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Social Collaboration For Dummies by David F. Carr

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Chapter 2

Getting Familiar with Social Collaboration Tools

In This Chapter

arrow Sharing activity from employees and applications

arrow Exploiting the power of familiarity

arrow Navigating the enterprise social graph

arrow Forming groups

arrow Working together with content

arrow Forecasting the future of social collaboration

Social collaboration takes advantage of many of the user interface conventions and styles of interaction that many of your employees will have encountered in their personal use of the web. This includes the basic elements of social networks for making connections, sharing links and status posts, and clicking Like or Favorite on content to recommend to others. Other familiar features will likely include elements of web software: search engines, web-based calendar and event invitation apps, or even e-commerce sites, such as automated recommendations of connections or content (à la Amazon.com personalized ...

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