Emerging tech often takes a while to get into the enterprise. This year's watchlist shows that there's plenty of hot new spaces to watch, while a few much older trends are just now reaching mainstream.
Enterprise Web 2.0
Dion Hinchcliffe on leveraging the convergence of IT and the next generation of the Web.
Dion Hinchcliffe is an expert in information technology, business strategy, and next-generation enterprises.
A seemingly esoteric question actually turns out to be vital for dealing effectively with the trend toward silos of communication everywhere, from social networks to online communities.
While technology has thoroughly infused the workplace, its strategic adoption and meaningful application by the typical worker is actually just beginning. Here's how the digital workplace will look this year.
Most corporate leaders are well aware that technology is increasingly setting the agenda when it comes to how business gets done. How should today's CIO revisit the way they guide their organization?
What does becoming a social business actually entail? A practitioner in the trenches shares his top strategies and techniques for driving engagement with social tools.
Useful innovation is one of the most meaningful outputs of human creativity. Today, technological aids are increasingly employed to improve and amplify the innovation process. Now new social methods, especially crowdsourcing, have fundamentally altered how innovation is achieved and even who does it.
The endless parade of technologies to improve workforce collaboration has certainly led to the shrinking of time and distance, but has it actually let to a long-term increase in engagement and business performance? What should enterprises do today?
Although many companies today are struggling to apply social media to the way they operate, a successful new crop of 'collaborative economy' startups seems to show that traditional business will be fundamentally transformed instead.
Most of the leading enterprise collaboration platforms have mobile clients as well as social networking features. Here's a list of the leaders as well as a look at their mobile clients.
While the focus has shifted over the years, as have the vendors, the enterprise collaboration space finally looks a lot more like today's digital world.