Enterprise 2.0

Enterprise 2.0 is changing the world of business. Organizations want to empower their employees through tools like social media, without sacrificing productivity or security. Read the latest enterprise 2.0 news and insights below:

Cloud costs staying steady: What it means for you

The era of cheaper and cheaper cloud services may be coming to an end, but for the time being most companies aren’t seeing their rates climb.

Companies have more options when it comes to Windows apps

A new move by Microsoft opens up businesses to many more developers and apps. Here’s what you need to know.

Data breaches aren’t just an IT concern … They’re a business concern

Cyberattacks and data breaches used to be things that IT pros tried desperately to warn others of. But now it seems like everyone else is starting to notice the elephant in the room. 

A lesson in database management, courtesy of Uber

It’s a common refrain among startups that they “want to be Uber, but for [fill in the blank.]” But the latest setback for the ride-sharing service probably doesn’t mean anyone’s lining up to be the Uber of security. 

What the move to the cloud actually looks like … Warts and all

Most people talk about moving to the cloud as if it’s the end of your problems (vendors especially). But it’s not always smooth sailing, as a new analysis of existing studies shows. 

10 things great techs will do – and 2 they won’t

The job market for skilled IT workers is hot, and many companies are in a difficult position: They already have great techs on their staffs, but are worried about how they can keep them on board. 

Is automation costing IT jobs?

Most organizations are starting to rely on automation for some tasks that used to be handled by techs, according to a recent report from Tech Pro Research. 

Is your company’s website secure? Maybe not

There’s no shortage of systems that can be attacked within an organization. But one that may go overlooked frequently is also one of the most vulnerable: the company’s website. 

IT is still a long way from meeting execs’ cloud expectations

Gone are the days when IT could feel alone in pushing for technology advances. With the cloud, execs are starting to pay more attention to IT matters, and many IT pros are forced to admit they’re not meeting their own lofty standards. 

IT’s big communication problem

One of the biggest misconceptions about IT is that it exists in its own little universe. The caricature from other departments is that they’re the geeks in a side room that rarely come out to interact with co-workers.