Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media sites really stepped in it this year. Check out these 10 boneheaded moves that infuriated users.By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/26/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A journalist who writes about software writes his own and finds out coding is not easy. In fact, easy is particularly hard.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 12/23/201411 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Businesses learn lessons the hard way when their social media posts go wrong. Have a look at the businesses that made this year's naughty list.By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/22/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Lexalytics intention analysis tool determines what you're going to do before you do it, the company says. This goes beyond sentiment analysis.By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/15/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cisco says insights can't wait for data to travel from Internet of Things devices to the data center. Its solution: Analysis at the network's edge.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/12/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The federal government continues to pour millions into redundant and bloated projects, critics say. Check out some of the worst offenders according to GAO. By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 12/12/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A Spanish law that takes effect in January will require payments for including article snippets in Google News, and Google says the price is too high.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/11/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft needs new ways to generate revenue, and a subscription-based Windows 10 version is a likely approach. But consumers may get a basic version for free.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/10/201432 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Last month, Microsoft and Google bypassed their own code hosts to post major code projects on GitHub. The once-favored hosts have begun a long, familiar decline.By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 12/10/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
For aspiring computer programmers, video and online collaboration provide an edge over those training in isolation.By Marci Powell Global Director, Education & Training, Polycom, 12/10/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Facebook's renewed focus on privacy brought new settings and apps to the social network in 2014. Check out the settings you should review.By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/10/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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 didnít 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.
InformationWeek 2014 Strategic CIO SurveyIT leaders play an increasing role for IT in charting company strategy, but challenges remain, including cost-cutting, improving analytics and innovation marketing, and boosting customer service.
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