Office 2.0 Database - My Office 2.0 Setup

Robert Scoble pointed out a list of Office 2.0 applications which covers most of the types of applications I use frequently in my work. Office 2.0 Database - My Office 2.0 Setup provides a list, compiled by Ishmael Ghalimi, of the Web 2.0 applications he uses and then lists the competing apps.  Our lists overlap a lot.  I have become a big fan of GMail, Google Calendar, Google Reader, Google Notebook, and I am in the process of switching from Outlook.  I use MindMeister with my colleagues when we are brainstorming.  I still however use Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project since I know them and it is hard to switch.  I also use the Adobe CS3 Suite since they have the best products in this area.

I do have an unsolved problem with Instant messaging.  I would prefer one app for IMing and now I have three: GMail, Microsoft Live Messenger, and Skype.  I can't seem to combine all the channels.  Meebo is close, but does not provide a connection to Skype since a lot of my collegues use that.  One combined app would be really appreciated.

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