SlideShare Launches Company Networks, IBM Joins As Pilot Partner
IBM is launching as a pilot partner for the Company Networks feature,  with the IBM Expert Network. The page shows all of the IBM employees or  experts on Slideshare page as well as content that is curated from each  expert’s profile. Slideshare also allows users to feature particular  presentations more prominently and categorize content from employees.

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SlideShare Launches Company Networks, IBM Joins As Pilot Partner

IBM is launching as a pilot partner for the Company Networks feature, with the IBM Expert Network. The page shows all of the IBM employees or experts on Slideshare page as well as content that is curated from each expert’s profile. Slideshare also allows users to feature particular presentations more prominently and categorize content from employees.

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 Quora Question and Answer Web Site Review
Source: All Things Digital
If brief communications like Twitter’s 140-character messages, Facebook status updates and text messaging leave you longing for more substantial discourse, you may be in luck. This week, I took a look at Quora, a question-and-answer site that encourages thoughtful—even long-winded—discussions. Quora (Quora.com) was launched about six months ago by two former Facebook employees who wanted to create a forum where in-depth questions could be posed and answered. Users vote answers up or down according to how good they are, the idea being that the best answers get pushed to the top of the queue by the community of users. Few of these questions can be answered with a simple yes or no. For example, one question asks, “What role did social media play with regards to the revolution in Tunisia?” (See here for the answer with the most votes: http://3.ly/8Gqf.) 

 Quora Question and Answer Web Site Review

Source: All Things Digital

If brief communications like Twitter’s 140-character messages, Facebook status updates and text messaging leave you longing for more substantial discourse, you may be in luck. This week, I took a look at Quora, a question-and-answer site that encourages thoughtful—even long-winded—discussions. Quora (Quora.com) was launched about six months ago by two former Facebook employees who wanted to create a forum where in-depth questions could be posed and answered. Users vote answers up or down according to how good they are, the idea being that the best answers get pushed to the top of the queue by the community of users. Few of these questions can be answered with a simple yes or no. For example, one question asks, “What role did social media play with regards to the revolution in Tunisia?” (See here for the answer with the most votes: http://3.ly/8Gqf.

Employers want their employees to be more productive. They want to be able to identify talent and put it to its best use. Employees have ideas and want to contribute, but they’re shuttling from meeting to meeting, digging out from under e-mails, lost in the cubicle farm … “Social business is taking off in a big way. It’s a big thing in terms of business applications,” said Chris Fletcher, a research director at Gartner Inc. The Connecticut-based research firm has tracked the information-technology industry since 1979. Although it remains a market for early adopters, “there’s a lot of energy here,” Fletcher said. “It’s an exciting time.”

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SlideShare Launches Company Networks, IBM Joins As Pilot Partner
IBM is launching as a pilot partner for the Company Networks feature, with the IBM Expert Network. The page shows all of the IBM employees or experts on Slideshare page as well as content that is curated from each expert’s profile. Slideshare also allows users to feature particular presentations more prominently and categorize content from employees.

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SlideShare Launches Company Networks, IBM Joins As Pilot Partner

IBM is launching as a pilot partner for the Company Networks feature, with the IBM Expert Network. The page shows all of the IBM employees or experts on Slideshare page as well as content that is curated from each expert’s profile. Slideshare also allows users to feature particular presentations more prominently and categorize content from employees.

A company’s chief financial officer (CFO) is the c-level executive responsible for managing the financial risks of a business. The CFO is responsible for financial planning, record keeping, and reporting financials to higher management. Most chief financial officers are professionally qualified accountants, though some companies have hired MBAs without such qualification.