Enterprise Social Networks: A Guided Tour
More enterprises are deploying internal social networks to encourage collaboration and improve productivity. Take a tour of the major platforms and see how they are being used by leading organizations.
Even At Facebook, Business Intelligence Is Not Viral
Rather than relying on social collaboration, Facebook had to bombard impatient employees with specialized training so they would recognize and use the business intelligence tools available in their internal, Microstrategy-based portal.
10 Big Tech Ideas For Retailers
Mobile and social lead the list of hot tech trends for retailers, but they had company at the National Retail Federation's Big Show 2012. Here's a basket full of ideas to check out.
5 Enterprise Social Traps To Avoid In 2012
From wake-me-when-it's-over syndrome to data overload, dangers stand between your company's social networking plan and success. Here's how to overcome some current challenges.
Google+ Search Controversy Grows
Twitter and privacy experts cry foul over Google's inclusion of
Google+ content in its search results, raise issue of further
Yammer And The Freemium Trap
Suppose your organization doesn't want employees using an unsanctioned enterprise social network in the cloud. How do you shut it down?
Random Bursts of Cortical Activity
F. Paul Wilson isn't a tech guy, but he's no stranger to computers. And now Repairman Jack, his most famous creation, spills the technology beans on his personal pixel slinger.
SAS's Year Of Living Socially
A year after launch, SAS Institute employees find their "internal Facebook" a valuable resource for connecting with peers and sharing knowledge across departments and around the world.
Plaxo As A Service Is Broken
Plaxo is about address book and calendar synchronization. Right now, it doesn't handle recurring events correctly, and despite what Plaxo says, Platinum Sync is not live or in real time.
IBM Eats Its Own Social Dog Food
Big Blue's social business VP details how IBM Connections fuels the company's 500,000 users with social capabilities and a social media mindset.