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.
social software grinch

You’re a Mean One: 5 Signs You’re a Social Software Grinch

|   Dec 9, 2015
Here’s your reply to your team’s excellent project results: “Fantastic.” This is what you think you say on social software: “Hey guys, this is awesome! Great teamwork!… Read more »

enterprise productivity alert


|   Dec 4, 2015
Please be on high alert that the words “Thank you” are now hampering enterprise productivity! Say what?! Wait a minute, aren’t workers more confident in their bosses’ success and more likely to work hard when their superiors are grateful? Aren’t appreciated employees more motivated?… Read more »


Feature Updates: November 2015

|   Nov 30, 2015
Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving holiday! To help you ease back into the work-week, we're sharing some of Socialcast's newest feature enhancements and product updates for the month of November. Check them out below! 1. Integration Store Updates Since our launch of the Integration Store, we’ve received tons of great feedback on how we can add more relevant and impactful information to our integrations.… Read more »


#TipTuesday – Never Be Satisfied – Keep Growing

|   Nov 24, 2015
In this final post in my series on building a successful enterprise social network (ESN), I draw on my learning background and goal orientation. So here is tip #12: Never be satisfied – keep growing. This is true in a variety of areas for someone who has responsibility for a company’s ESN. First, let’s consider the area of technology.… Read more »


#TipTuesday – Set Goals and Track Progress

|   Nov 17, 2015
I suspect this 11th tip in my 12-part series on building a successful enterprise social network (ESN) is talked about more often than it is actually done – at least in a meaningful way. Tip #11 is: Set goals and track progress. That sounds simple enough, but determining which goals to set may not be as easy as it sounds. Tracking the accomplishment of the goals may not be easy, either, depending on what the goals are and how well they were written in the first place.… Read more »

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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.