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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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Recruitment is Marketing: The Future of Talent Acquisition
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Social media has changed how we approach recruiting. In this report, discover how the social phenomenon has rocked the HR recruiting world, and learn how to create multi-faceted online attraction strategies.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Work Like a Network Accelerating Team Collaboration with Social
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and discover why productivity is no longer just defined by how quickly and efficiently an individual employee can deliver output. Rather, productivity is defined by how effectively teams collaborate and leverage the work and insights of others to reach a common goal that can benefit your business...big time.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016

Microsoft

Three Ways to Better Connect Your Workforce with Enterprise Social
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Download and discover how Enterprise Social allows your workers to connect to conversations, documents, and files that matter; be informed to make smarter decisions; and overall feel more engaged in their jobs and company culture.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016

Microsoft

The Significance of Customer Engagement: An Investigation into Customer Lifetime Value (CLV)
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals why customer engagement is critical to the concept of customer lifetime value. Discover what it takes to do customer engagement right, so you can experience increased revenue over a longer period of time at a lower cost.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 16 Mar 2016

Avaya

Super Bowl 50: The Social Story
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: How can your brand galvanize your campaigns with meaningful messages and unique second screen activations? Click through now to discover the powerful bond between social media and sports that your brand should be leveraging to drive engagement.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 15 Mar 2016

Oracle Corporation

6 Questions To Ask A Social Platform Vendor Before Signing A Contract
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: You've probably noticed the abundance of social relationship management tools on the market today. From long-established companies to fresh start-ups, the space is saturated with solutions for pretty much everything. Download this white paper now to learn what social relationship management platform is right for your business.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 15 Mar 2016

Oracle Corporation

Address Challenges in Integrated, Complex IT Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper unveils the opportunities and challenges in your complex, integrated IT environments. Read on to discover how you can leverage proactive and preventative support services to address your top IT challenges in mobile, cloud, social, and analytics environments.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

Infographic: Stats you need to Satisfy the Evolving End Customer
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Make the customer experience easy and personal. Access this infographic to broaden your understanding of what the customer experience means in the wake of social and mobile advances.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

Avaya

The Business Leader's Guide to Optimizing the Social Customer Journey
sponsored by Salesforce
WHITE PAPER: Your customers are praising and complaining on Twitter and Instagram. Are you responding? This resource explains how to successfully use social media to dramatically impact the customer experience. Learn how to address common problems in this blossoming marketing tool.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

Salesforce

How Social Business Builds A Better Customer Experience
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Today's social media users know when you take their grievances seriously, versus when you're just telling them what they want to hear. Learn ways to show your audience that you take action when addressing their concerns and fixing problems.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 24 Feb 2016

Infor

From Valuable to Vital: Why Companies Are Getting Serious About Social Media
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: What was once considered a novelty limited to personal use has transformed and been exploited by business. Learn tips on building a social business strategy, and uncover ways to generate value with it in this white paper.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 24 Feb 2016

Infor

Evolving Toward the Next Phase of Email
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Osterman Research report, learn how email is evolving and combining with new technologies. Explore how you can ensure that your email is securely integrated with new capabilities such as mobile and social, so that you can leverage email as a competitive advantage rather than allow it to become a liability.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

5 Tips to Improve Sales Performance
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This executive brief discusses strategies about how to utilize people, processes, and technology to improve your company's sales performance. Access now and you'll learn five tips that improve sales performance.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Oct 2015

Oracle Corporation

The Socially Enabled Enterprise: Study Results
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Uncover key characteristics of socially enabled enterprises in this research report by downloading it now. Read on to discover how you can transform your business to reap the benefits of social engagement.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Oracle Corporation

Socially Enabling Businesses Across the Globe
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Today, social is the new business norm. But unlike in the past, numerous siloed social solutions won't cut it anymore. In this resource, learn how you can properly integrate social into your business to improve customer experience management strategies, and collaboration across departments.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Oracle Corporation

Delivering on the Promise of the Social Business
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper aims to illustrate the value of social business transformation, how to understand social business maturity, as well as how leaders can plan and prioritize for continued success, scale, and maturation. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

Oracle Corporation

Your Social Intelligence Guide for Customer Service
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This guide reveals how companies like LEGO take the time to listen, respond, and follow up with customers to create an amazing experience. Gain insights from experts such as Clara Shih, CEO and Founder of Hearsay Social, board member of Starbucks, and author of The Facebook Era.
Posted: 28 Dec 2015 | Published: 28 Dec 2015

Microsoft

Turn Social Sentiment into Opportunity with CRM and Analytics
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this guide, you'll uncover tips on how to reach customers at the point of influence with social marketing. Learn why social engagement plays a critical role in bridging the gap between your digital campaigns and the conversations they spark.
Posted: 15 Dec 2015 | Published: 15 Dec 2015

Microsoft

Market Analysis: Social Software in the Workplace
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this analyst report to find 14 social software vendors rated and reviewed for your convenience, in addition to pertinent information regarding the business uses and positive impacts of these collaboration platforms.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 26 Oct 2015

IBM

An Infrastructure Consideration to Drive IT Agility, Speed, and Growth
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines an IT strategy and infrastructure that addresses today's challenges and enables dynamic, agile operations. Download now to find out how this new IT strategy takes into account the cloud, data analytics, mobile, social, and security.
Posted: 11 Nov 2015 | Published: 11 Nov 2015

IBM

How to Create an Effective Social CRM Strategy
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This insightful white paper reveals proven guidelines for conducting customer experience management using social best practices. Learn from a series of social thought leaders about the practice of social listening and building a social CRM strategy.
Posted: 13 Oct 2015 | Published: 13 Oct 2015

Microsoft

5 Reasons for Sales Teams to Embrace the Power of Analytics
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: This e-book outlines the top five reasons why analytics is poised to transform sales. Read now for tips on keeping your team ahead when you get critical business data right where sales actually happen.
Posted: 10 Sep 2015 | Published: 10 Sep 2015

Salesforce.com

Your Planning Guide for Collaboration and Content in the Cloud
sponsored by Dropbox for Business
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, analysts break down communication, collaboration, content and social platforms - or, 3CS systems. Discover how to leverage these essentials with mobile, cloud and other technologies across the enterprise.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

Dropbox for Business

Why Creating Closer Customer Relationships Depends on Master Data Management
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This dynamic terrain is rocky, but it also holds enormous potential. The following white paper reveals what strategies you need to achieve close customer relationships and increased loyalty.
Posted: 16 Oct 2015 | Published: 16 Oct 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

Enabling New Levels of Customer Engagement with Predictive Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper and uncover the questions you'll be able to answer with a combined predictive- and social-analytics strategy. Additionally, you'll learn 6 key positive outcomes you can gain with predictive-powered customer insights.
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM
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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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