CIO Symmetry:

SharePoint and Web 2.0


March 16, 2012  1:47 PM

The bad example set by the Britannica online edition



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Britannica online edition, IT business transformation, IT innovation, IT/business alignment, IT/Business Leadership, Leadership and Strategy, online reputation, SharePoint and Web 2.0, Wikipedia

This week, the Encyclopaedia Britannica announced that its most recent print run would be its last, ending a 244-year run of printing out giant tomes. The $1,395 print-bound sets were swooped up by...

March 13, 2012  7:53 PM

Big data meets automated content development



Posted by: Scot Petersen
big data, Business process automation, SaaS, SharePoint and Web 2.0, SOA, Web 2.0

I was thinking about automated content development before it was possible. Now it's a reality. My first job in journalism was to take calls on Friday nights from high school football coaches, who would relay the stats and a few details about the game. A bunch of other college interns and I would...


January 27, 2012  2:22 PM

Google privacy policy changes? Get over it



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
data privacy, Facebook, Google, Google personal search, Google Plus, Google privacy policy, online reputation, SharePoint and Web 2.0

Three days ago, we all learned of some changes to Google's privacy policy. With the new changes, it will take what it knows about its users and "combine information you've provided from one service...


January 16, 2012  10:25 AM

Banks on Twitter? Don’t bank on it



Posted by: Scot Petersen
SharePoint and Web 2.0, social media, social networking, Twitter

Recently, I was with my son to open an account at the local branch of my once mighty but now struggling Mega Bank. The customer service rep ran through the "product" options we had for creating his account and linking it to our main accounts. This product was free but required a minimum balance, or...


January 9, 2012  9:08 AM

Are your big data analytics ready for 2012?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
big data, Business Intelligence, Hadoop, Linux, Open source, SharePoint and Web 2.0, Twitter

Welcome to Q1 and the year of big data. Now that you're back in the saddle after a rousing holiday season, we've primed the well with our weekly dose of news from around the blogosphere, including the scoop on new releases of Linux and Hadoop, who exactly is still using Internet Explorer 6.0, and...


January 6, 2012  3:27 PM

Can social media policies prevent HIPAA violations?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Compliance mgmt., data privacy, Facebook, SharePoint and Web 2.0, social media policies

I'm starting to feel like the girl who cried wolf about social media policies, but in at least one instance, the wolf has indeed attacked, in the form of a patient's...


December 19, 2011  5:50 PM

Should you practice Facebook resistance?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
CIO, Customer relationship management, Facebook, Leadership and Strategy, mobile technology, mobility, SharePoint and Web 2.0, Skype, techie gift ideas, Wi-Fi

Whether you're experiencing the end-of-year slowdown or a flurry of last-minute requests along with annual performance appraisals, December is always a little out of the ordinary. Here's our weekly summary of the best and brightest links from the blogosphere, hoping to light up your winter solstice...


November 28, 2011  7:04 PM

Social media networking tips for finding new CIO positions



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
CIO Careers and Staffing, Leadership and Strategy, SharePoint and Web 2.0

There's nothing like the first day back after a major national holiday to make you feel like you're drowning in task items. Cheer up, we've got your back. We've combed the Web and picked only the best and most interesting selections, ensuring that you're up-to-date on last week's high points. We've...


November 17, 2011  10:12 PM

Can the future of Yahoo withstand the dot-com bubble 2.0?



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
cloud computing, Email and messaging, SharePoint and Web 2.0

San Francisco's Yahoo billboard has been a landmark in the city for over a decade. I always get a little thrill when I zoom over the 101 and spot its cheeky little sayings and delightful midcentury stylistic design. Sadly, the


November 14, 2011  8:36 PM

Tweak your corporate Twitter policy or risk getting p0wned



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
Add new tag, business process management, Risk management, SharePoint and Web 2.0

Each week we scour the Web and bring you the freshest scoop from around the blogosphere. This week, we're serving up tasty helpings of corporate Twitter intellectual property questions, IT leadership paradigms, and whether you should stash away your R&D team members in a secret cave and mine...


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