The arrival of the dystopian workplace

Maybe it’s because I’m currently reading 1984 by George Orwell on my Kindle – the first time I’ve read the book since the early 1980s – but this report in The Wall Street Journal that an IBM security tool can flag “disgruntled employees” struck me as a bit,  well, Orwellian. […] The new tool, called […]

The prime hurdles of social business

The notion of an organization being a “social business” is one that’s been talked about for the past few years, often focusing on social media tools and channels  – social networks, Twitter, blogs, etc – that people can use to connect with other people in a manner that’s more authentic that the rigidity, formality and […]

IBM develops mobile apps for Wimbledon

If you’re a Wimbledon fan and you have an iPhone or iPod Touch, and you want to keep up with what’s happening at this year’s tennis championship no matter where you happen to be, there’s a treat in store for you. Just head over to the App Store and install the Wimbledon iPhone Application. It’s […]