Enterprise 2.0: The New Generation Of Business Collaboration
Social applications in the enterprise -- Enterprise 2.0 technologies -- are beginning to move up the adoption curve. It's an exciting trend but also one where business technology professionals have to serve both as gatekeepers and as adult mediators to help their organizations get it right without succumbing to hype. Here's our round up of coverage of these collaborative technologies, which are accelerating the flow of information to enable organizations to drive revenue and productivity. We'll continue to bring you coverage throughout the Enterprise 2.0 Conference, which runs November 8 - 11 in Santa Clara, Calif.
At Enterprise 2.0 Santa Clara, November 8-11, Calif., organizations offering insight into their social collaboration initiatives include Citibank, Wells Fargo, and the U.S. Department of State.
Social Business Not Dead, Just Business As Usual
Social is becoming embedded into applications and business processes. Soon it will cease to be a category.
Seeking Social Business Leaders For 2013
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 1! Help us identify the organizations making the best use of social technologies in support of their businesses. We will showcase the winners at the E2 Conference in Boston.
3 Steps To Success In The API Economy
How can your business profit from the new digital glue, application programming interfaces? E2 Innovate keynote panelists will explain.
Microsoft May Build Own Windows Phone 8
Microsoft might rile its hardware partners again by developing and bringing to market its own Windows Phone 8 smartphone.
Google Slips Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Details
Google accidentally spilled some beans about Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ahead of its official Google I/O debut. Here's what Google's slip-up says about the next version of Android.
Twitter Takes Center Stage At Enterprise 2.0
Once derided as too short and silly for business, Twitter has emerged as a metaphor for how business has changed to adapt to the social environment.
Lets Talk: Social Media Conversations At Enterprise 2.0
BrainYard discussion track at Enterprise 2.0 will focus on important topics involving social networking and this website. Join us.
Microsoft Favoring HTML5 Over Silverlight: Reports
First Look: Google Docs Gets Realtime Collaboration
Improved collaboration features and better integration with Microsoft Word are hallmarks of Google's revised Documents app. Our video shows details.
Cisco's Consumer Telepresence: Umi, Oh My, Not So Fast
Cisco built its Umi home telepresence system from scratch, a clear sign that it's serious about the consumer market. But the nifty product will likely struggle if it can't work with other consumer video solutions, especially at its somewhat hefty price.
Wolfe's Den: Top 5 Enterprise 2.0 Roadblocks
Our columnist identifies the challenges which could derail social enterprise tools, as Cisco and IBM battle to turn businesses into Facebook-like collaboration environments. With counterpoint from JP Rangaswami, Murali Sitaram, and Ted Schadler.
Social networks have recently hit a pinnacle of popularity: Facebook has reached 500 million users, and there are now an estimated 105 million people on Twitter. These sites are even outpacing technology that most of us take for granted, such as e-mail. In this report, we'll discuss the problem of inadvertent—and purposeful—information sharing by users of social networks and how to defend your network against related attacks.
Cloud computing is approximately where the Internet was more than a decade ago: full of both promise and hype, and constantly changing. As companies evaluate cloud services, CIOs must help them reach business objectives and save money. Here we address how to determine if cloud computing makes sense, evaluate providers, determine if you need an SLA, and, if so, how to craft a strong agreement.
Ronald Leung, a software engineer at IBM showcases IBM Mashup Center.
At Cloud Connect 2010 in Silicon Valley, Caspio CEO Frank Zamani gives TechWeb.com Editor-in-Chief David Berlind a demonstration of how Caspio.com -- a cloud-based Microsoft Access-like database solution that runs in a browser -- works.
Microsoft's Fuse Labs has a new search engine in beta -- a personal search engine for social media, called Spindex. Microsoft calls it a "brain in the cloud dedicated to your needs." It provides trending on topics that are hot in your network.
Raja Hammound, Group Product Manager at Adobe, at Enterprise 2.0 2009 giving a demo of Adobe LiveCycle ES2
At the annual Cloud Connect conference, DropBox's senior vice president Adam Gross gives TechWeb.com editor-in-chief David Berlind a demonstration of how DropBox enables seamless synchronization of locally saved files (on a PC) to the cloud.
A quick tour of SocialText Desktop
CIsco's Quad brings social networking to the enterprise with its integrated communications platform.