Socialtext News & Analysis
| Monday Jul 28, 2014
Facebook at work. I've never done that. Have you?
But what if Facebooking at work was actually encouraged, maintained by your company itself and used for collaboration?
That could be what's happening in Zuckerberg Land, if you believe the anonymous source who told a reporter last month that the social network's working on a FB@Work platform in its London offices.
| Monday Jan 27, 2014
With more and more people shopping online, e-commerce vendors are constantly searching for new ways to find, engage and keep customers. One of the best strategies is the use of engaging content. Even so, many online stores struggle to provide optimal retail experiences.
A number of vendors are responding with solutions, including Elastic Path, e-Spirit and Sitecore. We'll take a look at what they are offering in a three-part mini-series starting today.
| Wednesday Sep 4, 2013
Socialtext, a social business/activity stream system, has released version 6 of its core offering, and it features a more comprehensive search feature, and a video integration right in the stream.
| Tuesday Mar 12, 2013
Ever since Marissa Mayer declared “Work from Home” dead at Yahoo, many other companies have begun to take a closer look at the impact that “Work at Home” is having. In spite of being been placed under a microscope, it is still seen as providing more pros than cons. But like most social business issues, culture dictates how well employees will engage online as they do within a company’s four walls.
| Friday Feb 22, 2013
In another SharePoint related announcement this week, Socialtext announced three new points of integration between SharePoint and Socialtext, as more companies start preparing their product portfolios for the release of SharePoint 2013, expected for this quarter.
| Tuesday Dec 18, 2012
Last week when we spoke with Michael Idinopulos about Socialtext’s partnership with Badgeville, I was curious about his title, Chief Customer Officer. As you may recall, earlier this year, we examined the evolving roles of the C-suite and the impact of social business within the enterprise. It’s not everyday that I meet a bona fide Chief Customer Officer, so naturally, I had some questions for him.
| Wednesday Dec 12, 2012
Earlier this fall, Badgeville announced the launch of its gamification and behavior management platform for Drupal. Today, enterprise social software provider Socialtext is getting in on gamification in the enterprise. Its has announced a partnership with Badgeville, in an effort to infuse gamification capabilities into a variety of applications, widgets, mobile and more.
| Friday Oct 5, 2012
The social landscape is constantly shifting and growing. Making progress requires a more sophisticated, predictive system that stays current constantly. The Tellagence software that debuted here at Demo Conference seems to understand and meet those needs.
| Monday Jul 16, 2012
Last week we discussed the ways government agencies can improve usability of the Federal Web. This week in our series, we take a look at how social collaboration has become an integral component within the federal government. The results may surprise you.
| Wednesday Jun 20, 2012
We've put together a summary of the latest moves by the some of top social business software companies out there, so here's your chance to catch up with the newest updates from companies like Lithium, Jive, Telligent, SocialText and NewsGator.
| Wednesday May 2, 2012
After almost ten years as a corporation, SocialText is being reinvented. It was recently announced that the technology investment fund Bedford Funding is buying Socialtext. As a result, the social collaboration software company will become a part of the Peoplefluent family of products, known for its talent management, vendor management and workforce compliance and diversity solutions.
| Monday Feb 13, 2012
Let’s take a moment to think about how we engage online. Services such as television cable, on-demand Internet streaming media services and online publishers wouldn’t be as successful if they didn’t allow users to engage with their services across platforms, be it an actual TV, laptop or mobile device. Additionally, users are likely to consider paying a little more to receive access for multiple accounts. This is our consumption economy.
| Tuesday Jan 31, 2012
Two weeks ago, the Internet fought back against legislation aimed at limiting its freedoms. Thanks to a widespread Internet blackout, SOPA and PIPA legislation has been tabled for now. While it feels great to know that for now, our Internet freedoms have remained untouched, it’s important to pay attention to what may come next.
| Tuesday Nov 15, 2011
Enterprise social software provider Socialtext said today it will soon be launching new features and enhancements for Socialtext 5.0, including native mobile applications for iPhone, iPad and BlackBerry and Twitter integration. The company said these will extend the Socialtext 5.0 platform creating "...easy access to key features of Socialtext’s enterprise social software platform including signals and people, as well as powerful search functionality," and users won't have to wait long to see them.
Socialtext said it will be providing demos of these upcoming features and enhancements, including the mobile applications, at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Santa Clara, Calif. this week at Socialtext Booth #404.
| Wednesday Sep 28, 2011
Socialtext 5.0, the latest iteration of the enterprise social software platform, brings an improved interface design, new features, and a partnership with introNetworks to the table. Further, the addition of a tool called SocialRadar enables users to identify the most relevant people to connect with.