Tag: e-commerce

Cutting through the hype: what “collaboration” really means

Cutting through the hype: what “collaboration” really means

The word “collaboration” is so heavily over-used and over-hyped it’s becoming meaningless. People refer to all social software within a company as “collaboration,” and this causes confusion.

Are You Missing Out On An Internal Social Network?

Are You Missing Out On An Internal Social Network?

Your company has a Facebook Page, you’re active on Twitter, and employees are posting status updates about discounts on LinkedIn – Congratulations!

Whoa, Meta: Infographic Shows How Infographics Are Shared On Social Networks

Whoa, Meta: Infographic Shows How Infographics Are Shared On Social Networks

Let’s face it: infographics are a dime a dozen these days. In a typical day of internet scouring, you’re likely to see various infographics covering a plethora of topics – from Facebook to football, from sex to sedentary lifestyles. You get the picture.

How Nonprofits are Succeeding with Social Media

How Nonprofits are Succeeding with Social Media

As social media networks began to shed their limited niche appeal and were embraced by the general public, many businesses began to take note and quickly followed suit, using the sites as an effective networking and marketing tool. But for-profit corporations and businesses aren’t the only ones who realized the marketing potential of social media.

Social networks platform for autism, breast cancer raises $1.7M in seed funding

Social networks platform for autism, breast cancer raises $1.7M in seed funding

A social networking platform developed for people with chronic illnesses such as autism and breast cancer has raised more than $1.7 million in seed funding.

Australian Police want in-house social network

Australian Police want in-house social network

The Police Force in the Australian state of New South Wales wants to build its very own social network.

6 Keys To A Flexible MDM Strategy

6 Keys To A Flexible MDM Strategy

IT pros in infrastructure and security roles must craft a mobile device management plan that can change quickly along with technology. Forrester Research shares its advice on working together effectively.

Should Your Small Business Be on Google+

Should Your Small Business Be on Google+

Google+, which recently celebrated its first anniversary, has gained a reputation as a desolate wasteland of a social network. Google has fought back, claiming an ever-growing userbase (75 million daily active users today) but the calculation methods are sketchy at best.

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 Ways to Simplify the Intranet Manager’s Job

3 Ways to Simplify the Intranet Manager’s Job

The intranet manager’s life is anything but simple.

Underemployed? Social Networking Can Help

Underemployed? Social Networking Can Help

Most would agree that having a job is better than not having a job in today’s economy. But therein lies the problem — you do the job because you have to, not because you want to. Job seekers not only face a selective job market with high unemployment, but with high underemployment.

Corp social networks driving sales through better information

Corp social networks driving sales through better information

Companies are increasingly exploiting corporate social networks with the ultimate payoff being increased sales from the provision of faster and better information for customers.