Tag: collaborative tools

Infographic: Which social networks increase sales for retailers?

Infographic: Which social networks increase sales for retailers?

Research into social media and retail has shown that Facebook dominates in socially driven shopping, while Pinterest drives the highest average order value.

Social Networks Can Affect Voter Turnout, Study Says

Social Networks Can Affect Voter Turnout, Study Says

A study of millions of Facebook users on Election Day 2010 has found that online social networks can have a measurable if limited effect on voter turnout.

Social game players continue ditching desktops for mobile

Social game players continue ditching desktops for mobile

Mounting evidence points to mobile devices replacing social networks as the dominant platform for casual games — a trend underlined by audiences for the top Facebook titles shrinking rapidly.

Why Web Apps Will Crush Native Apps

Why Web Apps Will Crush Native Apps

Over five years ago (on January 9th, 2007, for those of us who are counting), Steve Jobs released the original iPhone. At the time, the only apps on the iPhone were the ones that came pre-installed (think stocks, calculator and YouTube).

Social Collaboration Tools Can Make Your Business More Efficient

Social Collaboration Tools Can Make Your Business More Efficient

We’ve seen a significant increase in contingent workers since the Great Recession; technology is one of the reasons this growth is possible. Employees no longer have to be in the same location to feel connected. Technology can help us feel a part of a team even if we’re thousands of miles away.

Infographic: Are You Revealing Too Much on Social Networks?

Infographic: Are You Revealing Too Much on Social Networks?

Social-networking sites are a hacker’s dream: a sometimes poublic online community where unsuspecting people post personal information. But what information can and should be posted on social networks?

Enterprise social networks have endless possibilities, despite hurdles

Enterprise social networks have endless possibilities, despite hurdles

Organizations may have an easier time unlocking the potential of enterprise social networks if they integrate those tools with existing systems and applications.

Democrats, ‘very conservative’ say social networks important for tracking political news

Democrats, ‘very conservative’ say social networks important for tracking political news

With more than half the people in the United States using sites like Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn, a Pew survey released Tuesday looks at how they engage with politics in those media.

10 serious mistakes companies make with SharePoint

10 serious mistakes companies make with SharePoint

There are many challenges to implementing SharePoint, both seen and unseen. As a result there are plenty of pitfalls and traps to fall into, and it is very challenging to pick just 10 mistakes. Poor governance, not having an intranet strategy, or not having an intranet committee are traditional mistakes, but hopefully there is more awareness about these issues now.

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.

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.