Socialcast blogs bring you the latest trends and best practices for enterprise social networks, to help you harness them to boost productivity, employee satisfaction, and business performance across your organization. Drawing on our own and others’ experience and insights, we’ll provide you with a stream of fresh ideas, stimulating insights, and thought-provoking commentary. We invite you to participate in the dialogue.
enterprise social network

What Social Collaboration Looks Like IRL

|   Apr 26, 2016
No more boundaries, soaring productivity, infinitely faster innovation—enterprise social networks (ESNs) sound like the quickest way to solve some of your biggest problems. In reality, a lot of time and ongoing effort goes into creating successful ESN communities, and sometimes, ESN platforms never live up to the high expectations companies have before deploying them. Common misconceptions about the ROI of ESN tools, user adoption and engagement can overshadow the real value of social collaboration that’s being generated. So to clear up confusion and bust some myths, this is what social collaboration looks like in real life. Social Activity:… Read more »

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5 Workforce Stats That Prove You’re a Remote Worker, Too

|   Apr 19, 2016
Just about everyone is a remote worker these days thanks to innovations in technology. You’re probably still commuting to the office, but not every day. Most companies today offer at least some flexibility to work outside the office, reported FlexJobs. Interest in telecommuting isn’t the only thing fueling mobile work, though. Even companies that don’t allow flexible work at all are increasingly working apart in other ways:… Read more »

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Email’s Not Dead, It’s Just Getting Better

|   Apr 6, 2016
Ding dong! Email’s dead! You’ve probably heard that phrase more times than you can count in the past years. So are you still sending and reading emails? You’re not alone.… Read more »

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Feature Updates: March 2016

|   Mar 31, 2016
Happy Spring, everyone!  This month, it’s all about the integrations. We’ve added a bunch of new tools to help users collaborate and take team productivity to the next level. Read more about them, as well as our other feature enhancements, below. INTEGRATIONS We’re on a mission to build an ecosystem of integrations that really empowers users and teams to be more productive and make meaningful business decisions.… Read more »

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How to Stop Procrastinators from Holding Back Teamwork

|   Mar 28, 2016
Roughly one out of every five people are chronic procrastinators. For workers, that’s a hard hit to your personal productivity. For project managers, procrastination is a major road block to teamwork. So how do you stop it? Procrastination and You Imagine a “Rational Decision-Maker” at the wheel of your brain and an “Instant Gratification Monkey” at its side.… Read more »

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What is Socialcast?

Socialcast by VMware (NYSE: VMW) is a social network for business uniting people, information, and applications with its real-time enterprise activity stream engine. Behind the firewall or in the cloud, Socialcast enables instant collaboration in a secure environment. Socialcast is headquartered in San Francisco, California. www.socialcast.com