Profile of David F CarrEditor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
Member Since: 11/15/2013
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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 June 2011
Your morning banter about bacon on Twitter? Kraft's using it to decipher consumer trends and develop product ideas.
Groups API lets applications and websites connect to LinkedIn Groups industry discussion boards.
The system uses crowdsourcing to provide translations, and integrates with Jive, Drupal, and Oracle Content Management to handle social content.
Study sponsored by Jive shows executives are exploiting social media for work (or, at least, they think they are), perhaps even more than "millennials."
App stores and APIs are signs the social software ecosystem is evolving fast. Which companies will survive, and which will become extinct?
Harmon.ie plugin displays connected SharePoint users' profiles and activity streams, as well as documents, as a sidebar to email.
Social promotions tool expands into a suite that includes social page creation, management, and analytics.
The two companies streamline location-based discounts for customers, in what could be a model for mobile success.
Clearvale Social Customer Management option opens corporate communities to customers and partners.
OpenText has added microblogging and chat to the Social Workspace 2.0 platform and options to associate social profiles and communication with its CMS content repositories.
AHA shares how its hybrid cloud architecture using Symplified for authentication and Socialtext software improved communications and business processes.
Social software helped TEVA Pharmaceuticals shrink its manufacturing cycle time by 40% between January and April -- when the company's Oracle ERP apps couldn’t keep up with unpredictable market conditions.
Acquia's Commons 2.0 community management tool provides Facebook-style activity feeds with like and share buttons for the open source content management system.
In the Launch Pad contest, Saba Social Learning edges out products from Acquia, Next Principles, and Podio.
Microsoft SharePoint offers a solid foundation, but many enterprises need to customize it or add third-party tools such as NewsGator Social Sites to get the desired social collaboration capabilities.
Socialtext's announcements at the Enterprise 2.0 conference include a social tasks module and a partnership with introNetworks to integrate contact recommendations.
MIT's Andrew McAfee, who coined the term Enterprise 2.0, sees threats to the achievements in collaboration and communications brought about by social software.
Deloitte's John Hagel says enterprise social networking can help people find a passion for work and boost business performance during an Enterprise 2.0 keynote address.
Foursquare-like service extends HYVE social mobile platform to sales and field service staff and promotes checking in on business, not just from locations.
Here's expert advice on building an airtight business case, while avoiding the pitfalls of too-tentative pilot projects.
Cisco will work with Capgemini as a system integrator and Xerox's ACS unit as a hosting provider for Quad collaboration software.
Social CRM vendor headed by one of the founders of GoldMine brings product out of beta and introduces team, sales, and CRM editions.
The cloud-based database and application creation tools are getting a mobile client and social feeds.
NetBase takes sentiment analysis beyond positive or negative and seeks out passion.
Hear a panel of experts discuss the buzz about measuring buzz and the data analysis technologies behind it at the Enterprise 2.0 Boston conference.
Adding flexibility for online meetings and videoconferences, Fuze gateway connects high-end telepresence systems to iPads, Android tablets, PCs, and Macs.
When personal phones and tablets walk into the enterprise, many IT groups insist on onerous lockdown agreements and the ability to wipe devices, says an AppCentral survey.
Facing growing competition from Polycom, Vidyo, and others, Cisco introduces a low-cost unit designed to be set up and running in 15 minutes.
More businesses are embracing social tools to build internal and external communities, improve communications, and delight customers.
CEO David Rabjohns treats social media analytics as online anthropology, using Big Data analysis to deliver deep insights.
Nokia wrestles with a common problem: making social software apps play nicely together. Here's how they're pursuing a solution.
Jive launches a unified partner program to match customers with tech vendors that the company trusts.
Actiance Socialite eases conformity with federal regulations that require pre-approval of profile updates on social media.
Mondopad is a 55-inch, high-definition display with touch-screen controls, a camera and audio system for videoconferences, and an on-board computer running Windows 7.
The hosted e-commerce service lets Web stores plug into Facebook pages or apps.
Zendesk teams with Atlassian, SugarCRM, and others in an attempt to help teams exchange support tickets, not pass the buck.
PDF Revu document markup and collaboration software, available in desktop and cloud versions, can now work inside the enterprise on local servers.
As Big Blue’s centennial approaches, CIO Jeanette Horan reviews company's roots in collaboration and communication technologies.
Liquid Planner 3.0, Mendix's Sprintr want to provide Facebook-like functionality for project teams.
In a social media marketing effort, the bank's Facebook page offers a way to gain extra FarmVille mastery points, Visigoth clothing for characters.
Hypatia Research report evaluated product breadth and maturity, customer base, and strategic consulting and community planning services.
Only 40% of companies take on the challenge of trying to measure social media performance, according to a Hypatia Research report.
HDNet is among the early enterprise customers for Facebook publishing and monitoring service.
Regulatory and compliance issues forced the company to install controls and features not available on consumer social networks.