Check out these top 5 stories on enterprise social networking for the last month and discover how all businesses departments are using this technology.
Alastair Grier- kpmg.com Banks have always been an important cog in the engine of small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). From financing to ongoing money management, banks have perpetually forged strong relationships with entrepreneurs.
At Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and NatWest, we believe that banks must do more to help SMEs succeed in today’s business environment. So in early 2013, we unveiled BizCrowd, a free online business supplier community that enables companies to pitch for new business or invite offers for goods or services they need themselves (continued…)
Scott Allison- forbes.com Would you like to receive less email? I’m guessing the answer is yes! Email remains the work communications medium of choice because of its ubiquity, and ease of use. But in many cases, internal collaboration would be better done elsewhere. (continued…)
Lauren Horwitz- searchcontentmanagement.techtarget.com When you go to the Tory Burch website, it feels as though you’ve entered a self-contained universe of high-end fashion that was designed just for you — if your taste is preppy boho and you have the bucks, of course.
The Tory Burch website — as well as its brick-and-mortar stores in 41 countries — sells luxury fashion for the Hamptons set. And as chief information officer CIO Mike Giresi notes, the site is designed to offer up a specific, “authentic” customer experience that is hardly accidental. The company’s use of enterprise social networking tools has helped develop a mega-brand. The company’s successful use of enterprise social media has echoes among growing retail companies across the globe. (continued…)
Jessica Twentyman- enterpriseappexpo.com “We don’t need to make a noise. We’re too busy acquiring customers,” says Ram Menon, executive vice president of social computing at integration specialist Tibco.
He’s responding to our questions about the relatively low profile of the company’s enterprise social platform, Tibbr, compared to those of its competitors in this noisy and crowded market. These include Microsoft’s Yammer, Salesforce’s Chatter, VMware’s SocialCast and the still-independent SocialText (continued…)
Does your association follow a formula for member engagement? That’s all the more reason to keep your content fresh.
That, and more, in today’s Lunchtime Links (continued…)