What Are Your New Year’s Resolutions?

A recent survey of New Year’s resolutions found that workers want to get organized, stay connected, and respond more quickly to business communications. What are your New Year’s resolutions? How do you plan to manage your work life in 2011?

Open Thread: Managing Remote Workers Effectively

One of the key topics that we’ll be discussing at our Net:Work conference is how to manage workers remotely. As the workforce becomes more mobile and distributed, with people working on projects on an ad-hoc basis, it’s a problem that more businesses will need to tackle.

Open Thread: How Are Collaboration Tools Shaping Your Work?

One of the sessions I’m most looking forward to at Net:Work, Designing the Organization for Real-Time Collaboration, relates to how companies using collaboration tools are adapting to those tools. How are you using collaboration tools, and how have they shaped your work and your organization?

Can Open Converged Infrastructure Compete?

Conventional wisdom suggests buying into the convenience and performance of converged infrastructure means buying into the dreaded vendor lock-in problem. As it turns out, however, that doesn’t have to be the case — Dell and Egenera are two players leading the charge for open converged infrastructure.

Oracle Exalogic Networking: Performance or Lock-In?

In introducing Exalogic, Oracle has made a big bet on tightly integrated solutions thinking that enterprises don’t want to be in the systems integration business and has made a networking technology choice that favor performance in place of interoperability and broad data center applicability.

Open Thread: What Non-tech Tools Do You Use?

Here at WebWorkerDaily, we understandably spend rather a lot of our time talking about technology: The gadgets and software that enable web working. But what about the tools that many of us rely on every day that aren’t “tech”?