The government has, for the first time, mandated a preference for using open source software for future developments.
Five out of six developers recently surveyed by Forrester Research say they have used or are using open source tools as part of their application development or deployment and the top five classes of software used are operating systems, web servers, databases, developer tools and configuration management tools
Read more at zdnet.
Have a look at a great presentation on Master Data Management. This should also govern ECM best practices. Video here: http://vimeo.com/37608008
Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office is essentially a plugin for Windows versions of the productivity suit (2003, 2007, 2010).
The plugin syncs your work through Google's cloud, so everyone can contribute to the same version of a file at the same time.
XeniT made a prototype for such functionality in 2008 for an IWT market study. Vision was right, Google has a bit more funding :-).
See the whole presentation in this video: