social networking


April 18, 2014  7:51 PM

From crisis management to crime networks, getting social pays off

Posted by: Fran Sales
CIO, mobile IT, Social media, social media and networking, social networking, social technology

Hospital emergency personnel and other first responders were -- rightfully -- heralded as heroes during last year's Boston Marathon bombing. Their valiant performance aside, there were still valuable IT lessons learned, detailed in this week's Searchlight. This year, Boston's hospitals have...

April 11, 2014  8:51 PM

Hearts aflutter as ‘Heartbleed bug’ threatens personal information security

Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
CIO, security concerns, Social media, social networking

This post was written by Fran Sales, SearchCIO's associate editor. This week, media outlets (and all my friends and coworkers) have been abuzz with news and speculation about the so-called Heartbleed bug, an OpenSSL security flaw that has existed in as many as two-thirds of (

June 26, 2012  6:57 PM

Is Microsoft’s Yammer acquisition a problem solved for CIOs or a trap?

Posted by: Linda Tucci
application integration, Microsoft, mobile endpoints, social business, social networking, social networking platforms, Yammer

Microsoft's acquisition of what just might be the most sweetly disruptive, cloud-based social networking company out there has much to say to CIOs -- right? The software giant's purchase of Yammer for $1.2 billion, it almost...

February 17, 2011  2:35 PM

Egypt’s CIO lesson: We use IT tools in ways unintended by toolmakers

Posted by: Linda Tucci
CIO, innovation, social networking

After the news broke that Egyptian citizens had made history in the blink of an eye, I wondered briefly if Mark Zuckerberg would be considered for a Nobel Peace Prize. Farfetched, yeah. But you can see where I was coming from. His


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