Wonderful wiki tools that help you work better, faster

Does your staff need quick access to work related data or events and process updates?Do your clients crave an online connection to your company to check a transaction status or just let you

Published on: February 9th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Tame your e-mail overload with social media tools

Does your summer vacation checklist include sifting through hundreds of e-mails the day before you return to the office? Will your BlackBerry be as essential as your swimsuit? Do you fear your "staycation"

Published on: July 16th, 2009 Luis Suarez

How to build an awesome intranet without spending a dime

Though e-commerce companies generally have the benefit of not being held to technology decisions made decades earlier, it only took Bill Me Later, a Web-based company (recently acquired by eBay), eight years to

Published on: November 4th, 2008 C.G. Lynch

Vast majority of Canadian firms dig social media but corporate adoption still very shallow

A majority of Canadian companies believe failure to incorporate social networking technology into their business practices would mean a significant loss of market share. However, uncertainty over new technology and security concerns, according

Published on: September 10th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

A wiki a day could keep your project mgt woes away

Wikis are deceptively easy to use and install, so are nowadays found in all sorts of IT departments, especially as quick and simple project management organizers.Although wikis are used mainly as project management

Published on: September 4th, 2008 Ephraim Schwartz

Four new Web 2.0 offerings for those new to the wiki game

As Wikipedia grew in popularity, becoming the eighth most visited site on the Web, many companies decided to purchase and build wikis internally to help enable better communication, knowledge sharing, collaboration and project

Published on: August 28th, 2008 C.G. Lynch

New Wikia Search puts more editorial control into hands of community

Wikia Search, the open-source search engine that is the brainchild of Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, will begin letting anyone participate in building its index by adding, deleting and rating Web pages. "This is

Published on: June 4th, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez

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

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

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

Published on: March 5th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach