Profile of David F CarrEditor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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David F. Carr oversees InformationWeek's coverage of government and healthcare IT. He previously led coverage of social business and education technologies and continues to contribute in those areas. He is the editor of Social Collaboration for Dummies (Wiley, Oct. 2013) and was the social business track chair for UBM's E2 conference in 2012 and 2013. He is a frequent speaker and panel moderator at industry events. David is a former Technology Editor of Baseline Magazine and Internet World magazine and has freelanced for publications including CIO Magazine, CIO Insight, and Defense Systems. He has also worked as a web consultant and is the author of several WordPress plugins, including Facebook Tab Manager and RSVPMaker. David works from a home office in Coral Springs, Florida. Contact him at [email protected]and follow him at @davidfcarr.
Articles by David F Carr
posted in January 2012
Enterprise social networking software's choice of on-premises or cloud deployment attracted KPMG for pilot test in Australia.
More enterprises are deploying internal social networks to encourage collaboration and improve productivity. Take a tour of the major platforms and see how they are being used by leading organizations.
Rather than relying on social collaboration, Facebook had to bombard impatient employees with specialized training so they would recognize and use the business intelligence tools available in their internal, Microstrategy-based portal.
Mozy's automated backup service can now also synchronize files between multiple PCs, tablets, and smartphones.
AIIM reports by Enterprise 2.0 champion Andrew McAfee show specific gains from social networking inside the corporation.
NewBrandAnalytics scours social media feedback to help the food industry identify operational issues ranging from unappealing drinks to inconsistent chefs.
Enterprise success with next-generation collaborative software, built around social networks, will require the same attention to deployment, development, and administration that Lotus Notes did.
The bank's ambitious enterprise social networking plans started with a simple initiative that has already boosted productivity dramatically.
IBM Connections, Socialcast, and Yammer help 3M better organize R&D and connect product development with marketing.
By rebranding cloud social collaboration services, IBM aims to reach beyond the market of Lotus loyalists.
Next release of IBM Connections to implement open programming interface for embedding apps in a social media activity stream.
One secret: Don't fall into the trap of believing that people will easily adopt an enterprise social network because of the parallel with consumer social media.
IBM-sponsored program lets San Jose State University students practice social software strategy.
Suppose your organization doesn't want employees using an unsanctioned enterprise social network in the cloud. How do you shut it down?
SuperValu, a grocery chain with more than 2,400 stores, has found enterprise social networking in the cloud valuable as a unifying force.
The Motley Fool established an enterprise social network to combat portal, wiki, and email overload--and it's working.
A year after launch, SAS Institute employees find their "internal Facebook" a valuable resource for connecting with peers and sharing knowledge across departments and around the world.
Wikis and other forms of social media are turning tech documentation and communications into a two-way conversation.