Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn - which flavours do you allow?
Many members have piloted access to social networking sites for staff and evidence suggests that the results have been mixed depending on culture and market sector of the organisation.
Marketing and the business are agitating for greater access to Facebook and LinkedIn and various in-house flavours of the same. And for many IT shops, trying to prevent the clamour is akin to Canute trying to hold back the tide. No matter what the security and privacy risks, IT is now at the sharp end when it comes to social networking; either in facilitating access; monitoring usage (in the name of HR); or trying to ensure security.
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