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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 Impact of Social Media On Information Security: What Every Company Needs To Know
sponsored by Cyveillance, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper can show you why security professionals need to pay attention to social media, and what you can do to implement secure social media practices in your organization.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 17 Jul 2015

Cyveillance, Inc.

10 Steps for Protecting Executives Using Cyber Threat Intelligence
sponsored by Cyveillance, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes how social engineering and other technologies can help criminals to target your business's executives and assets, and it suggests ten ways you can protect them.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 17 Jul 2015

Cyveillance, Inc.

Salesforce Social Customer Service
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WHITE PAPER: In today's social world, expectations have changed. Now, more than ever, your customers are turning to social channels for fast and personalized service. Download this free datasheet to learn more.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 16 Jul 2015

Activision: A Social Customer Service ROI Story
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CASE STUDY: In this case study, you'll learn how Activision integrated Salesforce Social Studio with its Service Cloud deployment to create a more modern way to support their customers on the channels where they prefer to communicate.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

5 Ways to Cut Costs While Improving Mobile Collaboration
sponsored by BlackBerry
WEBCAST: How can companies invest in enterprise mobility to boost collaboration, when they're simultaneously exploring ways to reduce costs? This webcast explores five key areas where businesses can optimize their IT spending. Unlock strategies that will help you cut costs while improving mobile collaboration productivity.
Posted: 13 Jul 2015 | Premiered: Jul 13, 2015


Gartner Digital Workplace Summit 2015
sponsored by Gartner
EVENT: The Gartner Digital Workplace Summit, happening September 21 through 22 in London, UK, will help you visualize your own digital workplace transformation. Attend and get ready to master the challenges of digital disruption and initiate a new era of workforce engagement. You will walk away with leading-edge insights and actionable advice.
Posted: 10 Jul 2015 | Published: 10 Jul 2015


Website Security Threat Report Part 3
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Download part 3 of this Website Security Threat Report to discover how the public made criminal's lives easier in falling for the latest social media attacks and online scams. Plus, take an invaluable look ahead and benefit from our security recommendations and best practices.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 07 Jul 2015

Symantec Corporation

How to Adapt and Thrive in the New Customer Service Paradigm
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WHITE PAPER: In this e-book, Mike Milburn, Service Cloud's SVP and GM, discusses his views on how new technology will shape customer service, and how companies can successfully adapt and thrive in this new service paradigm.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 07 Jul 2015

The Customer-Experience Mandate: Build Lasting Engagement with Better Websites
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: The following report will help CIOs, IT leaders, and senior technologists understand how to satisfy the digital customer. Discover which tools are essential for delivering the ultimate web-based customer experience.
Posted: 21 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


Best Practices In Customer Experience Management
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: This e-guide from the experts at explores the role of social media in customer experience management (CEM), and offers tips, tricks and best practices for driving CEM success.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2013


130 Sales Tips for 2015 from Salesforce
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EBOOK: This e-book rounds up 130 of the best sales tips for success in 2015 and beyond. Read on to absorb experts' wisdom on a variety of topics, from productivity and sales culture to prospecting and cold calling.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Successful Customer Experience Management Strategy in a Social World
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: In this e-guide readers will find best practices for a successful CEM strategy which includes social interactions as well as insight into why social CRM is a business imperative that must be addressed.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 26 May 2015


How the Toronto Police Service Implemented a Successful Mobile Strategy
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how the Toronto Police Service implemented smartphones and social media training to better prepare the police force to prevent crime while reducing costs.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 15 Apr 2015


Customer Experience: An Enterprise Driver in the New Style of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper explains learn how tools developed in the consumer space are being adapted to create organizations that are more collaborative, interaction-oriented, and user-centric than ever before.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

The Future of Tech in the Workplace is Bright, But Not Fully Automated
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: If you are in management and feel that the workplace needs a human touch despite BYOD trends, you'll want to access this detailed infographic. Uncover findings from workforce researchers illustrating employees' technological outlook, with useful statistics and a comprehensive study.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc.

Anatomy of the New Decision: Five Factors That Are Shaping the Future of Business Analytics
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to find out which technologies are converging to help organizations drive innovation, empowering leaders to make smarter decisions. Learn practical, proven methods you can apply to your current information management strategy, such as cloud-based information services.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Information Builders

Interactive Media Command Centre: Connecting NASCAR to Its Fans
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
VIDEO: NASCAR needed a way to view their customer experiences as a conversation to directly understand and track data about their organization and customer relationships. in this short video learn about the solution NASCAR chose to handle their big data analytics and discover why this option may have a place in your organization.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Premiered: 27 Aug 2013

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

eBook: Best Practices for Social Customer Service
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains how businesses can integrate social media and customer service in 4 development phases to build customer loyalty and a memorable customer experience.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


Rise to the Next Level of Consumer Intelligence
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Access this rich white paper to understand how social media and mobile applications engage and influence consumer behaviors. Read on and learn best practices for advancing in these areas.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Learn From History to Make Better Analytics Decisions
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
VIDEO: View this brief video to understand how analytics uses data to propel good decision making. Learn the difference between simply reporting transaction data, and gaining insights from technologies.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Premiered: 19 Mar 2015

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

5 Trends That are Reshaping Information Technology
sponsored by Qlik
WHITE PAPER: How does IT ensure that they are empowering their users with the tools they need to naturally explore data, ask the next question, and uncover the insight they need to make informed decisions? This white paper illustrates how IT can keep up with employee expectations by optimizing visualization, big data, and the cloud.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015


Social is for Closers: A Social Intelligence Guide for Sales - Microsoft Dynamics
sponsored by Microsoft
EBOOK: In this dynamic and eye-opening ebook, Microsoft GM Fred Studer takes from his experiences at Disney, Oracle and now Microsoft to discuss the opportunity of social listening for sales.
Posted: 07 Mar 2015 | Published: 07 Mar 2015


Empowered Customers Expect More: Oracle vs. eGain
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
RESOURCE: Discover the differences between leading customer service platform e-gain and Oracle in a head-to-head comparison. Access this concise fact sheet to discover which software could help you manage your customer experience and engage the empowered customer.
Posted: 03 Mar 2015 | Published: 03 Mar 2015

Oracle Corporation

Take Advantage of Multi-Channel to Improve Your CEM
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, explore the business-driving benefits of integrating your data across all channels. Additionally, discover the latest contact center technologies that will boost customer service with multi-channel support.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2015


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

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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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