4 Ways SMBs Can Score With Gamification
Small and midsize businesses are well-positioned to take advantage of gamification. Here's some expert advice on how to use the growing trend to get closer to your customers.
Why Google Plus Is Better For Business
Google social and mobile global marketing director Rikard Steiber comes to the set of InformationWeek's Valley View to explain why businesses should use Google Plus to engage their customers.
Top 14 Government Social Media Initiatives
Government agencies are embracing social media, using Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms to inform and interact with the public. Take a look at the best examples of social networking in government.
The Shadow IT Threat
Rogue IT groups outside the main IT organization pose both pros and cons--and won't disappear anytime soon.
How To Get From CRM To Social
Your company's all over Facebook and Twitter, but until IT integrates marketing and customer service systems, it's all just show.
Obama Would Cut Military IT Budget
The White House budget proposal for fiscal 2013 would cut the Department of Defense's IT budget by 3.6%. But cybersecurity gets an increase.
9 Startups That Caught IBM's Eye
With applications for jobs ranging from cancer detection to retail pricing, nine data-driven small and midsize businesses (SMBs) vied for Global Entrepreneur of the Year at IBM's SmartCamp competition.
Big Data, Big Social, Big MDM
InformationWeek's Valley View will air live this Thursday. It will feature Rikard Steiber, Google's global marketing director for mobile and social, and startup Chart.io, which aims to put business intelligence into the hands of the everyday user.
Virgin Media Merges Social Networking, Unified Communications
Cisco Quad for enterprise social networking, WebEx for corporate collaboration, and a bundle of unified communications technologies for instant messaging and corporate video are crucial infrastructure for the U.K. cable and telecommunications operator.
Help Your Business Avoid Social TMI
TMI, or too much information, can sink ships--or careers. Businesses need to learn how to balance promotion, education, and safety when working with social media.