Tag: web 2.0 for business

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.

7 Fantastic Calendar Apps To Keep You on Schedule

7 Fantastic Calendar Apps To Keep You on Schedule

CalenGoo integrates with Google Calendar and displays events in the same colors you’ve chosen on Google Calendar. Plus, it recognizes visible and hidden calendars.

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.

Social networks help families whose babies have rare genetic conditon.

Social networks help families whose babies have rare genetic conditon.

Before baby Lucy was even born, Mildred and Jesse Bay learned she has a genetic condition called Trisomy 18. It causes heart defects, physical abnormalities, and severe intellectual disability. The survival rate is extremely low.

Is the social networking monoculture ready to crumble?

Is the social networking monoculture ready to crumble?

Social networks have long relied on the kindness of what are essentially strangers in order to thrive. You might be thinking I’m talking about the people that use them, and I am.

Xing social network toys with news aggregation

Xing social network toys with news aggregation

Social networks need to evolve to keep up, and Xing is no exception. The German LinkedIn rival is investing heavily right now, and it seems to be paying off – a couple of weeks ago the firm reported the addition of 436,000 members in German-speaking countries during the first half of the year.

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.

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.

Enterprise 2.0 – What’s to decide?

Enterprise 2.0 – What’s to decide?

Why is Enterprise 2.0 a benefit to have within your company/organization? And what are the risks involved with introducing an Enterprise 2.0 platform for managing social media?

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.