Browsing articles tagged with " Reach"

Socialcast Enhances Embedded Activity Streams with Reach V2

|   May 17, 2011
Since the initial launch of Socialcast Reach in October, 2010, Socialcast has demonstrated its commitment to pioneering the embedded collaboration space. Due to strong customer momentum with our first version of Reach, we have recently launched Reach v2, which encompasses new dynamic stream extensions, deeper SharePoint and SalesForce integrations, and enhanced support for Single Sign-On. Today, we have several customers already using Socialcast Reach to successfully embed Socialcast activity streams inside business applications and systems of record. A few of these include: Humana – The leading healthcare provider is integrating Socialcast into SharePoint and their intranet via Reach to provide more widespread access to company collaborative efforts.… Read more »

Embedded Contextual Collaboration with Socialcast Reach

|   Mar 30, 2011
The Socialcast platform, like most other enterprise collaboration software, is dependent upon the network effect. That is, as more people join the network, greater value is created – with every new member that joins comes another potential answer, knowledge source, and idea. Our most successful deployments are those that are enterprise-wide and boasting the largest, most comprehensive internal networks. Companies such as SAS, with about 5,000 users (43% of their global workforce) and Nokia, with more than 14,000 users worldwide have demonstrated that managed virality encourages adoption, usage and drives business value. The Socialcast Reach extension that we launched in October, 2010 has been critical to the proliferation of Socialcast across entire companies because it has enabled hundreds of thousands of employees to access their community across intranets, SharePoint, CRM systems, and their other business systems.… Read more »

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Socialcast Reach – Development In Context

|   Dec 6, 2010
In October, Socialcast released Reach, an extension that gives the enterprise the ability to embed Socialcast conversations using simple HTML/JavaScript snippets. Applications like SharePoint, CRM, ERP, HR, Wikis, Intranets and blogs now have a social layer that unites the organization on one common communication platform. As a member of the development team for Reach, I wanted to provide an overview of the process and lessons learned from working on such an exciting project. The Enterprise Conversation Engine My initial meeting as a new employee of Socialcast was with Tim Young, CEO and Founder, who welcomed me aboard and assigned me to the project codenamed "Enterprise Conversation Engine,” that would later be named “Reach.” Tim described the opportunity with “Employee knowledge and actions are being locked in silos across applications like CRM, ERP, and SharePoint, forcing critical discussions to take place out of context via e-mail.… 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