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Microsoft study smashes social workplace productivity myths
June 6, 2013 – 9:08 am | No Comment
Microsoft study smashes social workplace productivity myths

Social media makes us unproductive at work? Rubbish, says new Microsoft study.

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SMI Conference Spotlight: The Future of Work
May 22, 2013 – 10:40 am | No Comment
SMI Conference Spotlight: The Future of Work

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What happens within an organisation, when the internal boundaries of departments, functions and even buildings are eroded by a new expectation of what collaboration should be, where the default is to be “open”, and information …

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The secrets of a successful social company
April 22, 2013 – 8:38 am | One Comment
The secrets of a successful social company

This year’s SMI conference is all about understanding how social fits into every part of the company structure and business cycle

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Adam Orth demonstrates importance of social media self-awareness
April 11, 2013 – 9:27 am | No Comment
Adam Orth demonstrates importance of social media self-awareness

As Microsoft’s creative director comes under fire for weighing in on the ‘always on’ gaming debate, we consider how important it is to ‘know your place’ as an influencer on the social landscape

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The SMI-Wizness Social Media Sustainability Index 2012
February 21, 2013 – 1:00 pm | One Comment
The SMI-Wizness Social Media Sustainability Index 2012

This year’s SMI-Wizness Social Media Sustainability Index documents the best social media sustainable communication practice at 100 leading companies.

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Social media spotlight: Socl – league of its own or leave it alone?
December 10, 2012 – 9:16 am | No Comment
Social media spotlight: Socl – league of its own or leave it alone?

Microsoft’s new network Socl is like a lot of other networks, but also like none at all. Is there a place for it in a world already packed with social channels?

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SEO specialists, maybe it’s time for a new line of work
July 18, 2012 – 6:40 am | No Comment
SEO specialists, maybe it’s time for a new line of work

That’s one of the big findings for a new digital jobs report that’s just been released. For the second straight quarter demand for search engine optimization specialists, those crafty Google-juicing pros, is vanishing faster than a 404 link. Who’s winning the digital jobs battle? There’s a major shift, surprise, surprise to mobile developers with Apple specialists beating out Android.

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Anticipating buyers’ needs: the promise of social enterprise
July 13, 2012 – 6:38 am | No Comment
Anticipating buyers’ needs: the promise of social enterprise

It was just a month ago that we were talking about the fierce land-grab under way for the social enterprise software space as the big business story of 2012. Since then, this sector has only heated up further.

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Social business in the cloud: the formula behind Oracle’s and Salesforce.com’s recent expansion
July 12, 2012 – 2:11 pm | No Comment
Social business in the cloud: the formula behind Oracle’s and Salesforce.com’s recent expansion

The social media M&A warpath opened up a new front this week, as two major rivals Oracle Corp and Salesforce.com added to their already expansive fleet of cloud-based customer-focused social enterprise solutions.

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Now that it’s official, what does Microsoft-Yammer deal mean for social business
June 26, 2012 – 9:14 am | One Comment
Now that it’s official, what does Microsoft-Yammer deal mean for social business

Rumored for weeks, Microsoft yesterday finally confirmed its intention to buy Yammer for $1.2 billion in CASH, plugging the enterprise social network provider into its highly profitable Microsoft Office division. While the move did not cheer investors, its importance cannot be understated for the Redmond giant. The Yammer purchase now puts a suddenly social Microsoft Office suite squarely at the heart of Microsoft’s social enterprise strategy, one based on the twin pillars of collaboration + cloud efficiency and it keeps it on an even footing with rivals Cisco and IBM.

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