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.

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 »

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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 »

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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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The Best Time to Get Work Done on Enterprise Social Networks

|   Dec 21, 2015
Thanks to our need to analyze and optimize everything, studies now show us the best time to do pretty much anything at work. The best time to drink your coffee for peak productivity: around 9 a.m. The best time to most effectively manage your inbox:… Read more »

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Your OOO Game Plan: Don’t Even Think About Work on Vacation

|   Dec 16, 2015
About half of Americans check email and work during vacation, according to studies. No way, not this year, not you. You’re on a mission to get through the holiday break without even thinking about what’s going on at the office. Well, vacation domination can be yours with a little planning beforehand. Using an enterprise social network (ESN) like Socialcast, you can break bad habits of checking emails on vacation and reduce the workload awaiting your return.… 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.