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 November 2011
Cloud consulting company Appirio is bundling a greatest hits collection of Salesforce.com Chatter tools for integration and compliance.
Hotel chain explores broader ambitions for enterprise social software, starting with a focus on recruiting and training.
Google's powerful, free videochat service may be a business meeting alternative to GoToMeeting or Skype--under very controlled circumstances.
The file sync service is already widely used in business, but it's only beginning to address team collaboration and IT control.
American Water's single-pane-of-glass strategy brings multiple collaboration systems together on the desktop, avoids $3 million systems migration expense.
When investors go to vote online on shareholder issues, they now can ask questions, almost as if attending the annual meeting in person, using a social app.
SilkRoad Point social software seeks to recognize employees who have expertise and influence within the enterprise.
The OpenSocial approach to defining social software standards has the backing of Jive, IBM, and others--and the scorn of upstarts like Yammer.
Prominent iPhone mobile device management platform pushes into the Android BYOD segment.
Analysts speaking at Enterprise 2.0 say Microsoft's collaboration platform is more than a portal, but less than a social network.
Tool for measuring and managing employee engagement snags the People's Choice award in the competition for innovative business apps.
Tech evangelist Richard Scoble tells Enterprise 2.0 crowd that he predicts this to happen within the next couple of years.
At Enterprise 2.0, Socialcast founder and VMware social software VP Tim Young explains why enterprise social tools must become simpler.
Facebook is growing so fast it had to implement new forms of employee reviews in a "learn or lose" work environment, execs tell Enterprise 2.0 conference.
Community-based management structures are the way of the future, say opening day keynote presenters.
Like a Foursquare for salespeople, DoubleDutch wants to make mobile check-ins pay off with access to customer records instead of coupons.
How should management reinvent itself in the social era? At this week's Enterprise 2.0 conference, management hackathon will use collaboration tools to crowdsource ideas.
I went looking for enterprise application architects who are integrating with social feeds and frameworks for the "Designing Social Applications" session at Enterprise 2.0. I found something a little different.
Social media management dashboard launches app market for plugging in other services; Tumblr, Get Satisfaction among new options.
Meet the final four contestants with innovative software ideas competing in the Enterprise 2.0 Launch Pad competition next week.
Social media management console adds multiple administrators, assignment queues for tasks, and a user interface revamp.
Update to enterprise social media service takes cues from Facebook and Google Docs; adds activity stream integration with six cloud services.
Pepsi Sound Off builds on Gigya's social sign-on and gamification platform for a social TV experience.
Here's a peek at the big themes and practical lessons attendees can expect at Enterprise 2.0 in Santa Clara, starting Nov. 14.
TalkPoint CEO Balletta says streaming media trends leave IT staffs and his own company scrambling to keep up.
Big customers like Samsung are incorporating Badgeville's expanded capabilities for sitewide recognition and reward systems.
I don't usually enjoy video chats and conferences, but I got a kick out of Rounds and can see a business case for it.
SAP and BunchBall are working on ways to make work more like play.
SkyDox goes beyond just sharing files in the cloud and lets you annotate them, striking a different balance between desktop and cloud than competitors like Box or Google Docs.
Kevin Jones is a consultant to NASA, famed for its "failure is not an option" approach to mission control. But he argues that social business teaches us to learn from our failures.
Next week's IBM-sponsored W3C Social Business Jam will seek Enterprise 2.0 progress.
Levie sees need for startups to unite to bring Web 2.0 into the enterprise.