Enterprise collaboration strategy
- August 02, 2019
In a quest to be the 'Amazon of state services,' Colorado's chief data officer is rolling out an API integration platform. Challenges abound. Here are the lessons learned.
- May 11, 2018
A display on the future of meetings at Microsoft's Build 2018 event was a technology tour de force. But analysts said the fanfare sort of misses the point.
- December 23, 2016
We look back at the torrid pace of 2016 mergers and acquisitions in tech. Here are the top five deals and a post-mortem on last year's history-making Dell-EMC merger.
- November 04, 2016
The Microsoft Teams versus Slack news speaks to a bigger story about the nature of work. Also in Searchlight: CenturyLink's $34 billion deal; Google rejects EU charges.
- November 01, 2016
In this issue of CIO Decisions, we explore Facebook's venture into the enterprise collaboration market and why cooperation between business and IT continues to be vital to modern companies' success.
- November 01, 2016
Enterprise collaboration tools are not new: For almost a decade, Enterprise 2.0 technologies have sought to foster employee collaboration. But with the debut of Facebook's Workplace, will the social platform of choice for 1 billion users conquer the...
- October 10, 2016
Facebook's Workplace promises to put collaboration in the hands of all employees, from sailors and sales clerks to barkeeps, who can use their mobile devices to access the platform.
- June 24, 2016
Dropbox is looking to brighten its enterprise allure with its new collaboration tools and partnerships. Can they help the file-sharing company solidify themselves as a force in enterprise ...
- June 24, 2016
Dropbox's new collaboration tools are aimed at increasing the file-sharing company's footprint in the enterprise. Better now than never, industry experts say. Also in Searchlight: Ethereum fund on life support; China builds the fastest supercomputer.
- June 17, 2016
The Microsoft-LinkedIn deal gives us a glimpse into a hyper-social business future. Will employees like what they see? Also in Searchlight: Federal court upholds FCC net-neutrality rules; big announcements from Apple's WWDC.
- September 18, 2015
Thinking about starting an IoT initiative at your organization? Before you do, there are some things you should know. In this feature by senior news writer Nicole Laskowski, read up on IoT basics ...
- June 16, 2015
Richard Singerman, co-founder and chief innovation officer at TrustNetMD, is trying to solve a simple problem: How to improve communication in medicine. "Evidence-based medicine is only practiced ...
- November 21, 2014
Facebook, the enterprise version, got a lot of buzz this week on SearchCIO. We asked CIOs if they thought Facebook at Work would be a force to contend with. The short take: Is grass green? ...
- November 21, 2014
Facebook recently unveiled plans to launch a professional network called Facebook at Work that would compete with sites like LinkedIn. The service would allow users to message their colleagues, ...
- June 05, 2014
A customer loyalty or a customer service department may not be the most "analytically inclined" departments within a business, but they may have some of the best data. That's according to Tom H.C. ...
- December 16, 2013
Did your kids experience their Hour of Code last week? In Friday's CIO Searchlight column, Senior Features Writer Karen Goulart turned our attention to the timely Computer Science Education Week ...
- November 27, 2013
It seems ironic. Even as enterprises become increasingly comfortable with the sometimes-dicey world of external social media -- Facebook, Twitter, et al -- most fail to see the value in embracing ...
- November 25, 2013
Building an enterprise data strategy, collaborative filtering, algorithms and the CFO: The Data Mill reports from the 2013 MIT Sloan CFO Summit.
- September 26, 2013
Two top CIOs give their quick takes on proving up the value of social media and collaboration tools.
- August 23, 2013
In the Searchlight: What social shopping means to CIOs. Plus: Zuckerberg 'likes' developing nations, a scary series of outages and more.
- May 07, 2013
Is the newest 'killer application' doomed to fast extinction? In this recap, SearchCIO tweet jam followers talk about the time suck of social tools.
- May 03, 2013
Can social media engagement change the business model? In this SearchCIO tweet jam recap, learn how these tools are reinventing the business.
- April 19, 2013
The power of social media to inform, connect, heal and perhaps even help solve major crimes has made it an indispensable asset in times of crisis.
- March 29, 2013
In this week's Searchlight: Amazon plays disruptor once again with its buy of social networking site Goodreads, cyberattacks get scarier and more.
- January 22, 2013
The U. of Michigan CIO talks about embracing cloud solutions as part of a school-wide strategy of adopting cutting-edge tech to drive innovation.
- December 07, 2012
In this week's SearchCIO.com Searchlight, a wild stat shows why CIOs need a social media presence and mobile strategy. Plus, dealing with 'big data.'
- December 05, 2012
Three years into its journey to becoming a social enterprise, Electrolux has overcome setbacks to build a social model that fires on all cylinders.
- September 26, 2012
A chief information architect is handed a challenge: build an enterprise social network for the best brains in the world.
- September 14, 2012
Unified communications and social collaboration are different, often competing tools in the quest for anytime, anywhere (with anyone) computing.
- August 31, 2012
"Social business strategy" might be just another buzzword -- or it might be a chance for the CIO to take on a powerful new enterprise role.
- August 28, 2012
Enterprise social networking and collaboration efforts come with high failure rates. Here's how to beat the odds.
- August 13, 2012
FedEx is banking on gamification to motivate its 300,000 employees to share knowledge on its new social collaboration platform.
- August 07, 2012
GE gets tens of thousands of knowledge workers to adopt a new social collaboration platform in the blink of an eye. Here's how.
- March 01, 2012
Users will stay away from social collaboration platforms that lack relevant content, no matter how many bells and whistles they have.
- January 06, 2012
I'm starting to feel like the girl who cried wolf about social media policies, but in at least one instance, the wolf has indeed attacked, in the form of a patient's medical records being shared on ...
- November 11, 2011
Everyone and their neighbor has heard about Twitter and Facebook, but CIOs should have some new social media platforms on their radar. They're all part of the social media trend called ...
- June 27, 2011
Setting social media policies is a tricky and potentially costly process that varies widely based on an industry's regulatory requirements.
- May 23, 2011
Tapping collective intelligence, or crowd computing, can yield big value for businesses, but it also challenges the status quo.
- April 28, 2011
For something as new and as nebulous as the application of social media to the enterprise, measuring a company's social technology maturity -- and what IT can do about it -- seems like a dicey ...
- 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 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.
- June 03, 2010
"Social [media] is like sex -- fun to read about, fun to look at, but to really understand it, you have to do it." How's that for an attention getter? That's how Nigel Fenwick, principal analyst at ...
- May 24, 2010
I'm still recovering from last night's LOST series finale. I thought it really fit with the themes of the show, but I know a lot of people weren't happy with the outcome. Your thoughts? Besides ...
- 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.
- April 30, 2010
CIOs had better start paying attention to the fact that the I in IT is beginning to represent the personal pronoun more than the word "information." That’s what I found myself thinking after ...
- April 16, 2010
Although social media technologies aren't generally a focus for SearchCIO.com, two stories this week highlighted some reasons why CIOs need to establish strong social media policies to monitor ...
- April 03, 2009
Did you know that the cost of not finding information is $3,300 per employee per year, according to IDC research? That’s crazy! IDC’s research credits ineffective searches; poor, inconsistent ...
- October 08, 2008
How much of our personalities is being lost behind Web 2.0? We Facebook, we blog, we get hooked up in LinkedIn, we SMS and email and twitter – but who are we portraying and who exactly is on the ...
- 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.
- November 13, 2007
Former U.S. Senator Bill Bradley has some advice for his political brethren: Get thee on a social networking site.
- 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.
- 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.