May 14, 2011

KISS rock stars to participate in world’s most global online chat

by David Spark

Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS will be on hand.   Ortsbo real-time chat translation tool to be featured this Friday I‘m pretty psyched. Next week I’m headed down to LA to report on a live event starring KISS’s Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, who will be participating in an online chat using Ortsbo (disclosure: Ortsbo is a product … Continue reading

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March 2, 2011

Two faces of social media: marketing vs. enterprise 2.0 collaboration

by David Spark

Sure social media is a great tool for marketing, but its communications capabilities make it a great tool for your company’s HR department as well. Here’s some of my coverage from the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Santa Clara, Calif., in November. Continue reading

February 22, 2011

Business hierarchy doesn’t affect online collaboration

by David Spark

Here’s some of my coverage from the ICIS Conference in St. Louis. I was covering the event for Dice and Dice News.

When you’re collaborating online with a virtual team, which relationship dynamic works the best? A rigid internal structure of system roles or human relations? Continue reading

February 8, 2011

Warning signs that your company will become the next Enron

by David Spark

When a company is sinking, everyone knows, and everyone gets scared. They look to others for support and start agreeing with each other’s concerns. Look at company email behavior and you’ll see the problem. Continue reading

January 19, 2011

Sizing up 15 top Web conferencing services

by JD Lasica

More and more businesses and entrepreneurs are turning to Web conferencing services to communicate with fellow staff members, customers, supporters and prospects.

webinarsA Web conference is a virtual meeting you conduct online, allowing you to share documents and applications from your computer with people in far-flung locations and to communicate with them via video, text or voice chat. Through Web conferencing, you can bring together employees to collaborate on a project, present webinars about your latest product or services, or train advocates or support staff. Continue reading

January 3, 2011

Highlights reel: My favorite posts from 2010

by David Spark

Here they are, my favorite articles, videos, and other random stuff that I produced in 2010.

Also, a huge thanks to all my readers, especially the ones who have engaged with me. This past year was very successful for me and I really do appreciate your support. Thanks again. Continue reading