For better or worse, execs prove the power of social leadership. From Benioff to Ballmer, how do tech's bigwigs stack up?
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As in almost everything he does, Larry Ellison, the co-founder and CEO of Oracle, has been enigmatic in his use of social media. About 28,000 people follow his Twitter account. He follows no one and has tweeted only once. However, that tweet was long in coming and highly anticipated, so it made a big impact. We would not recommend this strategy for, well, for anyone, but it seems to be working for Ellison. Meanwhile, Oracle has been buying up social software companies, most recently including Involver.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?