Tag: collaboration web 2.0

8 Uses of the Intranet for HR

8 Uses of the Intranet for HR

HR work involves providing huge amounts of up-to-date information, managing employee records, processing HR transactions, and cultivating company culture — all of which are naturally served by a well-functioning social intranet.

9 Gmail Plugins to Revive Your Productivity

9 Gmail Plugins to Revive Your Productivity

For years, Gmail has dominated as the standard — even to the extent that the web savvy crowd tends to think less of people who use a more archaic email service, a phenomenon known as domain discrimination.

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.

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.

Is the social networking monoculture ready to crumble?

Is the social networking monoculture ready to crumble?

Social networks have long relied on the kindness of what are essentially strangers in order to thrive. You might be thinking I’m talking about the people that use them, and I am.

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.

The socialite network… do the super rich need their own Facebook?

The socialite network… do the super rich need their own Facebook?

As the Best of All Worlds site launches, its founder Count Erik Wachtmeister grants Joshi Herrmann an audience

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.

Socialize: Comparing enterprise social software vendors

Socialize: Comparing enterprise social software vendors

Is your company ready to socialize? Enterprise social software vendors like Yammer, Jive and SocialText have helped transform some businesses, cutting down on miscommunication while flattening organizational charts.

Infographic: File security versus portablity

Infographic: File security versus portablity

We have certainly seen the battle between file sharing and security emerge in the enterprise. Employees crave portability and as we grow increasingly mobile, it’s not just nice to have, but it’s essential to have access to files wherever we are across devices and platforms.

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.

Relationships and social networks influence weight gain

Relationships and social networks influence weight gain

Weight loss products, plans and programs are a multi-billion dollar business. The cover of every woman’s magazine at the supermarket check-out headlines at least one breakthrough finding for how to lose those extra pounds – along with a photo of some irresistible dessert and page number where we can find the recipe.