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 April 2011
Socialcast offers support for internal company activity streams that mimic the news feed on a Facebook page and is available as a service or as a software appliance.
Cognos Consumer Insight business intelligence and analytic tools used by Yale MBA candidates to seek insight and identify evolving topics.
Cloud workflow specialist RunMyProcess adds key collaboration feature to help businesses jump from Microsoft Exchange to Google Gmail.
Enterprise collaboration tools are adopting activity streams a la Twitter or Facebook, but how many streams do you really need?
Intended to boost businesses' competitive intelligence, the freemium service combines social and news media aggregation with sharing and commenting features.
CTO Simon Stanlake said the social media monitoring company was able to get back online after being down for much of Thursday, but it had to sacrifice some customer data.
The social, web-based tool for employee goal setting and tracking is expanding reaching beyond the SMB market as enterprise customers seek ways to assess performance.
Dartfish specializes in analyzing athletes, but says its technology can be applied on the factory floor or to a corporate presentation.
Online collaboration tools, such as Mavenlink, enhance connections and networking in physical spaces, such as Link Coworking.
HootSuite Recovers From Outage, Adds Security Features.
Also available for Firefox and Chrome, the InboxQ plug-in seeks out unanswered Twitter questions as potential sales leads.
Social media extension are added to the Forge.mil software collaboration tools to boost collaboration outside project boundaries.
Once trained by a human, the ForSight social media monitoring software can achieve about 97% accuracy in scoring or categorizing statements, tweets, and posts, the company claimed.
With a focus on smaller businesses, Sprout offers social media monitoring as well as tools for scheduling posts and tweets, and engaging with customers and prospects.
E2 LaunchPad Semifinalists Selected. ZoomInfo likes proposed data privacy law.
One to One Global has joined Hearsay in attacking corporate-local structures with an emphasis on central control.
Concepts extracted from the community created encyclopedia can be used to improve analysis of documents and sentiment in social media.
Software alone can't put context into what people are really saying about a company.
The hosted UC service will launch with voice, video, chat, and presence.
Social network analytics, based on military artificial intelligence research, will help enterprises connect the right people to the right data at the right time.
David Sachs, a former PayPal executive, uses consumer Web app smarts and grassroots marketing tactics to take on rivals like Salesforce.com's Chatter, Socialtext, and IBM and its Lotus division.
Adobe-backed startup enterprise collaboration product will be integrated into software for oil and gas exploration scientists.
HootSuite acquires TwitterBar, Twitter accelerates search, and elsewhere on the Web.
Twitter management is a key challenge that TweetRoost takes on by emphasizing scheduling, archiving, and routing tweets.
Developers cheered and criticized the tools that let websites and business applications tap into the professional social network.
Salesforce.com has Chatter, and now Neudesic Pulse offers more social media capabilities for the Windows world.
Facebook offers different types of opportunities for civic engagement and lets SeeClickFix award Civic Points to users of the application.
The Shoutlet 4.0 release aims to make it easier for marketers to engage with customers across multiple networks and more than 100 social sites.
The social media product combines activity streams and ad hoc collaboration with file sharing and group editing capabilities.
Claiming to match Cisco's WebEx and Citrix's GoToMeeting on feature set, the ad-supported service can accommodate up to 200 participants.
Community Edition pulls information from the address book and from the signature lines and headers of emails to keep business contacts current.