Employee Social Networks

8 Workplace by Facebook Best Practices for Launching to Field Workers

Field workers are not that different than others in your company but getting their attention for Workplace by Facebook may be in competition with the circumstance of their jobs. Plan for this population to adopt more slowly. Here are eight best practices for launching Workplace by Facebook to field workers:

Yammer Analytics: Get More Transparency from Group Insights

Yammer Analytics: Get More Transparency from Group Insights

Yammer has introduced Group Insights— a simple, effective set of Yammer analytics that give lightweight details about activity. Group admins can now have a look into metrics for the groups they manage to get a feel for how much their members are posting, reading, and liking the items posted in their group. So, what doe Yammer analytics look like?

6 Tips for Success in Your Enterprise Social Network

Enterprise social networks aren’t just another tool offered to employees. They’re intended to be a successful, business-critical tool for your organization. Enterprise social networks offer the promise of bringing your people together to help them connect on a more personal level and build relationships that create better collaboration and business outcomes. How do you get them to see the new collaboration tool as an asset, and not just another tool? Here are some ideas to get you started.

5 Rules for Selecting the Right Enterprise Social Network Technology

5 Rules for Selecting the Right Enterprise Social Network Technology

The search for your company’s enterprise social network should not just be for the best technology, but also one that fits your company culture. Enterprise social network vendors are amping up the pace of innovation to meet this growing portfolio of need. Here are five tips to ensure you pick the right technology.

Enterprise Social Network Rollout: Language and Culture are Critical

It’s exciting to introduce an enterprise social network (ESN)! It’s also very common to start by planning a giant, one-time rollout event. But enterprise social networks, while often guided by the same people leading other company-wide initiatives, are inherently different and there are many reasons why the correct sequence of events and use of language is critical during a rollout. To prove value back to the business and to the employees who use it, an enterprise social network requires the gradual steps of a crawl-stand-walk-run methodology. How else would you approach the Yellow Brick Road?