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: February 2014

|   Feb 27, 2014
This month, we are adding features to Socialcast to improve accessibility and the overall user experience. Take a look at a few of the new features available in February*: 1. Keyboard Shortcuts As part of our on-going efforts to make Socialcast more accessible and easier to navigate, this month we are introducing keyboard shortcuts. Users can quickly post an update, ask a question, or send a Thanks all with a quick stroke of the keyboard.… Read more »

Making Data Work

|   Feb 13, 2014
Yesterday, I spoke at the 2014 Strata conference in Santa Clara alongside a brilliant and like-minded data scientist, Kim Stedman.  Every year the conference brings together the top minds in the data world to talk about the most important issues companies are facing. In past years, there has been a strong focus on new technologies like Hadoop, that are enabling organizations to store, process and analyze vast quantities of data. While these tools are exciting things to talk about, we are seeing a shift back to the fundamentals of data, and the most important question of how to get value from the data that we capture and store.  After all, the tools are a moot point if we don't know how to make data work for our organizations.… Read more »

Search Your List of Group Memberships

Feature Updates: January 2014

|   Jan 28, 2014
We continually add new capabilities to make Socialcast more secure, easier to use, and to help you get work done. Take a look at a few of the new features available in January*: 1. Socialcast Reach Dynamic Group Extensions – ACT BY February 3, 2014 First, we’ve tightened security in the way Reach interacts with other business systems. For customers using Dynamic Reach extensions that reference groups, you MUST update the Reach code snippets by February 3, 2014.… Read more »

Jennifer Lawson is Out-of-Office

Mobile Updates: January 2014

|   Jan 24, 2014
Socialcast mobile apps keep you connected and up to date with what is happening in your Socialcast community. Our goal is to give users the simplest, most intuitive experience possible on their device of choice. We have a few new features for iOS and Windows mobile devices. Socialcast iOS 3.3 App available January 27th The Socialcast iOS mobile app 3.… Read more »

Challenge Workspace

Announcing Socialcast Challenges for Social Ideation

|   Oct 15, 2013
Today we are pleased to announce Socialcast Challenges, a new social ideation feature that provides companies with the ability to crowdsource ideas to drive continuous innovation. Continuous innovation is what separates great companies from the average ones. Companies that manage innovation well tend to spot trends faster, deliver what customers want, and find smarter ways to do business. A steady stream of new ideas that are brought to life by dedicated, engaged champions fuels innovation.  More often than not, breakthrough ideas come from within your own organization.… 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.