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DEFINITION: Social networking is the practice of expanding the number of one's business and/or social contacts by making connections through individuals. While social networking has gone on almost as long as societies themselves have existed, the unparalleled potential of the Internet to promote such connections is only now being fully recognized and exploited, through Web-based groups established for that purpose.  … 
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Capitalize on Customer Insight and Expand your Business with Cloud
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Tune into this brief video to discover how SaaS can help deliver the customer insights you need to generate revenue from social, historical and operational data.
Posted: 04 Nov 2015 | Premiered: 22 Feb 2015


Social Threat Intelligence: Embracing Collaborative Security
sponsored by Threatstream
WEBCAST: This webcast introduces the concept of social threat intelligence (STI) and explains why it has the potential to reshape security.
Posted: 24 Sep 2015 | Premiered: Jun 18, 2015


Strategizing Connected Health with Dave Wilson
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
VIDEO: In this video, health strategist Dave Wilson breaks down how social innovation is driving connected health. Discover the multiple ways you and your peers can gather and analyze data to cooperatively provide better patient outcomes.
Posted: 17 Sep 2015 | Premiered: 22 Jul 2015

Hitachi Data Systems

Learn From History to Make Better Analytics Decisions
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
VIDEO: View this brief video to understand how analytics uses data to propel good decision making. Learn the difference between simply reporting transaction data, and gaining insights from technologies.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Premiered: 19 Mar 2015

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

IBM helps TD Bank get social
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: TD Bank recently implemented IBM Connections to facilitate instant social communication and collaboration between its employees who are spread across North America.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Premiered: 22 Jan 2015


Key Insights & Recommended Actions from the IBV CHRO Study
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Access this webcast, New Expecations for a New Era, to answer the question: How does HR empower the business to help boost sales, improve customer satisfaction and loyalty, and improve employee satisfaction?
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Premiered: Jan 20, 2015


The Social Workplace: IBM Connections Social Cloud
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This short video introduces IBM Connections Social Cloud, an innovative set of web-based collaboration and social networking services.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 06 Oct 2014


How to Develop Technology to Attract and Retain Digital Customers
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WEBCAST: Bryan Glick, Editor in Chief of Computer Weekly, sits down with Barry Maybank, Client Principal of the Digital Customer Experience at HP Enterprise Services, to discuss the drivers of going digital and how to take advantage of your customers becoming increasingly tech savvy.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Sep 5, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

The Future of HR: Build a Smarter Workforce
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Every business wants to make sure the right people are hired for the job and that new employees have easy access to all the information they need to succeed. In this webcast, learn how to build a smarter workforce with the help of social, mobile, and analytic technology.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Premiered: 06 Aug 2014


Finance Transformation - How SaaS Solutions Can Deliver Strategic Insights
sponsored by Workday
WEBCAST: A recent study revealed many senior finance executives want to improve the quality of information available to management, but struggle with translating their business needs into technology solutions. Watch this video to learn how new technologies are giving finance a better, faster, and more complete picture of their business.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Feb 12, 2014


The Social Enterprise: Tips for Helping Enterprises Collaborate Securely
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Join Caleb Barlow, Director of Data and Mobile Security at IBM, as he reveals from a security perspective, what users need to do to protect your own person and business against malicious phishing attacks. Also learn about the strategies and policies you can put in place to secure your business and social devices.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Premiered: 14 Mar 2014


HP and Ministry of Social Development deliver better service
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WEBCAST: View the following webcast to uncover how the Ministry of Social Development collaborates with HP to create new systems and technology that help deliver better overall service to over a million New Zealanders.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Feb 21, 2014

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

HPE Social Enterprise Services
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WEBCAST: Social networks have revolutionized the way that today's customers gain information and make buying decisions. This brief video introduces a social enterprise service that enables your organization to effectively harness and exploit social information.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2012

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Managing the Customer Experience
sponsored by SearchCRM
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This classroom explores important trends in managing the customer experience, including how to successfully implement a social media strategy and as well as how to measure the success of a digital content marketing strategy.
Posted: 02 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 02 Oct 2013


Enterprise Collaboration and Social Software Classroom
sponsored by SearchContentManagement
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Enterprises want to incorporate social and collaborative technologies into their business practices but are often overwhelmed by where to start. This classroom is designed to help them make the key decisions to build a rock-solid social and collaboration strategy.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Premiered: 09 Oct 2013


Improve the Customer (and Employee) Experience with Mobile Technology
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WEBCAST: This brief video walks you through a day in the life of a food store brand advocate, explaining how the right mobile technologies, social intelligence, and enterprise services lead the way for better customer experiences. Tune in now to learn more.
Posted: 03 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2012

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Network Evolution University: Video Conferencing and Collaboration
sponsored by
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this classroom, our experts examines how desktop video is enabling the focus on collaboration, best practices for using desktop video, and policies to manage its use and protect the network.
Posted: 19 Mar 2013 | Premiered: 19 Mar 2013

Social Analytics & Intelligence: Getting to Actionable Insights
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Join Principal Analyst, Leslie Ament, in this on-demand webcast to gain a firsthand look at how to successfully manage social data. Uncover use cases of successful social intelligence and analytics, how to collaborate across multiple channels, and more.
Posted: 03 Jan 2014 | Premiered: Jan 3, 2014


Creating a Smarter Workforce for Market Leadership
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: With today's changing workforce dynamics and economic challenges, business leaders are turning their focus to their most valuable asset -- their people. View this webcast to find out how organizations who engage and motivate their people can achieve significant competitive differentiation and market leadership.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Premiered: Jul 15, 2013


Larry Ellison's Oracle Cloud Announcements Highlights
sponsored by ORACLE APAC
VIDEO: This brief video discusses the latest Oracle cloud offerings. Discover the features and benefits of these innovative solutions that can enhance your social, CRM and database services while reducing costs and improving efficiency.
Posted: 15 Apr 2013 | Premiered: 15 Apr 2013


Inside IT: Stopping Security Threats in an Ever-Changing Landscape
sponsored by Intel
PODCAST: In this podcast, Intel's CISO Malcolm Harkins discusses the ever-changing security and threat landscapes and explains why adding advanced protection to your current systems is crucial to staying secure.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Premiered: Dec 27, 2012


IBM Lotus Notes and Domino
sponsored by IBM
TRIAL SOFTWARE: IBM Lotus Notes and Domino Administrator clients form the backbone of a simplified, security-rich, and real-time work environment designed to foster an increase in knowledge sharing, business insight and productivity. Download the trial for an evaluation period of 90 days.
Posted: 16 Dec 2011 | Premiered: 16 Dec 2011


BlackBerry® Client for IBM® Lotus® Connections or BlackBerry® Client for IBM® Lotus® Quickr™
sponsored by BlackBerry
SOFTWARE DEMO: Help mobile workers access the information and expertise needed to remain productive while on the go. 
Posted: 12 May 2010 | Premiered: 12 May 2010


IBM, RIM - Mobilizing Business Worldwide
sponsored by BlackBerry
WEBCAST: In this webcast, discover the collaboration tools your employees need to work anywhere, anytime on their smartphones. Learn about key drivers of enterprise mobility and mobile-based collaboration using applications for social networking. Find out which tools support Domino environments and help mobile workers be more productive on the go. 
Posted: 11 May 2010 | Premiered: May 11, 2010


PODCAST: Creating a Competitive Edge: Extending the SharePoint Platform to meet Enterprise 2.0
sponsored by Vorsite Corporation
PODCAST: Listen to this podcast to learn how Vorsite has worked with the world's largest software company to implement an Enterprise 2.0 solution that provided a comprehensive business productivity platform.
Posted: 29 Oct 2008 | Premiered: Oct 29, 2008

Vorsite Corporation
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SOCIAL COMPUTING DEFINITION (continued): …  Based on the six degrees of separation concept (the idea that any two people on the planet could make contact through a chain of no more than five intermediaries), social networking establishes interconnected Internet communities (sometimes known as personal networks) that help people make contacts that would be good for them to know, but that they would be unlikely to have met otherwise. In general, here's how it works: you join one of the sites and invite people you know to join as well. Those people invite their contacts to join, who in turn invite their contacts to join, and the process repeats … 
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