Tag: intranet software

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.

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.

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.

Wave 6 Report: Users Spent More Time On Social Networking

Wave 6 Report: Users Spent More Time On Social Networking

UM EMEA research team has conducted Wave 6 – a global social media study. From 2006, UM has embarked on this journey to measure the scale and impact of social media across the globe. The latest one studies the social behavior in 62 countries with 42K respondents i.e. active internet users.

Social media demographics 2012: 24 sites including Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn

Social media demographics 2012: 24 sites including Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn

If you ever wanted to know the age and sex of social media users on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, Reddit, Hacker News, Slashdot, Github, Stack Overflow, Orkut, Quora, WordPress.com, Blogger, Flickr, Myspace, Tagged, Hi5, LiveJournal, Yelp, deviantART, StumbleUpon, Goodreads and Last.fm – you’re in luck.

Why Build a Social Intranet?

Why Build a Social Intranet?

All organisations have IT systems in place. Most of these have grown organically over a number of years, through many budget cycles, through management impetus and short term requirements.

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.

Emergency Preparedness on your Social Intranet

Emergency Preparedness on your Social Intranet

Here are three ways to use your social intranet in the event of a workplace emergency.

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!

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.

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.

10 Transportation Apps to Keep You Moving

10 Transportation Apps to Keep You Moving

Bike share networks are still a relatively new phenomenon in the U.S. — New York is the latest city to institute such a program. But if you’re traveling abroad, these programs are a cheap and easy way to see some of your favorite cities.