Tag: web 2.0 tool

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.

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.

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.

25% online time spent on social networks, 4 out of 5 Indians use Facebook

25% online time spent on social networks, 4 out of 5 Indians use Facebook

Analysis of the top online activities in India found that social networking accounted for 25.2 percent of all time spent online in June, an increase of 0.8 percentage points from the previous year, as social media continues to be a primary driver of people’s daily digital media consumption.

Cutting through the hype: what “collaboration” really means

Cutting through the hype: what “collaboration” really means

The word “collaboration” is so heavily over-used and over-hyped it’s becoming meaningless. People refer to all social software within a company as “collaboration,” and this causes confusion.

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.

Police embrace emerging social media tool

Police embrace emerging social media tool

Minutes after a shooting near the Oakland Airport this year, the gunman was on the loose. And police Sgt. Chris Bolton quickly fired off a flurry of text alerts to thousands of nearby residents through a social media tool for law enforcement agencies.

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.

Asia markets ‘prime’ for social gifting

Asia markets ‘prime’ for social gifting

Growing penetration of smartphones, social networks, and advancing mobile payment technologies in region present huge opportunities for social gifting to take off.

5 Super Cheap Web Analytics Tools Besides Google

5 Super Cheap Web Analytics Tools Besides Google

While the Adobes of the world continue to rack up customer wins, and even Google Premium soaks up a few dollars from enterprises that need a service-level agreement, there are several options that are neither costly nor Google. Here are a few of them.

The Intranet for Employee Self-Expression: Good Idea or Bad?

The Intranet for Employee Self-Expression: Good Idea or Bad?

Should you use your intranet to allow employee self-expression?

How Your Twitter Addiction Could Save Your Social Life

How Your Twitter Addiction Could Save Your Social Life

There has been plenty of talk in recent years about all of the terrible effects that social networks—Twitter, Myspace and especiallyFacebook—have had on our lives.