Tag: web 2.0 tool

Five Benefits of an Intranet – Back to the Basics

Five Benefits of an Intranet – Back to the Basics

This post would qualify as a part of the “back to the basics” series. While cloud based business software has gained mainstream adoption over the past couple of years, many companies are dipping their toes in it for the first time, and are still asking the “why” questions.

Enterprise 2.0 a bright spot for software in 2012

Enterprise 2.0 a bright spot for software in 2012

As some expected, the move to incorporate social media into the way enterprises get work their done has been a difficult one, yet traction increasingly appears to be at hand. Along the way, new software products continue to emerge in the Enterprise 2.0 space, continuing the variety and innovation needed to keep lift going as the industry matures into a major component of the software business.

Microsoft buying Yammer to beef up enterprise social networking efforts

Microsoft buying Yammer to beef up enterprise social networking efforts

So, what exactly is a Yammer? Well, it’s a simple social network designed not to connect you with family or college roommates, but with with your coworkers.

Who controls social networks?

Who controls social networks?

In the world of Facebook, users are either kings or lemmings. That’s the conclusion of a new study, the largest to analyse how information spreads across social networks-and who does the spreading.

Intranet Wiki Making: Lessons from Wikipedia

Intranet Wiki Making: Lessons from Wikipedia

Wikipedia is the sixth top website in the world, according to Alexa. An online encyclopedia, Wikipedia’s entries are open for anyone to add, edit or delete.

Facebook or Face-to-Face: The Real World Social Network Still Triumphs

Facebook or Face-to-Face: The Real World Social Network Still Triumphs

The run-up to the Facebook IPO and the unexpected drop-off in the stock’s value has put the spot light squarely on the huge social network.

Now There Are More Internet Addresses Than Stars in the Universe

Now There Are More Internet Addresses Than Stars in the Universe

Long story short: After this week’s switchover to a new protocol called IPv6, there are a whole lot of IP addresses on the Internet.

Tell Me One Thing I Don’t Know: The Selective Social Network

Tell Me One Thing I Don’t Know: The Selective Social Network

Thanks to social media-enabled life-streaming, we’ve been thrust into an unlikely scenario where it actually takes more effort to consume the content that’s being shared than it does to create it.

Turn Your Email into the Best Social Network You’ll Ever Use

Turn Your Email into the Best Social Network You’ll Ever Use

Before you joined your first “social network,” you were already using a tried-and-true social network that all your friends had joined, that never tweaked your privacy settings without asking, and that worked incredibly well.

New HTML5 ‘Prometheus’ Training Center Shows Off Power of the Web

New HTML5 ‘Prometheus’ Training Center Shows Off Power of the Web

Microsoft is continuing to push the boundaries of HTML5 with a new interactive website for Ridley Scott’s upcoming film Prometheus.

DataStax Enterprise 2.0 Now Available With HP Cloud Services

DataStax Enterprise 2.0 Now Available With HP Cloud Services

Combination of Apache Cassandra(TM), Apache Hadoop(TM), and Apache Solr(TM) Creates Big Data Platform for Real-Time, Analytics, and Search Data Management

The forgotten social networks

The forgotten social networks

You might remember MySpace and Friendster. You may have had accounts on those sites. But when was the last time you visited them? Does anyone use those social networks anymore?