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 September 2012
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Social software for organizing work and projects gets real-time collaborative editing.
Astronaut visitors to an undersea training habitat use iPads to simulate time-delayed communications and emergency training for planned 2025 asteroid mission.
Tibco's enterprise social network reflects company's heritage in enterprise application integration and business intelligence.
Gamification app from ePrize lives on the Salesforce.com platform, addresses a classic challenge for sales managers.
Largest construction and engineering company in the U.S. is an example of an enterprise choosing Chatter on its own merits, rather than as an adjunct to sales productivity.
Coca-Cola wants Saleforce.com's Chatter to be a force for innovation, if the company can get past its 'secret formula culture.'
Salesforce.com expands its Chatter product family, while GE and Virgin America are exploring exotic applications of the enterprise social network.
Now all one price: Mindjet's desktop mind-mapping software, plus all associated Web and mobile tools for sharing and organizing ideas, plans, and budgets, and collaborating to get work done.
Upgrade lets sales managers assign or reassign leads based on which employee is best connected and therefore most likely to win the sale.
Badgeville competitor Bunchball introduced Salesforce.com integration last year, but Badgeville claims a broader, more native experience, through tools built on the Force.com platform.
Customer self-service component of Moxie's social platform gets improved search, plus the ability to use components of the portal as widgets.
Box global data transfer network cuts transmission lags for file sharing and collaboration.
AnyMeeting, which essentially does what WebEx and GoToMeeting do (but for free), wins new friends in Zimbra app gallery.
Though financial industry regulations present obstacles, CIO says it's time to go social or get left behind.
SmartRecruiters emphasizes collaborative hiring over automation.
Customers ask: 'Why don't you make the rest of your stuff this easy?'
Appirio study shows disconnect between how companies and individuals use social technologies.
Entering a crowded social media management market, Adobe claims an edge in tracking social media interactions all the way through to purchases or other payoffs.
Seesmic desktop, mobile clients appear ready to ride into the sunset.
Spredfast's benchmark study of social media management users shows distinctions between those just entering social channels and those, like Whole Foods, whose usage is proliferating rapidly.
Dropbox alternative ShareFile gets updated iPhone app, while the Podio cloud social productivity app launches on the iPad.
Brainshark's SlideShark mobile presentation tool has been popular on the iPad, and the iPhone version makes it even more portable.
Atlassian's social networking tool follows a trend, redefining the inbox for social business. Confluence 4.3 also adds personal and team task management.