Connect with Facebook generation, expert urges Canadian companies

TLDNR. If you don't know what it means then you also probably don't have a clue why most people under 25 don't read the Globe and Mail.The acronym stands for "too long, did

Published on: June 24th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

When Larry met Ernie – how Web 2.0 powers business process improvement

Visualize the following scenario: BigMachine Corp. – a machine spare parts supplier – sees its performance slip drastically due to inefficient business processes. Larry Shutter – the overworked, underpaid employee who “owns” the

Published on: May 6th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Scotiabank staff to use wikis and blogs to collaborate, share best practices

The Bank of Nova Scotia, earlier this week, launched a new social networking initiative to enable its staff worldwide to interact and collaborate via Web 2.0 tools such as blogs and wikis.The system,

Published on: April 2nd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Embrace social networking before it’s too late, experts caution

Terms such as "Web 2.0", "Enterprise 2.0" and "social networking in the enterprise" are bandied around rather freely these days.Senior executives realize they had better wrap their corporate heads around the reality these

Published on: March 31st, 2008 Brian Jackson

Ten technology combos that are changing how we work and live

If there's one thing the digital revolution has taught us, it's that we shouldn't get too attached to anything. Technology has a way of seizing long-held ideas and entrenched industries and turning them

Published on: March 20th, 2008 Dan Tynan

SAS seeks to extract meaning – and business benefits – from the Web 2.0 world

One might argue that it's next to impossible to find any real meaning out in the blogosphere – but SAS Institute Inc. would emphatically disagree. In factCary, N.C.-based SAS hopes to offer its

Published on: March 18th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Web 2.0 skills that advance your career and where to get them.

"Web 2.0" is a phrase that's been around for a few years, but it still has some uncertainty around it. Is it just marketing hype, or does it represent a substantial change in

Published on: March 10th, 2008 Katherine Spencer Lee

TechFest: Microsoft’s LucidTouch gives the boot to ‘fat fingers on the touch screen’ problem

If you think the iPhone's touch screen is cool, imagine a device that actually sees, reflects and responds to your fingers touching the back of the device. A prototype of that capability was

Published on: March 6th, 2008 Nancy Gohring

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

Published on: March 3rd, 2008 Sandra Gittlen

Wiki your way to a smarter staff

As businesses cautiously integrate Web 2.0 tools into their daily operations, small and large scale corporations can look to a Canadian not-for-profit organization on how to take use the technology for workplace training.Taking

Published on: September 11th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

TechCrunch shows how the blogosphere can help us keep up on innovation

I'm not unique in that respect. If you're a software developer, you'll want to know about the latest and greatest programming languages and whether they're significant enough that you should take a course

Published on: March 23rd, 2007 Charles Whaley