Monday, October 26, 2009

Enterprise 2.0 and Community management

Dion Hinchcliffe recently wrote a great article on ZD Net that looks at the connection of a company's online community manager and their success with enterprise 2.0. Even though many companies are having a hard time placing these things into the right flow charts and organizational processes, Hinchcliffe has seen a definite correlation between organized Enterprise 2.0 and online community management. See a chart he included in the article below, and read the full article here.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

What today's top IT decision makers want to know more about

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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Dell and Salesforce team together for cloud computing

According to eWeek, Dell and have teamed together to bring mid-size companies cloud computing. The two are working on bringing customer relationship management to their clients via cloud computing.

Steve Felice, Dell's president of global small and medium-sized business operations, stated:
“Dell and are providing customers with an integrated and proven solution that we have been testing extensively in our own organizations “Today, runs its data centers and PCs on Dell equipment and Dell has integrated Salesforce CRM with our on-premise applications using Dell’s PowerEdge servers and Dell Integration Services."

Read the full article here.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Mergers & Acquisitions Offer Huge Opportunities For CIOs

Global CIO Blog writer Harvey Koeppel offers up a great look at how M&A can offer CIOs an unparalleled opportunities. Koeppel writes that M&A are a perfect opportunity for CIOs to step up into a leadership position and work with their partners in the business to not just combine but truly integrate the best parts of each of the legacy processes into a new and innovative best-of-breed process: in effect, a better way of doing business for the newly merged enterprise.

For more tips and information, check out the original article here.

Global CIO: Mergers & Acquisitions Offer Huge Opportunities For CIOs

Monday, October 5, 2009

CIOs Believe that BPM is a Key Priority in Many Firms

This post on discusses that even despite the economic situation, investing in BPM tools is still a main priority and focus for many firms. A report called "Driving Value with Process Improvement" written by Forrester Research indicates that CIOs must embrace BPM technology early in the life-cycle. Are you seeing the same trend across your firms? Is IT really investing more in BPM technology?

Friday, October 2, 2009

LinkedIn's Profile Bookmarking

According to Read Write Web, LinkedIn is now offering a way for it users to bookmark the profiles in a manageable way while browsing profiles. Users can bookmark important profiles, store them in folders, and add notes about why they've bookmarked the contact. The video below explains this tool.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 Ranks Canada's Top Technology Companies

Topping the Fast 50 list is Montreal-based ProSep, an oil and gas processing equipment company that posted an 18,070-per-cent five-year revenue growth. It also rated in the awards' Technology Green 15 rankings and the leadership awards. The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 awards rank companies based on their past five-year revenue growth rates, rates that dropped on average for 2009 to 1,993 per cent, down from 2,456 per cent the previous year.

For the full list, please click here.