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Three keys to Successful Enterprise Social Network Implementation

Implementing a successful Enterprise Social Network is no simple thing. What we know from various surveys - Gartner, McKinsey - is that while 70 - 80% of enterprises have access to internal social networking systems - Yammer, Chatter, IBM Connections, Jive, Telligent, Tibbr - that 80% of them fail to meet their objectives. While the organisational environments cover the complete spectrum the reasons for failure are reasonably consistent and hence the converse of these reasons provide the fundamental clues to success. These clues point to Strategy, Leadership and Measurement. Read more...

Nine key Enterprise Social Network Features

When examining an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) one way to evaluate vendors is via targeted features. In other words the ESN ability to meet a desired set of target features that's believed to be required within the organisation, such as employee profiles, document sharing, microblogging, news feeds, file syncing, or mobile knowledge access, along with supporting technical capabilities like application integration, search, administration consoles, and governance features. Read more...

Six Enterprise Social Software Evaluation Tips

Enterprise Social Software (ESS) refers to a social networking layer on top of tradition collaborative tools, which enables content sharing, along with additional features such as document sharing, wikis, micro blogging, shared spaces and communities, amongst other business applications. These solutions provide enterprises with several advantages including increased transparency, better communication of business ideas and information, flexibility and performance along with simplified operations.

Rising need for enterprise internet working amongst employees, partners, distributors, suppliers and others in the business value chain has given way to growing employment of ESS across desktops, laptops and mobile personal devices. While enterprises across the globe are looking forward to incubate ESS into their current work scenarios, ESS providers look forward to gain better competitive advantage in the emerging market by creating new technological features that facilitate the quicker adoption of these.  Read more...

Approaches to Enterprise Social Network Vendor Selection

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Enterprise Social - Talk does not cook the rice

What is required in an enterprise social network Read more...