Collaboration

For many companies, collaboration remains the Holy Grail. Key players include Citrix, Cisco and Microsoft as well as many startups aiming to bring collaboration to the enterprise. The big question: Will collaboration be a new market or a feature in larger enterprise applications from the likes of Oracle and SAP?

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Instant Messaging Policy

TechRepublic's Instant Messaging Policy covers the use of instant messaging software and services by employees. It can help you establish both guidelines for proper use of instant messaging and penalties...

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A CIO's guide to the future of work

A CIO's guide to the future of work

Today's digital workplace is constantly inundated with new applications and devices, as tech investment also decentralizes. Top technology leaders are seeking an orderly path to improvement, yet the the way forward remains more turbulent than ever. Fortunately, there are perspectives that can help.

published October 29, 2014 by

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Nosh vs. Oink: Which new foodie smartphone application is best?

Nosh vs. Oink: Which new foodie smartphone application is best?

Using the GPS location and social networking functionality in smartphones is leading to innovate applications and services to help out your fellow human being. Two new services, currently both running on iOS, created from startup companies are now available to help you find the best food to eat and drink to consume. Nosh and Oink integrate social networking and an awards system to encourage you to participate too.

published November 3, 2011 by

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Can you spot a Facebook phishing attempt?

Can you spot a Facebook phishing attempt?

E-mail notifications are an important part of social networking services like Facebook. If you have to continually visit a web site to see what's new, you lose much of the excitement that comes with comments on your photos or other shared items. You might miss invitations to events or opportunities to connect with a long-lost friend who's in town for a day or two.But e-mail notifications are also a potential security risk. If a potential attacker can create a realistic-looking imitation of a Facebook notification, you might find yourself clicking on a link that can lead to malware or attempt to steal your login credentials.Spotting a fake isn't as easy as it seems. I've assembled four Facebook notifications that arrived in my e-mail inbox recently. Which are real, and which are fake? Answers are in the caption beneath each screen shot.

published August 28, 2011 by

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2011 iPad Office Apps Showdown

2011 iPad Office Apps Showdown

The Apple iPad is a great for having fun and being entertained, but it also functions very well as a mobile work platform. This year we are looking at the 6 best Office apps/suites. Since there are no trials available we present you with over 100 screenshots and an extensive article, including summary tables, to help you make the most informed decision for your needs.

published June 22, 2011 by

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TechLines Live Stream 2010

On August 12, at noon, ZDNet Australia presented a live broadcast on the future of email. Featuring a panel of local and global communications experts, this discussion delved into the issues and challenges facing email in its current state, and looked at how social media is changing the way we exchange information.

published August 11, 2010 by

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Facebook's competitive advantage

At a Churchill Club event in Mountain View, Calif., All Things Digital's Kara Swisher talks to David Kirkpatrick, author of "The Facebook Effect," about why the company is now the No. 1 social network. Kirkpatrick points to genuine identity and authentication, and a focus on technology as key factors for its success.

published June 28, 2010 by

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IBM: Rethinking mobile e-mail

At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Jeff Pierce, manager of Mobile Computer Research at IBM, shows off the company's prototype mobile e-mail client. He also compares different usage patterns for how people use e-mail from their mobile devices and desktops.

published May 6, 2010 by

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A case study: The danger of 'freemium'

At mediabistro.com's Freemium Summit in San Francisco, Mailchimp CEO Ben Chestnut discusses the abuse that ensued after his e-mail marketing service Mailchimp started using a "freemium" model for his business. While user base grew 240 percent in seven months, he also faced new obstacles such as "fuzzy spam." Chestnut talks about his business challenges with spam and what he's doing now to fight it.

published March 31, 2010 by

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Cracking the carpool conundrum with new collaboration software

Getting employees to rideshare has always been a difficult challenge for businesses. But Paul McGrath, CEO of Ridespring may have an answer. He’s developed web-based software that organizes carpooling into a one-stop destination, so users can share their daily commute information across the organization more easily. The software also has incentives built-in, so the more employees carpool the more likely they are to be rewarded for ridesharing.

published March 25, 2010 by

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The Future Of... Data Encryption

Digital memories are long. Emails, images, and documents sent today can resurface years from now, but new software could help ensure that what happens online, doesn't have to live there eternally. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explains how 'Vanish," the work of researchers at the University of Washington, Seattle, uses peer-to-peer networks to create unique encryption keys.

published February 1, 2010 by

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Do you Google Wave?

If you want attention online, then mention that you have a couple of Google Wave invites to giveaway and watch all manner of people you've never met pander to be worthy of your generosity. But what about in the real world? Do people even know what Google Wave is?

published December 15, 2009 by

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The decade in tech: Top 5 stories of the 00s

From the Google IPO, to the rise of social networking, it's been an important decade for tech innovation, CBSNews.com Executive Editor Charles Cooper talks to ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan about the five most important tech events of the decade and what they mean for the technology industry going forward.

published December 15, 2009 by

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Walt Mossberg: What's new in tech this holiday season?

At a Churchill Club event, ZDNet talked with Wall Street Journal personal technology columnist Walt Mossberg. He showed us some new gadgets for the holidays, including the new Barnes & Noble Nook; Bayer's new USB-enabled diabetic monitor; the iLane, a portable e-mail messaging device for your car; and the Acer Netbook running Google's Android OS.

published December 4, 2009 by

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Applying unified communications

Sponsored: Thuy Ha, director of product management at Qwest Communications, discusses a practical framework for unified communications. Ha explains how to build a foundation on a converged network, then add layers such as mobility, conferencing and collaboration.The content for this video was sponsored and provided by Qwest Communications.

published October 1, 2009 by

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