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 August 2012
Social media management tool also manages promotions tied to a location.
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Bypassing the App Store, social search utility demonstrates the value of making iPhone apps talk to each other and to social networks.
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Kred Story adds visual storytelling to the social media influence tracking service from PeopleBrowsr.
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Chatter will address the public social networking market where Lithium and Jive compete.
Geofeedia finds geo-tagged messages, photos, and videos for journalism, surveillance, and location-based market intelligence.
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Sprinklr wins deal with publishing giant to manage social media across more than 25 brands, including Elle, Cosmopolitan and House Beautiful.
Task-oriented social business collaboration suite wraps itself around cloud file-sharing apps, adds note and chat capabilities.
10,000ft chases the same social project/work/task vision as Asana, Wrike, and other companies--but from a higher altitude.
As social project and task management apps proliferate, Do.com wants to prove itself as a platform for building work-centric apps, starting with Do Deals and Do Contacts.
Unified's Social Operating Platform aims to stretch paid ads' influence by encouraging social sharing. Advertisers can monitor effectiveness via an analytics platform that tracks clicks.