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Content tagged with Social posted in December 2011
10 Enterprise Social Networking Obstacles
Commentary  |  12/29/2011
Why wouldn't every organization flock to the vision of an agile, transparent, people-centered, and collaborative team? Let's count the reasons.
10 Biggest Social Business Stories Of 2011
Commentary  |  12/28/2011
They range from Facebook platform changes to OpenSocial specs to the phenomenon of social poseurs.
Dachis Group Builds Analytics Around Social Business Index
News  |  12/27/2011
Razorfish co-founder Jeff Dachis launches firm to analyze the components of a company's social media performance.
Do Clinicians Need Their Own DWI Rule?
Commentary  |  12/22/2011
Doctoring While iPhoning isn't the same as Driving While Intoxicated. But doctors should know better than to engage in such behavior.
Startup Automates SMB Customer Engagement
News  |  12/22/2011
OneReach gives small and midsize businesses a simple way to set up automated voice, SMS, and email customer messaging--no technical skill needed.
The Case For SharePoint Plus Silverlight
News  |  12/21/2011
The authors of SharePoint 2010 Development with Silverlight talk about why the two Microsoft technologies are more powerful together.
Mobile Digital Divide: Personal Apps Vs. Work Apps
Commentary  |  12/21/2011
3 questions IT must answer to provide a better mobile experience for employees.
Feds Tackle Sprawling, Disorganized Government Websites
News  |  12/21/2011
Some agencies have more than 100 domains and dozens of Web hosting providers, but administration has ordered agencies to clean up their mess.
Radian6 Chief: Ignoring Social Could Bring 'CEO Spring'
Commentary  |  12/20/2011
Companies must embrace enterprise social media in 2012 or be overrun by it, says Marcel LeBrun.
IBM Acquires Social Services Software Developer
News  |  12/20/2011
Curam Software will bolster IBM's Smarter Cities strategy to help governments use technology to better deliver citizen services.
Google Want To Google Get On Google's Tech Google News Google Page? Put Google In Your Google Headline
Commentary  |  12/20/2011
My unscientific research reveals Google likes stories about itself and Google products. While I took it lightheartedly, the U.S. government is more concerned.
Telligent Buys Leverage Software To Boost Cloud Power
News  |  12/19/2011
Acquisition strengthens Telligent's cloud computing and enterprise social networking products.
Salesforce Acquires Rypple For Social Employee Performance Management
News  |  12/19/2011
Employee performance recognition and goals application to become "Successforce," build on Salesforce's enterprise social media aspirations.
Facebook Makes Peace With Greenpeace
News  |  12/15/2011
The social network promises to "unfriend" coal.
The NTSB Recommended In-Vehicle Cell Phone Use Ban - Technology Can Solve the Problem
Commentary  |  12/14/2011
Most responses to the NTSB's recommended Nation-wide ban on in vehicle cell phone use fails to do one important thing - address the root cause of the problem.
Zendesk Turns Facebook Wall Posts Into Helpdesk Tickets
News  |  12/14/2011
Integrates customer questions and complaints posted on Facebook into online helpdesk and customer support tool.
Google Hangouts Go Mobile
News  |  12/14/2011
Group video chat may be the killer app for Google+.
Business-Worthy Consumer Tech Gifts
Slideshows  |  12/14/2011
The team at BYTE had the unique challenge of finding the top business-worthy consumer tech gifts for the holidays. There are lots of top 10 lists out there, but our challenge was finding cool consumer stuff that will also work well in the enterprise. Of course, many consumer products can be brought into the enterprise--that's the raison d'etre for BYTE--but there aren't a lot of them that also make great gifts. We skipped the obvious--the iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire--because we bet whoever wants t
7 Enterprise Social Platforms Think Beyond Facebook
News  |  12/14/2011
Want a "Facebook for the enterprise" to help improve collaboration? These 7 players show today's wide range of options for internal social networking.
Jive Gets Strong IPO For Social Software
News  |  12/13/2011
First day of trading sets the company's value near $800 million.
SMBs Get Tool For Social Campaigns
News  |  12/13/2011
Constant Contact adds feature to let smaller companies easily create Facebook landing pages and run integrated campaigns across Twitter, LinkedIn, and email.
LotusLive Gets Social Project Management Tools
News  |  12/13/2011
Trilog's ProjExec app brings Microsoft Project and Facebook-style features to IBM's environment for collaboration in the cloud.
Enterprise 2.0's New Debate: Dam the Streams?
Commentary  |  12/12/2011
Social action has become part of a constantly flowing river of stimulation called the stream. Two schools of thought say leave it, or tame it.
5 Tips: Make People Notice Your Online Video
News  |  12/12/2011
People don't watch compelling videos just because you post them. Consider this expert advice to make more people see and share your content.
Adware Reborn As Facebook Theme Software
News  |  12/12/2011
A new generation of advertising software plagues Facebook and Google. Is there anything they can do about it?
Twitter Redesign: Cheers And Jeers
News  |  12/9/2011
There's a lot to like about Twitter's revamped look, but many iPhone users dislike the official new Twitter client.
Social Network Analytics Saves Lives In Iraq
News  |  12/8/2011
Army intelligence to stop roadside bombs came from an unexpected source: an experimental system that organizes unstructured data on officers' social network.
Twitter's Big Redesign Adds Photos, Videos, Brand Pages
News  |  12/8/2011
Twitter launches a major redesign with more multimedia content, new profiles, and company pages. What's changed, and what hasn't?
Search Software Indexes Social Feeds, Gmail
Commentary  |  12/7/2011
X1's high-performance desktop search engine adds Facebook, Twitter, and leading webmail services.
How Avaya Is Embracing Social, Consumerization Trends
Commentary  |  12/7/2011
Geek fun: getting the full Flare Experience of unified communications in a tour of Avaya's executive briefing center.
Health IT Leaders Launch Info-Sharing Website
News  |  12/6/2011
Founded by clinicians, site called Doctors Helping Doctors Transform Health Care encourages the medical community to share its EHR successes, complaints.
Clarizen Brings Social To Salesforce, Intacct Work Management
News  |  12/6/2011
Cloud application combo links, Intacct financial reporting to its own work execution management tools.
Zynga Courts IPO Investors With Hybrid Cloud Strategy
News  |  12/2/2011
Zynga launches games on Amazon to keep startup costs down, then brings them into its private Z cloud.
Facebook's Hiring Developers--In New York
News  |  12/2/2011
Mayor Bloomberg brags that the social network's decision to open a development center in the Big Apple is proof the city is becoming the nation's biggest tech center outside of California.
How Starbucks Blends Marketing And Tech
News  |  12/1/2011
Its holiday iPhone app shows how innovating for customers is a collaborative effort under the leadership of CIO Stephen Gillett, InformationWeek's IT Chief of the Year.
10 Social Networking Tips For CIOs
Commentary  |  12/1/2011
Adding a robust enterprise social network to your priority agenda is a must. Here's how to get going.
Starbucks' Stephen Gillett: InformationWeek's IT Chief of The Year
News  |  12/1/2011
Starbucks' CIO blends technology, marketing, and innovation, a winning formula in our annual recognition of IT leadership.

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