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Content tagged with Social posted in March 2012
Will Social Show Its Face In Unified Communications?
Commentary  |  3/29/2012
At Enterprise Connect, the buzz about social media is oddly muffled. Then again, has anyone really proven social and unified communications belong together?
The Hive Mind And Enterprise Social Networks
Commentary  |  3/26/2012
Can social media help unlock your business's inherent cultural knowledge?
Google Awarded Patent For Advertising Based On Environmental Factors
News  |  3/23/2012
Google's newly awarded patent describes a process for listening to background noise, conversations, video, weather, and other environmental factors in order to serve targeted advertising.
Moxie Aligns Enterprise Social And Customer Service
News  |  3/21/2012
New Spaces by Moxie platform tightens the connection between internal, employee collaboration and external customer service and support.
Saba People Cloud Promotes Talent-Centric Enterprise Social
News  |  3/21/2012
Saba brings the social profile together with learning and talent management systems, along with a Klout-like "PQ Score" for employee reputation.
EMC Marries Social Networking And Big Data
News  |  3/20/2012
EMC buys Pivotal Labs, launches Greenplum Chorus to give data scientists social networking features.
6 Ways Best Buy's New President Defines Next-Gen IT
Commentary  |  3/20/2012
Former Starbucks CIO Stephen Gillett shows where IT leadership is headed--closer to the customer than ever.
Microsoft: We're Investing In Enterprise Social
News  |  3/19/2012
Armed with survey results and a belief that the 'turmoil' of the social software market is over, Microsoft says it's time to round out SharePoint and other products as an enterprise social platform.
DARPA Challenge Doesn't Go Viral On Twitter
News  |  3/19/2012
Agency ends two-week QR-related contest--promoted only through Twitter, Facebook, and other social networks--without anyone finding all 7 posters with special codes.
BroadVision Promotes Hybrid Public-Private Enterprise Social Networking
News  |  3/15/2012
BroadVision's Clearvale collaboration system adds Conduits for bringing customers or partners into an internal conversation as guest users.
Inside Red Cross Social Media Command Center
Slideshows  |  3/15/2012
New Digital Operations Center will help the American Red Cross respond better to disasters. Dell's social command center served as the model.
Social Networking Apps Dominate Enterprise Web 2.0 Use
News  |  3/14/2012
Report from Zscaler ThreatLabZ shows that social networking apps account for majority of Web 2.0 transactions. While Facebook is still on top, its usage dropped in 2011 among enterprise users.
Neudesic Makes SharePoint More Social
News  |  3/9/2012
Neudesic Pulse 3.0 expands on the vision of enterprise social software as the glue that binds together business apps, particularly Microsoft's, and collaboration systems.
6 Things Management Better Know About Compliance
News  |  3/9/2012
Business leaders may consider the issue of compliance daunting or dull, but it is ultimately their burden to bear.
Embrace Enterprise 2.0 Trifecta
Commentary  |  3/8/2012
Half measures won't work. Enterprises must adopt social/mobile, cloud, and big data technologies—all of them, not just one or two.
Red Cross Unveils Social Media Monitoring Operation
News  |  3/8/2012
Digital Operations Center, backed by Dell technology, will track social media to help determine where to focus its disaster-relief efforts.
Jive Packages Social Software For Customer Service
News  |  3/7/2012
Jive's Customer Service Solution brings internal and external enterprise social networking together, packaged to improve service and support.
Atlassian Buys HipChat For Collaboration Power
News  |  3/7/2012
HipChat adds real-time chat, including files and images, to Atlassian’s wiki, enterprise social networking, and collaborative software development tools., IBM Partner On Microsoft Outlook Integration
News  |  3/6/2012
Social email developer focuses on email-based collaboration tools for business users.
Siemens Suite Upgrade: Better UC In Cloud, Mobile Devices
News  |  3/6/2012
OpenScape Unified Communications Suite version 7, due out in June, has "call swipe" feature that lets users switch phones in mid call with one flick.
YouSendIt Gives Enterprises New SharePoint Power
News  |  3/6/2012
With a SharePoint plugin and Active Directory integration, YouSendIt Workstream promises greater enterprise control over file sharing across organizations and devices.
Badgeville SDK Takes Gamification Mobile
News  |  3/6/2012
Software developer kit for iOS and Android will aid phone and tablet native app developers.
The Chasm Between BYOD And Security
Commentary  |  3/5/2012
There's just no good intersection of sound device security and a bring-your-own-device policy.
OpenText Sets Tempo For Enterprise File Sharing
News  |  3/5/2012
Tempo and Tempo Express blend cloud-style file sharing, in the mode of Box or Dropbox, with enterprise control.
How Socialcast Blends Cloud, Enterprise Appeal
News  |  3/1/2012
Strategy to keep cloud's simplicity while letting wary companies retain some control made Socialcast a no-brainer acquisition for VMware.

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