Articles about Social Enterprise
Breaking through in the music industry is really tough. But a band in a niche market has built its brand and secured sales - all through YouTube.
The new analytics toolset will offer a glimpse into the previous six months' worth of data generated by posts published on the professional social network.
Facebook has the channel (not to mention billions of eyeballs) for the ads, while IBM has the big data crunching power to determine (and potentially sway) the results.
While tech shares jostled a bit before the closing bell (see: continued rumors about a Microsoft bid for Salesforce.com), a few smaller players published first quarter financial results on Tuesday.
This marks the first time Pinterest is opening up API access for development of consumer apps tied to the digital scrapbooking phenomenon.
The company is pushing forward with smartwatches and virtual reality headsets in enterprise, retail and healthcare. Some of the use cases are better served by smartphones though.
Another new social network has appeared, announcing it will pay its users for content. Weare8, in beta promises to "bring back the rights of its citizens".
Even if Oracle has no interest in buying Salesforce.com, the database titan still plans to beat the CRM giant on its home turf.
LinkedIn offered revenue guidance far below estimates, in the range of $670 million and $675 million. Analysts had expected revenue of $717.5 million.
Investors in social networking app startup Secret will be returned a 'significant amount' of their $35 million of combined funds as the company's founder David Byttow shuts the service down.
Could wearable devices boost employee response time or provide them with high value data in a more timely fashion? Samsung thinks so and is already courting developers.
Facebook is giving developers until April 30 to update their apps to use the new login and Graph API the company introduced in April last year, before apps are updated automatically.
Twitter reported earnings of 7 cents on revenue of $437 million.
Dell plans to centralize collaboration and maximize investment in Microsoft Yammer and Office 365 with its new release. Migration Manager aims to eliminate the need to support multiple, disparate social networks with redundant functionality and content.
Lenovo's new $199 Chromebox can be out of sight on employee desks: Just attach it to the back of Lenovo's Tiny-In-One monitor for an all-in-one desktop.
Innovation in enterprise collaboration software continues unabated, to the point that there are nearly too many to keep track of. Here are 20 interesting new or established players you may not have heard of.
Facebook's sprawling Forest City, North Carolina data center is designed to be a beacon of energy friendliness in the watt-sucking world of server farms. On a recent media tour of the facility, officials showed off green-computing practices that they say have saved the company more than $1 billion.
It is often difficult to regain trust and improve perception after a social networking site has angered its users. We look at six companies that have made decisions which have stained their brand image.
Facebook has come a long, long way since its sophomoric beginnings.
We take a look back at what has been happening across the startup world and discover some great new apps, ideas and companies that made the news during 2013.
Top tips, tricks and best practices so you can hold interesting and awesome teleconferences and meetings
I want a few things from my tech gadgets and providers. Here are my top desires.
Much like the initial IPO announcement, Twitter defended its $1 billion fundraising goal with some significant Tweets. Let's flip through them.
What are some of the Android apps on the market available to make your life easier in the corporate world?
Dire warnings and posts on privacy and security regularly appear in our Facebook feed, shared by people that believe they are true. Here is a round up of the hoaxes that are shared the most. They are all fake.
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.
Sometimes marketing campaigns go awry on Facebook -- and even Facebook itself can get its messages wrong.
Google has radically reworked the Google+ interface. Here's what it looks like in 2013.
Want to follow some new Twitter peeps? We round up some strange and interesting accounts for you.
Let's take a stroll through Logitech's new video labs for optical and audio testing in Silicon Valley.
At the "Inside Google's Search Office" Churchill Club event in Mountain View, Calif., Google Fellow Amit Singhal explains how the company's new social initiatives will affect users' search results.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces a new Skype-powered video-calling feature that will begin rolling out to Facebook users immediately. Video connections will be nearly instant, with no downloads or technical expertise required, Zuckerberg says.Facebook Video Calling vs. Google+ HangoutsFacebook tries to box in Google+ as so five years agoFacebook announces video calling, powered by Skype
At a Churchill Club event in Palo Alto, Calif., executives from Cisco, ARM, and McKinsey Global Institute talk about the role social networking is playing inside the enterprise. They discuss who is using it, strategies they've implemented, and best practices going forward.
At the TechLines future of email debate held this month, IBM general manager of Lotus Software and WebSphere Portal Alistair Rennie said that social networking will be useful in the business, not necessarily for communications purposes, but rather to glean data to improve the workforce.
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.
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch compares Apple's recent moves regarding Flash to the fight over railroad gauge standardization 150 years ago, arguing that when one company tries to carve out an exclusive space for itself, it hurts competition and consumers. Lynch says regarding Apple's strategy, "I don't think it's the role of a company to decide what people should be making."
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Facebook's Paul Buchheit talks about short-form communication on Facebook and how the 'Like' button is a good example of a quick and lightweight application that allows users to engage more easily with their friends. Buchheit says, "We think that's the future of upcoming communication mediums."