Tag: social computing

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.

Study: Homeless people find equality, acceptance on social networking sites

Study: Homeless people find equality, acceptance on social networking sites

Many have argued the Marxist theories of a classless society died with the collapse of the Soviet Union and a faltering Cuba, but a University of Dayton study has found a place where such approaches may have a shot of survival—Facebook, and other social networking sites.

Britons ‘obsessed with their looks on Facebook’

Britons ‘obsessed with their looks on Facebook’

The majority of Britons care more about looking good on social networks, such as Facebook, rather than seeming intelligent according to a new study.

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.

Iran Plans To Stop Using The Internet By 2013

Iran Plans To Stop Using The Internet By 2013

Iran is planning on on joining the list of nations abandoning the global internet for their own national intranet, and officials say that the transition may be completed by 2013.

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.

Cheating 2.0: A look at social media’s influence on infidelity [Infographic]

Cheating 2.0: A look at social media’s influence on infidelity [Infographic]

A new infographic from divorce lawyer group Total Divorce shows how dumb social media practices can lead to an ugly divorce.

The 8 Biggest Failures With Social Media Marketing

The 8 Biggest Failures With Social Media Marketing

Maybe you tried social media and didn’t see much lift. Social media seemed like a lot of work — learning the idiosyncracies of different social networks, creating and scraping content, engaging your network — for very little ROI (Return on Investment).

7 Ways To Gauge Your Company’s Social Media Health

7 Ways To Gauge Your Company’s Social Media Health

Just because you think that the public perception of your brand’s social media is good, doesn’t mean it actually is. But how do you know? We all know that measuring helps track the progress and success of our efforts.

Build a private social network that employees will actually use

Build a private social network that employees will actually use

NASA could land humans on the moon and put exploratory rovers on Mars, but in the last three years, the agency just couldn’t find a way to build an internal social network that would encourage its employees to collaborate.

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.

Social networks offer disabled areas to collaborate

Social networks offer disabled areas to collaborate

As many of us know, social networks like Facebook and Twitter allow users to connect and share ideas. What we might not have considered is the impact these platforms can have on those with disabilities.