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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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Create a Workplace for a User-Centric World
sponsored by Atos
VIDEO: Discover in this video how digitalized services with seamless technologies can facilitate digital transformation in 4 core areas of your business: customer experience, business reinvention, compliance, and operational excellence. Tune in to also see how Windows 10 and other collaborative platforms pair with these services.
Posted: 27 Jun 2016 | Premiered: 27 Jun 2016

Atos

Enabling Businesses to Acquire and Retain Customers as the Digital World Turns
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights technology spending trends from polled IT organizations. Access this resource and discover why so many CIOs believe improved data analytics for BI and customer insight should drive technology spending.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Jun 2016

HPE and Intel®

Sophos Finds a Scalable Global Network Delivery Partner
sponsored by Limelight Networks, Inc.
CASE STUDY: In this case study, take a closer look at the content delivery network (CDN) that an IT security company leveraged to meet the demand for publishing security updates to millions of customers every 4 hours.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Limelight Networks, Inc.

Delivering a Digital Customer Experience for Today’s Mobile Consumer
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: Today's customers demand flexibility from their digital interactions. Discover how you can provide seamless, satisfying digital experiences to your customers through email, text, web chat, and social media by downloading this white paper now.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Mitel Networks Limited

Six Tips to Use Social Media to Win Leads, Make Friends, and Influence Your Community
sponsored by Solarwinds N-able
EBOOK: Proper social media usage can spell amazing success for your organization. Access this eBook to learn six strategies to improve how your organization utilizes the most popular communication channels and reach more customers than ever.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Solarwinds N-able

Recruitment is Marketing: The Future of Talent Acquisition
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Social media has changed how we approach recruiting. In this report, discover how the social phenomenon has rocked the HR recruiting world, and learn how to create multi-faceted online attraction strategies.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Work Like a Network Accelerating Team Collaboration with Social
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and discover why productivity is no longer just defined by how quickly and efficiently an individual employee can deliver output. Rather, productivity is defined by how effectively teams collaborate and leverage the work and insights of others to reach a common goal that can benefit your business...big time.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016

Microsoft

Three Ways to Better Connect Your Workforce with Enterprise Social
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Download and discover how Enterprise Social allows your workers to connect to conversations, documents, and files that matter; be informed to make smarter decisions; and overall feel more engaged in their jobs and company culture.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016

Microsoft

Seize The Data: What's your data doing for you?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
RESOURCE: For businesses that have the tools to launch effective big data analytics programs, the results can benefit the entire enterprise. In this resource, discover the 4 ways in which big data analytics tools can benefit your business.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Digital Customer Experience Success Stories
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
CASE STUDY: Customers demand outstanding convenient service on any platform. Discover how other businesses are catering to their needs by downloading this case study now.
Posted: 25 Mar 2016 | Published: 25 Mar 2016

Mitel Networks Limited

Address Challenges in Integrated, Complex IT Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper unveils the opportunities and challenges in your complex, integrated IT environments. Read on to discover how you can leverage proactive and preventative support services to address your top IT challenges in mobile, cloud, social, and analytics environments.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

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

Evolving Toward the Next Phase of Email
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Osterman Research report, learn how email is evolving and combining with new technologies. Explore how you can ensure that your email is securely integrated with new capabilities such as mobile and social, so that you can leverage email as a competitive advantage rather than allow it to become a liability.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

7 Keys to Delivering a Rock Star Customer Service Experience
sponsored by [24]7 Customer, Inc.
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 Customer, Inc.

Customer Social Engagement Tactics and Tools
sponsored by Microsoft
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This brief resource outlines social media engagement strategies to help you listen to what your customers are saying, analyze sentiment, and drive conversations about your brand and organization.
Posted: 31 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Microsoft

How collaborative companies make decisions faster
sponsored by Microsoft
VIDEO: In this video, you'll discover how connecting your business can help you accurately manage and access data, make decisions faster, scale with market changes, and more.
Posted: 18 Dec 2015 | Premiered: 12 Mar 2013

Microsoft

Turn Social Sentiment into Opportunity with CRM and Analytics
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this guide, you'll uncover tips on how to reach customers at the point of influence with social marketing. Learn why social engagement plays a critical role in bridging the gap between your digital campaigns and the conversations they spark.
Posted: 15 Dec 2015 | Published: 15 Dec 2015

Microsoft

Market Analysis: Social Software in the Workplace
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this analyst report to find 14 social software vendors rated and reviewed for your convenience, in addition to pertinent information regarding the business uses and positive impacts of these collaboration platforms.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 26 Oct 2015

IBM

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

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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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