Social Media in the Corporation – Proceed with Care

In my earlier blog, I had talked about leveraging social media techniques for employee engagement with millennials and how corporates can benefit by this. In this blog, I will talk about some of the dos and don’ts.

You all are aware of the recent controversy regarding Facebook conducting a social experiment on its users. While people have no hesitation in putting their most intimate details on to social networking sites like Facebook, they have a big problem when these sites use that information to influence behaviors.

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Employee Engagement: The Real Social Network

Never in the history of mankind have we seen a more socially connected and technologically savvy generation as the millenials. Their new approach to communication and the speed with which it happens is having a huge influence on workforces around the world, from traditional First World economies to developing countries like India and China. With dramatic increase in business pace, faster time-to-market, innovations, and need for higher productivity, millennials are becoming a critical part of the work force. Continue reading

Are You as Smart as Your Car?

And you thought it was tough keeping up with your kids as you help them with their homework!

Now there’s a chance your car might be getting smarter than you!!

Dr. Sri Jagannathan, Chief Innovation Officer at Persistent Systems, writes about the advent of the smart car and why we should be looking at VIQ – Vehicle Intelligence Quotient.

As Sri explains, “The VIQ is a qualitative index on a scale of 0 to 200, on a four axis system of Consciousness, Awareness, Reactivity and Proactivity. This scale is intended to be comparable to the Human IQ scale, so that we can relate human intelligence to a machine’s intelligence.”  Read more about VIQ here

We’re excited that Sri will be sharing his insights with us and hope you’ll join in the conversation.

Be sure to follow Sri on LinkedIn here.

LiNC’14 Wrap Up : 3 days of AWESOME

We are awesomely proud to have been the Platinum sponsor at LiNC 2014! This was the 4th year, CloudSquads – now part of Persistent Systems – has participated at the show and each year the event has grown in stature. LiNC has emerged as the pre-eminent gathering of industry thought-leaders, digital pioneers and social business experts to connect learn and define the future social customer experience. Congratulations Rob Tarkoff, Katy Keim and the entire Lithium team – you clearly got clout (better still Klout!). With a mature platform and strategic acquisitions, Lithium truly is well positioned to lead the way for the social customer experience – NOW!

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Grab another Slice of Pizza with that Code

We love hackathons… they’re the embodiment of the technology spirit of creating and tearing down and creating again to get to something great.

This week we were the title sponsor for the hackathon at Linc14, Lithium Technology’s annual conference.  We have a great relationship with Lithium. We certainly believe we are the go-to for anything you need to do with social technology into your enterprise. And Lithium is the platform for you to do that.  There were some 50 coders, developers, managers and others from all over the world gathered to create the best solution to extend the Lithium platform.

Ranga Puranik, President at Persistent Systems presenting the winners

Ranga Puranik, President at Persistent Systems presenting the winners

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