Enterprise social networking: End of the road for The Boss

Perhaps I had been a bit too hasty with my indictment of the valuue of social networking in the workplace in my previous article. HootSuite CEO wrote something in his Fortune article the other day that caught my attention: The CIO gets crowd-sourced: Back in the day, writes TechCrunch’s Rip Empson, the CIO was god, […]

Will social media as we know it thrive in a corporate setting?

If you can’t take on social networking giant Facebook on its home court, bring the battle to your own field. Microsoft seems set to leverage its still undisputed hold on systems that run big corporate networks to capture business-oriented social networking. Bill Gates’s IT behemoth has recently acquired “enterprise social networking” startup Yammer for USD1.2 […]