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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
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
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

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: Quocirca report: Communications technology – be prepared to be flexible
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Communications needs for many organisations are changing rapidly. Internally, there are always new technologies appearing and changes in working styles to deal with but there is now, increasingly, the influence of more social and consumer choices affecting the officially deployed systems.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Aug 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Social media is not just for fun – it can transform your business
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This six-page Buyer’s Guide to Social Media explains why CIOs and senior IT professionals have a prime oppor tunit y to rethink core business processes and examine how to use social computing to create advantages for their business.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 19 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: Quocirca report: Digital Britain – opportunities and risks for UK businesses
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Digital Britain is the UK government’s strategic vision for the UK digital economy. While social inclusion and rights protection are major themes, the plans will also have a significant impact on businesses.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 20 Sep 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

How to Bridge the Gap Between Business and Social Apps
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: The promise of creating value by harnessing collective activities is attracting organisations to technology that connects employees, engages customers and partners inconversation, or boosts their R&D through crowd-sourcing initiatives.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 02 Nov 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Advanced Identity Tracking for Social Networking Sites
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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 Enterprise

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

IBM

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

IBM

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

IBM

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

IBM

Making the Most of Customer Data Using CRM Analytics
sponsored by SearchCRM
WHITE PAPER: Explore this expert e-book for advice on choosing a CRM platform that suits your needs, and learn how to construct a well-defined plan to put social media analytics into a broader enterprise context.
Posted: 02 Apr 2013 | Published: 02 Apr 2013

SearchCRM

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

Webroot

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

SearchCRM

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

Citrix

The Social Business: Advent of a new age
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the why organizations need to become social businesses today. Read on to learn how your business can become social through crafting the right blueprint relying on networks, social and real-time collaboration, mobility and integration, how to deepen your customer relationships and the benefits associated with it, and much more.
Posted: 30 Jul 2012 | Published: 16 Feb 2011

IBM

Thumbs Up! Customer Engagement for a New Generation A Benchmark Study of the Impact of Social Media on Customer Service
sponsored by DMG Consulting
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews a study of the impact of social media on customer service and how to plan and implement social media for maximum effectiveness within your business.
Posted: 16 May 2012 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

DMG Consulting

Building a Clear and Socially Connected Enterprise
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how financial services firms can leverage social channels to better understand changing customer needs and interaction styles, develop products and services that address those changes, and create marketing campaigns that target these customers.
Posted: 27 Mar 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

SAP America, Inc.

The Social Customer Engagement Index
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Use the survey results in this paper from the TheSocialCustomer.com to find out how organizations are utilizing social channels to engage their customers, and integrate these methods into your own customer experience strategy.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 30 Jun 2009

SAP America, Inc.

 CIO Strategies for Consumerization
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: New technology and the expanding role of the Internet are forever changing social relationships, management philosophies, and business models around the world. Access this white paper for insights into current mobile computing trends and recommendations for making the most out of these trends in the enterprise.
Posted: 28 Dec 2011 | Published: 23 Dec 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Vision Paper: Exceptional Experiences:The key to customer engagement
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The online world is one vast opportunity for growing your business.  As the Internet continues to grow, with nearly two billion people and billions of devices already connected, most companies now rightly focus much of their marketing energy on getting the most return from all Internet channels. 
Posted: 01 Dec 2011 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

IBM

Using IBM Social Business to Take Your Business Relationships to the Next Level
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This publication provides information about IBM Social Business and includes details about the business need and the value of transformation to a social business. It presents a high-level Social Business component diagram, highlights key capabilities, and includes customer case studies that exemplify how some of these capabilities can be applied.
Posted: 01 Dec 2011 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

IBM

Social Business in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Deepen your customer relationships. Drive operational effectiveness. Optimize your workforce. Read this white paper and see how using LotusLive services to become a social business can help your organization simplify, speed up and enhance interactions in practically all areas of the business.
Posted: 01 Dec 2011 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

IBM

Executive Brief Digital Transformation: Creating New Business Models Where Digital Meets Physical
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As businesses embrace the digital revolution, they're rethinking what customers value most and creating operating models that take advantage of what’s newly possible for competitive differentiation. This report is designed to provide senior executives with analysis and insight on how fast and how far to go on the path to digital transformation.
Posted: 17 Nov 2011 | Published: 17 Nov 2011

IBM

AIIM Industry Watch, Social Business Systems: success factors for Enterprise 2.0 applications
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this report, look at the business drivers and adoption levels for social business, the benefits and issues being highlighted by users, and what platforms and infrastructures are being used for delivery.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 25 Oct 2011

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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