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.
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Socialcast unveils Chat for secure instant messaging and collaboration

|   Aug 3, 2015
By: Ashlea Cartee Last week, Socialcast released its latest feature, Socialcast Chat, providing users with a reliable and secure instant messaging tool. The new Socialcast Chat is updated to deliver a more lightweight and responsive chat tool that customers can use daily for business communication. Socialcast Chat is derived from the previously trusted Private Message feature, and now provides a seamless flow between web and mobile devices. Socialcast Chat ensures a secure form of communication within Socialcast to quickly message a person or group without displaying messages in the community stream.… Read more »

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Feature Updates: July 2015

|   Jul 28, 2015
The Socialcast team is happy to announce that Chat, our newest secure instant-messaging tool, is now available! Read more about this month's feature enhancements below and let us know what you think. 1. Socialcast Chat The Socialcast team understands the importance of having a reliable, real-time, persistent, and searchable company-wide chat tool. This month, we are excited to unveil our latest major feature enhancement, Socialcast Chat, formally known as Private Messages.… Read more »

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Tips for Leaders Engaging With Employees

|   Jul 8, 2015
As the community manager for a large enterprise social network (ESN) for a Fortune 100 company, it thrills me when leaders are interested in how they can use our internal network better in their role as leaders. Over the last few years at Humana, we have seen consistent growth in leader involvement in our Socialcast network called Buzz. It makes a difference that our President and CEO Bruce Broussard leads by example and is a very strong supporter of using such tools to accomplish the objectives of the business. He understands that being a social business internally helps align the company’s more than 50,000 employees toward a common goal, living common values. I was invited a while back to speak to a group of leaders at Humana about how they might better use Buzz.… Read more »

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Feature Updates: June 2015

|   Jun 30, 2015
Hi Everyone! This month, we have some great new feature enhancements around Challenges and Town Halls, as well as the highly anticipated Markdown feature. Users will be ecstatic to add a bit of emphasis and style to their text! In addition, we have an importance announcement around Internet Explorer browser support. Check it out below!… Read more »

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Feature Updates: May 2015

|   Jun 1, 2015
We have a short update for the month of May* below, but stay tuned for some exciting major feature releases coming very soon! Reach Extension for Topics Continuing on with Topics enhancements, we have added a new Reach extension for Topics. You can now embed a Topic Stream into your external business systems by going to Admin Settings > Integrations > Reach >… 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