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:

Public cloud: Is it right for your business?

In a few short years we’ve gone from an abstract thing called “the cloud” to more cloud providers and services than you can shake a stick at. But one fundamental question remains for many IT pros: Is it really safe to store your information in the public cloud?

Analyst: The cloud is like dating (really)

IT pros have used a wide variety of analogies, tricks and visuals to try to get non-techies to understand the cloud. But here’s one we never thought we’d see. 

Cloud hype seems to be justified

A survey by Tata Communications looked to answer a pretty simple question: Has the cloud lived up to your expectations? Well, the results are in, and the verdict is … 

A majority of workplace apps could be shadow IT

What you don’t know can and will hurt you. A recent study finds that your users are probably using more cloud apps than IT knows about, and that many of these apps carry serious security risks.

Cloud forecasting for 2015

According to a recent study, IT pros are going big in 2015 when it comes to cloud investments – and they’re looking for the people and services that can help them drive that cloud growth. 

When does a social media policy go too far? 3 keys

One organization decided it needed to crack down on its employees making negative and inflammatory statements online. It learned the hard way that those actions could have unintended consequences. 

Planning ahead: The next 5 years in IT

One of the biggest challenges that IT faces – more-so than most other fields – is the rapidly changing and shifting focus. Every time you feel like you have a handle on the latest tech trends, something new comes down the pike.

With cloud apps, confusion abounds

IT has its hands full managing cloud apps, according to a recent survey – especially because there could be a major disconnect between IT’s knowledge of apps in the organization and reality. 

Most IT pros are now firm cloud believers

You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who still thinks of the cloud as a passing trend. But there are still IT pros who have some reservations – and with good reasons, too. 

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.