Providence RI — May 10, 2011— Traction Software Inc, the leader in enterprise social software for work today announced Traction TeamPage Release 5.2 with new capabilities to make it simple to track actions, show activity, watch status, and follow discussions embedded in the flow of collaborative work. TeamPage 5.2's new activity dashboards show actions, status and work in context using a format that's easy to read and reduces information overload. Activity dashboards allow people dive into and watch activity associated with projects or milestones they want to focus on, while also seeing, searching, exploring and connecting with others across a broad view of actions organized by business context as well as person. Read » Full Release and videos
See also Blog1672: Zoom in to focus, zoom out for awareness, bubble up items in the flow of work
Traction Software is happy to co-sponsor the Project Management Institute Mass Bay Chapter Professional Development Day, Saturday 30 April 2011 at the Conference Center at Bentley University, Waltham MA. The event is open to PMI members and non-members - anyone engaged in or impacted by the Project Management profession, from Junior and Senior Project Managers to Managers and Senior Staff. Enjoy the keynote and breakout sessions and earn 6 PDU's toward the Project Management Institute's Professional Education Requirements. See and ask questions about Traction TeamPage's new integrated Action Tracking and Project Management capabilities at the sponsor exhibit during lunch and breaks. For more information, see the PMI Mass Bay PDD registration and program page.
For the seventh consecutive year, KMWorld recognized Traction Software's market leadership by naming the company to their KMWorld 100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management. The list is compiled by KMWorld's panel of KM practitioners, theorists, analysts, vendors and their customers and colleagues. "We're honored that KMWorld continues to rank Traction Software as a company that matters in Knowledge Management," said Greg Lloyd, Traction Software President and co-founder, "In 2010 we brought TeamPage Release 5.0 and 5.1 to market, introducing a new generation of social software with integrated collaboration, communication, action tracking and exception handling along with a user interface that's fast, great looking and simple to use. I thank Traction Software's employees and customers for earning this recognition as well as KMWorld for awarding it." » See the 2011 KMWorld 100 list
[TEPCO Systems Corporation adopts Traction TeamPage for enterprise support services] 株式会社アプライドナレッジ(本社：神奈川県横浜市、代表取締役：小島 政行)は、東京電力グループの情報子会社である株式会社テプコシステムズ(本社：東京都江東区、代表取締役社長：平井 憲)が、社内システムサポート業務のプラットフォームとしてアプライドナレッジの企業向けコラボレーションツール「TeamPage」を採用したことを発 表します。テプコシステムズの総務部情報管理グループでは現在、約2,000名の社員からの社内IT基盤の利用に関する問い合わせに7名の専任者で回答業務を行って います。これまで主にメールシステムで業務を行っていましたが、グループ内での回答過程の共有や回答履歴の蓄積を徹底して業務品質を向上させる目的で 「TeamPage」を導入し、本年1月より本格運用を開始しました。 Read » full release (Japanese)
NEWTON, Mass, Feb. 28, 2011 -- Attivio, Inc. and Traction Software today announced their work with the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) and Cornell University to create a community portal, bringing together scientists, biologists, universities and agricultural organizations from more than 45 countries to collaborate, educate and disseminate details on wheat rust research and best practices to prevent its spread. To date, the portal has been very successful and was recently honored with a 2010 Forrester Groundswell Award in the category of "Social Impact".
"Within the scientific community, knowledge is typically spread through presentations and the publication of research within leading journals – a process that can slow the exchange of knowledge by months and years," said Stefan Einarson, director of IT for the Durable Rust Resistance in Wheat Project at Cornell University. "Given the severity of the threat to the world's food supply, the BGRI could not afford to operate on that kind of timeline. We needed a collaborative platform that could be easily organized and updated and be accessible from anywhere in the world. The combination of Traction Software and Attivio gave us exactly what we were looking for." Read » full release
Borlaug Global Rust Initiative Wins 2010 Forrester Groundswell Social Impact Award
January 18, 2011
· Posted by Jordan Frank
Jordan Frank writes: At the Gilbane Conference last month I stood in for Greg Lloyd in the Portal or Enterprise Social Software: Which Collaboration Environment to Choose? panel with David Seuss (CEO, Northern Light) and Jay Batson (Co-Founder and VP, Acquia).
I started my talk off with emphasis by asking Why Does Enterprise Search Suck? Then I elaborated on why the social intranet, built on the basis of links and pages, can work with good search such as our TeamPage Attivio® Search Module to deliver an intranet that works. In cases, social software may be used for a given use case (e.g. project management) or it may serve as the backbone for the intranet as well.
The tail end of the talk offers examples of each case deployed at customer scenarios at Kuka Systems, Alcoa, Athens Group, Borlaug Global Rust Initiative, National Health Service and a Global Pharma.
The full set of slides is available here at SlideShare:
Traction Software is honored to be named one of EContent Magazine's one hundred companies that matter most in the digital content industry. Traction was one of only ten companies named to the list in the collaboration category. Traction Software partner Attivio was named to the 2010 EContent 100 list in the search category. EContent Editor-in-chief Michelle Manafy said: "... this year our judging team was tougher than ever before. Few (if any) incumbents were kept on through mindshare and momentum alone; every company was held up to scrutiny in terms of innovation and meeting customer needs. It was a challenging year for voting—as it has been for the companies that made this list through their hard work, customer focus, and continued responsiveness to the changing digital content landscape. The need to leverage tools to effectively maximize the value of digital content has never been greater. Like the creation of this list, the process is a tough one, but it’s well worth it." » See the EContent 100 Introduction and Category Descriptions and the EContent Judging Team.
Meet Jordan Frank and see Traction TeamPage 5.1 at Booth # 406, KMWorld 2010 at the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel. TeamPage Release 5.1 makes it easy for individuals to see their own action plans, the status of shared projects, team workload, individual progress, and team progress toward common goals, all within the context of the TeamPage collaboration and communication platform. This clear and simple model is focused on the lightweight coordination of individual and team actions that drive collection, analysis and planning for knowledge management, intelligence analysis, and all business activities.
Santa Clara CA / Enterprise 2.0 — November 9, 2010 — Bridging project management and the flow of work Traction Software, the leader in enterprise social software innovation, today announced new TeamPage capabilities to help teams work together more effectively. Traction TeamPage Release 5.1 makes it easy for individuals to see their own action plans, the status of shared projects, team workload, individual progress, and team progress toward common goals – all within the context of the TeamPage collaboration and communication platform where the planned work can also be managed or done. Read » full release
See also Action Tracking with Tasks, Milestones, and Projects (video)
Paula Thornton followed up on a TUG tradition she started last year with a series of short and lively interviews of folk who participated in TUG 2010 Newport. This year Paula interviewed: Brian Tullis, Alcoa (preview below); Michael Wadsworth; Patrice Livingston and Masayuki Kojima, AKJ Ltd.
TUG 2010 Interview - Brian Tullis from Traction Software on Vimeo.
See the Traction Software page on Vimeo.com for more videos (moved from blip.tv).
See the 12-15 Oct 2010 | Fifth Annual Traction User Group Meeting, TUG 2010 Newport for a summary of keynotes, talks and sessions.
TUG 2010 Newport was the best Traction User Group meeting yet! For links to individual video and audio podcasts of the fifth annual Traction User Group 12-15 Oct 2010 sessions and slides, see the TUG 2010 Newport Agenda page. See Chris Nuzum, Traction Software CTO and co-founder's TUG 2010 Traction Update below.
TUG 2010 Observable Work: Make Actions Observable Too - Chris Nuzum from Traction Software on Vimeo.
If you can't make it to the fifth annual Traction User Group meeting on 12-15 October 2010 in Newport RI, you can still join the fun on Twitter! Use hash tag #TUG2010 to follow updates from Newport or ask questions. You can also follow folk attending TUG 2010 Newport with the TUG2010-Newport list
Observable Workshop | 9am to 12:30pm EDT Oct 14 2010
Join Jim McGee, Jon Udell, Peter O'Kelly, Brian Tullis, Paula Thornton, Larry Hawes, Jack Vinson and others for a Observable Workshop to discuss the pattern that Jon called observable work : "... the idea that by narrating our work, we can perhaps restore some of what was lost when factories and then offices made work opaque and not easily observable." This will be a lively session based on this summer's globe spanning Twitter and blog discussion of Observable Work.
Friday Oct 15 Update: Special thanks to Paula Thornton (@Rotcapchen), Mary Abraham (@VMaryAbraham), Jared Sartin (@jaredsartin), Larry Hawes (@lehawes), Jack Vinson (@jackvinson), Arik Johnson (@ArikJohnson) and Traction Software's own Jordan Frank (@jordanfrank) for a their lively Tweet stream coverage of TUG 2010 Newport.
Friday Oct 22 Update: First batch of TUG 2010 videos and slides including Jim McGee, Jon Udell keynotes,Traction CTO Chris Nuzum, see 12-15 Oct 2010 | Fifth Annual Traction User Group Meeting, TUG 2010 Newport
Jon Udell - author, information architect, software developer and new media innovator - will give a closing keynote for the 2010 Traction User Group conference in Newport RI on 13 Oct 2010, bookending Jim McGee's opening keynote on Observable Work. Jon's 1999 book, Practical Internet Groupware, helped lay the foundation for what we now call social software. Udell was formerly a software developer at Lotus, BYTE Magazine’s executive editor and Web maven, and an independent consultant. He is now a writer and producer for Microsoft as well as a hands on organizer of the elmcity project, see Jon's blog and bio page.
Jon will join Jim McGee, Brian Tullis, Paula Thornton, Larry Hawes and others for a Observable Workshop session on 14 Oct discussing the pattern for Jon called observable work in 2009: "... the idea that by narrating our work, we can perhaps restore some of what was lost when factories and then offices made work opaque and not easily observable." This should be lively and interesting based on this summer's globe spanning Twitter and blog discussion of Observable Work.
See also 12-15 Oct 2010 | Fifth Annual Traction User Group Meeting, TUG 2010 Newport
Data Driven Career Discovery - Jon Udell 28 April 2009
Enterprise 2.0 and Observable Work
KMWorld recognizes Traction's continued leadership in the Enterprise 2.0 market, naming Traction TeamPage a KMWorld Trend-Setting Product of 2010. KMWorld Editor in Chief Hugh McKellar says: "This year, more than 600 products were assessed by our judging panel which consists of editorial colleagues, analysts, system integrators, vendors themselves (sometimes even competitive ones), line-of-business managers and users. The products selected all demonstrate clearly identifiable technology breakthroughs that serve the vendors’ full spectrum of constituencies, especially their customers." » Read the September 1, 2010 KMWorld Trend-Setting Products of 2010 announcement.
Jim McGee, Managing Director at New Shoreham Consulting, expert on organizational design and change management for Enterprise 2.0 and Social Media Technologies will deliver the Traction User Group 2010 opening keynote in Newport Rhode Island on Oct 13. Jim is also well known as the author of the popular McGee's Musings weblog on Knowledge Management, Enterprise 2.0 and Social Media technology. On Twitter follow Jim as @JMcGee.
Jim is a highly regarded expert in organizational design and change management. He works with senior executives in organizations to formulate, structure, and solve problems in the effective use of information technology in complex knowledge work settings. Jim has experience as an entrepreneur, senior executive, professor, author, blogger, speaker, systems developer, designer, and consultant. His previous positions include Director at Huron Consulting Group, Professor of Electronic Commerce and Technology Innovation at the Kellogg School of Management, and as Founding Partner at Diamond Management and Technology Consultants. Jim has an MBA and doctorate from Harvard Business School, and an undergraduate degree in Statistics from Princeton University.
See also 12-15 Oct 2010 | Fifth Annual Traction User Group Meeting, TUG 2010 Newport
Managing the visibility of knowledge work - McGee's Musings 23 Jun 2010
Enterprise 2.0 Boston MA — June 15, 2010 — A fresh look at how social networking and collaboration work for business Traction® Software, the leading developer of enterprise 2.0 social software for secure, scalable collaboration, today announced Traction® TeamPage Release 5.0. This release uses Traction’s new generation Proteus interface technology to deliver a look and feel that’s fast, easy to use, and looks great. TeamPage 5.0 leverages this technology to integrate extensible personal profile pages, Twitter style personal status, group live blog technology, a slick and simple Feed summary and more as natural parts of Traction's award winning Enterprise 2.0 collaboration platform. Read » full release
See also Traction TeamPage 5.0: Social Software for Work
If you plan to attend Enterprise 2.0 Boston 2010, be sure to visit Traction Software at Booth #515 between 11:30 am through 6:00 pm Tuesday and Wednesday for a major Traction TeamPage product announcement and demonstration! Jordan Frank will be at E2.0 Boston as a panelist for Monday morning's Selling the Case for Accelerating Business Performance with Enterprise Collaboration Technologies Workshop run by Oliver Marks and Sameer Patel (8:30-11:45am). He'll also represent Traction Software for the Social Vendor Idol competition versus Blue Kiwi, Cubetree, Newsgator and Socialtext (3:30-4:30pm Tuesday) - be sure to watch and vote! Greg Lloyd will be a panelist on Mike Gotta's Expert Panel on Standards for Social Computing in the Enterprise (2:15-3:15pm Wednesday). To schedule a meeting, please email firstname.lastname@example.org See you in Boston!
15 June 2010 Press Release: Traction TeamPage 5.0 Delivers Integrated Social Networking And Collaboration With New Generation Interface Technology
White Paper: Traction TeamPage 5.0: Social Software for Work
Traction Software's Fifth Annual Traction User Group Meeting (TUG 2010) will be in Newport Rhode Island, 12-15 October 2010. Mark your calendars! Wed 13 Oct will feature an opening keynote by Jim McGee followed by a TeamPage update by Chris Nuzum CTO and co-founder of Traction Software, a talk by Attivio VP of Engineering Rik Tamm-Daniels, customer stories, and a closing keynote by Jon Udell. If you can't attend TUG 2010 Newport in person Follow TUG 2010 Newport on Twitter
Friday Oct 15 Update: It was a great! See TUG 2010 Newport | Thank you!
Friday Oct 22 Update: TUG 2010 video and audio podcasts including Jim McGee, Jon Udell keynotes, Traction CTO Chris Nuzum talks posted to the Traction Software Vimeo page (moved from blip.tv). See links below.
Tuesday October 12, 2010
Jordan Frank, Basic to Jedi Skills | 1:30pm to 6:00pm
Traction Software VP of Sales and Business Development Jordan Frank leads a session which takes folk from Basic to Jedi TeamPage skills, and shares his experience on effective use of social software in the enterprise.
Wednesday October 13, 2010
Jim McGee Keynote | 9am to 10:00am
Doing and Managing Knowledge Work
Video | Slides
Chris Nuzum, Traction Software Update | 10 to 10:45am
Observable Work: Make Actions Observable Too
Video | Slides
Rik Tamm-Daniels, Attivio Update | 11:00 to 11:30am
Customer Talks | 11:30am - Noon, 1:30 - 4:15pm
Customers presenting at TUG will include Brian Tullis, Information Systems Director of Alcoa Fastening Systems, Angela Varner, Worldwide KM Technology Manager of the Boston Consulting Group, Kevin Duprey, Manager of Design and Analysis, Ensign-Bickford Aerospace and Defense, Paul Fisher, Senior Policy Advisor of the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Pam Blasius, North American Marketing Manager of Armstrong International, and Arik Johnson, Founder and Chairman of Aurora WDC.
Brian Tullis, Slides Patterns of Observable Work
Keven Duprey Ensign Bickford Slides Observable Processes
Pam Blasius, Armstrong International Slides Using Traction As A Marketing Tool
Paul Fisher, Slides Traction Training and Enhancements at FDA - CDRH
Arik Johnson, Aurora WDC Slides Adventures in 21st Century Organizational Design
Peter O'Kelly | Noon to 12:20pm Oct 13 2010
Communication / Collaboration / Content, Competition "Co-opetition," and Culture
Video | Slides
Analyst and consultant Peter O'Kelly will survey the market dynamics at the intersection of communication, collaboration, and content management, including opportunities for Traction Software and its customer community
Masuki Kojima and Takashi Okutsu, Applied Knowledge Company Inc | 4:15 to 4:30pm
TeamPage in the Japanese Market
Matt Cole, Managing Director, Intuli | 4:30 to 4:45pm
Jon Udell Keynote | 4:45 to 5:45pm
Being observable: culture, environment, and habit
Video | Slides
Continuing a TUG tradition, we'll have memorable TUG dinner that evening: a traditional Rhode Island Clambake - lobster, clams, corn, potatoes and more, steamed in seaweed over hardwood coals.
Thursday October 14, 2010
Observable Workshop | 9am to 12:30pm EDT
Join Jim McGee, Jon Udell, Peter O'Kelly, Brian Tullis, Paula Thornton, Larry Hawes, Jack Vinson and others for a Observable Workshop from 9:00 AM to 12:20 PM EDT 14 Oct to discuss the pattern that Jon called observable work in 2009: "... the idea that by narrating our work, we can perhaps restore some of what was lost when factories and then offices made work opaque and not easily observable." This will be a lively session based on this summer's globe spanning Twitter and blog discussion of Observable Work.
Video Part I | Video Part II Moderated by Jon Udell
TUG 2010 Observable Workshop Notes (Brian Tullis)
Developer and Management Workshops
Based on TUG 2009 feedback, TUG 2010 offers two optional days of workshops, training and discussion on topics of interest to SDL / SDK / Java Developers and to those responsible for planning, management and support of Traction TeamPage (business practice as well as IT topics).
Joint Developer / Management Track
These sessions provide information on new Attivio and TeamPage 5.0 capabilities that are important for both managers and SDK/SDL developers.
1:30 PM - 2:10 PM Attivio - What's new in AIE2 and Dictionary Management Slides
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM TeamPage 5.0 Profiles - Concepts and facilities Slides
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM TeamPage 5.0 Status - Concepts and facilities Slides
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM TeamPage 5.1 Project Management - Concepts and facilities Slides
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM Where do we go from here ? - Priority and roadmap discussion
Friday October 15, 2010
Joint Developer / Management Track
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Traction Instant Publisher 3.0 and Outlook Social Connector (OSC)
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Proteus CSS Style Sheets Slides
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Transitioning to TeamPage 5.0 and Proteus Slides
10:45 AM - 12:30 PM Customizing TeamPage 5.0 Profiles Slides
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Proteus - New SDK Features Slides
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TeamPage 5.1 Project Management Architecture Slides
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM Office hours discussion and examples
10:35 AM - 12:30 PM Managing and Monitoring TeamPage Slides
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Managing TeamPage Q&A and examples
See the Traction Software Vimeo page for public videos (moved from blip.tv). TUG slides will be posted in the Traction Software Slideshare archive. Some videos and slides will be only be posted to the TUG space on Traction's TeamPage Community server at the author's request.
You can Resister (free) for your own account on Traction Software's TeamPage Community server and get a free TeamPage license along with access to forums, Java SDK code, documentation, examples and more - join the conversation!
Follow TUG 2010 Newport on Twitter if you can't be at TUG 2010 Newport in person.
For a look at last year's event, see TUG 2009 Providence | Keynotes by Carmen Medina, Chris Nuzum and Stewart Mader
For the sixth consecutive year, KMWorld recognized Traction Software's market leadership in Enterprise 2.0 Social Software by naming the company to their KMWorld 100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management. The list is compiled by KMWorld's panel of KM practitioners, theorists, analysts, vendors and their customers and colleagues. "We're honored by KMWorld's recognition of Traction Software. I'm extremely happy to accept this award on behalf of Traction's outstanding employees, partners and customers. " said Greg Lloyd, Traction Software President and co-founder, "I believe that customer success using Traction TeamPage is proving the business value of knowledge management by making KM part of the context of work, benefiting everyone in the organization, every day." » See the 2010 KMWorld 100 list
While at KMWorld 2009, Jordan Frank, Traction Software VP of Sales and Business Development led a customer panel titled Whats Social About Software and co-led a talk with Christine Connors of TriviumRLG at KMWorld 2009's counterpart, Taxonomy Boot Camp. In the session, Ontologies & Tagsonomies: Linked Data, Web 3.0 Tag Mush! Christine addressed questions including: What do ontologies provide that taxonomies and thesauri lack? What is the big deal about the semantic web? What’s the difference between the semantic web, linked data, and Web 3.0 and what are the technologies that will power this next evolution of the web? Jordan explored how driven social tagging can work for or against you and then suggests tagging and search driven entity extraction strategies that can put tagging to productive work. » Click here for the PDF of Jordan's presentation.
Jordan Frank, Traction Software VP of Sales and Business Development will moderate a KMWorld 2009 panel What's Social About Software Wednesday Nov 18th 4:14 to 5:00PM: As "social software" is finding its way into the enterprise, people are wondering what's social about software and why it matters. These practitioners from leading organizations share their views on the realities of how interactions in social software platforms lead to productive work in the enterprise. Panel members include:
Carol Stickley, Manager, IT Knowledge Management - Avery Dennison
Joe Crumpler, IT Manager, ERP and Integration Projects - Alcoa Fastening Systems
Brian Tullis, Director, Information Services - Alcoa Fastening Systems
See Jordan at booth #221 to learn about Traction TeamPage Release 4.2 and the new Attivio Advanced Search, Oracle RDB and the new Google Web Toolkit (GWT) based Proteus interface.
Traction® Software today showcased three major capabilities that build on the new Traction TeamPage™ 4.2 release also announced today. “Traction TeamPage has always gotten high marks for its capabilities from analysts, independent reviewers and some of the most demanding and innovative customers in the world,” said Greg Lloyd, president and CEO of Traction Software. “We’re happy to be in this position to listen to our customers as well as the market. Today I’m happy to show Traction’s new Proteus Google Web Toolkit (GWT)-based Web interface and Attivio's Active Intelligence Engine™ (AIE) running on Traction TeamPage Release 4.2. These new capabilities combine Traction’s proven strengths with true innovation - delivering a simple, fast and beautiful user experience that leverages Google’s great Web user interface technology and Attivio’s track record for advanced search, and industry leading innovation in content analysis and navigation. The Oracle RDB backend for Traction TeamPage is a new option for customers with mission critical applications where the ability deploy and maintain all TeamPage data in an Oracle 10g or 11g server provides outstanding ease of use for a high-availability configuration on an RDB platform that’s the gold standard for enterprise IT.” All three new capabilities are available for evaluation and developer release of TeamPage R4.2 starting today, with customer qualified releases starting this quarter. Read » full release
Traction® Software today announced Release 4.2 of its award winning Traction TeamPage™ enterprise 2.0 social software platform. The software now includes flexible mobile subscription and notification allowing road warriors to easily post content and comments with simple, secure two-way e-mail based collaboration. “With Traction customers in consulting and professional services as well as the pharmaceutical, manufacturing, high tech and government industries, we often see people using BlackBerry and other mobile email devices as much or more than their desktop or laptop Web browsers,” said Traction’s CEO Greg Lloyd. “We defined and developed these capabilities by collaborating with TeamPage customers in professional service firms who love their BlackBerry email as much as they love TeamPage in their browser. These new subscription features bring Enterprise 2.0 collaboration to the road warrior, making it easy to get a clean and simple summary including automatically generated context.” Read » full release
See also TUG 2009 Providence | Keynotes by Carmen Medina, Chris Nuzum and Stewart Mader
Traction Software and Attivio today announced that Attvio's Active Intelligence Engine™ will power the Advanced Search and content navigation functions of Traction Software's TeamPage Enterprise 2.0 platform. Traction evaluated several market-leading solutions before choosing Attvio's unified information access engine for its single, flexible API, full Java support as well as its sophisticated and secure permissioning model. “Traction Software’s award-winning social software enables enterprises and government agencies to share information and collaborate in a secure environment. We needed to partner with an information access company that would enable our users to securely capture and share data across entities from one central repository,” said Greg Lloyd, President & Co-Founder of Traction Software. “Attivio was the clear choice for a variety of reasons, including its ability to update information in real-time to ensure the most relevant and current results. AIE improves our users’ ability to find content quickly and offers a dramatically smaller footprint than our previous search engine solution.” » Read full release
Can't attend the Traction User Group 2009 meeting in person? Follow what's being said and talk back on Twitter using tag #TUG2009 . The Main event starts at 9:00AM EDT Wed 14 October with Carmen Medina's opening keynote Enterprise 2.0 and the Context of Work, followed by Chris Nuzum CTO and co-founder leading the Traction Software Roadmap discussion at 10:45AM EDT. See TUG 2009 Providence | Keynotes by Carmen Medina, Chris Nuzum and Stewart Mader
You can also follow @tractionteam (Traction Software), @roundtrip (Greg Lloyd), @jordanfrank, @rotkapchen, @slmader and other for on the spot reports. See also Blog1135: Where's Greg?