Tag: web 2.0

Why Networking Success May Be All in the (Business) Cards

Why Networking Success May Be All in the (Business) Cards

Nothing beats face-to-face networking when it comes to driving new revenue, small business owners say. Online social networks don’t hold a candle to in-person efforts when it comes to making the cash register sing, a new survey shows.

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.

Student Life: Student’s guide to social media

Student Life: Student’s guide to social media

Students can use Facebook and Twitter to enhance their university experiences as well as their job prospects. Lianne Froggatt explains how, and the common pitfalls to avoid.

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.

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.

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.

Why Your Intranet is Not Strategic

Why Your Intranet is Not Strategic

There has been a lot of talk about the strategic value of intranets within an organization. In May of last year, Gerry McGovern wrote an excellent post explaining why he feels the intranet is crucial to how an organization gets work done.

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 changing convention coverage

Social media changing convention coverage

On the surface, television networks will cover the upcoming Republican and Democratic national conventions much like they have the past few election cycles — generally an hour each night on the big broadcasters, more or less full time with the cable news networks.

Weird and Wacky Intranet Contests

Weird and Wacky Intranet Contests

“Weird and wacky” covers whatever is unusual, funny, or strange. These contests will help increase activity in your intranet, provide opportunities for staff to know each other better, and relieve office stress.

Internet and social networks: The good, the bad and the ugly

Internet and social networks: The good, the bad and the ugly

For last few years we have been arguing about whether there is life after Wikileaks? Can we now add another question to the cart? Is there life after Social Networks? Does Social Networks pose similar dilemma and dangers? What will happen when your private information becomes public?