Tag: web 2.0 business

Buzzword Trends: “Social Business” on the rise, supplanting “Enterprise 2.0″ and “Social CRM”

Buzzword Trends: “Social Business” on the rise, supplanting “Enterprise 2.0″ and “Social CRM”

In the wake of Salesforce.com’s aborted and just plain stupid attempt to trademark “Social Enterprise,” I decided to take a fresh look at how other social buzzwords have been doing.

One-third of adults under 30 get news on social networks now

One-third of adults under 30 get news on social networks now

For American adults under 30, social media has far surpassed newspapers and has equaled TV as a primary source of daily news, according to a new study of news consumption trends by the Pew Research Center for the People & The Press.

Social network main channel to keep family and friends updated while traveling

Social network main channel to keep family and friends updated while traveling

More than three quarters of US travelers share travel experiences via social networks with the main purpose being to update their family and friends on their whereabouts, a recent survey shows.

People Use Different Social Networks For Different Reasons, Says LinkedIn [STUDY]

People Use Different Social Networks For Different Reasons, Says LinkedIn [STUDY]

Why do people use social networks? Is there a difference in how we approach and use personal and professional social media platforms, and are we a different person on each?

Why Web Apps Will Crush Native Apps

Why Web Apps Will Crush Native Apps

Over five years ago (on January 9th, 2007, for those of us who are counting), Steve Jobs released the original iPhone. At the time, the only apps on the iPhone were the ones that came pre-installed (think stocks, calculator and YouTube).

New Social Content Sharing Network From The Founders Of Twitter

New Social Content Sharing Network From The Founders Of Twitter

News broke recently that Twitter founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone had launched a new social media network centered around something we really love: sharing quality content.

92% Of U.S. Companies Have Used Social Networks For Recruitment [INFOGRAPHIC]

92% Of U.S. Companies Have Used Social Networks For Recruitment [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media has revolutionized the business world and has quickly established itself as the primary source of recruitment for companies worldwide, and with good reason – it’s cost-effective, fast and scalable, allowing organizations of all shapes and sizes to source potential hires and easily profile their characters

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.

8 Uses of the Intranet for HR

8 Uses of the Intranet for HR

HR work involves providing huge amounts of up-to-date information, managing employee records, processing HR transactions, and cultivating company culture — all of which are naturally served by a well-functioning social intranet.

How Machines Will Use Social Networks To Gain Identity, Develop Relationships And Make Friends

How Machines Will Use Social Networks To Gain Identity, Develop Relationships And Make Friends

Activity streams and social networks now represent a fundamental aspect of the modern application.

9 Gmail Plugins to Revive Your Productivity

9 Gmail Plugins to Revive Your Productivity

For years, Gmail has dominated as the standard — even to the extent that the web savvy crowd tends to think less of people who use a more archaic email service, a phenomenon known as domain discrimination.

Socialize: Comparing enterprise social software vendors

Socialize: Comparing enterprise social software vendors

Is your company ready to socialize? Enterprise social software vendors like Yammer, Jive and SocialText have helped transform some businesses, cutting down on miscommunication while flattening organizational charts.