Technology is changing rapidly, information is coming at us so fast that traditional methods of learning the information you need for the job - and improving your performance - are no longer effective.The challenge is giving your employees the tools they need to be able to access the requisite knowledge, and the ability to share it, is key to business success. Special Feature Special report: The future of Everything as a Service (free PDF) SaaS had a major impact on the way companies consume cloud services. This ebook looks at how the as a service trend is spreading and transforming IT jobs. Read More San Francisco, CA-based social workplace intelligence platform Bradio has launched a new platform that aims to address these issues. Its WorkStreams platform streamlines workflows, to remove friction between workplace tasks. The platform connects organisational information, and knowledge silos, optimising productivity by providing a collaborative environment for … [Read more...] about Braidio announces WorkStreams platform to optimise enterprise productivity
Google+ is gone as a consumer product, but Google is betting that there's an enterprise role for the social network as a collaboration tool.At Google Cloud's Next conference in London, the company said that it will roll Google+ out for enterprises using G Suite. The reality is that Google+ features are being migrated to G Suite. Google said it would shut down Google+ as a consumer network on Monday. In a blog post, Google positioned Google+ as a collaboration tool that can work across departments to break down silos. The new Google+ will include more admin controls for enterprises revolving around permissions, forming groups and on boarding users. There are also metrics to view engagement within enterprise groups as well as upcoming moderation features. Google Cloud launches Cloud Identity as standalone service | Google Cloud adds dual region support for storage aimed at analytic workloadsWith the Google+ enterprise pitch, the company is entering a crowded market that includes … [Read more...] about Google+ lives on as an enterprise collaboration tool in G Suite
Google, a few weeks ago, further solidified its ambitions in the social network category by extending its hyperlocal, crowdsourced question-and-answer app experiment Neighbourly from the global beta version rolled out in Mumbai in May this year to a rollout that now spans five more Indian cities that include Ahmedabad, Coimbatore, Mysore, Vizag, and Kota. The app is a lot like Quora in its basic functionality. A city's self-styled expert on topics like 'best restaurants to eat in' or 'safest parks to take a walk in' can share or answer questions posed by other residents, especially newer ones looking to find a safe and comfortable foothold in a new environment. In the latest version of the app, users can ask questions using an enhanced voice input that accommodates eight Indian languages with more being added in the near future. Before we examine the originality of the enterprise, it's probably a good idea to ask: "Why launch in India?" The most obvious answer points to Indian … [Read more...] about Desperate for a win in social, Google app ‘Neighbourly’ lures urban Indians
An established botnet and worm malware variant is engaged in a new campaign designed to infect the enterprise with GandCrab ransomware. More security news Wendy's faces lawsuit for unlawfully collecting employee fingerprints The race to ruin the internet is upon us Remove yourself from people search sites and erase your online presence Google secretly logs users into Chrome whenever they log into a Google site Phorpiex/Trik is not sophisticated. Not to be confused with the TrickBot banking Trojan, the malware -- first discovered in 2016 -- has been tracked in recent years as a distributor for malicious payloads including GandCrab, Pushdo, Pony, and cryptocurrency mining malware.The malware focuses on infecting Windows devices and attempts to propagate through USB drives, removable storage, and spam."Phorpiex as a malware family has been around for several years and hasn't changed much in purpose, functionality, or code," researchers from InQuest say. "The malware itself is … [Read more...] about Phorpiex worm pivots to infect the enterprise with GandCrab ransomware
It can be difficult to choose a social listening vendor and compare how each stacks up against the other. Many offer similar solutions, pulling data from the same social sites. So, how does an enterprise assess which listening platform has the edge on the others before making a commitment? Featured stories Banking on iPhone X: Apple's new phones are the razors, services are the blades How to get VPN protection for your laptop while using a smartphone Wi-Fi hotspot Are you ready for some internet football? How to stream the 2018 NFL season I went to buy a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and AT&T shrugged Cambridge Mass.-based research and advisory firm Forrester has released its social listening platforms report. The Forrester Wave social listening platforms Q3 2018 report documents the 10 most significant providers and how they compare to each other.Also: Synthesio's social platform adds emoji analysis and custom metrics for marketing insightIt conducted research to choose … [Read more...] about Which social listening platforms lead the pack?