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February 26, 2010  1:17 PM

Building the business case for corporate social media

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Aviva, CIO, Collaboration, Facebook, social media, Social networking, twitter, YouTube

The use of social media technology in business has been permeated by perceptions that staff are simply Twittering their mates about what they just ate, Facebooking photos of colleagues or taking up valuable network bandwidth watching their favourite YouTube videos instead of working.

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February 16, 2010  2:51 PM

New from Google: G-mea culpa

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
buzz, Facebook, Google, Internet, Microsoft, privacy, Social networking

You see, it's not so easy being big. That, at least, is one lesson Google could learn from Microsoft.

After the search giant stormed the web's news outlets and blogs last week with the launch of its Gmail-based social networking tool Buzz, so this week it is reaping the pain from...


June 12, 2009  2:03 PM

Think big, start small and act fast….. your route into social networking

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Social networking, twitter

Many of us that are converted to the power and benefit of social networking for big and small companies, individuals and employees, are natural evangelists.

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May 22, 2009  4:14 PM

Corporate Social Networking Forum – sign up and get involved

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Social networking, twitter

The Corporate social networking forum in London is coming up on the 8 June - if you haven't signed up then its time to get involved with the world of social networking and Twitter and find out what it can do for your business.

I...


April 22, 2009  10:27 AM

US Army wants more twitter followers than Ashton Kutcher

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Facebook, Social networking, twitter

Great story from the New York daily news blog by Stephanie Gaskell: Twitter is getting militarised. The


December 16, 2008  3:55 PM

To boldly go where IT departments haven’t gone before?

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Collaboration, Social networking, Software as a Service, trends

Enterprise 2.0 is certainly gaining the backing of leading firms.

Networking giant Verizon Business for one backs this idea, arguing in its predictions of


December 16, 2008  3:31 PM

Starship Enterprise 2.0: warp speed ahead

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Bandwidth, Facebook, MySpace, Social networking, trends, twitter

After last week's posting detailing the start of the trends seen for 2009, the trends are flying in and among what is being predicted by all and sundry there are some common themes, one of which is certainly Enterprise 2.0.

Now those familiar with the phrase may argue that the phrase's...


October 24, 2008  7:12 AM

Web 2.0 in the enterprise – this is a great definition of what it means to companies

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Enterprise, Social networking

My colleague and new ComputerWeekly.com blogger Adam Tinworth has been posting some great content from the Web 2.0 Expo in Germany this week on his Social Enterprise blog.

One post I found really interesting...


July 17, 2008  10:43 AM

Kids of today will drive your IT in the future

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
information, Social networking

I listened to a really interesting talk last night by JP Rangaswami, managing director of BT Design.

JP, who has a very popular and well read blog, Confused of Calcutta, was talking to the CW 500 club about the future of corporate...


March 10, 2008  5:02 PM

Civil serf: UK government to call time on employee blogs and social networking?

rfroley Profile: rfroley
bloggers, Blogging, Blogs, Risk management, Social networking

Has government decided to get tough on bloggers in its midst? The disappearance of Civil Serf, a blog apparently written by a civil servant and claiming to expose the inner workings of a government...

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