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Content tagged with Social posted in September 2012
Social Business Nominations: Do I Hear A Second?
Commentary  |  9/30/2012
Help us develop our list of 10 Top Social Business Leaders.
Wrike Takes Google Docs Cue: Collaborative Editing
News  |  9/27/2012
Social software for organizing work and projects gets real-time collaborative editing.
What Collaboration Can And Can't Fix
Commentary  |  9/27/2012
Your collaboration vision must be grounded in real problems your business needs to solve.
Tibbr 4 Adds Enterprise Social Graph API, App Market
News  |  9/25/2012
Tibco's enterprise social network reflects company's heritage in enterprise application integration and business intelligence.
Sales Contest Builder: Old Challenge, New Gamification
News  |  9/25/2012
Gamification app from ePrize lives on the platform, addresses a classic challenge for sales managers.
HootSuite Conversations Tool Adds Collaboration Features
News  |  9/25/2012
Free HootSuite tool, out now in beta form, lets you conduct real-time chat within a social context.
Gnip Provides Twitter's Full Public Archive
News  |  9/24/2012
Want a heaping helping of public opinion? Gnip has a deal for you: Every public tweet since Twitter launched in March 2006.
Where Sentiment Analysis Heads Next
Commentary  |  9/24/2012
Take a look at the state of sentiment analysis and explore future directions.
Facebook Halts Facial Recognition In Europe
News  |  9/21/2012
Facebook hopes to restore the service if it can reach an agreement with regulators about how to obtain user consent.
Why Bechtel Chose Chatter (Not To Boost Sales)
News  |  9/21/2012
Largest construction and engineering company in the U.S. is an example of an enterprise choosing Chatter on its own merits, rather than as an adjunct to sales productivity.
VMware Socialcast Makes Enterprise Apps More Social
News  |  9/21/2012
Socialcast Integration Engine brings collaboration capabilities into CRM, inventory management, HR, and other business applications.
Coca-Cola On Chatter: Beyond The Secret Formula
News  |  9/20/2012
Coca-Cola wants's Chatter to be a force for innovation, if the company can get past its 'secret formula culture.'
Social Opens New IT Career Path In Marketing
Commentary  |  9/20/2012
Many companies are dedicating IT staff to marketing and communications departments; others are hiring marketing staffers who have focused tech skills.
Chatter In The Air, Everywhere
News  |  9/20/2012 expands its Chatter product family, while GE and Virgin America are exploring exotic applications of the enterprise social network.
Plantronics Gives Sales Pros New Software Tools
News  |  9/18/2012
Plantronics wants to do more than merely connect calls, supplements its headsets with new apps that simplify CRM processes and harness users' social networks.
Twitter App Tracks Illness Outbreaks
News  |  9/18/2012
MappyHealth mines Twitter to help public health officials track disease outbreaks faster than traditional surveillance methods.
How To Scale Social Business For The Real World
Commentary  |  9/17/2012
New channels = new challenges. Learn how smart organizations are adapting to the new ways customers connect.
Mindjet Maps Simpler Planning, Budgeting, Collaboration
News  |  9/17/2012
Now all one price: Mindjet's desktop mind-mapping software, plus all associated Web and mobile tools for sharing and organizing ideas, plans, and budgets, and collaborating to get work done.
Reachable's 'Social Proximity' Helps Close Deals On
News  |  9/17/2012
Upgrade lets sales managers assign or reassign leads based on which employee is best connected and therefore most likely to win the sale.
Moxie Breaks Knowlege Spaces Customer Portal Into Widgets
News  |  9/17/2012
Customer self-service component of Moxie's social platform gets improved search, plus the ability to use components of the portal as widgets.
Box Launches Accelerator Service To Boost Upload Speeds
News  |  9/17/2012
Box global data transfer network cuts transmission lags for file sharing and collaboration.
Is A Twitter Phone Coming?
Commentary  |  9/14/2012
Twitter's hiring of Charlie Miller could be a sign that the company is getting ready to produce a phone or something like it.
iPhone 5's Most Popular Features: Social Media Speaks
News  |  9/14/2012
Taykey's real-time measurement of Facebook, Twitter, and other social posts during Apple's launch event shows high interest in new display.
IBM Connections Update Boosts Productivity, Analytics
News  |  9/13/2012
Email and calendar integration may ease the adoption of social business software for some firms.
Primerica Picks IBM Connections, Hearsay Social Platforms
News  |  9/13/2012
Though financial industry regulations present obstacles, CIO says it's time to go social or get left behind.
Facebook Organ Donation Scheme Fizzles
News  |  9/13/2012
Healthcare experts weigh in on how social media can help encourage new organ donors to sign up.
Free Social Recruiting App Winning Over Larger Companies
News  |  9/12/2012
SmartRecruiters emphasizes collaborative hiring over automation.
Zendesk Unveils iPad-inspired Agent Desktop
News  |  9/12/2012
Customers ask: 'Why don't you make the rest of your stuff this easy?'
Social Studies: Obama vs. Romney
Slideshows  |  9/11/2012
Social networking was not yet a mainstream campaigning tool in 2008. This election year, we can compare the social media presence of the presidential candidates for lessons in what to do and not to do.
Employees See Big Potential For Social Business
News  |  9/11/2012
Appirio study shows disconnect between how companies and individuals use social technologies.
Top 10 iPhone 5 Rumors
Slideshows  |  9/7/2012
Apple is about to unveil the next iPhone. Press invitations to Wednesday's announcement have gone out, and soon all the rumors will be put to rest. The invitation itself seems to confirm once and for all at least one fact: the name of the phone. The number 12--for the Sept. 12 date of the announcement--casts a shadow in the shape of a five, and the invitation teases, "It's almost here". What else could "it" be but Apple's new flagship product, the iPhone 5? Unlike in years past when we w
5 Ways IT Can Stall Social
Commentary  |  9/7/2012
When it comes to social networking, IT departments can lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Adobe Social Promises To Capture Business Results
News  |  9/6/2012
Entering a crowded social media management market, Adobe claims an edge in tracking social media interactions all the way through to purchases or other payoffs.
HootSuite Buys Seesmic, Seeks To Convert Customers
News  |  9/6/2012
Seesmic desktop, mobile clients appear ready to ride into the sunset.
Collaboration Strategy: Avoid The Online Dating Syndrome
Commentary  |  9/5/2012
No matter how you spice up your profile, you'll never be a collaborative organization if you're lying to yourself. Here's how to build a better workplace, starting with what you've got.
Children's Medical Center Dallas Gets Social
News  |  9/5/2012
Social network lets patients and their families share stories and support one another.
Dow Chemical Moves Analytics Into Mainstream
News  |  9/5/2012
Dow better anticipates demand as it moves into high-margin specialty products.
How Whole Foods Handles Social Media
News  |  9/5/2012
Spredfast's benchmark study of social media management users shows distinctions between those just entering social channels and those, like Whole Foods, whose usage is proliferating rapidly.
Citrix Augments iPhone, iPad Collaboration Apps
News  |  9/5/2012
Dropbox alternative ShareFile gets updated iPhone app, while the Podio cloud social productivity app launches on the iPad.
SceneTap Guides You To Where Night Action Is
News  |  9/5/2012
SceneTap is a free app for iOS, Android, and the Web that uses anonymous video analytics (AVA) to display real-time information about night life in eight U.S. cities. It gives an accurate idea of how many people are at a bar or other hotspot, the male-to-female ratio, and even the average age of everyone inside.
Confluence Social Tool Reimagines Your Inbox
News  |  9/4/2012
Atlassian's social networking tool follows a trend, redefining the inbox for social business. Confluence 4.3 also adds personal and team task management.

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