5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Enterprise Social Networks Collaboration

A generation back, the concept of happiness at work was alien. People went to work to work and make a living. Today, the workforce seeks to be happy, engaged, productive and do meaningful work at their workplace. Research proves that, as individuals, our happiness levels depend not on our genetic makeup, or the external realities […]

Understanding Enterprise Social Network Champions

Enterprise social network implementation goes through different phases, but every phase needs enterprise social network champions. The first phase of implementation is called the launch. This is where the network is being introduced and discovered by members of the organization. Status updates, sharing links, and asking questions all enable team members to discover and interact […]

How Will the NSA Leaks Effect Enterprise Social Networks?

As a provider of cloud and on-premise enterprise social networks, we’ve heard first hand the concerns international customers have about US-based cloud services.  Customers have been worried about the access the US government may have to any content stored on cloud services hosted in the USA. It seems this week those concerns have been validated […]

How To Successfully Control Your Employee Social Network

The decision to implement an enterprise social network generates a lot of buzz at the work-place. As the champions start to pitch the concept and win-over the stakeholders there is a lot of apprehension. And the question most vehemently asked is – How will we control the enterprise social network? How can be it be […]

Top 3 Enterprise Social Network Requirements For Mid-Market Companies

Mid-market companies have specific needs when it comes to deploying enterprise social networking. These needs are often overlooked and not addressed by large vendors. To large vendors, they are small fish. However, smaller vendors are seeking to address this need and are focusing specifically on enterprise social networking for mid-market companies. Here are the top […]

Employee Social Networks and Performance Management Systems

Companies today are moving from systems of transactions to systems of engagement. More and more companies are adopting enterprise social networks and adapting it to their needs. While this adaptation is paramount in leading to increased communication, collaboration and teamwork, they also have a significant impact on performance management. What is Performance Management The goal […]

5 Topics to Avoid in Your Internal Social Network

In part four of the series in how to successfully deploy an Enterprise social Software. We have covered How to set proper goals and expectations, how to launch the software to your users what TO DO and now, what NOT TO DO. These are of course the things to avoid in your Enterprise Social Network deployment if […]

Enrich Your Business with Enterprise Social Networks Hidden Features

Some of the best features of enterprise social networks somewhat unknown. Once you find these enterprise social networks hidden features, it opens up entirely new ways to communicate and collaborate with co-workers, partners, and customers. MangoApps, a Gartner 2012 Cool Vendor in Social Software and Collaboration, offers enhanced tools such as in-app video and audio blogs. […]

Talent Management and Enterprise Social Networks

2 out of every 10 employees are actively looking for a job 5 out of every 10 employees are open to a new job only 3 of every 10 employees are not interested in a new job at this point in time. 48% of employees say their skills go unnoticed 75% employees feel their work […]

How To Calculate The ROI of Enterprise Social Software?

According to Gartner, many companies are making buying decisions about enterprise social software based on intangible value rather than the traditional tangible value of accounting based ROI calculations. While it can be tempting to rely on instinct and intuition, when it comes to business it is essential to keep the ROI in mind. Everything in an organization […]

5 Of The Most Popular Enterprise Social Network Myths

It’s Just a Social Networking Site Enterprise social networks are simply the next phase in enterprise collaboration and communications . Users may find them to be vital tools for staying in touch with colleagues, collaborating, and maintaining company knowledge. But they won’t use it in the same way that they use a Facebook or Twitter. Enterprise […]

How To Get the Most Out Of Your Enterprise Social Network

When you plan to roll out an Enterprise Social Network to your company, you need to make sure you have two things in mind goals, and a purpose. Like any other goal in your life, you need goals with attainable milestones and a process to get there. Imran Rahman talks about setting and Achieving “S.M.A.R.T. Goals” in […]

Increased Security and Enterprise Social Networks

It appears this will be the year Enterprise Social Networks hit main street.  Companies of all sizes, government agencies, educational institutes, and non-profits are all rushing to deploy private, secure social collaboration networks for internal use. These industries are all interested in real-time communication, effortless collaboration, quicker access to answers, easy file sharing, and faster information […]

5 Tips For a Successful Enterprise Social Networking Deployment

Once you’ve sorted through hundreds of great solutions and found the best fit for your company, it’s time to make sure it thrives with successful enterprise social networking deployment. I have talked to many customers struggle with various software, especially SharePoint. They have paid a company hundreds of thousands of dollars to customize it for […]

Social Networking Tools Bring Serious Business Collaboration ROI

Business Collaboration ROI has been hotly debated over the past 12 months. C-Level executives want to know if the benefits are real (meaning a quantifiable ROI on social networking tools for business collaboration) or if “social” just the current buzzword of the day. McKinsey & Company, one of the most respected management consulting firms in America, […]

Why Companies Prefer On-Premise Enterprise Social Networks

AIIM surveyed its 65,000 members in Oct to find out what companies are thinking about cloud and on-premise enterprise social networks. The results, released in AIIM’s report “Social in the Flow”,  may surprise you. If you thought companies would be slow to adopt enterprise social networks, you’d be wrong. 78% of companies surveyed are deploying […]

Effective Workplace Communication With Social Networking Software

Do you ever have days where you send an email and then realize you forgot to include something. So you send another email and before you know if you’ve sent three or four?  The power of social networking software aims to help reduce email overload and create effective workplace communication. Most of us are familiar […]

Enterprise Business Software For Today’s Innovators

As I sat and watched the State of the Union address by President Obama, I began to realize that amidst all the fear and anxiety that has been created out of the economic status of the America and the world – we really are in a great place. We are ripe for change because clearly the old way of doing things does not work for today’s world. As President Obama stated, we are not living in the same world anymore where you graduate college or even high school, get a job and likely keep that job until you retire. Our competition is outside of our neighborhood, it’s across the globe. How does this translate into enterprise business software? Because we are trying to achieve new, more competitive results with the same tools of yesterday’s business. We need to evolve.

How Business Status Updates Have Become the New Norm

Microblogging platforms like Twitter and Facebook are changing how people communicate…Businesses can leverage these sames shifts to benefit their employees and business productivity

The Serenity of Using MangoApps Enterprise Social Suite

This is a topic near and dear to our hearts here at MangoApps and is often debated as best of breed vs. enterprise social suite. If you ask anyone about which product is better, you’re sure to get a strong opinion from either side but in reality, as with most things, it just depends on […]