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 October 2012
Companies can learn from these leaders in the use of social networking technology for business.
SAP Jam "redefines enterprise social software" by combining an enterprise social network with structured collaboration.
For best articulating the value of social business in the context of business transformation, Chris Laping of Red Robin is our 2012 Social Business Technology Leader of the year.
Software that gained fame as an online tool for Barack Obama's 2008 campaign puts setting and tracking corporate goals at the center of enterprise social networking.
Just as Facebook's social graph connects you to friends and the content you've liked, Yammer says its Enterprise Graph will connect you to colleagues, documents, and data.
Everbridge emergency alert system is being used by several cities in the path of Hurricane Sandy and offers a mobile app and social media monitoring capabilities to give emergency responders a better picture of a crisis.
Never mind spam. How are we supposed to deal with the rest of our email?
As part of its social media management tool for financial advisors, Socialware now scans an individual's network for contacts who might be in the market for life insurance or a 401(k) rollover.
Harmoni.ie's SharePoint plugin for Outlook now does more for users who move between desktop and iPad on collaboration chores.
Enterprise alternative to Dropbox enhances its mobile clients for iOS, Android, and Blackberry, lets administrators restrict document-opening apps to a pre-approved whitelist.
Jive gives top award to PricewaterhouseCoopers, with prizes for Deutsche Bank, Verizon, Premier Farnell, Millward Brown, and HealthFitness.
Command Center version of HootSuite Enterprise offers visualizations optimized for big-screen displays.
Reconfigurable user interface tiles and more social interaction come to the human capital management portal.
Dave Gray, author of "The Connected Company," says social business may be the means, but the end goal is a connected organization that adapts to provide the services customers really want.
Techniques for embedding other applications in Jive (and vice versa) are being folded into the enterprise social networking software, after debuting in the cloud.
For marketers conducting interactive campaigns across social and traditional media, Distributed Engagement Channel update (DEC4) covers Twitter cards, Facebook RSVPs, Open Graph publishing.
Social Sites Enrich adds support for teaching with video scenarios, along with a knowledgebase.
HTML-5 based embedding puts Box's full file sharing capabilities into websites and other apps. Ten partners have signed on: NetSuite, SugarCRM launch this week, Jive's in the works.
Saba promotes the "people-centric enterprise" potential of its talent and learning management products and the integration of HumanConcepts for organizational planning.
CloudAXIS product due out in 2013 will extend videoconferences to include Skype, Facebook, and GoogleTalk users.
After not even being listed in the ranking for social workplace software last year, Yammer now called a market leader by Gartner.
Social contact and stream manager targets in-box overload by identifying and prioritizing your most important contacts and conversations.
Cloud file-sharing service integrates with data-loss prevention, external reporting tools, adds native 2-step authentication.
Constellation Research sees social software for getting work done as an important emerging capability, within broader platforms like IBM Connections and more focused tools like Do.com and Asana.
Stats like growth in Twitter followers and average number of retweets on posts favor Mitt Romney's campaign, but President Obama's social media machine remains bigger overall.