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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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APIs: The New Language of Business Collaboration
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to capitalize on cloud, mobile, big data, and social computing trends with APIs and learn how to develop, deploy, and maintain APIs throughout their lifecycle.
Posted: 01 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2017

Red Hat

Safety Meshing: Hybrid trust models in social networks for end-to-end encryption
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security Thesis series looks at an alternative approach to end-to-end encryption.
Posted: 13 Sep 2017 | Published: 13 Sep 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

The Public Sector Guide to Social Media Strategy and Policy
sponsored by Smarsh
RESOURCE: This guide outlines some practical steps you can take to develop a social media strategy and policy to help gain the maximum value from your online efforts.
Posted: 15 Jun 2017 | Published: 15 Jun 2017

Smarsh

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

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

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

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

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

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

How Michigan State University Calculates Likelihood of Philanthropic Engagement
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This case study describes how MSU leveraged business intelligence and predictive analytics to gain deep insight into an individual alum's potential to give.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

IBM

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

3 Pillars of Customer Experience in Today's Connected World
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn three steps to meeting customers' rising expectations in today's hyper-connected world: Personalized service, smarter support, and faster connection.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 19 Jan 2015

Salesforce.com

Moving Forward with CRM: Key Trends and Technologies
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide uncovers key CRM technologies and trends, and explores the best ways to measure the real value of an investment in social CRM.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

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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