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  • Atlassian acquires Trello

    ​It’s an acquisition that will “change how the world works” according to Mike Cannon-Brookes, co-founder of Atlassian which today announced it is buying Trello for US$425 million.

    Written by George Nott10 Jan. 17 11:01
  • Gamification the new game changer?

    It makes sense that we’re starting to see gaming incorporated into the workplace, as enterprise gamification is gaining credence as an enhancer of innovation, change management and collaboration.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner04 March 14 16:57
  • 3 Common Enterprise Social Network Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

    Many businesses fight an uphill battle in their enterprise social network deployment: In fact, Gartner predicts that 80 percent of such initiatives fail. Here are the three most common obstacles businesses face and tips for how you can avoid them.

    Written by Kristin Burnham03 June 13 14:13
  • Why Yammer is snatching up enterprise customers

    1. It's a good intranet alternative. Most companies have an intranet meant to facilitate employee collaboration and act as a portal for company information. But employees often use it so infrequently that they forget their passwords. Lawrence DeVoe, chief technology catalyst at Initiative Media, deployed Yammer last April, starting with 10 invites, and within three weeks had gained 400 users. Today, the Yammer population at the company has grown to 1,400. And DeVoe says Yammer cost less than half of what was spent on his previous Intranet tool.

    Written by Lauren Brousell01 Dec. 11 07:55
  • CSIRO experiments with 'no email' day

    The CSIRO is undertaking an experiment few commercial organisations would dare to consider — switching off email for an entire day.

    Written by Tim Lohman25 Nov. 10 16:47
  • 15 Free Enterprise Collaboration Tools

    Whether your business is looking to start small or go big, many free tools can help jumpstart your enterprise collaboration efforts. Here's a look at 15 of the best -- some old, some new, some basic and some robust

    Written by CIO Staff06 July 10 08:33