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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Feature Updates: May 2016

|   May 31, 2016
Check out the newest features and enhancements for the month of May* below: 1. WebEx Integration We are excited to announce our newest integration with WebEx for online meetings and video conferencing. Communities will be able to take advantage of the Personal Room feature in WebEx and allow users to launch their Personal Room and start a WebEx meeting from any chat. To enable this integration, Admins will need to go to Admin Settings >… Read more »

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New Wave of Enterprise Chat Grants You 3 Wishes at Work

|   May 25, 2016
Last week, Google showed everyone at the I/O conference that the future of chat is here. Integrated with their popular search engine, new chat app Allo answers your questions, mid-conversation, like your own personal genie. It’s just one of many recent innovations ushering in a new wave of smart mobile messaging and enterprise chat. Bots like this are just the beginning of chat’s transformation from stupid simple to incredibly smart. Where once simplicity drove consumer adoption of chat, now intelligence is driving enterprise adoption of more secure, more productive chat technology for work.… Read more »

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Developing a Mobile App for People with Too Many Passwords

|   May 12, 2016
Recently, we introduced you to EZ Link, our new Socialcast login feature. Right from your Socialcast web or mobile app, you just click a button to send yourself an email with a link that logs you into the Socialcast mobile app. Today, we all have more passwords to remember than ever. We developed EZ Link to give our users one less barrier to getting work done. [Missed our overview of the new Socialcast mobile login flow with EZ Link?… Read more »

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Preview of Our EZ Link Login Flow for the Socialcast Mobile App

|   May 10, 2016
In our February 2016 new features update, we introduced EZ Link, which lets a user log into the Socialcast mobile app without having to manually enter a password. Last time, we previewed the desktop web version. To recap, a logged-in Socialcast user simply clicks on a handy EZ Link icon to receive an email providing immediate access to the Socialcast mobile app. [caption id="attachment_3858" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Here’s what you’ll see when you request an EZ Link from the web version of Socialcast.[/caption] In this post, I am going to describe the mobile version of EZ Link, which allows you to instantly log in to the Socialcast mobile app via email without having to interact with the desktop website.… Read more »

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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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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