Social Networking Helps You Find Solutions

Online social networking has become the de rigueur method used today--and sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn offer the promise of extending your reach and making useful business contacts. But the efficacy of

Published on: May 21st, 2008 David Spark

Malware menace growing – and what you can do about it

Large businesses using social networking tools are vulnerable to far greater security attacks than their systems are equipped to handle, say Internet security experts.In addition Web-based technologies such as VoIP (voice over Internet

Published on: May 16th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Using Facebook for fun and business – a newbie’s guide

There's a lot of buzz about Facebook, but what is it, exactly? What does it do? Can anybody join? How much does it cost?In this article, I'll give you the basics of joining

Published on: April 29th, 2008 Julie Sartain

Six ways Web 2.0 can boost corporate collaboration and creativity

Innovative communication techniques grouped together and interchangeably labeled social computing, social software, social media, Web 2.0 or Enterprise 2.0 (E2.0), need to shape the way companies do business. Senior managers who learn to

Published on: April 9th, 2008 Chris Howard

Social networking for business – time-waster or money-maker?

Entrepreneur Len Rosen was a sceptic about using social networks to boost his marketing business until his 23-year-old daughter introduced him to Facebook – and now he's totally converted.The sole proprietor of Toronto-based

Published on: April 9th, 2008 Brian Jackson

New social networking apps empower information workers on the go

As companies contemplate how to use social networking to drive business benefit, technology vendors are weaving Web 2.0 features into the products -- taking a cue from consumer-driven social networks such as Facebook.Two

Published on: April 2nd, 2008 Brian Jackson

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

FaceBook or LinkedIn – Which gets your business done better?

Social networking is no longer the Next Big Thing; it's now as much part of our Web experience as search engines. Previously considered the province of kids who wanted to keep up with

Published on: March 31st, 2008 Preston Gralla and Jake Widman

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

Google, Yahoo, and MySpace join forces on OpenSocial

Yahoo, Google and MySpace have formed a foundation to promote the OpenSocial platform as a neutral, community-governed specification for building social-networking applications, the companies announced Tuesday. Yahoo's involvement in the project is new.

Published on: March 26th, 2008 Grant Gross and Peter Sayer

Inhouse mash-ups and more – mobility will soon transform social networking

Nokia, according to most studies, sells 40 per cent of all mobile phones worldwide, so it may seem unusual that it is pouring cash into a social networking Web site. But that's what

Published on: March 18th, 2008 Computerworld Staff

Social networking helps three Canadian companies boost productivity, engage employees

The business world seems to be on a constant collision course with new technologies, some of which are beneficial to the organization and some of which are not. Recently, the workplace has been

Published on: March 10th, 2008 Elizabeth Caley

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

Toronto residents wield Web 2.0 weapons to vanquish climate change

Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace move aside.Social network-crazed Torontonians have a new Web 2.0 profile to manage – an Internet portal designed to help fight climate change.Zerofootprint Inc. launched its Toronto-specific Web site yesterday in

Published on: February 27th, 2008 Brian Jackson