Tag: collaboration tools

Police embrace emerging social media tool

Police embrace emerging social media tool

Minutes after a shooting near the Oakland Airport this year, the gunman was on the loose. And police Sgt. Chris Bolton quickly fired off a flurry of text alerts to thousands of nearby residents through a social media tool for law enforcement agencies.

Gartner: Social media revenue soaring despite moderate user increase

Gartner: Social media revenue soaring despite moderate user increase

What’s not to like about social media? People freely share their thoughts and photos while social media websites and advertisers make a lot of money.

EMarketer: 26% Of U.S. Consumers Access Social Networks On Mobile Today, Facebook 85% Of That

EMarketer: 26% Of U.S. Consumers Access Social Networks On Mobile Today, Facebook 85% Of That

Figures out today from eMarketer estimate that in the U.S., just under 82 million consumers, or 26% of the population, will access social networks from their phones this year, rising to nearly 117 million by 2014.

Where is Enterprise 2.0 going? Into the cloud!

Where is Enterprise 2.0 going? Into the cloud!

Five years ago, I published a long article explaining the basis of Enterprise 2.0. Back in 2007, Facebook and Twitter where only startups (literally!) and Web 2.0 was still a trending topic.

3 Niche Social Networks That Will Never Be Replaced By Facebook Or Twitter

3 Niche Social Networks That Will Never Be Replaced By Facebook Or Twitter

It’s hard to surpass the domination that Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube have over the social media space.

5 Ways to Get Email Overload Under Control

5 Ways to Get Email Overload Under Control

If you’re like most people with a connection to the internet and a job that requires you interact via email, then you probably know what email hell feels like.

5 Super Cheap Web Analytics Tools Besides Google

5 Super Cheap Web Analytics Tools Besides Google

While the Adobes of the world continue to rack up customer wins, and even Google Premium soaks up a few dollars from enterprises that need a service-level agreement, there are several options that are neither costly nor Google. Here are a few of them.

What Next, #Intranet Manager?

What Next, #Intranet Manager?

Great intranet managers will have significant, valuable skills and experiences at their disposal. One career path opportunity is to specialise still further and look for opportunities in information architecture, user experience management or the specific content management system you’re using.

How To Choose ‘Advanced’ Data Visualization Tools

How To Choose ‘Advanced’ Data Visualization Tools

Big data and analytical capabilities are the latest coveted features in a fast-growing market for charts, maps, and other ways to visually sort through data for insight.

Digg Is Being Rebuilt From Scratch And Needs Your Help

Digg Is Being Rebuilt From Scratch And Needs Your Help

More than a week after news surfaced that the once popular site Digg was purchased for $500,000 by Betaworks, its new parent company said it will be rebuilding it from scratch in the next six weeks. And it wants your help.

Small Businesses Dominate Mobile App Market

Small Businesses Dominate Mobile App Market

The emergence of the $20 billion mobile applications market is not only revolutionizing the software industry, it’s also having a profound impact on the national economy as well, a new study found.

How Your Twitter Addiction Could Save Your Social Life

How Your Twitter Addiction Could Save Your Social Life

There has been plenty of talk in recent years about all of the terrible effects that social networks—Twitter, Myspace and especiallyFacebook—have had on our lives.