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 2012
Social sites are driving more referrals but few conversions. Meanwhile, mobile traffic is also on the rise, with tablet visitors converting to buyers at almost the same rate as PC users.
HootSuite now has 20 add-ons to its social media management tool. Others added this week are Zuum, for finding engaging content to share on Facebook, and edocr, for sharing and tracking marketing documents.
Asana's task management tool, derived from software to keep Facebook engineers organized, adds an inbox for getting things done.
When Microsoft bought Yammer for $1.2 billion, it snubbed the vendor that has helped the most to round out SharePoint as an enterprise social platform. NewsGator's CEO explains why that's a good thing.
Yammer is officially on its way to becoming part of the Microsoft Office product family that includes SharePoint. How will it fit in?
Microsoft will add Yammer to the Microsoft Office Division, placing the cloud social service side-by-side with SharePoint.
Previously available only on iOS, Box OneCloud lets third party apps read and write files from the Box cloud service.
Cisco Quad goes cloud, joins WebEx family; Moxie adds file Sync; Socialtext wins U.S. Housing and Urban Development contract.
Speakers from Wells Fargo, Nike, FedEx share what they've learned about enterprise social collaboration.
Pride, DoubleDutch's latest location-based application for business, joins Flock for tradeshow check-ins and Hive for mobile CRM.
IBM ranks as the enterprise social networking software market share leader for the third year in a row in 2011, says IDC.
At Enterprise 2.0, The Real Story Group's Tony Byrne warns of the same marketing labels being used for vastly different products and mulls how SharePoint and Yammer will fit together.
When shopping for social media monitoring and response tools, a sloppy RFP could cost you. But do you know what you want? Do you know what you need?
Lithium Technology scientist will conduct live experiment in social network analysis and collaborative work in Enterprise 2.0 keynote.
Hearsay Social Content Library helps brands supply pre-approved
content for Twitter, Facebook feeds, via Demand Media, Tribune Media Services, and Thomson Reuters.
If the stories are true, Microsoft could pay more than $1 billion, recognizing the value of Yammer's cloud social network compared to more SharePoint-centric products like NewsGator Social Sites.
Nearly five times as many people are talking about Obama's Facebook page as Romney's, according to SocialBakers research.
Lync users get better Vidyo experience, including easier dialing into multi-party, multi-device, and multi-vendor videoconferences. Vidyo also plans ultra HD experience with Barco partnership.
Official Facebook plugin allows bloggers to post to Facebook and tag friends and pages at the same time they post to their WordPress-powered websites.
Kiddicare's success with a homegrown Get Satisfaction website widget suggests other users will appreciate the customer feedback service's new Engage tool.
Adobe's webcast tool uses integration with SiteCatalyst to determine who is paying attention and help marketers close the loop from presentation attendee to sales lead.
Gartner's Larry Cannell previews the social workplace trends he will be speaking about at this year's Enterprise 2.0 Boston.
Moving the men's magazine website to Drupal has given Maxim's Web developers more flexibility, including the ability to add social features to online events such as voting for "hot hometown girls."
BrainYard discussion track at Enterprise 2.0 will focus on important topics involving social networking and this website. Join us.
Enterprise 2.0 and Mobile Connect conferences will feature business leaders who have implemented new collaboration technologies.
Companies can get 50 Socialcast social software user accounts at no charge. VMware positions the offer as a full-featured alternative to Yammer's freemium accounts or Jive's 30-day trial.
Social features added to both the commercial and free community editions of the open source content management system for the Microsoft.NET platform.