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I've just come across an article that is about work-related/employee blogs in the Financial Times . There is some confusion between blogs encouraged by employers that don't work out as planned and blogs that are started i…

Every now and then I get asked to plug a new work-related blog and I'm always willing to help out. The work blog is called Going Public . Details of the blog: I'm currently in my fifth year of working in a busy local auth…

An interesting article in The Guardian (G2) appeared yesterday that looked at how social media (i.e. Web 2.0) and mobile telephone technology is said to blur the boundaries between work and home. The article, however, was set in…

According to an article in the Financial Times , stock traders are turning to Twitter to connect with other traders and learn a thing or two about how traders are now operating in these difficult and uncertain economic times. Som…

According to today's Guardian (G2 section): Dr Crippen is the pseudonym for a long-serving GP. Every week he will bring us a first-hand account of what's really happening in the NHS. Click here to see his first first-h…

There's nothing in the news about employees and Web 2.0 and then there's a flurry of activity. On the BBC News website yesterday was an account of staff at Swindon's Great Western Hospital posting online pictures of …

According to an article by Kat Baker at Personnel Today : Unions are attempting to rally support from the wider community for major industrial disputes, including those at IBM and Fujitsu, by using social networking sites like Fa…

Web 2.0 technologies can be a powerful lure for an organization; their interactivity promises to bring more employees into daily contact at lower cost. When used effectively, they also may encourage participation in projects and …

Staff at shops owned by the Dixons Stores Group have been caught insulting customers on a social networking site. An unofficial group, set up on Facebook for staff of DSG, featured comments from existing and former staff of the e…