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Collaboration Tools Help a Geographically Distributed Team

The Future of Work promotes flexibility, and offering remote work to employees is a growing trend. According to FlexJobs, a company that promotes freelance and teleworking jobs, “68% of U.S. workers say, in the future, they expect to work remotely instead of commute to an office...

What Should Businesses Expect From Social Solutions?

It's an exciting time to be a business adopting social solutions. The previous industry one-size-fits-all approach is no longer relevant. In the past, customers purchased generic solutions and found they were left with gaps in effectiveness and efficiency. As social business evolves, solution providers are recognizing...

How Do You Get Executives To Use Enterprise Social Networks?

Enterprise Social Networks Can Increase Employee Engagement Curious about how to motivate executives to use Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs)? This new, social way of working is not exclusive to a specific department or level within your organization. ESNs are legitimate business tools that, if applied correctly,...

What’s Next For Social Business In 2014?

First in a series highlighting predictions of Enterprise Strategies' Client Advisors for social business in 2014.  2014 is poised to be another year of continued social business implementation and enterprise adoption. With this in mind, here are my top predictions for social business in the New...

What’s Next For Collaboration and Internal Communication?

Collaboration and internal collaboration  is continuing to be a major focus of all businesses, and there were insights from several different industries during the Business Development Institute's Future of Collaboration and Internal Communications Summit in New York City last month. (Enterprise Strategies Principal Patrick Durando...

The Social Business Intranet Of The Future Is Here!
The Social Business Intranet Of The Future Is Here!

  Intranets Reimagined! The Internet of Customers has been the prevailing theme throughout Dreamforce 2013 in San Francisco this week--but what are the emerging trends and technologies for internal communication and collaboration? In the session on "The Intranet of the Future Is Here! Transforming Your Business From...

Should Insurance Companies Be Adopting Social Business?

Social Business has become a buzzword across all industries. When asked, most Insurance Industry business leaders can confidently recite a few of the compelling benefits Social Business provides. The ones I hear most often are: increased employee collaboration and knowledge sharing, more transparent and open business...

My (Sort Of) Social Media Vacation

Summertime equals vacation time, and I recently took a quick roadtrip to Nashville with my sister to see a concert at the gorgeous Ryman Theater. Since this was my first official vacation of the year, I decided to step away from online media--well, at least...

Social Business Strategies For Sales Leaders

Social technology investments could provide an increase of over $1.3 trillion in global business value annually, according to a study by McKinsey & Co. With new social tools constantly being introduced and significant advances made in online collaboration capabilities, social business offers a wealth of...