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:

Mobile and the cloud: Where does IT stand today?

IT sometimes gets so lost in the down-and-dirty details of day-to-day operations that it can lose sight of what the competition is up to and where your colleagues stand. With that in mind, Spiceworks put out its annual all-things-IT report. Huge this year: the cloud and mobile, as always.

Point-of-sale security is a major concern

Of all the industries and fields that IT supports, it’s hard to imagine one that could bring down a company faster than point-of-sale. After all, it’s where customers’ financial information enters into your control. 

Who’s really in control of IT? The answer may surprise you

It’s become almost cliché to say at this point, but IT’s role in the company is undergoing a serious shift – and maybe not for the better.  

Setting the record straight: Showing IT’s value to the bottom line

IT’s long had a reputation as being a cost-center. The argument goes that the entire IT department is a drain on resources that could be better utilized making the company money. Of course, this isn’t accurate – but setting the record straight won’t be easy. 

Businesses are starting to get spooked by the cloud

When the Edward Snowden leaks first went public last year, the buzz began almost immediately: Will businesses still trust the cloud knowing that it could easily be subject to snooping? And the answer came just as quickly. Of course they will. Well, now that picture’s been clouded a bit. 

12 IT jobs in demand right now

Predicting where IT hiring isn’t easy. It seems like every day there’s a conflicting report about where the job market is going. 

Windows 8 is picking up: But XP’s still hanging around

Everyone knows by now that Windows XP support is going away in a few short months. But that doesn’t mean everybody is doing something about it yet. 

Can a social media policy violate free speech principles?

One organization’s social media policy is getting a lot of backlash for what’s being called “a gross violation of the fundamental principles of academic freedom.” 

Does the IT department have a future?

With the rise of cloud services and open-source in business, there’s an ongoing debate in some companies: What is our IT department really for? 

Lack of expertise is killing Big Data projects

We’ve all heard about the near limitless potential of Big Data. And if you haven’t been asked to head on up yet, it could be a matter of time until you are.