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 firstname.lastname@example.org follow him at @davidfcarr.
Articles by David F Carr
posted in May 2011
The enterprise social media management and collaboration platform already taps VMware for on-premises deployment as an appliance.
Why this tool for targeting keywords and social chatter didn't convert me.
Microsoft SharePoint-based social software gets video sharing, plus enhanced news feeds and brainstorming.
OpenTok API supports scripted group video apps or simple widgets, based on Flash.
They say they want Twitter to invest in better analytics and customer support for the social media management tool.
The Jive 5 release adds an Apps Market, Microsoft Outlook and Office integration, and a revamped interface to help identify "hidden expertise" within an organization.
By adapting to reader patterns and user feedback, SDL hopes to eliminate the need for conventional technical manuals.
Outlook users will get social collaboration through Jive and public social communities.
The company's Employee Spaces software gains a native iPhone app and now lets users upload videos in more than 100 formats and have them automatically transcoded into the MP4 format.
Toyota Gets Social With Salesforce.com. A Personal Social Touch Works.
Website catering to small businesses adds social media links, picks up pace of development.
Jive's software cross-posts comments between a company's website and its Facebook page.
Social media features like status updates, wiki-style help, and unified communications will be coming to the company flagship ERP suite.
Companies are rushing to launch consumer apps without building sufficient service behind them, finds Constellation Research study.
Community management specialist uses known users to validate its analysis of others.
Cloud ERP Gets Social Spin. Social Software Companies Get Bought.
Organizations from Vail Resorts to a small ice cream maker are using radio ID tags to trigger social posts.
Startup's proSCM product analyzes feedback and engagement metrics to inform future posts and builds in a content approval workflow to establish control.
Using the Google Prediction API and cloud services, Ford could optimize the performance of its hybrid electric vehicles.
Joint product will add EMC Documentum content and process management to Cisco Quad enterprise social networking.
CEO Steve Ballmer emphasized the value of Skype integration with Microsoft Lync unified communications, Outlook, consumer products like Xbox, and other online communities.
A majority of those surveyed by MarketTools want a tool that brings their email, social media, and voicemail together in a unified inbox.
Technology leaders at the Midsize Enterprise Summit have little attention to spare beyond managing basic IT infrastructure.
Gmail and Google Docs can provide better collaboration and security than most companies can on their own, said Google Enterprise's mid-market sales chief.
Android tablets also will be contenders, while those from RIM, HP, and others will struggle.
While expectations may be overinflated, social software still offers significant advantages to small and midsize businesses, says Gartner analyst.
The Department of Defense will use CollabNet software and services to extend the Forge.mil initiative for collaborative software development.
WiseWindow's sentiment analysis tools index social media sites, blogs, and message boards to feed predictive business intelligence models.
Service extracts pre-filtered sales leads and customer service cases to make social media more manageable.
After working with 10 pilot projects in the U.S., Pepsi plans to launch a similar program in Europe.
North Social packages up the most common apps businesses need to build their social media fan base in an easy-to-use bundle.