Business Automation and Software Blog

From nice-to-have to necessity: Getting serious about Social Business

Posted by Robert Baran on Thu, Jul 17, 2014 @ 12:50 PM

Infor Ming.le™ is Infor’s new “social business” tool which is an entirely new business concept. Infor Ming.le brings the power of a social media type of tool into the business environment to create a seamless collaboration tool.  If you just thought, “Huh?” don’t feel bad. To put it in perspective, this would be like trying to explain e-mail way back when it was first introduced (in its DOS based format).  Until you see it, it’s just hard to grasp.  However, can you imagine working without e-mail today?  That is how you will feel once you see and use Infor Ming.le. 

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Topics: Social Media and Business Management, Collaboration

The Importance of a Good Social Media Policy

Posted by Robert Baran on Thu, Sep 29, 2011 @ 06:08 PM

The internet and social media have undoubtedly changed the way we do business. Companies today are smarter, faster, and have better access to information and marketing options than ever before. What’s more, even if your organization isn’t actively participating in it, chances are that your customers, prospects, vendors and employees certainly are. However, while social media presents several benefits to your organization, it can also pose some threats which is why it is essential that you have a good social media policy that governs how your employees interact with it on your behalf during work hours, on a personal level at work, as well as during their ‘off hours’.

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Topics: Social Media and Business Management, organizational efficiency