Mozilla takes up with new Firefox search partners that it believes are better aligned with its values of choice and independence.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/201410 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Facebook released yet another standalone app, this time focusing on Groups -- a budding subset of 700,000 users.By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/19/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Salesforce blends social listening, analysis with content publishing and customer engagement, plus touts Wave Analytics Cloud momentum at the Salesforce1 World Tour event.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/19/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
In a renewed debate about the health of the web and the dominance of native apps, let's not gloss over the issue of user control.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/19/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cisco's 'Project Squared' features voice and videoconferencing, messaging, and document sharing for project teams of up to eight people. Here's a look at the features.By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/18/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Even with 1.3 billion users, Facebook's rumored move into enterprise software faces steep obstacles. Can Facebook transform its reputation from data hog to data guardian?By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/18/20148 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 build includes more user-inspired tweaks, more desktop refinement -- and more bugs. Is Microsoft reassuring its desktop user base?By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/13/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Twitter responds to criticism about stagnant innovation by announcing a handful of new features coming to video, messaging, and users' timelines.By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/13/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A Pew Research Center study finds broad concern about government and corporate data gathering, along with a desire for more government regulation of data gathering.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/13/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Now that Microsoft's .NET is open sourced and set to expand to Linux and OS X, can it challenge Oracle's Java?By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/13/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Rep. Lamar Smith wants National Science Foundation to explain why it funded the project and whether it targeted conservative speech.By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 11/12/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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?
Social is a Business ImperativeThe use of social media for a host of business purposes is rising. Indeed, social is quickly moving from cutting edge to business basic. Organizations that have so far ignored social - either because they thought it was a passing fad or just didn’t have the resources to properly evaluate potential use cases and products - must start giving it serious consideration.
Social is a Business ImperativeSocial media is critical in the age of digital business. How can IT help? First, work with the marketing team to set up social networking programs on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, at minimum. Then work to put social media sentiment analytics in place to measure success.