Employee social networks: How one call center made it work
“It was easy for a call center agent at British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) to feel lost in the crowd. The London-based satellite television, broadband and telephone company has about 15,000 in-house and outsourced agents deployed globally across many contact centers. It could be an isolating experience for some, and many of them felt frustrated when no one on their team knew the answer to a difficult question.”
Microsoft’s Secret Social Weapon: Why Yammer Will Replace Traditional Extranets
“Using Yammer external networks as the foundation of an extranet for customer outreach, vendor management and/or partner collaboration makes too much sense not to catch on. Above and beyond the characteristics of the traditional extranet, Yammer’s external networks also are:
Intuitive and easy to adopt
Interactive and social
Accessible and mobile-friendly
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