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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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Assessing the Benefits of Social and Cloud-based CRM Tools
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: Do the cloud and CRM go hand in hand? Most will argue yes. In this expert e-guide, tap into advantages of CRM in the cloud, how technology company Shuttle Cloud uses cloud tools to manage customers, organize sales leads and for hiring internally, and gain tips for making social CRM tools work effectively in your organization.
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Microsoft

Expert Tips for Social CRM: Why Companies Are Pinning Their Hopes on Pinterest
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: Learn 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 also 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

Virtual Agent Success Stories: One Year Later
sponsored by 24/7 Customer
WHITE PAPER: In this paper containing 4 case studies, you will learn the proper path to achieve digital self-service deployment success by using a virtual agent. Read on to scale your self-service experience as your customer base grows.
Posted: 29 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


7 Keys to Delivering a Rock Star Customer Service Experience
sponsored by 24/7 Customer
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, you will learn the 7 keys to delivering a stellar customer service experience that will differentiate your digital self-service from your competitors. Read on to refine your experience management and learn how to ensure live support options easy to find, and more.
Posted: 28 Jan 2016 | Published: 28 Jan 2016


Facebook Messenger: Engage Your Customers Where They Are
sponsored by 24/7 Customer
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover the top 3 benefits gained from engaging your customers via Facebook Messenger. Access this paper to integrate Messenger into your customer interactions to engage them on a deeper level and integrate Messenger with your customer's ecommerce journey.
Posted: 28 Jan 2016 | Published: 28 Jan 2016


Associazione Amici Via della Spiga - Analytics used to improve business decisions and uncover opportunities
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Click through now to discover the role social analytics played in helping Associazione Amici Via della Spiga to target specific demographics and reevaluate the allocation of time and money spent in promotional efforts to better resonate with customers.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

5 Tips to Improve Sales Performance
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This executive brief discusses strategies about how to utilize people, processes, and technology to improve your company's sales performance. Access now and you'll learn five tips that improve sales performance.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Oct 2015

Oracle Corporation

The Socially Enabled Enterprise: Study Results
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Uncover key characteristics of socially enabled enterprises in this research report by downloading it now. Read on to discover how you can transform your business to reap the benefits of social engagement.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Oracle Corporation

Socially Enabling Businesses Across the Globe
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Today, social is the new business norm. But unlike in the past, numerous siloed social solutions won't cut it anymore. In this resource, learn how you can properly integrate social into your business to improve customer experience management strategies, and collaboration across departments.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Oracle Corporation

Delivering on the Promise of the Social Business
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper aims to illustrate the value of social business transformation, how to understand social business maturity, as well as how leaders can plan and prioritize for continued success, scale, and maturation. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

Oracle Corporation

CRM Analytics: How to Make the Most of Customer Data
sponsored by SearchCRM
EBOOK: This expert e-book delves into the power behind CRM analytics in helping you to make the most of your customer data. You'll also uncover why companies shy away from analyzing social media data, as well as how companies can make the most of the stacks of tweets and Facebook postings.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

SearchCRM

Software-Defined Storage: A Pervasive Approach to IT Transformation Driven by the 3rd Platform
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the transition to 3rd platform technologies and the importance of providing customers with a portfolio of software-defined storage solutions. Read on to learn about the future of IT infrastructure and software-defined storage.
Posted: 15 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

EMC

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


Social Engagement for your Customer Experience Management: An Overview
sponsored by Microsoft
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: In this resource, you will learn how to assist your teams in connecting with customers, prospects, and partners on social media via Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Read on now to find new social insights about your brand, products, and services to maximize engagement.
Posted: 31 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Microsoft

The State of Customer Experience in Retail
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: 70% of brands fail to take advantage of exciting new opportunities to build and maintain a profitable audience. Don't be one of them - access this guide to uncover five best practices for creating personalized customer experiences in retail.
Posted: 28 Dec 2015 | Published: 28 Dec 2015

Infor

Fascinating Findings on Customer Expectations
sponsored by Avaya
VIDEO: This video looks at interesting facts you need to know when it comes to consumers' changing expectations. Tune in and learn how to transform your business, one great interaction at a time.
Posted: 28 Dec 2015 | Premiered: 19 Nov 2015

Avaya

Your Social Intelligence Guide for Customer Service
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this social listening guide for customer service, you'll find insights from some of today's foremost thought leaders on exceptional customer experience management in the digital age. Learn how to effectively engage customers on various social channels.
Posted: 28 Dec 2015 | Published: 28 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

A Guide for Driving Sales Leads: Social is for Closers
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In 2012, social salespeople were 23% more successful at exceeding their quotas. Access this guide and learn how to emulate the best social salespeople by uncovering tips on boosting relationships, driving sales leads, and more.
Posted: 15 Dec 2015 | Published: 15 Dec 2015

Microsoft

Infographic: Improving Customer Experiences in the Omnichannel Age
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This infographic denotes clear steps toward unifying all of your touchpoints to deliver exceptional customer service. Learn how to give your audience a consistent journey regardless of where or how they interact with you.
Posted: 15 Dec 2015 | Published: 15 Dec 2015

Avaya

The Shift to Customer Centricity in the Contact Center
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you'll find statistics from one contact center research report that reveal new customer expectations. Learn how to address consumer needs by driving change in the contact center.
Posted: 11 Dec 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 2015

Avaya

Digital Transformation: Accelerate the pace of change to the "Digital Enterprise"
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: By 2027, it is predicted that 75% of non-digital enterprises will be shifted out or die entirely. Read on for a strategy to accelerate the pace of change by leveraging several technologies.
Posted: 10 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Avaya

Case study - SPARDA Bank Improves Cross-Selling Through Social Collaboration
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This case study reveals how SPARDA Bank adopted a set of CRM social collaboration tools so that their employees could better understand each other, their products, and their customers. Discover how social collaboration can help your business deliver greater customer satisfaction, better cross-selling, up-selling, and more.
Posted: 09 Dec 2015 | Published: 09 Dec 2015

IBM

Daifuku Revitalizes Global Communications with Their Social Business Environment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, you'll learn how one industrial-materials handling organization implemented a social business environment to help streamline its business processes. Plus, discover why IT planning managers are saying that social functions and a direct link between communications make it possible to speed up business workflows.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 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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