The Synergy Forum is 30 April: Here is how to engage from a distance


There really is nothing like getting 350 great, mission-focused brains in a room to work collaboratively on big ideas, and that is exactly what we are doing at the 30 April Synergy Forum. Some things just can’t be done from a afar. With that as a disclaimer, there are things you can do to track the […]

About WayIn: A Social Media Intelligence Company


This post is part of our series providing background and context on sponsors of Cognitio’s 30 April Synergy Forum. We are very pleased to help bring WayIn into the DC tech ecosystem by introducing them at our Synergy Forum. This social intelligence company integrates content into new experiences for consumers and also provides enterprises with […]

Twitter Ups Security for Shared Accounts


For many professionals, celebrities, and enterprises, Twitter is a branding boon. Instantly connecting with thousands or even millions of followers – providing up-to-the-minute information about sales, promotions, activities, or special events – presents a world of opportunity for those in the public eye. Unsurprisingly, high-profile Twitter accounts are prime targets for vandals and hackers. Often, […]

Please join us at LinkedIn for discussion


We exist, dear readers, for you. And we have noticed that you have been changing the way you interact with us. Fewer and fewer of you interact by leaving comments on posts. Increasingly you interact with us via Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. And some really interesting/cool people interact with us via Google Plus. We want you […]

Our Freemium Future: Development teams take advantage of free, entry-level versions of software 

Michael Williams

CTOs should consider having their development teams take advantage of free, entry-level versions of software – known as freemium software – to test out the functions of commercial products. From the perspective of Michael Williams, BIRT Product Evangelist & Forums Manager at reporting and analytics leader Actuate, freemium software is a resource that can really […]

Twitter’s Fight for Transparency Targets the U.S. Government


American interest in online privacy and surveillance programs has jumped since Edward Snowden’s revelations about digital government surveillance in the United States. Deteriorating public relations have plagued intelligence agencies that have been identified as participating in the mass surveillance phenomenon, and many tech companies have already responded to their customers’ concerns with more encryption or […]