Tandberg's new compliance appliance could be a precursor of a potentially growing market around compliance enforcement for emerging collaborative technologies. Tandberg's offering is designed to help companies archive and manage video conferences to support compliance and auditing needs. We've already seen similar developments as companies like Akonix, IMLogic and FaceTime emerged to support compliance needs in light of use of instant messaging. I expect to see similar appliances or applications popping up to support enterprise usage of services such as Twitter, Google Apps, and Facebook to name a few. We'll discuss this topic at Enterprise 2.0 on Wednesday at 3:30 in a session entitled "Privacy, Data Ownership and Identity in an Increasingly Virtual World" - hope to see you there!
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
What The Business Really Thinks Of IT: 3 Hard TruthsThey say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. The news isn't great.