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What Enterprise Social Networks Lack: Purpose

What Enterprise Social Networks Lack: Purpose

Communities based on shared interests are fine for consumer social networks. At work, only a community of purpose is worth our time.

What is the Role of HR in Enterprise 2.0?

What is the Role of HR in Enterprise 2.0?

Social media has proved pretty effective at changing the world and how we communicate with one another. It is also slowly changing our organisations, and as with any organisation, HR is right in the middle of the change.

Can Microsoft put their new enterprise jigsaw together?

Can Microsoft put their new enterprise jigsaw together?

The changing face of what businesses need is challenging to incumbent suppliers. Meanwhile, a new generation of innovation is flowering around simplicity.

INFOGRAPHIC: The Social Media Landscape

INFOGRAPHIC: The Social Media Landscape

A few major social media websites, like MySpace andFacebook, have changed the way that people use the Internet and conduct business.

Social networking in the workplace is coming of age

Social networking in the workplace is coming of age

The standard view of social networks in the workplace is that they are time vacuums. Facebook and Twitter are the ultimate procrastination tools; great for staying in touch with friends but the enemy of work productivity.

Confirmed: Social media requires significant time commitment

Confirmed: Social media requires significant time commitment

About two-thirds of the small-business owners recently surveyed by VerticalResponse spend at least six hours per week on social networking and related social marketing activities.

Can social networks help e-commerce take off?

Can social networks help e-commerce take off?

Are you more likely to buy something if your friend recommended it? What if they came along for the trip?

What Social Media Does And Doesn’t Do For Business

What Social Media Does And Doesn’t Do For Business

Retailers of every size are pressured to invest in making money off social network sites like Facebook and Twitter.

Analytics could save social networks as marketing tool

Analytics could save social networks as marketing tool

To tweet or not to tweet? If you do, analytics could help refine your social media marketing strategies

How a Good #Intranet Improves Customer Service

How a Good #Intranet Improves Customer Service

In celebration of National Customer Service Week, let’s talk about all the ways an effective intranet helps you provide better customer service.

Intranets and Business Continuity: Lessons from 1987

Intranets and Business Continuity: Lessons from 1987

This week marks 25 years since the Great Storm of 1987, widely (but erroneously) considered the only UK hurricane in living memory.

Windows Evolved: 20 Years of PC Progress

Windows Evolved: 20 Years of PC Progress

As Microsoft launches Windows 8 and we await consumer reaction to the radical redesign of the tiled Start screen, we thought it would be an interesting exercise to look back at the history of Windows’ user interface.