Tag: collaboration software

How Machines Will Use Social Networks To Gain Identity, Develop Relationships And Make Friends

How Machines Will Use Social Networks To Gain Identity, Develop Relationships And Make Friends

Activity streams and social networks now represent a fundamental aspect of the modern application.

7 Fantastic Calendar Apps To Keep You on Schedule

7 Fantastic Calendar Apps To Keep You on Schedule

CalenGoo integrates with Google Calendar and displays events in the same colors you’ve chosen on Google Calendar. Plus, it recognizes visible and hidden calendars.

Google Maps for Android Adds Half a Billion Meters of Bike Paths

Google Maps for Android Adds Half a Billion Meters of Bike Paths

Google Maps announced Wednesday it’s adding mobile biking directions and navigation for 10 European countries — Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK.

Social networks help families whose babies have rare genetic conditon.

Social networks help families whose babies have rare genetic conditon.

Before baby Lucy was even born, Mildred and Jesse Bay learned she has a genetic condition called Trisomy 18. It causes heart defects, physical abnormalities, and severe intellectual disability. The survival rate is extremely low.

Xing social network toys with news aggregation

Xing social network toys with news aggregation

Social networks need to evolve to keep up, and Xing is no exception. The German LinkedIn rival is investing heavily right now, and it seems to be paying off – a couple of weeks ago the firm reported the addition of 436,000 members in German-speaking countries during the first half of the year.

Data, Not Ads, Will Make Social Networks Profitable

Data, Not Ads, Will Make Social Networks Profitable

We’ve been watching lately as the major social networks go through growing pains of one sort or another as they all struggle to find ways to translate their massive popularity into financial success.

Why Investors—but Not Consumers—Love LinkedIn

Why Investors—but Not Consumers—Love LinkedIn

Online media can’t make solid money on user marketing and cat videos. Alex Klein reports on the professional network that’s beating the social bubble.

Why Your Intranet is Not Strategic

Why Your Intranet is Not Strategic

There has been a lot of talk about the strategic value of intranets within an organization. In May of last year, Gerry McGovern wrote an excellent post explaining why he feels the intranet is crucial to how an organization gets work done.

Enterprise 2.0 – What’s to decide?

Enterprise 2.0 – What’s to decide?

Why is Enterprise 2.0 a benefit to have within your company/organization? And what are the risks involved with introducing an Enterprise 2.0 platform for managing social media?

Technology, Social Networks and Kids: Questions Every Parent Should Ask

Technology, Social Networks and Kids: Questions Every Parent Should Ask

For parents hoping to make technology a healthy part of life for kids, it’s essential to not only speak with children about online safety and digital citizenship, but also make it a running conversation.

Experian: Instagram, Pinterest and other niche social networks see massive gains

Experian: Instagram, Pinterest and other niche social networks see massive gains

Experian, the global information services company has released a study that shows that social networks other than Facebook and Twitter are seeing a healthy boost to their global market share.

Weird and Wacky Intranet Contests

Weird and Wacky Intranet Contests

“Weird and wacky” covers whatever is unusual, funny, or strange. These contests will help increase activity in your intranet, provide opportunities for staff to know each other better, and relieve office stress.