In a nod to Facebook's dominance, the revamped MySpace shifts focus from user's profiles to the latest news and trends in entertainment. MySpace, which has seen its popularity fall as Facebook's has risen, has redesigned its site, shifting the focus from people's profiles and friends to the latest trends in entertainment. The shift is to a "new visual identity and product features that put content center stage." In essence, MySpace owner News Corp. has decided to abandon competing head-to-head with Facebook and take the site in a new direction in an attempt to rejuvenate the brand. The new MySpace is available in beta and will be rolled out to users through the end of November.
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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