Archive: June 9th, 2011

Enterprise Search Trends – Forrester

Enterprise Search Trends – Forrester

There is a new report on 2011 enterprise search trends from Forrester, Enterprise Search: Six Key Trends to Watch by Leslie Owens with Stephen Powers and Anjali Yakkundi. The report indicates that despite the fact that only 10% of IT leaders will upgrade or expand their information access implementations this year, search experts are optimistic about their ability to deliver search solutions that are both usable and useful.

Examining Corporate Social Media Policies

Examining Corporate Social Media Policies

Pam Sahota recently provided a useful post, Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies, that actually contained links to 14 examples. While it is always good to look at what others are doing, Pam started with the proper caution that there’s no right policy. Your company needs to find what is right for your culture and needs. Here are a few

Social Media Minute: Facebook Enables Facial Recognition

Social Media Minute: Facebook Enables Facial Recognition

Facebook recently turned on facial recognition globally, meaning the social network will now help you tag friends in photographs using algorithms. Now, as your friends upload photos into their albums, Facebook will try to figure out if any of the images look like you. If the system believes it finds a match, the website will prompt you to tag it with your name.

Facebook, Google, Yahoo Join Forces To Fix The Internet’s Biggest Problem In Decades

Facebook, Google, Yahoo Join Forces To Fix The Internet’s Biggest Problem In Decades

Imagine if the world ran out of phone numbers. Mobile providers could issue no more smartphones, businesses could create no new call centers, and the public would be left fighting over and recycling a diminishing amount of existing phone numbers. “That’s a similar situation that we’re in on the Internet,” says Facebook’s Donn Lee, pointing out that the web’s billions of IP addresses are about to hit its max.