Social Networking is the new and improved way to land your dream job. If you are new to social networking site, you should know that sites like Facebook or Twitter can help you find a job. As per the Market Research firm, Nielson Online, almost 70 % of the online users use social networking site. You will be wondering to know that there are quite a significant number of people who use those sites to get in touch with the employer or build up peer network to exchange job tips. The following section highlights a few interesting social networking sites in terms of finding a job. Full article »
You can create high quality audio recordings or “Tweetcasts” and publish them directly to Twitter with the help of new simple and intuitive addon app TweetMic. I would consider it a nice step to advance Social Networking one step ahead. You can make unlimited audio recording and review them before posting to twitter without going through any extra hassle of signup for anything. You just have to link TweetMic to your Twitter account for publication. Additionally, the price of the app is 99 cent. You can get TweetMic from apple store.
Jive is going to release new social networking tool next week that will help Business collaboration and brainstorming session. Jive Social Business Software (SBS) 3.0 will mainly focus upon employee engagement, marketing and sales, customer support, and innovation. Jive features collaboration, community and social network on enterprise platform. The price of SBS 3.0 is $59 per user per year for four centers.
According to Gartner, Enterprise portals are the major applications of SOA concepts. Liferay Inc is an open source company who focuses mainly on Enterprise Portals. Liferay Portal 5.2 Enterprise edition was designed for building EJB (Enterprise JavaBeans) and distributing the transactions across multiple servers. It is JSR 168 compliant and works on servlet containers such as Jetty and Tomcat and J2EE servers like WebLogic and WebSphere. The software is also bundled with Tomcat 6.0.
As per research by independent analyst firm, CMS Watch, LinkedIn is moving very rapidly to cater the social networking need of Enterprise people in comparison with Facebook. If functional standpoint is considered, LinkedIn takes over Facebook in Information Filtering and Discussion. Although, neither blog provides the project tracking service like wiki. CMS Watch reviewed 26 platforms that includes vendors like IBM, Microsoft, Google, Oracle, Jive, Telligent, Awareness, Drupal, SocialText, Lithium, and Ning, as well as Facebook and LinkedIn.
Oracle, a global leader in Enterprise Software recently announced the inclusion of Social Networking function in their Enterprise Customer Relationship Management. The new solution will help companies figure out business solution in relation with Web 2.0 and social applications. The new software is going to compete with social networking sites like LinkedIn, Twitter etc. The cost of the social CRM applications is US $70 per user per month, and are available via cloud computing or as a software as a service (SaaS) model. Full article »
Socialcast recently announced the latest version of Socialcast 3.0, a Twitter type of collaboration tool for sharing the ideas for small and medium enterprises. The micro blogging tool can be used to replace the intranet of a company. The company can sign up for a free 30-day trial of the service with no early termination fees and thereafter they will be charged $5 per user per month beyond 1000 employees.
Friendstar is one of the early social networking sites which was overshadowed in recent times by mySpace and facebook. The company will announce Tuesday a new chief executive, Richard Kimber, the regional managing director of South Asia for Google and $20 million of new funding. Also, they are going to have a fresh look on Asia.