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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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Social Computing Reports
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The Multichannel Customer Care Report
sponsored by Zendesk
RESEARCH CONTENT: Today's customer wants the personalized experience of human communication but expects the speed and ease of automated services – thereby creating a paradoxical conundrum for businesses. Uncover the key findings of this 2017 customer care report to learn about multichannel strategies for meeting rising expectations.
Posted: 19 Apr 2017 | Published: 19 Apr 2017

Zendesk

How ERP Will Become the New System of Engagement
sponsored by Capriza
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to improve ERP systems' accessibility and usability for increasingly mobile workforces. Discover how to enhance ERP with systems of engagement to deliver faster speeds and greater mobility.
Posted: 19 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Capriza

5 Tech Trends Redefining The Customer Experience
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: The defined customer experience is always changing. With the growth of the digital era, it's important to shift your business in the right way – and interact with your customers the way they want. In this white paper, discover the 5 biggest tech trends that are redefining the customer experience, and learn how to harness them for your business.
Posted: 27 Feb 2017 | Published: 27 Feb 2017

Genesys

Customer Engagement: What You Need To Know About Chatbots
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: Advances in artificial intelligence mean that chatbots can automate more interactions than were previously possible with older technology. But what do you really know about this new technology? In this white paper, discover the truth about chatbots beyond the hype, and learn how your company can benefit from using them.
Posted: 07 Feb 2017 | Published: 07 Feb 2017

[24]7

The Definitive Guide to Social Marketing
sponsored by Marketo
EBOOK: Examine the phenomenon of social media and how it's affecting marketing strategies, CRM, brand engagement, and more. Uncover helpful tips for leveraging social media as a key marketing tool, as well as explore concepts like how to choose the right social media platforms, social media advertising, and more.
Posted: 22 Dec 2016 | Published: 22 Dec 2016

Marketo

Transformers: How machines are changing every sector of the economy
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: The UK wholesale and retail sector has the greatest number of jobs with a high chance of automation in the next 10 to 20 years, according to this research by Deloitte.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

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

7 Keys to Delivering a Rock Star Customer Service Experience
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, you will learn 7 keys to delivering a stellar customer service experience that can differentiate your digital self-service capabilities from your competitors.
Posted: 28 Jan 2016 | Published: 28 Jan 2016

[24]7

How to Accurately Track Your Social Media Buzz
sponsored by Sysomos
WHITE PAPER: What is "buzz?" It's something that confuses most marketers, and what smart marketers exploit. Access this step-by-step guide to learn how to create buzz-worthy campaigns like a smart marketer.
Posted: 19 Nov 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2015

Sysomos

Case Study: Kingsford Charcoal Relies on Custom Algorithms to Engage Customers
sponsored by Sysomos
CASE STUDY: In this case study, you'll discover how one organization worked with social media analytics experts to create an algorithm that sifts through billions of online conversations, locating the winner of their contest. Use this resource for help with developing your own customer engagement strategy.
Posted: 18 Nov 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Sysomos

Video, Live Chat Usher in Multichannel Customer Service Challenges
sponsored by BoldChat - LogMeIn
EGUIDE: Customers are demanding real-time customer service and contact centers are being forced to respond. Explore the pros and cons of 4 main communication channels, how to use customer data to your advantage, and how you can achieve multichannel customer service success.
Posted: 20 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

BoldChat - LogMeIn

Customer Engagement Strategies Hinge on Social Media Savvy
sponsored by Bazaarvoice
EGUIDE: Social media plays an important role in customer engagement strategies, but many sales and marketing teams struggle with how to use social platforms. This guide features insights from Sales Machine 2016, a two-day sales best practices and technology convention. Learn how you can use social media as an effective customer engagement tool.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016 | Published: 19 Oct 2016

Bazaarvoice

Social Collaboration Tools Open Doors to Productivity
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: Enterprise social collaboration means more than office chitchat. When done right, it can boost employee productivity by encouraging participation and open communication. Dominic Namnath, CIO at Tri-Counties Regional Center, a non-profit based in Santa Barbara, California, explains the value of enterprise social collaboration.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 22 Aug 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Social Media Monitoring Long on Promise, Short on Results
sponsored by SearchContentManagement
EBOOK: Every company knows that social media holds great insight into customer desires, but many are failing. This handbook on social media monitoring identifies some of the difficulties and provides suggestions on converting raw data into actionable information to successfully engage audiences, identify prospects and enhance brand awareness.
Posted: 03 Aug 2016 | Published: 04 Aug 2016

SearchContentManagement

InterSystems Caché gives PCS an advantage in cloudbased social media management applications
sponsored by InterSystems
CASE STUDY: Thanks to social media, brand perception can change rapidly in any given market. Read on to learn how cloud technology eases brand management in existing markets and transitions into new ones.
Posted: 13 Jul 2016 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

InterSystems

New Rules of Engagement: Dispelling 3 Myths of Communications
sponsored by Avaya TSG
WHITE PAPER: Take a closer look at the pros and cons of adopting a consumer-like approach to business communications. Explore 3 enterprise communication myths, and how you can selectively leverage components of these misconceptions to foster a culture of engagement.
Posted: 06 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Avaya TSG

Where's the Collaboration in Enterprise Collaboration Tools?
sponsored by SearchContentManagement
EGUIDE: Enterprise collaboration tools can help generate sales, reduce costs and connect dispersed workers. So why are many companies hesitant to use them? In this e-guide, you'll ensure strong governance policies are at the heart of your enterprise-wide collaboration strategy and learn the secrets of collaboration success.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

SearchContentManagement

Building an Effective BPM Strategy
sponsored by Kofax from Lexmark
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, explore 4 best practices for avoiding setbacks over the course of BPM projects, including: ensure resources are aligned with reality and business priorities, manage expectations for change early and often, and 2 more. Additionally, find out how BPM drivers—including cloud, mobile, and social— shouldn't impact processes.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 08 Feb 2016

Kofax from Lexmark

Expert Tips for Social CRM: Why Companies Are Pinning Their Hopes on Pinterest
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: Discover how you can formulate a winning social CRM strategy, and knock your customers' expectations out of the park. Tap into why Pinterest is piquing the interest of businesses and get an exclusive look at how MLB teams engage with their customers via personalized mobile updates.
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Microsoft

CRM Analytics: How to Make the Most of Customer Data
sponsored by SearchCRM
EBOOK: The right combination of technology and human resources behind CRM analytics can provide a competitive advantage. Discover how you can empower sales, marketing, and customer service teams to make smarter, data-driven decisions with CRM analytics.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

SearchCRM

Collaboration and Messaging Apps in the Enterprise
sponsored by Magnet
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn how new, real-time collaboration tools are driving greater productivity in the business, but more importantly, learn why CIOs should still keep an eye on the consumer messaging market.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016

Magnet

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.

Creating an Effective Social Media Strategy
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn how to use social media intelligently to engage customers and build credibility online. Additionally, learn why organizations need to make sure their company culture is conducive to implementing a social CRM program before they can take full advantage of social media.
Posted: 09 Oct 2015 | Published: 09 Oct 2015

Microsoft

Enterprise Collaboration: Mistakes to Avoid and Strategies for Success
sponsored by Dropbox for Business
EGUIDE: This expert resource reveals the 5 common mistakes that derail enterprise collaboration initiatives and provides critical advice on how to avoid these pitfalls. Inside, analysts from Gartner and Forrester explain how to encourage user buy-in for your enterprise collaboration strategy.
Posted: 04 Jun 2015 | Published: 04 Jun 2015

Dropbox for Business
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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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