Social Business

3 ways to get networks working for your business
To get the most benefits out of our networked society, businesses should focus on three phenomena that we commonly see: Communities of practice, social proof, and reciprocity, writes Christina Andersson of Hyper Island.
Sunway Group moves to IBM Cloud in 5yr IT modernisation plan
One of Malaysia’s largest conglomerates, Sunway Group, said it is working with IBM to deploy the IBM Connections Cloud to transform its IT and business infrastructure in a five-year IT modernisation initiative.
Unified Inbox launches its first product, Outbox Pro
Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) company Unified Inbox has announced the launch of its first product, the cloud-based Outbox Pro.
VADS and VMware to jointly deliver DaaS and enterprise social solutions
Integrated managed ICT/ BPO service provider VADS Bhd and US cloud and virtualisation giant VMware Inc have agreed to extend their collaboration to provide managed Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) and enterprise social networking services.
Businesses know social is critical, but still struggling: Hootsuite
The majority of organisations surveyed in a Hootsuite Social Business Benchmark believe social media is critical to staying competitive and engaging audiences, yet admitted they face challenges in deriving value from the data they mine from social and aligning departments.
Oracle launches ‘Social Station’ for its SRM platform
Oracle has introduced Social Station, a new ‘workspace’ within Oracle Social Cloud’s Social Relationship Management (SRM) platform that it claimed helps organisations ‘socially enable’ the way they do business.
Oracle to manage social relationships … on LinkedIn, that is
Oracle Social Cloud has adopted LinkedIn support for its social relationship management (SRM) platform to offer organisations the ability to publish, engage, automate and analyse LinkedIn activities.
Social intelligence: Malaysian SMEs ahead of Asean curve
SMEs in Malaysia are more apt to think their companies are ‘Socially-Intelligent Organisations’ than their Asean peers, according to a survey by Kelly Services, the global workforce solutions provider.
IBM’s Kenexa suite taps big data for HR
IBM has announced the software-as-service (SaaS)-based IBM Kenexa Talent Suite, which it said allows chief human resource officers (CHROs) and C-suite executives to gain actionable insights into the deluge of data shared every day by their workforce.
Malaysian IT market expected to hit US$10bil in 2014: IDC
IDC sees Malaysia having strong growth prospects for technology in 2014, with the Malaysian IT market anticipated to cross the US$10-billion mark, creating a wealth of opportunities locally. However, while the growth prospects are there, IDC cautions that the flooding of technology only serves one part of the fundamental necessity for the ‘third platform’ of technology to proliferate.
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