Saturday, September 15, 2007

tt4t_003 Tech Talk 4 Teachers - Episode 3

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Clash of the Titans
Show Notes

There has been a battle brewing between Web 2.0 companies and the "traditional" software companies. Many companies are building new applications in a new model known as "Software as a Service" or SaaS

Instead of buying software and installing it on your PC you access the software online. Many of the new SaaS applications are currently free and the most notable to date is Google Docs and Spreadsheets. This is a rapidly evolving world and traditional software makers are experiencing new competition. As a result traditional software makers are re-evaluating their market conditions.

This week Microsoft announced reduced pricing for the Ultimate Office 2007 suite of tools for students. For more information please visit:

This weeks Technology Pick of the week is Google Docs & Spreadsheets.
To learn more about Googles entry into this world visit the link below.

Google Docs & Spreadsheets

Until next time, keep on learning.

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