Archive: July 27th, 2011

18 Social Networks for Entrepreneurs

18 Social Networks for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are no strangers to going it alone. But that doesn’t mean they have to be alone. Social networks provide a way to collaborate and share ideas with peers, search for partners, locate service providers, get the necessary information to run a business, and join a community of fellow entrepreneurs.

Social Business SaaS Applications

Social Business SaaS Applications

A couple of years ago while analyzing the ways SaaS business applications could evolve we started thinking about the social web’s impact on business processes. At the time, Facebook’s success was accelerating while Twitter and Zynga were emerging. We know that consumer-oriented companies want to engage their customers and prospects in the places they frequent, i.e., the social web.

The Good, the Bad, the Ugly of Implementing Intranet Portals

The Good, the Bad, the Ugly of Implementing Intranet Portals

When portals first began to proliferate within corporate firewalls as the platform of choice for intranets, the goal was to provide users with as many gateways as possible to information that could be useful.

10 Must-Have Business Apps for 2011

10 Must-Have Business Apps for 2011

No matter your weapon of choice from iPhone to iPad, BlackBerry, Android or Palm device, apps make every entrepreneur’s life that much easier. But with thousands available for download on dozens of mobile gadgets, it can be hard to tell which are really worth their weight in microchips.

Hard And Soft Power In Enterprise 2.0

Hard And Soft Power In Enterprise 2.0

Soldiers and diplomats recognize the power of the stick as well as the carrot. Time for E2.0 evangelists to toughen up.