Here is a technique you can apply to your browser to make your Adobe Connect room joining workflow more streamlined.
If you work at Adobe, you use Connect on a regular basis. After a while, and in the face of shortened URLs (and everything else), you start to just think in terms of frequented room names.
If this sounds like you, you can simply your Connect room joining experience as follows:
This code is simply the logic inside a bookmarklet that you can drag and drop into most modern browsers. That is, you can drag the following link into the links bar of your browser: Connect
Then you can click on the bookmark link to receive a dialog as follows:
Please note that you may need to replace “http://my.adobeconnect.com/” with your Adobe Connect host URL.
There is plenty to talk about in terms of how deeply aligned this acquisition is architecturally, technically and in terms of shared vision, and I plan to use this space to go into more of these details over time (e.g. synergies between Day’s targeting and optimization and Adobe Omniture‘s capabilities). However, I’m equally excited by the people involved here.
Update 7/28/2010: The Web is all a-buzz about this acquisition, and I would say it’s with good reason. Simply put: customer experience wins and therefore customers win, which means that businesses embracing Adobe CEM increase their own profitability.