InformationWeek Tue Jun 19, 3:29 PM ET
Younger employees — like that new batch of college grads hitting the market right now — are going to be pushing employers to use Web 2.0 technologies on the job. And if their companies don’t start adopting them, younger workers will most likely just start using them on the sly.
“The upcoming generation is going to have a major impact on business. She will expect to have access to her tools in the workplace,” said Marthin De Beer, a senior VP with e-mail and instant messaging. If they don’t get this stuff, they probably won’t be there for a long time.”. “It would be like someone from my generation not having access to
De Beer was one of the keynote speakers focusing on what became a common theme Tuesday at the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston. IT managers better start preparing to deal with Web 2.0 technologies, like wikis, blogs, mashups, and social networking sites, because sooner or later — and it’ll probably be sooner — they’re going to have to deal with it.
And that means adopting technologies, managing them, and securing the network from the people who use them. (leer más…)