As part of my prep for the upcoming Office 2.0 conference, I'm listening to past interviews I've done, looking for excellent examples of people that are living and working the Office 2.0 lifestyle.
Listen in to this interview with my friends Marc Orchant and Michael Sampson as Marc gives us a tour of his gadget bag. This near-bulletproof gadget bag carries everything that Marc uses for mobile geek productivity.
The conversation is not strictly limited to gadget bags, though, as Marc shares how much of his data lives in the cloud allowing him to work from anywhere he has an internet connection.
We stop for a brief commercial break - to plug Michael's excellent article on Calendaring & Scheduling in Messaging News Magazine. A worthy read!
We then continue discussing about Marc's [then current] mobile devices kit and all of the glue that he uses to get all of these to work together nearly as in sync as do in Lotus Notes....
Marc keeps his mail in only three folders, based on three states:
- Unread (not a state, Marc calls this a potential)
- Actionable e-mail that Marc has chosen to defer until a later review
- ... you'll have to listen for more...
Search is the new UI
Michael said it. Marc denies it. (But we all know it's true.)
Marc uses Google Desktop for Mac and built-in search in Vista.
Three apps Marc always keeps open on his PC...
OneNote - Marc creates a OneNote entry for each calendar event
What devices does Marc use and how does manage them?
Why does Michael look so sharp today?
This is part one of three interviews we did that day on Marc's platform agnostic productivity toolkit.
Recorded in the lobby of the Boston Waterfront hotel at the Enterprise 2.0 conference, June 18, 2007.
Podcast length: 25 minutes