• 7 Steps to Empowering Your Natural Advocates

    Natural thought leaders are perhaps the most powerful force shaping opinion within any community. They inform and inspire others because these unofficial emissaries are respected and trusted by their peers. How does a...
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  • Analytics Webinar: Introducing Jive Insights Advanced (formerly Resonata) for Jive-n

    co-authored by Darshita Maniar   Live webinar, March 23: "Analytics Best Practices with Jive Insights Advanced."  Click here to register.     For those who have read Why the Digital Workplace Need...
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  • Make a Difference: Become a Mentor

    We've recently launched a new program here in JiveWorks, the Mentorship Program. Jive Mentors Program: Overview   We are rather excited about it, because this program links experts (of any level) to beginners (...
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  • The Remarkable Life of a Document

    McKinsey’s industry analyses on the value of social collaboration consistently describe the preservation of institutional memory as the most important, enduring benefit of investing in these technologies. Here...
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  • 3 Resources for Driving Adoption You Can't Afford to Miss

    Every community manager knows that it's the people that make your community, which is why driving adoption is such a key concern. It's one of the most common discussion topics on the Jive Community. It's asked in many...
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  • 3 Key Drivers of Social Intranet Adoption, Part 3: Marketing

    It's More Than a Tool; It's a Brand It might seem like a waste of time and resources to invest in a marketing plan around an internal initiative, but I can tell you from what I've seen with our clients, it is critical...
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  • 3 Key Drivers of Social Intranet Adoption, Part 2: Training

    Not Just How, But Why Regardless of the user-friendliness of your chosen social collaboration platform, you have to recognize that this is more than just a new tool to learn how to use - it's a new way to run a busine...
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  • 3 Key Drivers of Social Intranet Adoption, Part 1: User Experience

    Last year, a number of companies invested in social business software as a means to enhance collaboration, communication, and innovation among employees. But several of these companies are still in the planning or pro...
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  • Best Practices for Change Management in Social Business

    As promised in the first part of our series on adoption and change management, Jive Talks: What's In It For Me? An Adoption St... | Jive Community, this second installment is all about the do's and don'ts of change ma...
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  • What's In It For Me? An Adoption Strategy for Your Social Intranet

    Adoption. There, I said it. I got it out of the way. In fact, I'm gonna say it again: adoption. When I work with our customer teams responsible for rolling out and/or maintaining Jive, that word (adoption) evokes a bi...
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  • The Power of the Pilot

    I have a love/hate relationship with IKEA. Many times have I been seduced by the super-simple solutions I see in the showroom only to get home and find myself flooded with frustration as I try to decipher the assembly...
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  • Make a Splash with Your Rollout Strategy (Part 2)

    During the course of her five years with Jive Professional Services, Carrie Gilbert has guided dozens of Jive customers through the process of defining and implementing their community strategies, drawing on her exten...
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  • From Username to User's Name ... Evolving Your Online Community

    What's in a name, anyway?  Well according to the states of New Jersey, Texas, and Wisconsin … not the numbers 0 through 9.  Seems fairly strict rules coming from the same states that brought you the l...
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  • #NomNomNom - Social Media Recipe for Success

    Over the past two months, I've been sharing my thoughts on the seven ingredients needed to make a successful social media program.   While this recipe is still being perfected, I wanted to take the opportunity t...
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  • 10 Steps to Sales Software Adoption

    There have been many studies on the adoption of sales software, and for good reason.  Adoption is the foundation of any software ROI, and also the single largest reason billions of dollars are wasted.  Over ...
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  • 6 Obstacles of an Internal Community Manager

    The primary role of an Internal Community Manager is to establish and maintain an environment where employees participate fully, becoming actively engaged in contributing and reaping the benefits of collaborating with...
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  • What Dance Lessons taught me about SocBiz, Part 2

    Earlier this week I explored how to get employees primed to make the switch to a social intranet: building confidence and answering the question "What's in it for me?" Whether you are in the beginning of your journey ...
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  • What Dance Lessons taught me about SocBiz

    If you have worked with our professional services team, you know that the first thing they will tell you about employee adoption of a social intranet is that you should "rely on intrinsic motivators by helping people ...
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  • I'm Thankful for Social Media Metrics

    Like most Americans, I'm spending this week reflecting on what I'm most thankful for (and stuffing my face with turkey).  Professionally, the two things I'm most grateful for are 1. an amazing social team (Ryan R...
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  • How Many Advocates are Enough?

    Jennifer Kelley (Jenn) is a Senior Strategy Consultant on the Jive Professional Services team.  In this capacity, she works closely with Jive customers to apply successful practices and define their roadmap to so...
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