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DEFINITION: Six degrees of separation is the theory that anyone on the planet can be connected to any other person on the planet through a chain of acquaintances that has no more than five intermediaries. The theory was first proposed in 1929 by the Hungarian writer Frigyes Karinthy in a short story called "Chains."In the 1950's, Ithiel de Sola Pool (MIT) and Manfred Kochen (IBM) set out to prove the theory mathematically.  … 
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The Customer-Experience Mandate: Build Lasting Engagement with Better Websites
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: The following report will help CIOs, IT leaders, and senior technologists understand how to satisfy the digital customer. Discover which tools are essential for delivering the ultimate web-based customer experience.
Posted: 21 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Rackspace

Enterprise Learning Research: The Race to Mobile First and Content Integration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, Aragon Research Globe implores you to focus on content for maximized enterprise learning. Compare and contrast multiple vendors who have integrated content into learning management systems (LMS), so your team can get the most out of key training experiences.
Posted: 21 Jun 2015 | Published: 21 Jun 2015

IBM

Workplace Transformation: How to Embrace Change and Innovation
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper delves into today's corporate transformation. Explore the challenges, barriers, and core principles that can help organizations retain competitive advantage in the midst of a pressured business landscape.
Posted: 18 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Intel

Why Marketing Should Be Personal
sponsored by Adobe EchoSign
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals eight facets of leveraging personalization in your marketing strategy. Discover how to make intelligent use of customer data in a way that is not intrusive to your audience.
Posted: 16 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Adobe EchoSign

The Future of Email Marketing
sponsored by Adobe EchoSign
WHITE PAPER: This brief report, with findings from Forrester, is your email marketing playbook. Learn how to refine your efforts when challenged with email accessibility across all channels and devices, in turn influencing customers through valuable ongoing brand interactions.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 11 Jun 2015

Adobe EchoSign

Strategy Spotlight: Making the Business Case for Content Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This expert guide covers best practices for making the business case for content analysis tools now. Examine the technology's ability to deliver real value to your enterprise, as you uncover how to educate management about its benefits.
Posted: 02 Jun 2015 | Published: 02 Jun 2015

IBM

Information Visibility: Reducing Business Risk
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This paper introduces the concepts and ideas behind an information governance platform by providing details of some of its key features, such as Adaptive Redaction and information discovery and tracking through the Information Governance Server.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Clearswift

Workspace aggregators help your business to improve costs and boost productivity
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to find out how workspace aggregators can help your IT department integrate the cloud into your enterprise easily while improving costs, boosting productivity, and minimizing complexity.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 26 May 2015

Matrix42

The Role of APIs in Media & Entertainment
sponsored by Apigee
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses the imperative of delivering the right experience to the right device at the right time in today's rapidly changing digital landscape. Read on to explore 4 ways in which APIs are enabling media/entertainment companies to satisfy customers and stay ahead of the competition.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 26 May 2015

Apigee

Delivering Customized Experiences in Travel and Hospitality
sponsored by Apigee
WHITE PAPER: This eBook discusses the new agility required to win the business of travelers. Read on to learn how to develop a broader digital strategy to engage customers, partners, and employees; personalize their interaction with your organization and brand; and outshine your competitors.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 26 May 2015

Apigee

Five Ways to Optimize Your Customer's Journey through the Contact Center
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the five steps you can take to make sure your customer's journey through your contact center is enjoyable from beginning to end.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Genesys

Best Practices for Consolidating Multiple Enterprise Social Networks
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can create an effective ESN consolidation plan for your organization.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 11 May 2015

Dell Software

Oracle Finding and Retaining the Best Talent
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Your employees play the lead role when it comes to ensuring business success. To get the best results, you need to find and retain the best talent. Read this white paper to find out HR can source, recruit, develop, and retain the best talent.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 08 May 2015

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

How the Toronto Police Service Implemented a Successful Mobile Strategy
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how the Toronto Police Service implemented smartphones and social media training to better prepare the police force to prevent crime while reducing costs.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 15 Apr 2015

BlackBerry

Customer Experience: An Enterprise Driver in the New Style of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper explains learn how tools developed in the consumer space are being adapted to create organizations that are more collaborative, interaction-oriented, and user-centric than ever before.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The Future of Tech in the Workplace is Bright, But Not Fully Automated
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: If you are in management and feel that the workplace needs a human touch despite BYOD trends, you'll want to access this detailed infographic. Uncover findings from workforce researchers illustrating employees' technological outlook, with useful statistics and a comprehensive study.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc.

Anatomy of the New Decision: Five Factors That Are Shaping the Future of Business Analytics
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to find out which technologies are converging to help organizations drive innovation, empowering leaders to make smarter decisions. Learn practical, proven methods you can apply to your current information management strategy, such as cloud-based information services.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Information Builders

Rise to the Next Level of Consumer Intelligence
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this rich white paper to understand how social media and mobile applications engage and influence consumer behaviors. Read on and learn best practices for advancing in these areas.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

2014's Planning Guide for Collaboration and Content - Does It Still Work Today?
sponsored by Dropbox for Business
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to gain an understanding of 3CS systems: communication, collaboration, content and social platforms that utilize mobile, cloud and other technologies to offer an array of solutions to organizations. Find out the questions you should ask to support different roles, work styles and devices in your enterprise.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

Dropbox for Business

Magic Quadrant for Intelligent Business Process Management Suites
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this iBPMS Magic Quadrant to compare 14 vendors focused on the iBPMS market and ensuring improved process outcomes.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 17 Mar 2014

TIBCO Software Inc.

2014 North American Social Media Analytics Customer Value
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a number of case studies in which various organizations overcame significant challenges in the effort to obtain valuable business intelligence from social media.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Mar 2015

IBM

Beyond Listening: Driving Better Decisions with Social Media
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines IBM Social Media Analytics and explains how it can help organizations transform massive volumes of social media data into highly effective business insights and actions.
Posted: 07 Mar 2015 | Published: 06 Mar 2015

IBM

Managing Global Branding to Improve Marketing Relevance
sponsored by The Pulse Network
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn how to leverage the latest advancements in digital asset management to deliver timely, personalize, positive, and relevant brand experiences while enhancing your brand image.
Posted: 06 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2012

The Pulse Network

Speech-to-Text Analytics Reveals New Insights Into Consumer Behavior
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how Telerx, a global contact center outsourcing provider, embrace the methods that modern consumers are utilizing to share their opinions and turned raw data into valuable insight for their clients.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

IDC MarketScape for Jive Software
sponsored by Jive Software
WHITE PAPER: This IDC MarketScape report looks at enterprise social network vendors and features Jive in this excerpt. Learn about Jive's strengths, challenges, key features, and more.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 17 Feb 2015

Jive Software
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SOCIAL NETWORKING DEFINITION (continued): …  Although they were able to phrase the question (given a set N of people, what is the probability that each member of N is connected to another member via k_1, k_2, k_3...k_n links?), after twenty years they were still unable to solve the problem to their own satisfaction. In 1967, American sociologist Stanley Milgram devised a new way to test the theory, which he called "the small-world problem." He randomly selected people in the mid-West to send packages to a stranger located in Massachusetts. The senders knew the recipient's name, occupation, and general location. They were instructed to send … 
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