Archive: June 17th, 2011

How LinkedIn Is Helping Businesses Grow

How LinkedIn Is Helping Businesses Grow

Lewis shares how you can use LinkedIn for much more than just job search and how he is using LinkedIn to grow his business. And he gives you tips to integrate LinkedIn marketing tactics to help you grow your business.

Eight ways that cloud computing will change business

Eight ways that cloud computing will change business

When a major change arrives on the IT scene it’s not always clear what the implications will be, if any, and so for large organizations a risk-managed wait-and-see attitude tends to prevail. Occasionally however some shifts offer cost savings, improvements to operations, or ways to tackle business problems that offer significant strategic advantage.

Fixing IT in the cloud computing era

Fixing IT in the cloud computing era

The reality of cloud computing as it exists today already offers significant potential to IT departments that want to cut costs, lighten their infrastructure footprint, and adopt agile new technologies. Whether it’s private clouds or public ones, all signs point towards it being one of the top new approaches for enterprise IT for 2010.

Enterprise 2.0 and improved business performance

Enterprise 2.0 and improved business performance

There’s been some useful and interesting discussion in the blogosphere recently about collaborative social tools and their potential to improve business performance. Especially good takes have come from Hutch Carpenter, Sameer Patel, Ross Dawson, and ZDNet’s own Dennis Howlett.

Webciety and Enterprise 2.0: A snapshot of today’s social computing conversations

Webciety and Enterprise 2.0: A snapshot of today’s social computing conversations

Though smaller than in year’s past, Germany’s CeBIT trade show in Hanover this week remains one of the giants of the industry and is a must-attend event for much of Europe’s technology leaders. For the last two years, I have been participating in Webciety, a show within a show that explores the emerging 21st century digital lifestyle. Here is a breakdown of how Europe is looking at Enterprise 2.0 adoption and how it affects us as well.