One of the things that is popular with SharePoint is bringing in data from other sources including external databases, web services, etc. In SharePoint 2007 we had the BDC; in this 15-minute screencast you will see how SharePoint 2010 takes the BDC to the next level with BCS. Better yet, you can download the new Beta 2 environment and try it for yourself.
At Habanero, we are always experimenting with new ideas to push the boundaries of design and technologies to improve employee experience. This blog series shares the story of our on-going innovation initiative on chatbots and this first post provides an overview of the problem space, the benefits of an AI chatbot, and what the research covers.