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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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The Future of HR: Build a Smarter Workforce
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Every business wants to make sure the right people are hired for the job and that new employees have easy access to all the information they need to succeed. In this webcast, learn how to build a smarter workforce with the help of social, mobile, and analytic technology.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Premiered: 06 Aug 2014

IBM

Expertise and Knowledge Sharing: Your Company's Top Differentiators
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this webcast, learn how to capitalize on the knowledge of your workers by leveraging social, collaborative tools. Discover the business value of an enterprise social network and how it can foster effective knowledge sharing and help you better utilize your experts within the company.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2013

IBM

The Changing Social Learning Landscape: Why You Need a Social LMS
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: While employees need formal training upon entering a new job, they also need a complete learning environment that allows them to collaborate, network, and share information with coworkers. How are successful companies creating collaborative environments, and how can your organization do the same?
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Nov 2012

IBM

Enterprise Social Software: Market Overview
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: In this IDC report, explore a comprehensive overview of the enterprise social software market from 2008-2017, and discover the performance trajectory of leading vendors, including IBM, Oracle, Jive, and more.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Recruit, Hire and Onboard the Right Talent
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To find the best talent, organizations need to create a talent management strategy that involves all stakeholders. In this paper from Ventana Research, learn what it takes to achieve the five essentials of talent acquisition.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

How Social Learning Boosts Skills Development
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how a social learning program can improve engagement, reduce attrition, and increase speed of knowledge. Explore the common problems that social learning can help solve, the core components of a social learning initiative, and recommended actions for implementation.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

Onboarding New Employees: Build Long-term Productivity and Retention
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how two efforts -- training and socialization -- can help you make the most of an onboarding program, resulting in faster ROI and better employee performance. Read now to discover best practices for making sure your new employees catch on quickly.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

How Best-in-Class Companies Onboard: A New Look at New Hires
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: Making a good first impression is essential -- not only with your customers, but with your employees. Onboarding can be the difference between company growth and lagging behind. Find out how Best-in-Class companies approach onboarding in this report from the Aberdeen Group.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Applying Social Business: Create Exceptional Digital Experiences
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: Customers today expect to interact with your brand anywhere, at any time -- and from any device. It's thus essential to create compelling customer experiences to differentiate your business form the rest of the pack. This infographic illustrates how one vendor fulfills three main components of engaging customer experiences.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

IBM

Applying Social Business:The Repeatable Patterns that Improve Business Processes and Provide Return
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines how top organizations are optimizing processes and technology to become a social business. Learn about the best practices that have emerged, common pain points to be wary of, and more.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

IBM

CIO Need to Know Guide: How CIOs Can Reduce Costs and Lower Risks by Driving Improved Information Economics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This CIO Need to Know guide explains how you can reduce costs and lower risks by driving improved information economics.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

Mobile Collaboration: Tackling top challenges and expanding mobile UC capabilities
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ®
EGUIDE: The use of mobile devices as collaboration tools pose new challenges for a company's UC system. This expert E-Guide discusses many of the changes mobility is bringing to collaboration, as well as best practices to consider along the way.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ®

Built for Business: 10 Reasons BlackBerry Smartphones Are Still the Best Way to Do Business
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: It doesn't matter what device ownership model your organization is using today – BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), corporate-owned, COPE (Corporate-Owned, Personally Enabled) or a blend – your mobile employees need smartphones that can deliver on their specific needs and wants.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 14 Aug 2014

BlackBerry

Integrated Talent Management
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: This Independent analyst perspective into the integrated talent management systems market from Elearnity assesses the leading talent management suppliers.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Solving Challenges with Big Data & Analytics - Retail Industry
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Find out how a retailer utilizes social media analytics, predictive analytics and big data to stay on top of emerging trends, and better connect with younger customers.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 11 Jul 2014

IBM

Code Halos – How the digital lives of People, Things, and Organisations are Changing the Rules of Business
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: This book extract explains how businesses can harness the power of Code Halo's - the data that accumulates around people, devices, and organizations.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Remote Collaboration: How the World Defies Distance
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This survey outlines the top 10 remote collaboration challenges – which were determined by 5000 business professionals from around the globe.
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 21 May 2014

Polycom, Inc.

Super Bowl XLVIII infographic
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores analytics recorded during Super Bowl XLVIII and the role of wireless networking.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 17 Feb 2014

Extreme Networks

Improving Collaboration by Adding Social Capabilities to Email
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the importance of integrating current collaboration tools with social technology to bridge the gap between traditional business processes and the new socially-enabled work environment. Learn about the various challenges that must be overcome, technology to consider, and more.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 19 May 2014

IBM

The Secrets of Seamless Retailing Success
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: Thisresearch from Accenture suggests that consumers may be having second thoughts about the benefits of online shopping and that no one should write off stores just yet.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 19 May 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

The Benefits of Social and Cloud-based CRM Tools
sponsored by Microsoft India
EGUIDE: In order to stay competitive, you need to know what customers are saying about your business, and you need to participate in the conversation as well. In this e-guide, learn from CRM experts what makes a social CRM tool successful, and why cloud-based CRM systems may be the right choice for you.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 17 Jul 2014

Microsoft India

Social Login 101
sponsored by Gigya
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn why social login -- with permission-based access to first-party identity data -- is the better option for getting the kind of information that creates relevant cross-channel experiences. Read now to explore the basics of social login, best practices, and benefits for consumers and businesses.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 27 Jun 2014

Gigya

Social is for Closers: Social Intelligence Guide for Sales
sponsored by Microsoft India
WHITE PAPER: If you're not already using social media for selling, you're missing out. In this comprehensive resource, get an in-depth look at how to leverage social media in order to build relationships, boost sales, and drive and nurture leads.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Microsoft India

Video Conferencing Drives Greater Efficiencies and Substantially Lower Travel Expenses: Rapid Adoption Ensues
sponsored by Arkadin
CASE STUDY: This informative case study explores Australian Industry Group and outlines their success with Arkadin collaboration solutions.
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 16 May 2014

Arkadin

Social Media: The New Frontier
sponsored by SearchITChannel.com
EBOOK: This handbook examines social media-related opportunities for channel professionals, with discussions on social media platforms for business, integration, professional services and regulatory compliance concerns.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 15 May 2014

SearchITChannel.com
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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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