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  • ​CIO upfront: Quo vadis Twitter?

    So the rumours are out, Twitter is up for sale – and I see it with a wary eye, my most used social network may change owners… time to muse about it.

    Written by Holger Mueller10 Oct. 16 06:30
  • Boards alerted on social media’s role in crisis management

    “We’re living in an era where technology is an integral part of our daily lives, and directors need to consider the strategic opportunities and risks this presents,” says Simon Arcus of the Institute of Directors

    Written by Divina Paredes29 June 15 05:45
  • SaaS provider offers pandemic flu awareness course

    SkillSoft, a software as a service e-learning provider, has made available a Pandemic Flu Awareness course free of charge, in response to the growing worldwide pandemic concerns of the swine flu.
    SkillSoft will provide two other courses related to disaster preparedness for emergency planning to the public.

    Written by CIO NZ staff11 May 09 22:00
  • Gamers save world from flu epidemic

    Academics at Rutgers University in New Jersey this month published a study on a September 2005 virtual disaster in which World of Warcraft players had their online characters killed en masse by a disease that got out of control in the game.
    At the time, an estimated four million people were playing, although it is unclear how many were directly affected.

    Written by Renai LeMay27 Sept. 07 22:00