Reducing Information Pollution
Source: IT Jungle
Author: Dan Burger
Date: January 25, 2007
IBM Lotus has every intention of using Britney Spears. Not as a spokesperson, for God sakes, but as an example. Spears dominates the social networking phenomenon like Big Blue wishes it could. Specifically, Lotus wants to apply social networking to business processes and team collaboration efforts. Not that Britney doesn’t mean business, but IBM has very different ideas about putting social networking tools into the hands of business professionals in organizations around the world.
Date: March 2009
Of all the tools we use in the modern office, few are the double-edged sword that e-mail has become. Once a method for quick and easy communication, e-mail has evolved into a time-consuming—but necessary—evil in today’s workplace. In fact, the average user spends over 30% of his day creating, organizing, reading and responding to e-mail.
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Author: Alistair Rennie
Date: March 23, 2010
IBM discusses unified communication and collaboration.
In today’s business world we all face pressure. Pressure to be more productive, more responsive, do more with less and get closer to our customers. We partner with our competitors and compete with them too. We face increased pressure to acquire, to be acquired, to downsize, to right-size and at the same time, to always be compliant and green.
Source: InformationWeek Government
Author: J. Nicholas Hoover
Date: March 30, 2010
The Federal Aviation Administration has begun a research and development pilot aimed at helping the agency detect and react to hackers before they have a chance to attack FAA systems, IBM and the FAA announced Tuesday.
The pilot makes use of recently released IBM software called InfoSphere Streams, which was developed in conjunction with the Department of Defense and can perform realtime analytics on heavy throughput data streams of up to millions of events or messages per second.
Author: Jonathan Spira et al
Information Overload: We Have Met the Enemy and He Is Us, a 26-page report, looks at strategies companies can use to cope with information overload, including ten tips designed to ease the burden immediately.
End-user case studies in the report include Intel (including an interview with Nathan Zeldes begin_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting of Intel, who is in charge of the company’s fight against Information Overload), Morgan Stanley, and Citrix. The now well-known January 2007 information overload summit, which included executives from Microsoft, IBM, Intel, Google, Morgan Stanley, as well as eminent academicians, is also discussed.