What enterprises must ask before investing in social software
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Enterprises are looking for new ways to increase productivity and improve collaboration among employees. An enterprise social network is one way to help employees share information and work more quickly and efficiently. But if enterprises don't have a strong foundation to the social network, adoption rates among employees will be low.
This essential guide discusses how to successfully deploy an enterprise social network, from evaluating social media tools to building a strategy to engaging users. Get started learning how you can make an enterprise social network thrive for your enterprise.
1Find the right tools
Social tools and software can make or break an enterprise social network deployment. Enterprises must evaluate all the options available, from consumer to enterprise-grade tools, to know which option is the right fit. Choosing the right social tools means increased adoption among employees and improved collaboration. Learn what social tools are available and how to determine which is the best fit for your enterprise.
2Engage users to improve collaboration
User engagement is the key indicator of an enterprise social network's success. If employees aren't engaged and encouraged to use social tools, then they won't use them at all. Employees who find social tools engaging use them in their daily responsibilities and collaboration and productivity are improved as a result. From social gamification to breaking cultural barriers, learn the different ways enterprises can engage users when deploying social tools.
Collaboration gains make the case for social tools
Learn how a successful enterprise social network deployment improves not only departmental collaboration, but collaboration across the whole organization. Read Now
Breaking barriers to social software adoption
The barriers to social software adoption are not technical, but cultural. Learn how to break down cultural barriers and help employees approach social software in a new way. Read Now
3Integrate with workflows and applications
Integrating social tools and software into current applications and workflows means increased adoption across the enterprise. Users don't want standalone social tools that can be seen as a burdensome addition to the tools they're already using. Learn more about the importance of integration and how enterprises can approach integration during deployment.
UC and social software integration is a must-have
Enterprise social networking can make collaboration more efficient. But users won't adopt social tools unless they integrate with the UC tools they use daily. Read Now
Social software must integrate with business apps
Enterprises don't want standalone social software, but they shouldn't cram social tools where they don't belong. Learn how to strike a balance when deploying an enterprise social network. Read Now