Even Big Blue is red hot on Web 2.0

Web 2.0 tools have been used by businesses in a communications and marketing context, but we're now seeing them start to adopt a lot of these tools for internal and external communications, knowledge

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 5th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Web 2.0 can boost your company’s fame and finances

Not wild about wikis? Not big on blogs? Not sold on Second Life? IT execs who ignore Web 2.0 collaboration technologies could be hurting their company's bottom line. That's the message from enterprise

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 3rd, 2008 Sandra Gittlen

Canadian medical lab says new messaging system just what the doctor ordered

Greater messaging reliability and valuable time savings are crucial benefits BC Biomedical Laboratories Ltd. (BCBL) experienced since its move to a new e-mail messaging system based on Microsoft Exchange Server.Time spent on administering

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Tips and tools to run a terrific teleconference

Meetings are hard enough to run when the participants are all in the same room, fighting over the last chocolate doughnut. But any meeting you call, nowadays, probably has at least one person

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 26th, 2008 Esther Schindler

Microsoft says counting clicks is pass

Microsoft has introduced a reporting tool for its online advertising platform that it claims measures the impact of online ad campaigns rather than merely counting clicks.The tool, called Engagement ROI, has been integrated

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 26th, 2008 Jeremy Kirk

Videoconferencing – the easy, elegant and effective way

I'm a late arrival to videoconferencing. I've been skeptical of the picture quality, for one thing. If I want to see someone moving around underwater, I'll watch an old Jacques Cousteau documentary, thank

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 21st, 2008 James A. Martin

Microsoft’s Yahoo acquisition bid likely to turn ugly

Microsoft plans to intensify its pursuit of Yahoo this week when it authorizes a proxy fight to oust Yahoo's board, meaning the 19-day old acquisition attempt will soon turn a darker shade of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 20th, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez

Finding an ISP that shuns data discrimination

If you've been online long enough, you probably remember the days when your local Internet service provider was just some guy down the block with fancy equipment, and he was the only choice

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 19th, 2008 Mathew Honan

IT reveals hip side in show that blends technology with threads

Servers, e-mail applications and other less-than-chic combinations of hardware and software typically inhabit the technology realm. Linen is rarely equated with LEDs, while discussing couture along with the 802.11 Wi-Fi standard is almost

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 8th, 2008 Fred O'Connor

Businesses should not delay move to IPv6, caution experts

North American businesses should start switching over to Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) now, as in a little over four years there won't be any IPv4 addresses left, analysts say.The IPv6 format was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 8th, 2008 Brian Jackson

MySpace launches developer site, offers strong financial incentives

As expected, MySpace Tuesday launched a new site and released code that will allow developers to build applications for the popular social networking site.The new MySpaceDeveloper Platform site will be open to developers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 6th, 2008 Heather Havenstein

Download TV shows online…for free

Video is all over the Web, and no wonder. With the advent of superfast broadband connections running at over 5Mbit/sec., widescreen monitors that have finally replaced the boxy CRTs of the past and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 24th, 2008 John Brandon

Seven IT tools and tips for working effectively…anywhere

You never know where or when you'll need to get work done. With these tools and tips, your vital programs and files will always be along for the ride.For a while now, it

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 18th, 2008 Christopher Null

Spam exploit highlights dangers of free Web-based services

Economical and effective, free online services are especially appealing to budget conscious small and midsize businesses (SMBs) but they are also attracting the attention of spammers.An attempt this week to breach the e-mail

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 14th, 2008 Nestor Arellano