Archive: June 15th, 2011

Why Smaller May be Better for Social Business Communities

Why Smaller May be Better for Social Business Communities

When asked about the quality of his tanks, Joseph Stalin famously quipped, “Quantity has a quality all of its own.” Today most people running social networks and communities have the same outlook. The value of the network is measured solely on the number of members — and bigger is always better. These networks pay very little attention to user profiles or to the quality of the communications.

Smartphones, Tablets Change How We Use Social

Smartphones, Tablets Change How We Use Social

What did you do this morning after your alarm went off – other than hit the snooze button? If you’ve got a smartphone, a new study says, there’s about a one-in-three chance that you switched on your phone and loaded up an app.

The Web’s Been Running Out of Space, But IPv6 Is Saving It

The Web’s Been Running Out of Space, But IPv6 Is Saving It

The web has been running out of IP addresses, but some of the key players on the Internet have been testing a new protocol to ensure the future of connected devices.

How to optimise your content for social discovery

How to optimise your content for social discovery

Since the rise of search over the past decade, few obsessions have run deeper in the world of online publishing than search engine optimization (SEO). In an attempt to grow their audience and gain exposure for their content, publishers have increasingly focused on keeping Google’s crawlers well fed with tasty morsels of meta data, keyword repetitions, internal linking and more.

3 Ways to Prepare Your Business for Social Search

3 Ways to Prepare Your Business for Social Search

Is your business ready for social search? In this article I’ll reveal what you need to know and what you need to do to prepare for social search.

Enterprise Information Management in 2011: Smaller, Different

Enterprise Information Management in 2011: Smaller, Different

In this post, I want to look at where EIM is headed in the rest of 2011 from a marketplace perspective, i.e., the significant shift I’m seeing lately in the kinds of organizations getting involved in EIM.