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 for sales

What’s an Enterprise Social Network Got to Do with Sales?

|   Jan 15, 2016
[caption id="attachment_3764" align="alignleft" width="200"] By Randy Ferree, Mid Market Account Executive at VMware AirWatch[/caption] Account Executive Randy Ferree shares how the sales team here at VMware AirWatch uses enterprise social network Socialcast to work faster, elevate the customer experience and build camaraderie. As an account executive, it’s my job to ensure our customers not only love the products they buy but also learn about all of the other ways they can enhance their mobile strategy with the full VMware AirWatch product line and each new product release. My job is to have all the answers, but for organizations like ours with robust product lines, each with constant improvements, having all the answers is the hardest part of my job. Even with an intranet and a site packed with product resources, it feels like a lifetime for me to get up to speed when they’re only updated every few months. And if something’s not working before I’m about to speak with a customer, I don’t always know the best expert to reach out to.… Read more »

Email’s Stayin’ Alive…and Evolving with Mobile Collaboration

|   Jan 8, 2016
In recent years, businesses have been disaster-prepping for the certain doom and demise of email. The shift seemed inevitable: email is fundamentally flawed (hello, information overload), better technology exists and new generations are ushering in brand new ways of communicating. But 2016 is shaping up to be the year companies stop trying to replace email and start trying to make it better with mobile collaboration apps. Email Is Having a Moment There’s just something about email that businesses can’t do without.… Read more »

Feature and Mobile Updates: December 2015

|   Jan 7, 2016
Happy New Year everyone! 2016 will be a very exciting year for Socialcast and we can't wait to share all the new things currently in the works. But first, let's take a look back at all the feature enhancements and mobile apps that were released in December to round out 2015. 1. Improved Search Results We made a few enhancements to our Search tool so that it will yield better search results and improve overall back-end performance.… Read more »

grow your social network

Want to Look Like a Genius at Work? Grow Your Social Circle

|   Jan 6, 2016
Even great teams grow stale if they never collaborate beyond their inner circle. The most creative contributors and fastest problem-solvers often have the largest social circles at work. If you really want to work smarter and get ahead in 2016, it’s time for your tiny social bubble to pop and to start collaborating beyond your neck of the cubicles! Expand Your Social Circle, Expand Your Brain Cross-collaboration isn’t just a trend; it’s a strategic business strategy and smart career move.… Read more »

better to-do lists

A New Way to Create To-Do Lists You’ll Finally Finish at Work

|   Dec 28, 2015
To-do lists are a lot like a plate of food you don’t like. You know you should finish it, but the process is so unpleasant, you just end up pushing things around instead of completing anything. But piled up work is downright OVERWHELMING. So how do you create a to-do list that actually makes you productive at work? Manage To-Do Lists like Projects Think about the type of work you do get done.… 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.