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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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Trends in Enterprise Mobility
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WHITE PAPER: This research report from Comptia offers advice to organisations on provisioning mobile devices, assesses the benefits of mobile and identifies the challenges of remote working.
Posted: 22 Apr 2013 | Published: 22 Apr 2013

BBVA seamlessly monitors and improves its online reputation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a business case for analytics at financial institutions. BBVA, a global group that offers individual and corporate customers a range of financial and non-financial products and services, was interested in knowing what new and existing clients were saying about the business through social media.
Posted: 10 Dec 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 2012


Transform your business with Software as a Service
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Becoming a customer-centric organization that fosters innovation and collaboration requires a new way of thinking and operating. Companies equipped with the tools and vision to embrace that change today will be positioned for greatness. Find out how to develop a collaborative business by reading this resource now.
Posted: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 26 Sep 2013


Full Sail University Success Story: Building a Better Educational Website
sponsored by Crafter Software_Rivet Logic
WHITE PAPER: Find out how Full Sail experienced a jump in site visitors, page views and time on site. The new online presence has helped Full Sail instill the message that if offers both online and on-campus degree programs.
Posted: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 26 Sep 2013

Crafter Software_Rivet Logic

Measuring Return on Knowledge in a Big Data World
sponsored by Coveo
WHITE PAPER: The speed at which business moves today, along with the sheer volume of data created by the social world, demands new approaches to interpreting data. This ebook offers a guide to big data. Read now to find out how to stay competitive and better serve your customers.
Posted: 15 Aug 2013 | Published: 15 Aug 2013


Social Business - Patterns in achieving social business success
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: How can your business become more social? View this resource to learn mroe about the best practices that have emerged and other social business patterns.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 17 Jul 2013


IBM Social Business Adoption QuickStart
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Companies are investing in social business software to enhance knowledge exchange and sharing, streamline their operations and improve their response to evolving market demands. Consult this white paper to find out how to implement social business in the most effective way.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 17 Jul 2013


Developing a Road Map to an Exceptional Web Experience
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to web experiences, customers have high expectations. Consult this resource to learn how you can provide innovative, high-value user experience solutions to satisfy your customers. It explains how to deliver resources that draw from user experience and knowledge.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013


Becoming a Social Business: Social Business Enterprise Strategy Accelerator
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The way people interact and form relationships is changing, social business is the way of the future. This resource explains more about the opportunities that social business provides. It discusses how to go about adopting social media for both external and internal purposes, read on to learn more tips on transitioning to the social enterprise.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013


Magic Quadrant for the CRM Customer Engagement Center
sponsored by Salesforce
WHITE PAPER: Access this comprehensive Gartner report to explore and compare customer engagement center (CEC) applications from today's top vendors. Discover the strengths and weaknesses of these customer service technologies, and decide which is right for your social CRM strategy.
Posted: 08 Jul 2013 | Published: 13 May 2013


Social Intelligence Approaches to Support Four Core Customer Scenarios
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: To get the most value from the wealth of customer data available, businesses have to adapt to new technologies, processes, and strategies. In this helpful resource, discover how to leverage social intelligence to achieve profit-delivering customer management components, and how to integrate these new tools into your CRM environment.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Seven Trends Driving Effectiveness in the Contact Center
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: Customers want to use social media, video, instant messaging and more to contact you - and they want to do it quickly. In this resource, check out seven key trends that are driving effectiveness in the contact center.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013


Social analytics: Finding opportunity in chaos
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Today, all organisations are engaged in social media. Enterprises can no longer escape the need to monitor and analyse social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter and other news outlets. Enterprise need to adjust to this change quickly or they risk falling behind.
Posted: 08 May 2013 | Published: 08 May 2013


CyberAgent translates blog user insights into a more engaging experience
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how Japan's largest blog service provider, CyberAgent, found a way to create a new level of engagement and loyalty among its blog readers. By developing an analytics framework that enabled a new kind of insight into blogging preferences and behavior.
Posted: 29 Apr 2013 | Published: 29 Apr 2013


Oracle Mobile and Social Service: The Next Step in IAM
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: As cloud computing, mobile computing and social computing infiltrate the enterprise, an "identity explosion" is occurring – one which requires a new IAM strategy. This whitepaper explores the next steps in IAM and how to keep your enterprise safe.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Advanced Identity Tracking for Social Networking Sites
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This resource details the methods used to assist social networking sites in identifying online predators and thwarting potentially serious attacks. View now to learn more!
Posted: 22 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Beyond Business as Usual: The Mega Shift Toward Social Communications
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover how integrating social software with communications is transforming the modern workplace, maximizing the potential of human capital, and generating value for businesses worldwide.
Posted: 09 Apr 2013 | Published: 02 Oct 2012


Anticipate, engage and deliver exceptional web experiences
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn more about how social business is growing. It is becoming a major component of business strategies and reflects the way businesses manage both customers and information. Learn how you can help your customers and employees with better social business by reading this resource now.
Posted: 09 Apr 2013 | Published: 09 Apr 2013


Introducing Social Business for the Mid-Market
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Consult this resource to learn more about the insight Aberdeen research discovered by studying 229 mid-sized companies. They looked to uncover if there were specific characteristics that made companies more interested in using social business.
Posted: 09 Apr 2013 | Published: 09 Apr 2013


The Future of Email and Applications is Social
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The workplace is evolving – is your email application keeping pace? This resource details why the future of email and applications is social and details the many benefits a socially relevant email experience provides.
Posted: 05 Apr 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013


Making the most of customer data: CRM analytics
sponsored by SearchCRM
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to unlock the power behind CRM analytics. It explains how you can develop a view of the customer by analyzing social media data. Find out how to make the most of tweets and Facebook postings by reading this resource now.
Posted: 02 Apr 2013 | Published: 02 Apr 2013


Putting Web Threat Protection and Content Filtering in the Cloud
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover the benefits of deploying security solutions, such as secure web gateways, in the cloud rather than on local servers and appliances. See how you can maximize security and minimize costs using a cloud-based architecture – read on to learn more.
Posted: 05 Feb 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012


3-2-1 Contact the Call Center
sponsored by SearchCRM
WHITE PAPER: Contact centers can't live in the past. This three-part handbook offers insight into how contact centers can modernize an agent's tools to meet the demands and needs of customers whose mobile and social empowerment has put companies in the virtual hot seat.
Posted: 31 Jan 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013


Social Recruiting Guide: How to Effectively Use Social Networks and Avoid Legal Risks
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Social networking sites are some of the most powerful tools available to recruiters today. If you're not sure where to start with a social recruiting strategy, this paper will outline why social recruiting is becoming an imperative for companies today, what considerations you need to be aware of, and what first steps you can take.
Posted: 03 Oct 2012 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Oracle Corporation

The Anywhere Worker: Essential Tools to Keep Teams Connected
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes an in-depth look at the changing role of IT departments in the face of the demand to connect, collaborate and communicate with remote and in-office workers in a similar - if not near exact - fashion. Read now to learn about the best practices and tools available to make this a reality.
Posted: 12 Sep 2012 | Published: 12 Sep 2012

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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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