Sunday, November 6, 2011

Enterprise Social Software: What Businesses Need to Do Next

By  , November, 3, 2011, CIO.

CIO — As Facebook and other social networks have grown in popularity, businesses have started looking for ways to leverage them within the enterprise. The result: an influx of social software companies vying for a spot in business' technology portfolios, and IT and business executives scrambling to map out long-range plans.
According to a new report by Forrester Research, though, while this new class of technologies is gaining steam in the marketplace, the trend is still in its infancy. The keys to widespread adoption and the overall the success of these new tools, the report says, are in understanding who is using them now, how they're using them, and what policies the business needs to put into place to support them..... Read more.