Content tagged with Software - posted in November 2011 - InformationWeek
Content tagged with Software
posted in November 2011
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Appirio Social Enterprise Toolkit Links To Chatter
News  |  11/30/2011  | 
Cloud consulting company Appirio is bundling a greatest hits collection of Chatter tools for integration and compliance. Steps Past CRM, Into Social Marketing
News  |  11/30/2011  | 
Radian6-powered services help companies capture, decipher, and respond to customer interactions across Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks.
Google's Daring Dozen: 12 Big Bets In 2011
News  |  11/29/2011  | 
Google has played a smart game in 2011, especially with Android, but it hasn't been perfect. We evaluate its main moves in the past year.
Office 365 Gets 30 New Features
News  |  11/29/2011  | 
Microsoft takes aim at Google Apps with Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) and Mac support, as well as easier-to-manage security tools.
5 Resolutions For Better BI in 2012
Commentary  |  11/29/2011  | 
Make business intelligence easy to use, deploy, afford, administer and embed.
RIM Set To Manage Android And iOS Devices
News  |  11/29/2011  | 
For mostly-BlackBerry organizations, RIM's new product offers broad support with a familiar administrative look and feel.
Private Cloud Choices Grow For SMBs
News  |  11/29/2011  | 
Public cloud-wary midsize businesses can leverage KnowledgeTree's document management tools for online file sharing and storage.
Google's Graveyard: Dead Products Of 2011
News  |  11/23/2011  | 
As CEO Larry Page puts more wood behind fewer arrows, products continue to disappear.
When One Collaboration Tool Can't Do It All
News  |  11/23/2011  | 
American Water's single-pane-of-glass strategy brings multiple collaboration systems together on the desktop, avoids $3 million systems migration expense.
Medical Database Linked To Better Hospital Care
News  |  11/23/2011  | 
One study suggests that UpToDate may improve clinical outcomes, but it's hard to establish a firm cause and effect relationship.
Windows 8 On XP Machines? Microsoft Says Yes
News  |  11/22/2011  | 
Many older PCs have enough horsepower for the upcoming OS, says the software maker, which also pledges to simplify setup and installation this time around.
ZeroPC: Cloud Desktop Excels At File Aggregation, Search
News  |  11/22/2011  | 
Aggregate and search through all of the files from all of your Web services in a single place with ZeroPC.
Klout-Like Tool Lets Employees Rate Each Other
News  |  11/22/2011  | 
SilkRoad Point social software seeks to recognize employees who have expertise and influence within the enterprise.
Social Standards: Web 2.0 Vs. Enterprise 2.0
Commentary  |  11/22/2011  | 
The OpenSocial approach to defining social software standards has the backing of Jive, IBM, and others--and the scorn of upstarts like Yammer.
Best Buy & Kia Motors Mine For Customer Sentiment
News  |  11/21/2011  | 
There are many channels of customer feedback and sentiment -- from call center data to surveys to social network chatter. Gathering, organizing and understanding what all of it means is a necessity. Hear how two companies are tackling the challenge.
CEO of speaks to the impact of Social Media on enterprise decision-making
News  |  11/21/2011  | 
Marc Benioff, CEO of, uses social media as a way to gauge the reaction of consumers to the enterprise decisions surrounding their lives. What will the future of enterprise-consumer relationships look like?
Novell Puts Bill Gates On Witness Stand
News  |  11/21/2011  | 
Microsoft chairman expected to undergo cross-examination on charges that he conspired to kill WordPerfect and Quattro Pro, in case dating back to 2004.
More BI Packages Add Collaboration: Who Needs It?
Commentary  |  11/21/2011  | 
Business intelligence vendors keep adding social features--but how many interfaces does it take to get everybody on the same page?
Move Over Farmville? Health Games For Employees
News  |  11/18/2011  | 
Progress Software says it makes its employees happier and healthier with a social game from Keas.
Microsoft Cloud Exec Is New Washington State CIO
News  |  11/17/2011  | 
Windows Azure vet Bharat Shiyam steps into the middle of a major state agency consolidation and a massive data center build as Washington's new state CIO.
Does SharePoint Have Future As A Social Platform?
News  |  11/17/2011  | 
Analysts speaking at Enterprise 2.0 say Microsoft's collaboration platform is more than a portal, but less than a social network.
Microsoft Ditches Dryad, Focuses On Hadoop
News  |  11/17/2011  | 
Microsoft drops LINQ to HPC big-data processing project, in favor of Apache's open source Hadoop platform.
Internal Social Networks Now Important Proving Ground
News  |  11/17/2011  | 
Companies see internal social deployments as way to not only drive collaboration but also test ideas, IBM 2011 Tech Trends survey shows.
Socialtext 360 Connects Similar Employees
Commentary  |  11/17/2011  | 
Collaboration software feature used technology from IntroNetworks to connect employees to co-workers with similar interests, expertise, and other attributes.
The Supply Chain Challenge Never Ends
Commentary  |  11/16/2011  | 
The big ERP suites are still falling short on sales and operations planning, advanced analytics and supplier management.
CubeVibe Wins Enterprise 2.0 Launch Pad Competition
Commentary  |  11/16/2011  | 
Tool for measuring and managing employee engagement snags the People's Choice award in the competition for innovative business apps.
Will Google, Facebook Launch Business Social Networks?
News  |  11/16/2011  | 
Tech evangelist Richard Scoble tells Enterprise 2.0 crowd that he predicts this to happen within the next couple of years.
7 Health Education Tools For Patients
Slideshows  |  11/16/2011  | 
Patients can benefit by getting a variety of healthcare information electronically--as these seven options prove. The tools also help healthcare organizations comply with the HITECH Act Meaningful Use requirements.
iTunes Match, Google Music, Amazon Cloud Drive Smackdown
News  |  11/16/2011  | 
Apple's streaming music service arrived this week. So how does it compare with offerings from Google and Amazon?
VMware's Social Chief: Complexity Kills
News  |  11/16/2011  | 
At Enterprise 2.0, Socialcast founder and VMware social software VP Tim Young explains why enterprise social tools must become simpler.
SAS CEO Jim Goodnight: Not The Retiring Type
Commentary  |  11/15/2011  | 
Cloud, shmoud! Hadoop, big whoop! SAS' top executive and co-founder throws cold water on hot trends. Behind the times, or a clear-headed realist?
Genentech Fights Social 'Noise' By Setting Goals
News  |  11/15/2011  | 
Social collaborative tools aren't a recipe for success on their own.
Dell Plays Switzerland Between Microsoft, VMware
Commentary  |  11/15/2011  | 
Dell will be an honest broker on behalf of customers using hypervisor technologies from warring parties--who have shown no appetite for appeasing tensions themselves.
Windows Embedded Girds Microsoft's Big Data Plans
News  |  11/15/2011  | 
Redmond sees an expanded role for its smart device operating system as connected devices, from tractors to toasters, go mainstream.
Google Apps Gets Better Mobile Device Management
News  |  11/14/2011  | 
Managing Google Apps for Business, Government, and Education on Android, iOS, and Windows devices just got easier.
Google Apps To Biz Users: Call For Help
News  |  11/14/2011  | 
Google has expanded 24x7 phone support for business customers to cover Gmail, Calendar, Groups, Docs, Sites, and Video.
DoubleDutch Goes Freemium, Pushes Mobile CRM
News  |  11/14/2011  | 
Like a Foursquare for salespeople, DoubleDutch wants to make mobile check-ins pay off with access to customer records instead of coupons.
In Search Of Enterprise Social Media Integration
Commentary  |  11/11/2011  | 
I went looking for enterprise application architects who are integrating with social feeds and frameworks for the "Designing Social Applications" session at Enterprise 2.0. I found something a little different.
iOS 5.0.1: The Battery Fix That Wasn't
Commentary  |  11/11/2011  | 
Apple's iOS 5.0.1 update aimed to remedy complaints of poor iPhone battery life. For many, the fix made things worse.
Wells Fargo Weighs Internal Social Network Strategy
News  |  11/11/2011  | 
Bank pilots a variety of internal networking social networking technologies, emphasizes business-use-cases not shiny tools.
GM And Google Apps: Buckled In?
News  |  11/10/2011  | 
Carmaker has no comment on reported Google Apps contract, but watchers say leak hints at negotiating tactic by GM. Will GM CIO's wishlist from 2009 come true? Uses Collaboration For Cloud Storage Advantage
Commentary  |  11/10/2011  | 
Vendor is at the forefront of capitalizing on social, analytics, and other capabilities that we only dream about--or don't even know to dream about.
3 Keys To Analytics Success
News  |  11/9/2011  | 
Businesses need to overcome cultural barriers, like resistance to change, to get most bang for their analytics buck, a new study shows.
Microsoft Revamps SQL Server Licensing
News  |  11/9/2011  | 
Memory of recent VMware pricing flap may be fresh in Microsoft exec's minds.
Hadoop's Flexibility Wins Over Online Data Provider
Features  |  11/9/2011  | 
RapLeaf replaced relational database workflow with Hadoop and now can make quick database changes.
SAP Makes Big Hana Play
News  |  11/9/2011  | 
In-memory technology can replace conventional databases (like Oracle) running SAP Business Warehouses.
Adobe Axes Flash For Mobile And 750 Jobs
News  |  11/9/2011  | 
Flash for mobile is dead. HTML5, the heir-apparent, has at least another year of growing up to do.
Sprout Social Gets Team, Agency Controls
News  |  11/9/2011  | 
Social media management console adds multiple administrators, assignment queues for tasks, and a user interface revamp.
Yammer Gets Major Facelift
News  |  11/9/2011  | 
Update to enterprise social media service takes cues from Facebook and Google Docs; adds activity stream integration with six cloud services.
IT's Next Hot Job: Hadoop Guru
Commentary  |  11/9/2011  | 
JPMorgan Chase makes a case for the big data platform (and career track) of the future.
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