Hello Jivers

 

For those of you who don't use streams, now is the time to start... and 'ps' this is a BIG SELL for Jive in your organizations because following a place in a stream (and then setting it as Home) can make the difference between a platform that is overwhelming with information, and a place that is a highly customized and relevant, mobile-enabled place to follow your projects.

 

Click 'New Stream'

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Name it "Corp. Comms / HR"

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Type "HR" into the search on the right and scroll down to find the Project entitled "Jive for HR and Corporate Communications" that Dennis Pearce has set up for us all to follow this use case discussion:

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Click "Add", and you will be following this place in your stream. Click Done.

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Now you will have a stream customized with all the discussions in that Project so it is easy for you to follow/contribute, from your cell anytime.

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Don't forget... you can set this as 'Home' while you are working on it:

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Tip: I find that following 'places' is very efficient in streams. When you add people you sometimes get 'too much information' because you are getting everything that person is doing (which may be lots of stuff outside of your project/subject). It's good to set up a stream to follow your direct reports/team, and it is awesome for the on-boarding use case where a newcomer will follow a colleague/mentor to learn. And the best thing is that when you are done with that project/subject/team, simply delete the stream and move on. Having just 9 custom streams keeps you focused!

 

And by the way... this type of group or "Project Stream" can be a game-changer for skeptics