for-publishers

Translations.com announces GlobalLink Connect integration for Pimcore

Translations.com, the technology division of TransPerfect, announced its certified GlobalLink Connect integration for Pimcore. The enterprise-level integrated solution gives Pimcore users a new way to use GlobalLink Connect’s translation workflow management and create translation requests within the familiar interface of the Pimcore application. GlobalLink Connect for Pimcore provides an all-in-one solution to initiate, automate, control, track, and complete all facets of the translation process. The combination of Pimcore’s open-source platform and the extended localization workflow capabilities of GlobalLink Connect provides users with a comprehensive solution for managing global enterprise content with minimal effort. The integration provides a configurable API adapter connected to Translations.com within Pimcore’s Data Hub. Active clients of Pimcore’s Enterprise Subscription get full access to this new feature, and Pimcore users can define which data they want to translate.

https://www.translations.com, https://pimcore.com/en

Frontify launches desktop app for DAM platform

Frontify launched its first Digital Asset Management desktop app, where users of the brand management platform have immediate access to approved brand, marketing, sales, and design assets. Compatible with macOS and Windows systems, the app provides anyone, anywhere, access to the latest digital assets such as logos, icons, images, docs, and more with just one click. Access to assets, without having to open Frontify, provides employees with the means and confidence to execute sales presentations, digital ads, onboarding documents, promotional items, etc. without barriers. This expands the typical user group beyond marketing, brand, design, and dev teams to include more employee roles benefiting from the brand connection, increasing productivity and asset engagement for everyone. Governance is maintained at the backend, through targeting, permissions settings, and other features that ensure the proper assets are available to the right people.

It’s a straightforward experience with Frontify for Desktop. Just click the icon for instant access to your brand content. A global search lets users search for specific assets from any of the Frontify Libraries, which can be drag-and-dropped wherever they’re needed. The initial release is available without an additional fee to Enterprise users, with wider availability to come.

https://www.frontify.com/en/

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