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Author: David Klein

SlideShark v3.5 – Introducing Okta for Single Sign-On

Submitted by: David Klein , Vice President of Product Management, Brainshark

April 10, 2014 09:05 AM

With today’s release of SlideShark v3.5, we have advanced SlideShark’s capabilities around security and identity management while making some design improvements. Integration with Okta In our last app release, we added SAML-based Single Sign-On (SSO) in response to many requests from our business-focused Team Edition users. With this release, we have expanded the accessibility options by integrating with Okta! Now users of Okta, one of the top identity management providers in th...

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Announcing SlideShark Anywhere: Presenting and Broadcasting from a Computer or Windows 8 Tablet

Submitted by: David Klein , Vice President of Product Management, Brainshark

March 17, 2014 04:48 PM

Today, we’re incredibly excited to announce one of the most significant additions to SlideShark since its inception in 2011. With SlideShark Anywhere, Team Edition users can now present and broadcast their content from a PC/Mac computer or Windows 8 tablet via web browser. Presenters have the choice of presenting their approved decks from either their mobile device (iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch) or now their computer or Windows 8 tablet, as all of their SlideShark content is easily acces...

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SlideShark v3.4 – Single Sign-On and Added Security

Submitted by: David Klein , Vice President of Product Management, Brainshark

January 30, 2014 10:18 AM

2014 is going to be a very big year for SlideShark – particularly in its growth from what was once just a free presentation app, into a full-fledged enterprise solution. An important piece of this is really developing our story around security and identity management. So for our first release of 2014, we wanted to tackle this need head-on. Single Sign-On (SSO) SSO, a widely requested feature from our Team Edition users, has a two-fold benefit in adding a level of security and a level o...

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Tags: iPad, iPhone, tablet, product updates

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SlideShark Improvements in Version 3.1

Submitted by: David Klein , Vice President of Product Management, Brainshark

May 29, 2013 09:50 AM

We released the SlideShark update today and not only have we added a few features that the community has been asking for, but we also improved a number of existing features as well. Increased Broadcasting Speed We released the Broadcasting feature in version 3.0, which allows you to present your slides over the web to remote or in-person attendees on their devices.  In this latest release (version 3.1) we’ve improved the speed at which the slides and annotation are shown to your au...

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Tags: product updates, iPad, tablet

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Upload More to Brainshark and SlideShark: Now Up To 500 MB

Submitted by: David Klein , Vice President of Product Management, Brainshark

May 13, 2013 10:31 AM

I don’t want to sound too cliché when I say, “You asked, and we answered” – but that’s truly the case with this one.  Many of you have been asking for us to increase the maximum size for file uploads from 200 MB to something higher.  This weekend’s updates now allow Brainshark On-Demand, SlideShark PRO and SlideShark Team Edition users to upload up to 500 MB per file. So if the sizes of your PowerPoint files continue to grow because of hig...

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Tags: Brainshark On-Demand, iPad, iPhone, product updates

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