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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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CRM and Digital Opportunities for Today's SMBs
sponsored by Salesforce
WHITE PAPER: This report, commissioned by Salesforce, aims to identify potential areas SMBs can improve when it comes to using CRM and digital technology. Learn how to create more targeted, personalized marketing strategies, orchestrate multichannel strategies, assess the potential financial benefits of CRM, and more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

Salesforce

Promoting Your Business Abroad: How to Prep Your Strategy for Exporting
sponsored by Sage (UK) Limited
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to get started with exporting and take steps towards increasing sales opportunities and growing your customer base. Discover how to adapt your website to promote your business internationally, market your business with advertising and social media, support exporting with accounting software, and more.
Posted: 31 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

Sage (UK) Limited

Accelerate App Development with a Lifecycle of Service and Support
sponsored by Getronics
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to managing apps, every organization has the same goals: to drive down cost and complexity, to stop paying for licenses that are never used, to accelerate the provision of new apps without compromising security, etc. Discover how app services help you engineer new apps, re-platform for mobile, and more.
Posted: 26 Jun 2017 | Published: 26 Jun 2017

Getronics

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

Marketing/Sales Alignment: Who is Agile Enough to Win
sponsored by SAP Hybris
WHITE PAPER: Can marketing pros load their CRM system with viable leads for sales teams? Here, Aberdeen Group reveals what B2B firms can do (and adopt) to share motivation and collaboration among sales and marketing teams.
Posted: 05 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

SAP Hybris

IBM Connections Overview Demo: Experience Collaboration at Work
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Watch this brief video to learn about IBM Connections – a born-on-the-cloud collaboration platform – and discover how to optimize productivity, communication, and content management without sacrificing security or hiking up costs.
Posted: 25 May 2017 | Premiered: 28 Oct 2016

IBM

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

Employee Social Network Password Practices a Major Workplace Risk
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: A survey conducted at the February 2017 RSA Conference in San Francisco reveals startling and disturbing insights into the password habits of security professionals (and likely their fellow employees). Discover key survey findings that can help protect your organization.
Posted: 17 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Thycotic

Using Chatbots, Live Chat, and Messaging To Interact With Customers
sponsored by [24]7
RESEARCH CONTENT: Gone are the days of just email and phone for connecting with customers. Research reveals that chat — including online chat tools and messaging apps — is now the most popular way for consumers to interact with retailers. In this research report, discover how customer service has changed with the adoption of chat channels.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 12 Apr 2017

[24]7

Vodafone GmbH Enhanced Customer Experience Across Channels
sponsored by Genesys
CASE STUDY: Mobile phone network company, Vodafone GmbH, knew they needed to enhance their customer service. Previously, their communication channels operated in silos that caused customer frustration. Discover how Vodafone GmbH was able to accomplish this goal, and also enable a high-quality mobile app for their customers.
Posted: 23 Feb 2017 | Published: 23 Feb 2017

Genesys

Are we trusting social networks too much?
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series sheds an often uncomfortable light on the privacy risks people incur by using social media, and offers advice on how to minimise those risks
Posted: 31 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

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

Explore the Changing Contact Center Landscape
sponsored by LogMeIn Rescue
EGUIDE: New technology is shifting contact centers in a different direction – one that appeals more to current customer expectations. In this expert guide, discover new opportunities available for contact centers. Explore why infrastructure has become a major concern, new multichannel technology, and how one call center made social media work.
Posted: 09 Mar 2017 | Published: 06 Mar 2017

LogMeIn Rescue

Chit-Chat: The New Team Messaging Apps Go Mainstream
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EZINE: In this special edition of Network Evolution, we explore how the rise of team collaboration apps could change the way enterprises do business.
Posted: 10 Jan 2017 | Published: 10 Jan 2017

SearchNetworking.com

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 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

New Rules of Engagement: Dispelling 3 Myths of Communications
sponsored by Avaya CenturyLink
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: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Avaya CenturyLink

Engagement Everywhere eBook
sponsored by Avaya
EBOOK: Two out of three executives under the age of 35 are frustrated by technology at work, but believe they can be more productive with information sharing, and that better communications will positively impact business growth. Find out how else the digital revolution is impacting midsize businesses.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Oct 2015

Avaya

Security Challenges in Healthcare Social Media Usage
sponsored by Actiance
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, Jeani Park, senior director at an Internet and mobile device monitoring company, answers questions about security challenges that healthcare organizations face when it comes to social media. Discover best practices for governing use of social media in a hospital or practice so that you can ensure patient information stays secure.
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Actiance

How Does Social Customer Service Affect Contact Centers?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, our CRM experts discuss how social media is transforming the way contact centers work. Learn strategies and best practices for implementing a social media customer service plan in your contact center.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 11 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation

Answering Customer Complaints Gracefully on Social Media
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
EGUIDE: This exclusive e-guide digs into the challenges of implementing a social customer service strategy in your enterprise. Uncover considerations on deciding how the organization should interact with customers, which sector of the company should handle these communications, and more.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Published: 11 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation

Social Media Customer Service: Where Companies Go Wrong
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
EGUIDE: This exclusive e-guide explores the disconnect between customer service and social media in companies both large and small. Uncover the risks of ignoring customer service on social media, and learn expert tips to get it right.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 11 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation
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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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