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 September 2011
The head of Proctor & Gamble's Your Files Anywhere program wants to get 18,000 employees on Box Sync file sharing because 'there are a lot scarier things out there' in the cloud.
File sharing tool gets an update that includes desktop sync for both PCs and Macs, improved security, and more social features.
Social software update makes it easier to post, share, and make connections within the enterprise.
Startup stakes claim to being the first with such a sophisticated video app for the iPhone.
For iRobot, the maker of the Roomba vacuum and other household robots, responding to customers on social media is a daily chore just like email, chat, and phone support.
Online game players recently helped solve a tough problem with analysis of AIDS proteins. InnoCentive uses same approach to solve challenges for businesses.
Using a hybrid of statistical analysis and rule-based techniques, SAIC says it can produce more accurate English, Spanish, and Arabic translations, on the fly. Even on an iPhone.
Web marketing company adopted Yammer's enterprise social networking to hold the organization together during period of rapid growth.
AtTask TeamHome offers "just enough project management," with social incentives for team participation.
Dell will use a mobile app and gamification techniques to encourage attendees to get the most out of its upcoming Dell World conference.
Atlassian seeks to move beyond its small fan club full of people who don't mind coding. Its upgraded social collaboration software features a rich text editor and other goodies.
Voice for Chatter transcribes dictated posts, adds a link the original audio, for making quick updates by phone.
Makers of LogMeIn enhance their service for instant online meetings, offer inexpensive, simple screensharing option.
The Jewish campus life group customized SugarCRM and created Facebook apps to better connect with university students.
Wisegate offers an exclusive, vendor-free community. Some early members say they get better advice here than they do from analyst firms or regular conferences.
Apple and Citrix approached corporate crisis points using video to rally the troops, set direction.
MindManager gets cloud collaboration tool with Mindjet Connect, while addition of Cohuman adds a social network for organizing tasks and projects.
Badgeville lets websites take on the appearance of a social network with activity feeds, notifications, and realtime messaging.
Customer service and support specialist says it will make it easy for SMBs to add phone support without big call center investments.
LinkedIn's original CTO Eric Ly is tapping the LinkedIn social graph to enhance his latest venture, Presdo, which helps professionals connect at events such as conferences.
Complementary to the enterprise social network, Socialcast Strides focuses on social organization of projects and tasks.
Startup offers widgets, API access, free for the taking, then offers upgrades to enterprise support. Customer fans include Major League Baseball.
With the Google Translate API no longer free, Lionbridge pushes realtime, customizable machine translation for online chat.
Chief Learning Officer Nick van Dam says 90% of all corporate learning is informal learning, including information gleaned through social networks.
Bone Daddy's House of Smoke lets executives and hundreds of employees collaborate in the cloud by moving to Google email and Google Apps.
Employee recognition and rewards service Rypple provides a social feed optimized for big screen TVs to showcase accomplishments.
Napkin Labs built its service around the idea that smaller firms are more likely than large enterprises to exploit new product ideas from social communities.