Digital business management
- September 14, 2011
A mobile and social weight loss business banked on the PaaS cloud computing platform to support millions of users and thousands of transactions per minute.
- August 16, 2011
How can we sort out the data that could illuminate global warming's effect on the poles? One IT veteran had to rediscover the object database engine.
- August 10, 2011
Video-conferencing systems are a fragmented market and not without flaws -- but they're becoming mainstream business tools and should be part of any unified communications strategy.
- July 13, 2011
Cloud computing is just one of three technologies shaping the IT organization of the future and the role of the CIO.
- June 27, 2011
Setting social media policies is a tricky and potentially costly process that varies widely based on an industry's regulatory requirements.
- June 16, 2011
Like private companies, government agencies need to know about technology innovation. Find out why Malcolm Jackson, CIO of the EPA, is looking at collaboration software as a game-changer.
- June 09, 2011
New York Life Retirement Plan Services' CIO and CEO discuss the changing role of the IT organization, and why social media is topping their agenda.
- June 08, 2011
Why collaboration and innovation expert Tamara Erickson believes CIOs will be central to their organization's success and the workforce of the future.
- May 31, 2011
Sentiment analysis tools are creating a kind of customer intelligence that online marketers are finding beats traditional market research.
- May 23, 2011
Tapping collective intelligence, or crowd computing, can yield big value for businesses, but it also challenges the status quo.
- April 07, 2011
Vanguard's Abha Kumar realized an ambitious enterprise 2.0 project in three years by tapping into a corporate blueprint predicated on high-performing employees.
- March 16, 2011
Awhile ago, a lady in Florida was sitting in a P.F. Chang's China Bistro restaurant and sent out a 140-character update to Twitter about her delicious lettuce-wrap appetizer. Across the country, in ...
- January 26, 2011
Midmarket companies' growth and their desire to give customers remote access to business applications are fueling the adoption of public cloud computing resources.
- December 08, 2010
The deployment of enterprise collaboration and social media is now a top agenda item for CIOs. Realizing the potential of these tools is a matter of passion, experts say.
- November 17, 2010
Enterprise collaboration platforms aim to add a social layer to work apps. This story, the second of two about such platforms, offers a market overview and vendor selection advice.
- November 16, 2010
Forget about pushing people to use wikis and blogs. The rush is on to build enterprise collaboration platforms that pull social networking into every workstation.
- September 28, 2010
CIO Joe Marcella, a seasoned practitioner of business process automation, talks about his approach and how the recession -- and social media -- have made BPA more critical than ever.
- September 23, 2010
The CIO job goes by lots of names. Here's a new one: rainmaker. As businesses become IT- and intellectual-property-centric, CIOs are using their digital smarts to drive revenue.
- September 22, 2010
Pepsi gets it, so does Coke. But social media and networking are not just about selling soda. They represent a 'third wave of capitalism,' one guru says. Ignore it at your peril.
- August 26, 2010
How does a conservative company like The Vanguard Group find itself on the forefront of corporate social media and enterprise 2.0 communication tools? It's all about the client.
- July 28, 2010
The very traits that made companies successful in the 20th century will cause them to fail in the "new normal," according to futurist John Seely Brown.
- June 29, 2010
As private cloud computing gains traction in the enterprise, pitfalls await uninformed IT staff. Avoid common mistakes by reading our list of private cloud misperceptions.
- May 20, 2010
In an effort to get employees to put on their thinking caps, AAA invests in a Web-based collaboration tool that formalizes the idea-management process -- and adds some fun.
- March 24, 2010
Customizing SharePoint to fit your needs can be a timesaver and a cost-cutter. Learn how other organizations have integrated tools and data flows to leverage the platform.
- May 19, 2009
After a stint in business operations, CUNA Mutual Group's CIO shares lessons learned, including a sense of urgency to IT. Plus: His six-month rule.
- December 04, 2008
Internet search is moving from content to intent, Yahoo says. The company's new open source development tools allow users and developers to customize how their search results look.
- October 07, 2008
At the EmTech conference at MIT, the mashup of Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 takes center stage, with implicit ramifications for enterprise CIOs.
- September 30, 2008
Microsoft's Craig Mundie says the next era of computing will ride on multi-core processing and spatial computing, but it will be defined -- as previous computing eras -- by killer apps.
- July 16, 2008
Online marketplaces must appeal to global audiences, so how do you keep your corporate website's message from being lost in translation? By leveraging local and global expertise.
- June 12, 2008
Blogs, wikis and social networks may be changing the world, but they won't happen at your company without a business case.
- May 22, 2008
Four CIOs at the MIT Sloan Symposium dismiss the gulf between maintaining IT infrastructure and innovation as a false dichotomy and address what's really top of mind: collaboration tools that foster innovation by their people.
- April 15, 2008
Cloud computing is a disruptive force in computing, akin to the revolution ushered in by the Internet. The big vendors are dumping billions into new services and architecture.
- February 14, 2008
CIOs, set your strategy. A Forrester study says CIOs are upgrading their ERP systems, integrating apps and deploying Web 2.0 offerings in 2008.
- January 02, 2008
SearchCIO.com editors take a look at controversial issues facing CIOs. Read them again, if for nothing else but to whet your appetite for a good argument.
- November 13, 2007
Former U.S. Senator Bill Bradley has some advice for his political brethren: Get thee on a social networking site.
- October 12, 2007
With the premise that you can't criticize what you don't understand, CIOs and IT managers are being challenged to take on a social networking leviathan -- and join Facebook.
- October 12, 2007
Gartner Inc. picks the technologies that are likely to have the biggest impact on your business in the next 18 to 36 months.
- October 03, 2007
Despite known threats to security, bandwidth and employee productivity, nearly half of CIOs recently polled say they don't ban popular social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook.
- August 23, 2007
Except for a few glitches navigating through a virtual world, big-name companies such as Accenture and Microsoft find that Second Life is proving itself to be a worthwhile venue for finding future employees.
- May 18, 2007
Microsoft digs deep to pay its way into the lucrative online advertising business.
- January 10, 2007
The global economy is spurring companies to make Web sites in many languages. Translation is the name of the game. CIOs take note: IT will be called on to play.
- October 26, 2006
Wikis, blogs and other social networking technologies are all the talk, as is the generation gap for CIOs. But is this a real threat to CIOs, or just another issue to delegate?
- October 24, 2006
What good is a blog if no one reads it? IT managers find out and begin to make blogging and other Web 2.0 tools a more strategic part of their business.
- August 10, 2006
If your company is losing business because its website isn't as secure as it could be, this is your problem as much as it is marketing's. Now would be a good time to start working together.
- July 12, 2006
It's more than just widgets. CIOs are now looking beyond the Web 2.0 hype and using the technology to reshape their companies.
- June 21, 2006
The practice of bookmarking favorite sites and putting them into a shared website is making its way from consumer to commercial use. Ultimately, it will bring a nimble new dimension to collaboration and innovation.
- April 27, 2006
Some organizations are turning to social media formats to communicate with internal and external clients. But columnist Paul Gillin cautions that all this openness can leave you vulnerable to both positive and negative feedback.
- April 25, 2006
A year ago they were little more than geeky playthings. Now wikis and blogs are the hottest tools in workflow and productivity management.