Tag: social intranet

Social networking in the workplace is coming of age

Social networking in the workplace is coming of age

The standard view of social networks in the workplace is that they are time vacuums. Facebook and Twitter are the ultimate procrastination tools; great for staying in touch with friends but the enemy of work productivity.

Social Media, Mobile Marketing Use Rises Among Small Businesses

Social Media, Mobile Marketing Use Rises Among Small Businesses

Facebook and mobile websites are a growing focus of small businesses, though overall marketing spend remains flat year-over-year.

Intranets and Business Continuity: Lessons from 1987

Intranets and Business Continuity: Lessons from 1987

This week marks 25 years since the Great Storm of 1987, widely (but erroneously) considered the only UK hurricane in living memory.

Go-to social networks also source of misinformation

Go-to social networks also source of misinformation

Event prompts creation of online apps designed to help victims

How a Good Intranet Improves Customer Service

How a Good Intranet Improves Customer Service

In celebration of National Customer Service Week, let’s talk about all the ways an effective intranet helps you provide better customer service.

5 Better Ways to Network on Twitter and LinkedIn

5 Better Ways to Network on Twitter and LinkedIn

Social media was once described as a professional cocktail hour—a way to connect, share, and interact with others beyond the confines of your cubicle. But now, it feels more like an epic college kegger; the kind where you find yourself wandering in a sea of red cups, the clamor of rowdy partygoers drowning out any real [...]

Study Uncovers How Schools Actually Use Social Media (And If It Works)

Study Uncovers How Schools Actually Use Social Media (And If It Works)

Every college is apparently using social media, search engines, and blogs. Literally. According to a new study by UMass Dartmouth, 100% of colleges and universities surveyed are using some form of social media.

Buzzword Trends: “Social Business” on the rise, supplanting “Enterprise 2.0″ and “Social CRM”

Buzzword Trends: “Social Business” on the rise, supplanting “Enterprise 2.0″ and “Social CRM”

In the wake of Salesforce.com’s aborted and just plain stupid attempt to trademark “Social Enterprise,” I decided to take a fresh look at how other social buzzwords have been doing.

One-third of adults under 30 get news on social networks now

One-third of adults under 30 get news on social networks now

For American adults under 30, social media has far surpassed newspapers and has equaled TV as a primary source of daily news, according to a new study of news consumption trends by the Pew Research Center for the People & The Press.

Who needs social? CanWeNetwork targets your location-based professional network

Who needs social? CanWeNetwork targets your location-based professional network

As startups continue to experiment with location-based networking, CanWeNetwork gives up the social pursuit in favor of business connections.

Live discussion: to tweet or not to tweet?

Live discussion: to tweet or not to tweet?

‘To tweet or not to tweet’? That is the question for public sector leaders in an increasingly digital world.

3 Reasons Why Your Business Must Be Social

3 Reasons Why Your Business Must Be Social

Why social media engagement is a defining element of the 21st century, and the success of your business relies on your participation.