Software as a Service Meets Business Intelligence
Hosted systems can expand access to analytic information. But Ventana Research recommends evaluating SaaS models for particular business needs and to determine how they can work together with internally deployed
This "meat-and-potatoes" collaboration service offers enough services and administrative features to be taken seriously.
Windows Live Writer Beta
Microsoft's free application offers bloggers some convenient tools and freedom from their browsers' limitations.
Google Takes Blogger Out Of Beta
The new features provide more flexibility in layout by enabling drag and drop positioning of most elements on the page, and more options are given for colors, fonts, headers, and
Beware My +2 Sword of Leadership!
I got a press release today with the following headline: "Genesys Named in Leaders Quadrant of Leading Analyst Firm's Report." The double use of "leader" immediately jumped out at me. The headline implies that being named a leader by a...
Cingular Signs Exclusive MySpace Deal
A set of tools will let Cingular subscribers edit their MySpace profiles, view and add friends' profiles, post photos and blogs, and send and receive messages.
Survivor's Guide to 2007: Messaging & Collaboration
Success in 2007's new world of user/community-driven content will involve increased maturity in corporate blogs, wikis, podcasts and Webcasts, and more experimentation with video as a sales and marketing tool.
Survivor's Guide to 2007: Enterprise Applications
In the coming year, you'll hear plenty of experts going on about architecting "agile, competitive, strong-performing" apps that help your organization reduce costs internally, while maintaining customer satisfaction.
Is Blogging About To Peak? Gartner Says 'Yes'
Less than 2% of all Internet users are frequent content contributors, while between 10% and 15% contribute occasionally and more than 50% are reading or watching what the communities are
Search Results Get Safer; AOL Edges Google
Last month, searches linked to 12% fewer sites judged risky by SiteAdvisor than six months ago; overall, 4.4% of the sites returned by five search engines were tagged with red
Group Chat Evolving Into E-Mail 2.0
More than just a substitute for e-mail, group chat is a productivity booster that's becoming a must-have app in the enterprise. Here's what to consider as you assess how to
Architecting for Data Security
IT pros must understand and address the liability associated with granting unfettered access to sensitive data. We explore methods for safeguarding private information while keeping it usable for applications.